Step 1. If you have decided to enter all of your information for yourself into the Personal Info page then, once you arrive on that page Press h to go to the first heading. You will hear “Personal Information”. Another h takes you to the Subheading, “Personal Information”.
Step 2. Press Tab and you will enter the first form field on the screen, “Prefix”. Enter any Title or other addition to your name that you are usually called by, such as “Mr.”, “Mrs.”, “Ms.” Or “Doctor”. Press Tab.
Step 3. You will be placed into the mandatory First Name field. Enter your name and continue pressing Tab to fill in all required fields and any other fields that contain information relevant to your situation.
Note: there are a number of input boxes which require data in the form of numbers. These would be items like “zip code” and “phone numbers”. Please enter 5 digits for the zip code and phone numbers in the following pattern “999-999-9999”. Please include the dashes in the phone number.
Step 4. Tab to the next combo box, “Primary Number”. You must select one of the choices.
Step 5. Tab to the three phone number choices. Make sure you have placed a phone number in the field that corresponds to your choice in the Primary Number combo box.
Note: All phone numbers in the site must be entered in the following format 999-999-9999. Remember to put the ‘–‘ in as well as omitting any “1” or “9” at the beginning of a number.
Step 6. Tab once. Reviewing or input your email address
Step 7. Press Tab. If you are an Internal Candidate use the space bar to select the checkbox. Tab again.
Step 8. You are in the Employee Number input box. Enter your employee number if applicable. Tab again.
Step 9. You are in the Bargaining Unit drop down box. If applicable use the up/ down arrows to make the correct choice. Press Tab.
Step 10. You reach the Job Posting Notification. You are in a checkbox which allows you to choose to receive an email notification when a new position matching your profile is posted. If you wish to receive these emails press spacebar.
Step 11. Press Tab. Your cursor will be placed into the combo box Source Type. You can use the up/ down arrow keys to select the closest choice to where or how you learned about the Commonwealth job.
Step 12. When you have selected your source type, tab again. This should bring you to a second Source Type box, which has selections that further explain where you heard about the job site. This second drop down box is also mandatory.
Note: If you do NOT hear the second source type box, but instead are moved to the ‘Save and Continue’ button, use your up arrow to go back to the second box. This is a mandatory field and must have an option selected or you will throw an error.
Note: An example of what you might choose would be Source Type combo box #1 = “Job Board”. Source Type combo box #2, Job Board = “Monster”
Tab once more and you will be on the ‘save and Continue’ button. Press Enter. You will be taken to the next page in the job application. This page is called ‘General Questions’.