Job application forms involve providing personal details, such your name, contact details and qualifications as well as answers to specific questions designed to assess your suitability for a specific role or organisation. You may also need to address Key Selection Criteria (KSC). KSC outline the personal qualities, skills, abilities, knowledge and qualifications the employer wants applicants to have.
Having the same type of information from all applicants gives employers the opportunity to assess everyone’s suitability against the same criteria, and shortlist the best candidates for further assessment and interviews.
Job application forms use two main types of questions.
1. Questions about your motivation for applying
2. Questions about your skills and abilities Continue reading