If you need help writing job applications, you're in the right place. This is the start of our Great Job Applications Guide.
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A recent survey by Time Magazine showed that, for the majority of us, it's difficult to properly fill out an employment application form.
The same article reported that there are even some who are suing their schools for allowing them to graduate without knowing this vitally important life skill!
This Job Application Guide will show you the right way to fill out job applications and give you an edge on your competition for the jobs you want.
Keep in mind that the idea of writing job applications in the first place is to secure an interview -- and without an interview, you're not going to get that job. In many cases, the job application form is the only source of information about you that the potential employer will have. It forms the basis on which they will make their decision about who are the most qualified applicants -- and who to call for interview.
It follows that you need to take every opportunity given to you by this form to make the case that you are the right candidate for the job.
Don't be intimidated by your employment application form. It's actually pretty straightforward, with most sections simply asking for some basic information.
The rest of the job application form may go into greater depth, but the advice we'll give you here will help you know what to do when you get there.
We'll begin with 5 important steps to take before completing job application forms.
After that you'll find: