You have to prepare documents for your future job employment.

1) What documents should you have?

2) What is the importance of each document?

3) What is the purpose of each document?

4) What does each document include?

5) Do you think it is necessary to have such documents beforehand?


1) Map what you are bringing to the job application (stages of your life: education, jobs, particular experience, and activity).

2) List your interests (which are relevant).

3) Make a list of your skills, technical and professional.

4) Analyze and list personal qualities.

5) Research the job (advertisement analysis).

6) Read through all the information sent to applicants.

7) Research the company / organization on the Internet.

8) Construct your resume / CV.

9) Word-process your resume / CV.

10) Try to keep it to one side of A4; make sure that all important information is on the first side.

11) Use letter of application to emphasize your selling points and include key personal qualities.

12) Begin with a brief explanation of what you are applying for and why.

13) Use the body of the letter to highlight exactly why the job attracts you and why you think you are suitable for it.

14) Write a brief conclusion designed to leave the reader with the possible impression.

15) Both documents should be word-processed and printed on a good printer. Layout ant typefaces should be chosen with care.

Study the examples of application forms.

Sample 1

Application Form
Objective (vacancy, practice) Должность
Name Имя, фамилия
Date of birth Дата рождения
Citizenship Гражданство
Address Адрес
Contacts Контактная информация
Phones / 1. Cell / 2. Home / Телефон Сотовый Домашний
E-mail Адрес электронной почты
Marital status Семейное положение
Education Образование
Date Дата
Name of university Название ВУЗа
Training / courses (period, course’s name, company) Обучение / курсы (период, название курсов, компания)
Languages (basic, intermediate, fluent) Языки (базовый, средний, свободное владение)
Computer skills Компьютерные навыки
Have you got international passport? Есть ли у Вас загранпаспорт?
Do you hold a driving license? ABCDE Есть ли у Вас водительские права? Категория
Career Summary Period / company / position Карьера Период / компания / должность
I certify that information in this application is true and complete. I understand that false information may be grounds for not hiring me or for immediate termination of employment at any point in the future if I am hired. I authorize the verification of any or all information listed above
Signature (подпись)
Date (дата)

Sample 2

Application for Employment

Position You Are Applying For Desired Salary
Date Available for Work:
Last Name First Name Middle
Address City State Zip
Home Phone: Cell Phone: Email address:
Social Security Number: Are you a U.S. Citizen? [ ] Yes [ ] No Have you ever been convicted of a felony? [ ] Yes [ ] No If selected for employment are you willing to submit to a pre-employment drug screening test? [ ] Yes [ ] No

School Name Location Years Attended Degree Received Major

Other training, certifications or licenses held:


Employer: ______________________________ Dates Employed:

Work Phone:_____________________ ____________________ Pay Rate: _$ to


City: State: ________________________ _____________ Zip:

Position: ____________________________________________________

Duties Performed:_____________________________________________

Supervisors Name and Title:_____________________________________

Reason for leaving:_____________________________________________

May we contact them? [ ] Yes [ ] No

Name Title Company Phone
Acknowledgement and Authorization

I certify that all answers given herein are true and complete to the best of my knowledge.

I authorize investigation of all statements contained in this application for employment as may be necessary in arriving at an employment decision.

In the event of employment, I understand that false or misleading information given in my application or interview(s) may result in discharge.

Signature of Applicant Date

Choose one of the samples and fill the application form with your own information. Read the following tips and use them while filling your application form.

Application form tips.

1) Complete all requested information. Don’t leave anything blank! If you don’t know the details, bring the application home and return it when it’s completed.

2) Write clearly and neatly. Use black or blue ink.

3) Check for spelling and grammar errors. Proofread your job application form before turning it in.

4) List your most recent job first when completing employment information.

5) List your most recent education first. Include vocational schools and training programs as well as college and high school.

6) References don’t necessarily have to be professional. If you have volunteered you can use members of the organizations that you have helped or if you are a student use your teachers. In all cases, ask for permission prior to using the person for a reference.

7) Don’t forget to sign your application.