Preparing the Perfect Job Application

Preparing the Perfect Job Application shows you how to fill in job application forms and write letters, revealing how to give yourself the best chance of landing an interview by showing yourself at your best.


Book Details

Dimensions 139 x 215 cm

Kogan Page

Publication date

10 Mar 2009







Edition Number


About The Author

Rebecca Corfield

Rebecca Corfield is an expert in career management, presentation skills and organizational development. A former President of the National Institute of Career Guidance in the UK, she advises individuals and companies on career issues and personal change and her interview advice for students regularly appears on Times Online. She is the author of the bestselling titles Preparing the Perfect CV, Successful Interview Skills, Preparing the Perfect Job Application and The Redundancy Survival Guide all published by Kogan Page.

Application forms are designed to filter out unsuitable applicants and to ensure candidates for interview can be assessed objectively. How do you make sure that you pitch yourself properly and ensure your job application is more successful than those of others in the candidate pool? This book holds the answer.

Preparing the Perfect Job Application is written for today’s candidate, seeking success in an ever-competitive and more unforgiving jobs market. The book brims with focused, pertinent and insightful advice designed to help you highlight your real talents and demonstrate how they would be useful to your prospective employer on your application form or letter.

Online supporting resources for this book include downloadable sample application forms.