Job application forms are a mainstay in the UK recruitment process. Many employers and organizations routinely use them either in the standardized Standard Application Form or more specifically with their own in-house customized Targeted Application Form, also known as the Employer Application Form (EAF).
Forms are usually accompanied with a formidable array of other forms within Recruitment Packs which quite often can appear up daunting at first glance. It is therefore important from the beginning to know just how to tackle these important documents and what your expected tasks are.
Just as with CVs, badly completed forms invariably end up in the bin!! In this section, we provide useful advice and tips on how to complete all types of UK job application forms with full explanations on the right way to complete them. Just as important, we also explain pitfalls to avoid. Armed with knowledge of the right way to complete forms along with the pitfalls to avoid, will put you in good stead in filling your own forms competently, thereby enhancing your chances for an interview.
We also take a closer look at recruitment packs which people often find confusing and daunting. However when you learn more about them and what is expected from you, you should find them less intimidating.
The section concludes with a collection of frequently asked questions which clients typically ask. We give you the answers with full explanations on the reasons behind them.
After reading these useful tips and advice on application forms, we hope you will find them less daunting.