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How to Apply for a Job

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Step by step guide to apply for a job, including how to apply for a job online, how to fill out a job application, how to write job application letters, and tips and advice for applying for jobs.

  1. Job Application Letters
  2. Job Application Tips
  3. Sample Job Applications
  4. Resumes and Cover Letters
  5. How to Fill Out a Job Application
  6. How To Apply for a Job Online
  7. How to Apply for a Job In Person
  1. How to Apply for a Job via Email
  2. How to Apply for a First Job
  3. How to Apply for a Government Job
  4. How to Apply for a Part Time Job
  5. How to Apply for a Summer Job
  6. How to Apply for a Job Within Your Company

Job Application Letters

A job application letter, also known as a cover letter, should be sent or uploaded with your resume when applying for jobs. A well-written application letter will help convince the hiring manager you should be selected for an interview.

Job Application Tips

Tips for completing job applications, for applying for jobs, and creating interview winning job application materials.

Sample Job Applications

Review sample employment application forms, then download a copy, print, and fill it out so you know what information you need to have ready to apply for jobs.

Resumes and Cover Letters

This resume and cover letter writing advice is designed to assist job seekers with job applications. It will step you through the process of how to write resume and cover letters that will help you get the interview.

How to Fill Out a Job Application

When you apply for a job you are typically asked to complete an employment application. You may be asked to complete a job application even if you have already submitted a resume and cover letter. That way, the employer has a record of your personal and employment history, verified and signed by the applicant.

How To Apply for a Job Online

There are thousands of websites where you can complete an online job application. Applicants either apply online via a job board, via a professional networking site like LinkedIn, or apply online directly at the company's web site. In some cases, you will be required to take an online employment test as part of the application process.

How to Apply for a Job In Person

Applying for job in person is a little different than applying for employment online. It's not as complicated, but, you will need to be prepared to apply and interview on the spot. Here are tips and advice on how to apply for a job in person.

How to Apply for a Job via Email

When you are using email to apply for jobs, it's important that all your communications are as professional as they would be if you were mailing a paper resume and cover letter. Here's advice on how to submit job applications via email.

How to Apply for a First Job

Here's information for teens applying for a first job, including advice on how to find a job, where to get working papers, where teens can work, what to wear for an interview, and how to obtain references.

How to Apply for a Government Job

Are you interested in a government job? Getting a federal job can be a lengthy process, but these tips will help you in applying for a government job.

How to Apply for a Part Time Job

Applying for a part time job is a little different from applying for a full-time professional position. Here's how to apply for a part time job.

How to Apply for a Summer Job

Here's advice on how to find and apply for summer jobs, including tips for job hunting, where to find job postings, summer camp jobs, working papers, and more summer job resources.

How to Apply for a Job Within Your Company

Here's how to apply for a job with your current employer, including how to apply for a transfer, how to get a promotion and internal job application tips.

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