jump to last post 1-4 of 4 discussions (5 posts)

Why do some job applications require you to put in days of employment?

  1. N. Ramius profile image81
    N. Ramiusposted 6 years ago

    I understand using months and years but why do some companies feel the need to ask for a specific day when applying? It's so annoying as I never remember my exact beginning and end dates.

    1. Nik Aberle profile image60
      Nik Aberleposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Hmm, never thought of that. I would also find that rather annoying, I guess you can always call the old company and have them check their records but that seems like an awful pain.

  2. AdeleCosgroveBray profile image89
    AdeleCosgroveBrayposted 6 years ago

    And who on earth can remember such minor details anyway?!!  smile

  3. N. Ramius profile image81
    N. Ramiusposted 6 years ago

    I've ended up making a guess as they don't let you skip the day. I mean if they want a background check or will call the employer they can get the exact day. I don't know why they want it on the application.

  4. 0
    lyricsingrayposted 6 years ago

    wow never heard of that and think I'd avoid it actually, it's just strange to me, best of luck indeed though smile