The Job Application
- chapter excerpt -
The type of application expected by a personnel department can
vary from one country to the next.
In Germany, a written job application should always contain the
following documents in the following order:
- Cover letter
- Diplomas and certificates
If you apply with the traditional paper form, all documents should be printed on pure white, high quality paper, absolutely clean and without creases. In detail:
1. Cover letter
This is the most important document in your application because it creates a direct link between you and your desired employment and the advertised position. Tips in a nutshell: only 1-sheet presentation - precise statements in error-free, concise German - short sentences - clear sheet division.
A current, professional photo should be used here, which should be placed on the top right of the resume.
The curriculum vitae lists all personal data and professional positions in a comprehensive, clear, tabular form. It is important that there is no gaps and that there is continuity in life planning.
Graduates / young professionals should add high-quality ....
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