Curriculum vitae, a summary of academic and professional history and achievements

application form

An application for employment, job application, or application form (often simply called an application) is a form or collection of forms that an individual seeking employment, called an applicant, must fill out as part of the process of informing an employer of the applicant's availability and desire to be employed.

job description

a formal account of an employee's responsibilities.

person specification

The person specification is a description of the qualifications, skills, experience, knowledge and other attributes (selection criteria) which a candidate must possess to perform the job duties.


put (someone or something) on a shortlist.


a meeting of people face to face, especially for consultation.


the use of a source of information in order to ascertain something.