The biggest problem facing job-seekers today is the abysmal state of the recruiting process in many or most medium-sized and large employers.
The broken recruiting apparatus makes it even harder than usual for a talented job-seeker to get a great job.
Job ads are opaque and unfriendly. When you submit an online job application, you could grow old and die waiting for a response. You are better off reaching your hiring manager directly than pinning your job search hopes on Black Hole career portals!