Determining the Information You
The two most common ways to get information from job applicants are:
chosen or designed by you. These may limit the applicants in telling you all
that they want to tell you. To have one that is truly customized to your
needs, you have to design it yourself. If you have only a few applicants for
one job every five years, that can be a lot of trouble. On the other hand,
applications make sure that you get all of the information that you need and
allow you to tell the applicants some things about your company.
are completely applicant-driven. The applicants give you the information
that they want you to have, and that's all. The advantage is that you don't
have to do anything in order to get them except ask for them. No time is
spent designing them, no money is spent printing them, and there are no
legal headaches about the fairness of questions.
types of application materials might be requested, depending on the job
(such as a portfolio if the person is an artist).