Steps to Applying for a Job Online
STEP 1 Get an E-mail Account
Almost all online job applications require an e-mail for registration. Here are some Web sites to help with e-mail signup.
Instructions for the beginner on how to create a Google e-mail account.
Step by step instructions with visual guides on how to open a Google e-mail account.
Step by step instructions with visual guides on how to create a Yahoo e-mail account.
Step by step instructions with visual guides on how to create a Hotmail e-mail account.
STEP 2 Create a Resume
It is very important to have at least a simple resume already created before the online job application is filled out. Once it is saved to a flash drive or e-mail account, it can be used over and over again to make filling out multiple applications easy. Here are a few Web sites to try:
This fast, fill-in-the-blank, Web site creates a professional resume that can be printed or saved online for future updates.
Good, simple, sample resumes for many different careers.
A more advanced Web site focused on cover letters. Most of the samples are for college graduates and above.
STEP 3 Fill Out an Online Job Application
Time to go online and fill out the application! If you're feeling like you need a little more help you might try:
This is a good Web site with a practice job application.
For more information about job searching and career planning, visit the Job and Career Resources page.