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Keys to successfully applying for jobs, and what to expect next

(METRO) A job application presents a great opportunity to make a strong first impression with a prospective employer.Job applications have changed as the utilization of technology has increased. Today, the majority of employers advertise jobs online and conduct much of the initial search process through digital channels. According to Indeed, companies typically direct applicants to fill out a digital application through a specific website. Unlike a resume, the job application is a legally defendable document. The information contained on it should be as thorough and accurate as possible.

Some additional strategies can help applicants successfully apply for jobs.

—Read over the application carefully. Understand what is expected of you as an applicant. Carefully read the instructions on the application and any other supporting documents or information the employer may be requesting. Applicants should not miss out on a job opportunity due to a failure to follow directions.


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