Presentation on theme: "Job Application Guidelines Work Based Learning First Impressions The job application is designed to help the manager spot your strengths and weaknesses."— Presentation transcript:
First Impressions The job application is designed to help the manager spot your strengths and weaknesses quickly.
Tips Print Use a pen Be neat Answer every question. Put n/a if it is not applicable Don’t give an expected salary. Write “open”. Be accurate Have a good reason for leaving your jobs Get permission from people you will use as references Be honest Sign and date application
Illegal Information to ignore on a job application Height, weight Age, sex Marital status Size of your family Religion, politics Birthplace Race or national origin Handicaps Arrests or convictions Military discharge
An employer may ask you an off-limits question if that topic has to do with your ability to do the job. Lifting requirements: physical handicaps can be asked about Exceptions
Assignment #1 Fill out job application on pages 38-39 in Job Hunter’s Handbook. Check off your work with WBL Teacher.
Assignment #2 Go to http://jobs.utah.gov/selfservicehttp://jobs.utah.gov/selfservice Click on “Job seeker Log-in” Click on “Sign up here” You will see a “user agreement”. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click “agree”. Now you will see an initial registration form. Fill it out.