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Job Application Advice

Tips and advice for completing online job applications, email job applications, and for applying in person for jobs.

How to Complete a Job Application
Step-by-step instructions for completing an application for employment, including the information you need to include along with sample applications.

How to Decide if a Job is a Good Fit
How can you decide if a job is a good fit? Here's how to evaluate a job, including what factors to consider and how to decide if the job is a match for you.

How to Decide When to Apply for a Job
How to decide when you should apply to jobs, including how to determine if you're qualified, how to decide if the job is a good fit and when to pass on applying.

How to Decide What Jobs to Apply For
When you're job searching, spend your time applying to jobs that are the best fit for your skills and experience. Here's how to decide what jobs to apply for.

How to Follow Up On the Status of a Job Application
Advice and suggestions on how to follow up on the status of a job application.

How to Apply for a Job In Person
Advice and tips for applying for jobs in person, including how to find companies that are hiring, getting ready to apply for jobs, what to bring when you apply in person for jobs, how to prepare for an on the spot interview and following up after you have applied for jobs.

How To Apply for a Job Within Your Company
How to apply for jobs within your company, including information on transfers, promotions and the internal application process.

How to List a GED on a Job Application
Information on how to list a GED certificate or diploma on your resume and job applications.

How to Match Your Qualifications to a Job
How to match your qualifications to a job description when writing cover letters and resumes to apply for jobs.

How to Email a Job Application
When you apply for jobs via email, it's important to properly format and send your resume and cover letter to the employer. Here's how to apply for jobs via email.

How To Organize Your Job Search
Here are 10 ways to organize and manage a job search including keeping track of job applications by using tools, widgets, websites, apps and your phone.

How to Ask for a Job Application
How to ask for a job application when you're applying for jobs in person. Includes what to wear, what to bring and what to say.

How to Reapply for a Job When You Have Been Rejected
Can you reapply for a job when you have been rejected or haven't heard back from a company? Here's when it makes sense to put in another application, along with tips for reapplying for a job after a rejection.

How to Reapply for Your Job
When companies merge or restructure, they may require employees to reapply for employment. Here's how to reapply for your job or apply for a new job with your company.

Job Application Mistakes to Avoid
A mistake in your job application can cost you an interview. Here are some of the most common mistakes applicants make on employment applications and how to avoid them.

How Should I Apply for a Job?
Not sure how you should apply for a job? Here are tips on the best way to apply for a job.

How to Fill Out a Job Application Form
Filling out a job application form can be very easy, as long as you follow a few important rules. Learn how to fill out a job application form properly with this About.com video.

Job Application Tips
Most employers require applicants to complete a job application, even if they submit a resume and cover letter. Employers use job applications to ensure that they have consistent information for all candidates. Review these job applications tips to be sure you're prepared to complete a job application.

How to Send a Resume and Cover Letter Attachment
When you apply for jobs via email, you may need to send your resume and cover letter as an attachment. Here's how to send resume and cover letter attachments.

Listing Reasons for Leaving on a Job Application
Tips for listing the reasons you left your prior jobs on an employment application.

Can An Employer Ask for Your Social Security Number?
Information on when employers can ask for social security numbers, how to make sure the company is legitimate and how to avoid scams.

Job Application Tips for Teenagers
Job application tips for teenagers applying for part-time after school jobs or summer jobs.

How to Transfer Jobs
How to transfer jobs, including reasons for transferring and advice on how to transfer to a different position with your current employer.

List of Questions Asked on a Job Application
List of questions asked on a job application. Review the list before you apply so you can gather all the information you need.

Applying For a Job at a Hiring Kiosk
Hiring kiosks allow job applicants to fill out online job applications (instead of paper ones) while in the store. Store management will have immediate access to the information, and it can also be used for human resources to process new hire, benefits, and other employment information.

Reasons Not to Apply for a Job
How to decide whether to apply for a job, including reasons not to apply, when to put in an application and how to make the case for getting selected.

Providing References With Job Applications
Employers frequently ask for a list of references with a job application. Here is information on who to use as a reference and how to provide a reference list to a company when you apply.

References With Job Application
Some companies ask each job applicant to include a list of references with his resume or job application when applying or interviewing for a job. Here's how to provide references to employers.

Social Security Numbers on Job Applications
Know when you should and should not give your social security number to employers.

What is Candidate Fit?
What candidate fit is, how to match your skills to company requirements, and how job applicants are evaluated to determine if they are a good fit for a job.

Walmart Pre-Employment Assessment Test Tips
Have you any advice or tips to share on taking the Walmart Pre-Employment Assessment Test?

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