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TAM - How to Apply for a Job On-line (External Applicant)

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

External applicants that currently do not work for the UW System (any campus or institution) can search for vacancies which may be of interest. This document outlines steps an external applicant must take to search and apply for vacancies which may be of interest.

PROCESS CONSIDERATIONS:



PROCEDURE STEPS:

Create an Account

  1. Navigate to the Campus' Employment Opportunities Website, or you can navigate directly to the Careers page at https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu.
  2. On the Careers page, click "Sign In" to log in with your username and password; see TAM - Recovering Applicant User Name and Password if needed. If you are new to this site and don't have an account, click on the "New User" link; you will then be taken to the Register page.

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  3. On the Register page, enter a username (not case sensitive), password (case sensitive), first name, last name and email address.
    NOTE: Our system utilizes Password Masking.  This means when entering a minimum of 8 characters into the password field and then tabbing out, additional dots appear.  This helps prevent spoofing of passwords.  The full password you enter remains accurate even though only three dots display.

  4. Fill in additional personal contact information (optional).

  5. Once completed, click the Register button. You will then be returned to the Careers Home Page.



Finding a Job

  1. Click View All Jobs from the Careers page.

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  2. You can:
    a.  view all current job postings
    b.  narrow the search by Keywords
    c.  view certain positions by using filters.

  3. After the results populate, click the Job Posting link for which you are interested in applying.

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  4. Review the Job Posting.

  5. To apply for the job posting, click Apply.

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Applying for a Job

NOTE: at any point in time click Exit to be taken out of the application and returned to your home page, click the hamburger (stack) icon in the upper left to select Save as Draft to save the current application. 

  1. Step 1 - Read through the notices and other information. Click View Terms and Conditions. After reviewing terms, close the pop up. Click the I have read and agree to the above terms and agreements checkbox and then click Next.

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  2. Answer any Pre-qualification questions and select Next.
    NOTE:
    If you meet the pre-qualifications for this position a message will appear telling you that you are eligible to apply for this job. If you do not meet pre-qualifications, a message will appear informing you that you do not meet qualifications for this position and you will be taken out of the job application process.

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  3. Upload your resume/CV and Cover Letter (optional) and select Next
    a.  Click Attach Resume button
    b.  Click My Device button
    c.  Select document to upload
    d.  Click Upload
    e.  Click Done

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  4. Click the Add Attachment button to add additional documentation such as Transcripts, References, or Other items. After adding the attachment(s), click Next.
    NOTE: upload all required application materials, such as, transcripts, teaching philosophy, etc. *Be sure to upload all required materials to ensure your application is considered complete.

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  5. Step 5 - update the Preferences (optional). Click Next.

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  6. Step 6 - answer any questions in the Online Questionnaire page and click Next.
    NOTE: To answer open ended questions, you can copy and paste from Word into the text box. Use spell check by clicking the book and arrow icon to the right of the box.
    • To add optional education information in the Online Questionnaire, click on the Add Degrees link.
      • Enter the Date Acquired.
      • Enter the Degree, you must enter from a list of values, to see the list of values select the magnifying glass.
      • Enter other degree information as you wish.
      • Click Done to return to the application
      • To add additional degrees, click the plus sign

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  7. Enter references and click Next
    a. 
    Click Add Reference.
    b.  Enter the required reference information, Reference Type, Reference Name and Title. Additional information can be added.
    c.  Click Done button. If there is another reference to add, click the plus sign.

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  8. Read and answer the Request for Confidentiality, and click Next.

    https://kb.wisc.edu/images/group61/19833/apply8.jpg

  9. Provide the necessary information on how you learned about the position.  After completing the Source Information fields, click Next.

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  10. You will be brought to the Voluntary Self-Identification page. This step has three separate pages, complete each section and select Next to move to the next page.
    • Disability
    • Veteran
    • Diversity - clicking Next after completing this page will take you to the next step

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  11. Review the information entered into the application.
    • To review information entered, click the expand arrow in each section
    • To edit a portion of the application, click Modify in that section
      NOTE: you can also go back and edit information by clicking the Previous button to navigate back to that step or click on the step on the side pane.
    • If you are not ready to submit, you can click Save as Draft (from the hamburger/stack icon) to save the current application. Do not Submit Application until the application is complete, including all required documents listed in the job posting. If you saved your application, when you are ready to submit the application, see below for Submitting a Saved Application.

  12. Click the Submit Application button to complete the application.

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  13. You will see a message asking if all required materials are attached.  Click Yes to submit, click No and then click Modify for the section you wish to change.
    NOTE
    : Once the application is submitted, changes can no longer be made.

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  14. After submitting the application, you will receive an Application Confirmation. You can either click the hyperlink to View Submitted Application or Careers.

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Submitting a Saved Application

  1. From the Careers page, click My Job Applications.

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  2. Click the arrow for the application that has not been submitted.

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  3. Complete and review the application.
    NOTE: Even if you have already completed the Voluntary Self-Identification pages, you will need to re-enter the information.

  4. Click the Submit Application button to complete the application.

  5. You will see a message asking if all required materials are attached.  Click Yes to submit, click No and then click the Pencil icon for the section you wish to change.
    NOTE: Once the application is submitted, changes can no longer be made.

    https://kb.wisc.edu/images/group61/19833/applysubmit.jpg

  6. After submitting the application, you will receive an Application Confirmation. You can either click the hyperlink to View Submitted Application or Return to Job Search.

    https://kb.wisc.edu/images/group61/19833/applysuccess.jpg
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Keywords:apply application user internal applicant internal posting job opening resume PVL careers university staff temporary staff faculty academic staff limited FA/AS/LI external external applicant TAM training OFCCP hire rehire   Doc ID:19833
Owner:Tami E.Group:Human Resource System (HRS)
Created:2011-08-18 13:35 CSTUpdated:2019-11-04 08:35 CST
Sites:Human Resource System (HRS)
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