The Evolution of the Job Application [INFOGRAPHIC]




Just as it’s revolutionized everything from grocery shopping to travel, social and digital media have had an enormous effect on the job hunt. With technology moving forward every day, the job discovery and application process is constantly evolving and in flux. To embrace the future, however, we must look to the past.

The infographic below, compiled by Spark Hire, examines the evolution of applying for a job, chronicling innovations as seemingly mundane as the invention of the post office (remember snail mail?) to the development of a little thing called the Internet.

How have you applied for the jobs you’ve held? Let us know in the comments below.

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