How to Post a Job Application Online

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Making sure you include all required information in your online application form is very important.

Using the internet to post job applications is one of the most convenient methods used by job seekers. However, it is important to ensure that you are posting your application to legitimate company websites. With the countless online swindles and frauds, you can never be too safe online. The most important thing you need to do when applying for a job online is to fill out the application form completely before you submit it.

Things You'll Need

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
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Instructions

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      Ensure that your resume is up-to-date. Consider the qualifications and competencies necessary to fulfill the desired career. Tailor your resume to highlight experiences that are pertinent to the job. List your most recent job experiences toward the top. Add a summary of your work experience, including any internships or related certifications. Keep your resume short and concise and include all of your contact information, such as your email address, telephone number and home address. Create a general cover letter that you can submit with your resume.

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      Enable the security and phishing features on your internet browser to filter out fraudulent sites and then go to the website of the company that you would like to work for and find the link that relates to careers or jobs. Fill out the application form and submit you resume and cover letter along with it. Give the company time to respond to your application. Check your email once a day and be available for phone calls.

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      Go to online job sites such as Careerbuilder, Monster, Indeed and Employment Guide. Create an account on the site including all of your personal information that the site requests. Fill out the application form, which requires information such as work experience and job interest. Attach your resume and cover letter to the application.

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      Narrow the search engine results by specifying a career that interests you. Review the job description and qualifications. Highlight all of the jobs that you wish to send your application form and resume to. Many job sites will automatically send your application to jobs that meet your standards. This is a helpful tool because you may overlook some jobs.

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      Create an account on Craigslist. Go to “Post to Classified.” Create a post with your resume included. Remove your contact information from your resume. Title the post “Seeking a Job” and include any job titles that you are specifically targeting. Allow users to contact you through the email that Craigslist provides in order to avoid scams.

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