Some fields can be assigned default values.  The following steps will guide a user through this process:
  1. Highlight Contacts, Database Management, Field Management
  2. Click Assign Default Fields
  3. The list of Standard Profile Fields appears.  Fields that can have default values will have a Set Default link in their respective Default column.
  4. Click the Set Default link in the Default column, then make a choice from the drop-down Default <field name> to Appear on Forms.
  5. Click Save