The internet can be used to replace a bunch of traditional methods of doing thing such as reading the newspaper, watching a movie, getting a quote, talking to your parents who live overseas, and buy a car, just to name a few. Who knows what type of world we'd be living in if the internet didn't come along? Luckily we don't have to wonder what it was like having to call an office to ask how to patent something back in the day. Instead we can enjoy being able to search for the information we need online.

Another aspect of life that has become different over the years because of the rise of the internet is job searching. It used to be that in order to find a new job after you ended your previous stint was to pick up a newspaper and flip over to the classifieds section.

There you'd find all the available jobs in your area and you could start making phone calls to find out more about the job and how to apply. That sometimes would take days. Now all you have to do is log onto employment sites such as CareerBuilder and Monster and search for job posting through their easy to navigate websites.

Job search engine sites like Monster and CareerBuilder have made finding a job simpler. You log onto their sites and can modify your searches to find exactly what you want. If you have experience with the fashion industry and retail sales you can type the search words "retail fashion" into the search box and see all the jobs related in the field that are available.

If you're thinking about expanding your job search parameters and would be willing to relocate to a new city for work then instead of searching for jobs in your city you can look at all the job postings for nearby cities or other states. Employment sites such as CareerBuilder and Monster are there to help you. All you have to do is put the time into researching all the job postings they have on their sites.

It might take some time to go through everything but it's still a much easier process than going through the classified sections of the newspaper.

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