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Improve your job search and increase your job opportunities with the advice in these videos.
You Will Need
- Blue or black pen
- Fact sheet (optional)
Use blue or black
Use a blue or black pen to fill out the job application.
Give your history
Communicate your education and work history accurately, being sure to explain any gaps.
Be honest at all times when filling out the application. Lies and embellishments are eventually discovered.
Apply for a specific position, rather than leaving it open-ended.
Don’t leave blanks
Fill out every section of the application, being sure not to leave any empty sections.
Sign and date the application.
Proofread your application before turning it in.
Submit your application to the hiring manager with a copy of your resume.