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Employment Law Forms from Nolo

Nolo has been publishing do-it-yourself legal resources for 40 years. You can count on Nolo forms to ensure you make your agreements legal & binding.

Employment Application

Ensure that you hire the right person, and that you don't violate any labor laws in the process. This employment application will cover:

Legal Questions on Background and Skills
Avoid Potential Discrimination or Privacy Violations
Establish "At-Will" Employment Status Early On

Written by Nolo Law

January 2008, 5th Edition

eForm: 14.99

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APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

 

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, creed, color, religious belief, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental handicap, or veteran status.

Name: Last __________ First __________ Middle _________ Date __________

Street Address ______________________________________________________

City ______________________ State ____________ Zip _________________

Telephone ( ) ________________ Social Security # ____________________

Position applied for ___________________________________________________

How did you hear of this opening ________________________________________

When can you start _____________________ Desired Wage $ ______________

Are you a U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the U.S. on an unrestricted basis?

 [ ] Yes [ ] No

Are you looking for full time employment? [ ] Yes [ ] No

If no, what hours are you available? _______________

Are you willing to work swing shift? [ ] Yes [ ] No

Are you willing to work graveyard? [ ] Yes [ ] No

Have you ever been convicted of a felony? [ ] Yes [ ] No

If yes, please fully describe the circumstances: _________________________________________ _____________________________________________________

Education: School Name and Location Year Major Degree

High School _____________________________________________________

College _____________________________________________________

College _____________________________________________________

Other _____________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________

In addition to your work history, are there are other skills, qualifications, or experience we should consider:

_____________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________

Employment History: (Start with most recent employer.)

Company name _______________________

Address __________________________________ Telephone _________________

Date Started _______ Starting Wage _______ Starting Position ___________

Date Ended ________ Ending Wage _______ Ending Position ___________

Name of Supervisor ________________ May we contact? [ ] Yes [ ] No

Responsibilities _____________________________________________________

Reason for leaving _____________________________________________________

Company name _______________________

Address __________________________________ Telephone _________________

Date Started _______ Starting Wage _______ Starting Position ___________

Date Ended ________ Ending Wage _______ Ending Position ___________

Name of Supervisor ________________ May we contact? [ ] Yes [ ] No

Responsibilities ________________________________________________________

Reason for leaving ______________________________________________________

Company name _______________________

Address __________________________________ Telephone _________________

Date Started _______ Starting Wage _______ Starting Position ___________

Date Ended ________ Ending Wage _______ Ending Position ___________

Name of Supervisor ________________ May we contact? [ ] Yes [ ] No

Responsibilities _____________________________________________________

Reason for leaving _____________________________________________________

Attach additional information if necessary.

I certify that the facts set forth in this application for employment are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that if I am employed, false statements on this application shall be considered sufficient cause for dismissal. This company is hereby authorized to make any investigations of my prior educational and employment history. I understand that employment at this company is "at will," which means that either I or this company can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without prior notice, and for any reason not prohibited by statute. All employment will continue on that basis. I understand that no supervisor, manager, or executive of this company, other than the president has the authority to alter the foregoing.

Signature _________________________ Date ____________________

 

 

Warning:

These forms are provided AS IS. They may not be any good. Even if they are good in one jurisdiction, they may not work in another. And the facts of your situation may make these forms inappropriate for you. They are for informational purposes only, and you should consult an attorney before using them.

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