How to Ace a Short-Answer Application

Posted by Mary K. Wendel, MEd, LPC on Apr 12, 2021 9:40 AM

Most people probably think of the interview as the most crucial stage of any job application process. But what about short-answer questions that are sometimes included on application forms? In some cases, you may be selected for a role solely based on a short-answer application process, like in the case of Parker Dewey’s Micro-Internship applications. Common examples include: tell us why you want to work here, why we should hire you, or what makes you unique from other candidates.

Do you know how to articulate your value? Consider these tips the next time you need to ace a short-answer application.


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