Application Forms

Jobseekers often make the mistake of treating application forms as just one more administrative hoop to jump through en route to a job interview – as little more than a cover page for a CV. They couldn’t be more wrong. More often than not, employers use carefully constructed application forms to find out enough about applicants to decide whether it’s even worth reading their CV. Give application forms plenty of time and attention, because if you don’t get them right you won’t be going anywhere.


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