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Definition: What is a job application? A job application is an application for employment used by companies to hire employees.

A job application can be completed in several ways. There are paper job applications forms that you fill out if you apply in person for a position. There are also online job applications, typically completed at a company website or at a hiring kiosk in a store or business.

Some employers accept job applications via email, fax, or mail. In those cases your job application consists of a resume and cover letter.

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Also Known As: employment application, job application form, application for employment

Examples: Susannah completed a job application when she applied for a position at a local convenience store.

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