What are 4 main types of information application forms provide?

When using an application form, applicants commonly provide background information of themselves for the employer. The application form serves 4 purposes by providing for main types of information:

· It is a record of the applicant's desire to obtain a position

· It provides the interviewer with a profile of the applicant that can be used in the interview

· It is a basic employee record for applicants who are hired

· It can be used for research on effectiveness of the selection process.