Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

A guideline for an application

369 views

Published on

This guideline presents general rules for a job application and provides pratical help for composing a successful application.

Published in: Education
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

A guideline for an application

  1. 1. Job Application A Guideline
  2. 2. Different steps to a successful application I. Curriculum vitae II. Covering letter III. Job interview
  3. 3. I. Curriculum Vitae The five sections
  4. 4. 1. Personal Information • full name: first name / family name • actual address / telephone and e-mail • date of birth / place of birth • nationality
  5. 5. 2. Education and Training • school education • apprenticeships • university degrees • all qualifications Start with the actual education and work backwards
  6. 6. 3. Working Experiences Employment history: • all jobs • all professional experiences • JOB, COMPANY, CITY (COUNTRY) Start with your last job and work backwards again
  7. 7. 4. Personal Skills and Competences • language skills • computer skills • organisational skills • special activities • other experiences like licences etc. • special achievements like internships, stays abroad
  8. 8. 5. Hobbies and Interests • sports / reading /music / art work / acting • photographing / hiking / nature / animals • travelling / languages / volunteer work • social activities / coaching or training a team • competitions / memberships / internships
  9. 9. At the end • date • place • signature Uetze, May 6th 2015 Marie Mustermann
  10. 10. II. Covering Letter 1. Front page 2. Letter of application 3. Photograph 4. Enclosures
  11. 11. 1. Front page • address of the company • address of the applicant • photograph
  12. 12. 2. Letter of application • addresses and date • introduction • purpose of the letter • qualifications and strengths • polite ending • signature
  13. 13. 3. Photograph • Position: front page – any position covering letter – top right • Portrait: eye contact smile smart clothes
  14. 14. 4. Enclosures • curriculum vitae • school certificates • university degrees • special certificates • references
  15. 15. III. Job Interview You never get a second chance for the first impression
  16. 16. III. Job Interview 1. Welcome: small talk / seating 2. Presentation of the candidate 3. Information about the company 4. Conditions of the job
  17. 17. III. Job Interview 5. Additional questions of the candidate 6. Talk about the next steps 7. Thank you 8. Goodbye
  18. 18. III. Job Interview Important to prepare: • typical questions • strengths and weaknesses • body language • appropriate behaviour • adequate clothes
  19. 19. Typical Questions 1. Personality: • Tell us about yourself 2. Motivation: • Why do you apply for this job? 3. Competence: • Why should we hire you?
  20. 20. Realschule Uetze Erasmus Workshop 2015

×