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No one likes writing job applications or addressing selection criteria. But they don't have to be confusing, hard to write or time consuming.

The people who run this website are Government Recruiters. We know what makes a good application and we know what makes someone's selection criteria stand out above the others. But more importantly, we know some little tricks to writing solid, stand out selection criteria that will get you noticed.  And we know how to make it easy.

We know what you need to know!

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Government Jobs & How to Get One

The perfect place to start to find out how to find a vacancy, write a cover letters, government resumes, writing criteria, government interviews and reference checks. Plus, download your free 'How to Get a Government Job' ebook.

Applying for a government job is a time consuming and daunting process. Your application will look totally different to a 'normal' job application and it will also be assessed quite differently. As government recruiters we know what most people do wrong and have tried to fill in the information gaps. This information is based on the most common mistakes we see government job applicants make and the most frequent questions we get from applicants.

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Government Resumes

Government resumes have a different purpose to a resume you would use for a job in the private industry. And government resumes are changing! We have a range of different resume templates you can use. And yes, they're all free.

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Answering Selection Criteria

We've never met an applicant who likes writing a job application or who thinks they're any good at it. But you can improve your chances at getting an interview by following a few simple insider tricks.

Should you use the "STAR" approach? What should your  statements look like? How should you demonstrate your ability? How to make your application stand out, competency frameworks, our top tips, common government job application myths and much more. 

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Free Selection Criteria Examples

Everyone loves a template, sample or example! Download your free examples and use them to see what to include and how to format your own answers. Using samples is a great way to get your own answers started, and even overcome writers block if you're feeling stuck.

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Premium Selection Criteria Books

'The Selection Criteria Coach: Selection Criteria in 5 Steps' is just that, a succinct plan for writing your KSC. Get lead step by step and never worry about not knowing what to write again.

'Selection Criteria Exposed: 200 Examples of Statements Addressing Selection Criteria' is a best selling ebook that you can download and start using straight away, no matter where in the world you are or what time of day it is. Examples cover almost every industry you can imagine and every level within the government.

'Get That Job! The Best Guide to Applying for a Government Job' covers everything you could ever want to know about applying for a government job. From understanding how government recruitment works, finding vacancies, resumes, selection criteria, interviews, referees ... right through to appealing decisions. This ebook has it all!

Government Job Interview Questions & Answers

If you thought writing your government job application was hard, just wait for the interview!  Get our top government interview tips, find out the most common government job interview questions and check out the ultimate guide to job interview answers!

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Resume Writers

Our consultants sit on selection panels every day and see applications written by professional resume writers all the time.  We know who are the best application writers in the business and can put you in contact with them for an application that will blow your socks off!

Services can be tailored to your needs and include writing your entire application, from cover letter to resume, or just providing your statements against the selection criteria.

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