Online applications

http://www.selectsimulator.com/

Online application forms are becoming more and more common. They save companies a lot of money on paper and postage and as some initial screening can be done by a computer program, on staff too. They are likely to become even more popular in the future, with some companies already doing their psychometric and personality testing online.

The link above will connect you to the Select Simulator from AgCAS and Doctorjob.com. This is a simulation of an online application form. The form can be done in small stages and the tricky questions have help buttons in case you need an explanation. You will need to register first.

Tips (pdf 6KB)

You should complete the form as if it were a real application. The tips document [attached] above should help. Once you have completed the form you can print it off and keep a copy for future reference.