Applying is a thing you don’t do very often in life. This check­list should help you to send the right things for the application.

1. Cover letter

Personal infor­ma­tion
  • First name(s)
  • Surname(s)
  • Gender
  • Date of birth, place of birth
  • Marital sta­tus and citizenship
Contact infor­ma­tion
  • Residential address (street address, postal code, city, country)
  • E‑mail address
  • Private phone number
  • Skype ID
Further infor­ma­tion
  • LinkedIn
  • Xing
Self descrip­tion
  • My strengths and weaknesses
  • What are the employer’s prob­lems I can solve?
  • Interests (mem­ber­ships, social engage­ment, hobbies)
My future job (help­ful questions)
  • Why do you want to have a job in Central Europe, what is your moti­va­tion to work here?
  • What knowl­edge, expe­ri­ence and tal­ents can I bring in to fill out exact­ly the posi­tion in order to solve the prob­lems of an employer?
  • What are my spe­cif­ic strengths? How do I dif­fer from oth­er appli­cants here? What can you do that oth­ers can’t?
  • What have been my suc­cess­es so far? Can you give them num­bers? It shows what you could do in your pre­vi­ous jobs.
  • What is your per­son­al work style? This way we can learn some­thing about your per­son­al­i­ty and you can under­line your motivation.
  • What do I expect from the cul­ture of Central Europe?
  • In which pro­fes­sions can I be employed optimally?
  • Salary expec­ta­tions
Signature with date
Maximum length 3 pages

2. Curriculum vitae (“CV”)

Application pho­to
Work experience(s)
  • From (MM/YYYY), to (MM/YYYY)
  • Occupation or posi­tion held
  • Employer (name, city, country)
  • Main activ­i­ties and responsibilities
Education and training(s)
  • From (MM/YYYY), to (MM/YYYY)
  • Title of qual­i­fi­ca­tion awarded
  • Organisation pro­vid­ing edu­ca­tion and train­ing (name, city, country)
  • Level in EQF or nation­al classification
  • Main sub­jects / occu­pa­tion­al skills covered
Mother tounge(s)
Foreign language(s)
  • Understanding lis­ten­ing (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 or C2)
  • Understanding read­ing (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 or C2)
  • Spoken inter­ac­tion (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 or C2)
  • Spoken pro­duc­tion (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 or C2)
  • Writing (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 or C2)
  • Communication skills
  • Organisational / man­age­r­i­al skills
  • Job-relat­ed skills
Signature with date
Maximum 3 pages

3. Scanned Document(s) (if available)

  • Identity proof (Passport)
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Education proof
  • Training proof (train­ing certificates)
  • Language diplo­ma and certificate
  • Driver’s license

What is NOT part of the CV

  • Information about par­ents or relatives
  • Parents’ occu­pa­tion
  • Salary expec­ta­tions
  • The term “unem­ployed” (bet­ter: “look­ing for a job”)
  • Personal com­ments on posi­tions (facts only!)

Before you send it

  • No typ­ing errors?
  • No gram­mat­i­cal errors?

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