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Top 10 Application Do’s… 1.Arrive prepared with the information you need. 2.Read and follow instructions carefully. 3.Complete application as neatly as possible. 4.Tailor your answers to the job. 5.Don’t leave blanks. (N/A)
Top 10 Continued…. 6.Don’t provide any negative information. 7.Always answer questions truthfully. 8.Do not put specific salary requirements. 9.Provide “quality” references. 10.Proofread application.
Types of Applications Standard Paper In-Store Paper Computer Based Online Applications
Job Search.. Dress the part when applying. Ask if they are hiring and when would be a good time to turn in application. Do not fill out application at register unless asked to do so. Do not ask for a pen; you should have one with you! Be Prepared-have all the info to completely fill out application. Be Prepared for an on sight interview. Getting a job is a job!
Application Pitfalls… Using colored ink. (Only Black or Blue) Messy not legible. Misspelled words. Leaving blanks (Use N/A). Missing information. Missing signature on application. Not following directions.
Application Process Student Action: Be prepared to fill out each section of the following application. Please follow along. Do not skip ahead to other sections.
Follow Directions! Use your legal name on application. Make sure you leave a number of where you can be reached. (Cell Phone) Use 2 nd address line for email address Previous address is important if you have moved in the last five years. (Back Ground) “Convicted” -on your record.
Put in an amount RANGE 15-20 CTE/ROP Retail Class Availability- The hours you can work if you are hired. Weekends/holidays are important in retail. Date 10 5:00 pm Not Available 10:00 pm 3:00 pm 10:00 pm 3:00 pm 10:00 pm 3:00 pm close openclose open 10:00 pm Be careful
Canyon Springs H.S. Retail3 CTE/ROP Retail Marketing/ Riverside, Ca Retail/ Currently enrolled CTE/ROP Retail/ student. Trained in Retail Safety, Cashiering, Loss Prevention, Merchandising Etc. School clubs/organizations, Leadership roles-ASB, Sports, Community involvement, ETC. Keep Relevant and be able to explain your role.
Most Current Jobs First! CTE/ROP Retail Marketing 4145 La Sierra Ave Riverside, CA 92505 Still Enrolled Retail Student – Student Store Yes Student Credits Mr. Matsler 951.351.9255 0810Present Sales Associate Use the Class as experience. Watch Wording Be Careful N/A
Read “all” of the fine print. Also don’t forget to sign and date. An application is not valid unless signed.
Scoring Red Zone – Applicants are most likely: Will irritate customers Waste time Limit service for certain types of customers Shirk responsibility Be late or absent
Yellow Zone Applicants are likely to: Socialize with coworkers and ignore customers Fail to pay attention to customers when they speak Low work motivation Violate some rules Suggest appropriate products for customers
Green Zone Applicants are likely to: Show persistent enthusiasm in customer interactions Tolerate rude customers calmly Give customers full attention Find solutions Remain in a good mood – all day Adhere to rules more closely Take responsibility for getting things done Carry out duties with minimal supervision
The Pre Employment Test Questions will most likely be multiple choice. Questions will ask things like: Are you easy to get along with Answers: Completely agree, agree, disagree, completely disagree Remember all question go back to Customer Service!