Tips for a successful job application / How to apply for a job?

"You never get a second chance to make a first impression"

Writing an outstanding application has never been so important than nowadays! There is some pressure to make a good impression from the start, to convince your future employer, that you are the perfect candidate for the job. Therefore your application needs to be faultless in order to secure the next step on your career ladder.


If you want to achieve your first goal – getting invited to an interview - you should hand in a neat and professional written application. Don´t miss out any important details and always double check for incorrect spellings, grammatical and presentation errors.
Don't hesitate to sell yourself - but always be honest!

Knowing that's not easy to write an outstanding application, we have provided some useful advice and support on the following pages, which will help you getting along with the application process.

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cover letter

CV (Curriculum Vitae)

supplementary documents

online application

job interview 

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