Video instructions and help with filling out and completing Fill Form 5495 Employment

Instructions and Help about Fill Form 5495 Employment

So trying to get a job without any prior work experience seems like a catch-22 doesn't it don't worry lots of us have gone before you and we've been successful in doing so I'm Shannon Terry a resume writer and interview skills coach with resume confidence here to give you some pointers on how to fill out a job application without any prior work experience my first recommendation is going to be to fill out the application as quick not as quickly as thoroughly as possible that means don't leave any blanks if it doesn't apply to you put a little line or put n/a for non-applicable this way they know that you saw it you read it it's just you don't have anything to to write in that space get some sample applications so that you can get an idea of what to expect what kind of information they're going to want from you and write out a cheat sheet with the likely information you'll need so you have a reference to use when you go in to fill out a job application look for boxes that say something along the lines of any additional skills or computer and office machine skills things like that where you can take the chance to include computer skills are a big one that are always applicable on lots of jobs and you know they need you to use a sales register that's windows-based or an ordering system so computer skills are always good also an opportunity to put any extracurricular activities any academic merit that you may have GPAs honors society being the president of the debate team you know the captain of the football team any kind of leadership like that find a place on appropriate place on the job application include that information now you get to the work experience section I don't have any you might have some and you just didn't realize that mowing yards can count babysitting can count if you you know are young volunteer work that you may have done also can count as experienced it doesn't matter that it wasn't paid your job title for this type of work could be simply volunteer raising money for the walkathon for breast cancer anything that you did active in your community put that on there most important probably for people without actual paid work experience would be your references talk to family friends your teachers coaches maybe a rabbi or your minister somebody who knows your character and ask them if they would be willing to serve as a personal reference for you bring their name their phone numbers and their email addresses on a separate piece of paper so that you can fill in that information I'm Shannon Terry a resume writer and interview skills coach with resume confidence helping you to fill out a job application without prior work experience