Applying for a job is not what it used to be.

In this new digital world of work — where it’s more competitive than ever to land your dream position — offering a standard resume and writing an introductory cover letter will get you nowhere.

Why? Because those are the exact same things everyone else is doing. To move yourself to the top of that virtual pile, you’ve got to do something different.

Now, what you do varies according to your chosen industry. If you’re applying for a job in the financial industry, for example, you might want to stick to the standard application process for the most part. But for most industries, you don’t want to fit in — you want to stand out.

Here are four ways you can help a hiring manager notice you and go out of his way to get you on the team.

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