Sometimes online job applications can seem to be tedious tasks, but an online job application can also save you time and extra effort when you’re sending out multiple applications. An online job application can offer you significant advantages when it comes to demonstrating your skills and competencies. An online job application can be more advantageous than sending out a generic CV.

Once you’ve found a vacancy you’re interested in, set aside some time to complete your application. Put some effort into the task. Remember this is probably the only chance for a first impression that you’ll get. Make that impression a good one. Here are a few tips that will ensure your application will be well received:

If you list a phone number on your application, make sure that your voice mail is professional and appropriated to be heard by a potential employer.

If the application asks for an email address, make sure your email address will not reflect negatively on you.

Answer all questions appropriately and honestly, since most employers will verify your answers.

If you do attach a CV and cover letter to your application, ensure that there are no grammatical or spelling errors.

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