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Getting a job seems like it should be a fairly simple equation and process, right? Well, these days getting a job isn't as simple as it seems. Gone are the days of buying a newspaper, jumping to the classifieds, and mailing in a cover letter or resume.

In addition, gone are the days of going to Craigslist.com or Monster.com posting a resume and getting a job. So how does the modern job process work?

Simple, there is a "How To" in finding the job or career of your choice. There are 10's of thousands of jobs currently sitting unfilled and ready for immediate hire. First, we have to understand "How To" prepare and land that job! 

Tips to Find Your Next Job 

Consider these Steps when seeking and applying for work:

First, rework your entire cover letter. Fact, employers make serious hire decisions based on the cover letter. STOP using form cover letters for jobs! Employers see that and move on. Spend time, energy, and resources to make your cover letters pop!

Second, rewrite your resume. This is the history of your success, treat it as such. You must be bold, be confident, and strong in whatever background you have. Whether you have been out of work or limited history, make your resume jump off their desk!

Utilize social media for jobs. You MUST network on social media sites. Search companies or hashtags for jobs. Go to Twitter and search #joblistings or #jobs and thousands of open positions will come up. Social media is the new employment and networking, utilize it.

Consider video. Video is a powerful way to present yourself to a potential employer. It makes you stand out from the rest. In this day in age of competition, you must be unique and you must stand out! If you are unsure on what a video cover letter or resume is, read our articles under Video.

Telecommute. Consider a telecommute position. No, I am not referring to these work from home business opportunity things. I am talking about real companies, real positions, ALL salary or hourly jobs. Majority of employers right now are allowing employees to telecommute or work from home. This is the best job to have, find them and get hired. Not sure where to start, register on Get My Mom a Job and download our telecommute job guide, free, which lists hundreds of companies that hire telecommute positions like Apple, Capitol One, ADP, plus so many more in all industries.

Resume Blog. Consider taking 15 minutes and putting together a blog through wordpress for free for a resume website/blog. This is a place to really sell yourself. Who you are and what you do. It allows freedom in selling yourself, expression, and shows employers how savvy and serious you are. 

Facebook. There are 1000's of groups and fanpages dedicated to networking for employment. One such Fanpage is www.facebook.com/getmymomajob. Get connected to employers, recruiters, and employment boards.

LinkedIn. There are 1000’s upon 1000’s of recruiters and hiring managers on LinkedIn looking for candidates to fill their open positions. Join employment groups, plus follow company pages that you are interested in working for to keep up to date with their new positions.

Look, it is a different time. Different times call for different means in getting employment. You must adapt. You must be proactive. You must know the "How To's" in getting the job you desire. Telecommute, Part-Time, Full-Time, Flexible Jobs whatever the case, the job you want and the mass amount of jobs are available. Throw the newspaper away, print this article and get to work. Literally and figuratively!!