Job Application Techniques

This section will give information on job application techniques as well as tips and advice on how to go about this stage.

When applying for a job it is important to keep the employer’s perspective in mind. This may include questions such as:

“Is it worth taking out the time and effort to meet this candidate for an interview?”

“What can the candidate offer to the company?”

“Does this candidate have the right skills and qualifications for the job?”

“Will this candidate fit in with the rest of the employees?”

Job application techniques can include:

  1. Using the telephone;
  2. Filling in a job application form;
  3. Writing a CV;
  4. Preparing a tailor made covering letter or application writing;
  5. Having endorsements and recommendation letters.