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How the Job Application Process Works

By December 1, 2013

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nullWhen you are applying for jobs, it's important to know how the job application process works. It's not as simple as it used to be. Back in the old days, applicants filled out a paper job application, went for a interview, and, if they were lucky got a job offer. It's more complex now.

Companies may require job applicants to take an online test as part of the job application process. References may be required when you apply for a job, rather than during the interview process and there are more steps involved in applying for jobs than there used to be.

This step by step guide to the job application process includes information on applying for jobs, resumes and cover letter, completing job applications, pre-employment screening and testing, background and reference checks, interviewing and the hiring process.

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