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Common Employment Application Process Questions and Answers

Read the information below to find answers to questions about the online application process. If you have additional questions or need assistance, please contact our HR team.

Why is my application form not opening?

If the application form is not opening on your computer, you may have pop-up blocking software on your computer that is blocking the form from opening. Please look for instructions on your software about how to disable your pop-up blocker.

Which internet browser do you recommend I use to apply for positions?

We suggest using Firefox, Google Chrome, or Internet Explorer version 7.0 or higher. If you are using an Apple product, Safari is not compatible with our system.

How long does it take to hear back from HR after an application has been submitted?

Typically you will hear from Human Resources within 7-10 business days of submitting your application.

How do I check the status of my application?

To check the status of your application, please sign in under the ‘Returning Guest’ box on the Avera Careers page. If your status has not changed after 10 business days, please contact your local HR office for more information.

How do I find my password?

Click on “Forgot my password”. You should receive an email with a link to reset your password.  If you have forgotten both your username and password, you may also contact your local HR office.

How do I upload my resume?

There are two ways to add your resume to your application:

  • Use the “Upload My Resume” tool in the application.
  • Copy and paste your resume into the application.

How many jobs can I apply for?

We would encourage you to apply for any position that interests you. You may have up to 10 active applications at any given time.

Do I need an email address to apply for a position?

You must have an active email account to apply. If you do not already have an active email account, you will be prompted to create one at the beginning of the application.

How do I copy a previous application to apply for other positions?

  • Login to your account using the username and password you created when submitting your first application.
  • You will then be asked if you would like to “Copy”, “Upload Your Resume”, or “Complete the Application”.
  • Choose the “Copy” function and the data will pre-fill the new application.
  • You can then review and make any changes to your application.

Should I use my legal name when applying for a position?

Please use your legal name in the application, but note that there is a place to add other names used in employment or education.