The Gallup organization has found that the single most important variable in employee productivity and loyalty is not the pay, the perks, or the benefits. It's the quality of the relationship between employees and their supervisors.
Today's career fairs seem anything but "fair" to me. Approach those companies that don't appear to be looking. Another secret if you're unemployed is to offer yourself to employers on a "per-project" or "temp" basis.
We are asking the impossible of the new administration. Nobody can fix a catastrophe of this magnitude over night that is the result of deconstructing the rule of law in the financial sector for some 25 years.