Gathering Your Personal Information

Before filling out a job application personal information should be gathered. Learn what you need to prepare for in this free lesson.

What information do you need?

Every job application is different, but they all have one thing in common: You'll need to gather a range of personal information in order to complete the application successfully. This includes facts about your work history and education, as well as your current contact information.

Contact information

In order to hire you, potential employers need to be able to contact you! That's why it's important to come prepared with your most recent contact information. Make sure you have all of the details below before filling out an application.

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Your driver's license number and SSN are sensitive pieces of information. They should not be included on applications that are not stored on a secure website or kept safe by human resources.