Create a job application form

Key points

  • Employers should aim to create an application form that obtains information that is relevant to the performance of the job. This will enable the shortlisting process to be carried out effectively.
  • The employer should consider how to deal with information about protected characteristics (eg race, age and disability), which it may wish to obtain for monitoring purposes. It may wish to request this information on a separate detachable part of the form.
  • The employer should ensure that the application form is available in formats that are appropriate for applicants who are visually impaired.

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