How to Nail Your Online Application

By October 3, 2017For Talent

We all know that the traditional CV is dead. This is 2017 people! If you want to find a job in the 21st century then you need to know how to nail your online application. Enter Jobbio…

We’re here to help you show off your experience and put your best foot forward. Follow our tips below and you will have a killer online application in no time.

1. Start with the basics

First things first, you’ll need to head to Jobbio.com and sign up. It only takes two minutes and you can even do it on your mobile through our app. Add in your basic info like name, current company and job title.

2. Build from there

If you’ve already got a CV¬†you can simply import it into your Jobbio bio. Your information will automatically appear and you can then make any amendments that you might need. Unlike other platforms, your Jobbio bio is always kept recent and up-to-date.

3.  Introduce yourself

On your Jobbio bio, you get the chance to add an introduction. This is your chance to tell brands about yourself and show off your personality. This is the first thing that employers will see so make sure you keep it interesting and snappy.

4. Show off your experience

This is your chance to demonstrate all the fantastic experience that you have. You can include things like previous jobs and volunteer work. Anything that will help you to stand out from the crowd.

5. Education station

The next step is to add your education. Include the schools you went to, the dates you attended, and your average grades. If you did a semester abroad or undertook a night class make sure you include them too.

6. Add your skills

This step is really important. After you’ve added your education you can start to add your skills. We use your list of skills to help find jobs that are suitable for you so make sure that this is always relevant and up to date.

7. Bring in some multimedia

If you really want to bring your bio to life then you should add some multimedia content. On Jobbio you can add videos and URL links to your bio. So, if you’re a writer you can add your portfolio or if you’re a videographer you can share your Youtube videos.

8. Start applying

Once your bio is finished you can start applying. On Jobbio you can search jobs by location and sector or follow our dedicated jobs channels. If you find a company that you really love you can follow their channel to stay updated on their current roles.

9. Network, network, network

Networking is an important part of any job hunt. Stay up to date on relevant topics in your field, join important discussions online and attend relevant careers events like Jobbio HIGHER and Startup Open House. These events will help you to gain important contacts and meet the people behind the brands.

Happy job hunting!

Author Alice Murray

Alice Murray is a Content Creator at Jobbio with a passion for Employer Branding and Graduate Culture. She's a keen traveller and a self-proclaimed lazy runner.

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