By Alison Doyle
Updated April 16, 2018
How do companies hire employees? Hiring, from the job applicant perspective, includes several steps. From the time you apply for a job until the time you accept a job offer, you will go through a series of steps as you progress through the recruiting and hiring process from completing a job application to coming on board as a new employee.
Here’s information on each step in the hiring process, including applying for jobs, interviewing, employment testing, background checks, and job offers, along with tips and advice on each step in the hiring process.
01 Job Application complete article
The first step in the hiring process is, of course, to apply for jobs and to get your application into contention for the jobs you are interested in.
Depending on the organization and the job, you may apply online, email a resume and cover letter, or apply in-person.
Here’s a step by step guide for applying for a job, including how to apply for a job online, how to fill out a job application, how to write job application letters, and tips and advice for applying for jobs.