How to Write an Effective EOI for Public Sector Applications
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by Rev
8M ago
It’s often challenging to respond to a job ad in the Australian Public Service (APS) because Government positions have their own tricks of the trade that differentiate them from jobs in the private sector. Some describe the process as a lottery. Even those who are chosen by the selection panel are often puzzled as to how they were able to achieve that success. While there’s no specific way to best address the expression of interest (EOI), it’s helpful to have a general idea of the format and content to improve the quality of your EOI. In my five years’ experience assisting clients in the publi ..read more
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Public Service Resume Template
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by Rev
1y ago
Applying for the Australian Public Service (APS) can be quite overwhelming. There’s a lot that need to be taken into account, especially when preparing your resume or CV. This in on top of perfecting your pitch. The very finest details would either impede or progress your application, give you an advantage over other applicants, or rule you out from the competition completely.  To get you started, we have provided a free public sector resume template.  Click below to download our editable, ATS Friendly, DIY Australian resume template in MS Word format. Free – Purchase ..read more
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From Private Sector to Public Sector: How to Successfully Transition to the APS
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by Rev
1y ago
Are you a Client Services Officer, Software Engineer or Data Analyst working in the private sector? Are you thinking of transitioning to the public sector?  If you’re not an Australian Public Service (APS) employee, you might have preconceived opinions about working in the APS. Some of the well-known benefits of working in the APS include excellent pay, job security, a generous superannuation scheme and performance pay (for some Agencies).  How true are these perceptions? And if you’re planning to transition to the APS, how do you stand out despite competing with hundreds of applic ..read more
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How to Write an Australian Resume in 2022
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by Rev
1y ago
In 2022, Australian employers prefer that applicants prepare their resumes using a simple format that’s both logical and easy to read.  Using resume templates can be an easy way to write your resume, but they hardly impress employers these days.  Thus, taking the extra effort to write a winning resume with the ‘wow’ factor will help you stand out to potential employers in 2022. This is especially true at a time when massive lay-offs are prevalent due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Securing a job interview isn’t as easy as it sounds. There’s a huge chance that your resume is preventi ..read more
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Increase Your Chances of Getting Noticed With an Effective Resume Headline
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by Rev
1y ago
What is a resume headline? A resume headline is a catchy tagline at the top of your resume, immediately following your name and contact information. It consists of several words no more than a line long and shouldn’t be a complete sentence. Much like a newspaper headline, your resume tagline will determine whether a Hiring Manager will read your application or not. A resume headline communicates to the reader the exact job role you’re interested in and what sets you apart from other candidates. Excluding a resume headline means the Hiring Manager will have to dig through your application to ma ..read more
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Sample Career Change Cover Letter (Updated for 2021)
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by Rev
1y ago
  There are a variety of reasons why you would choose to change careers. Whatever the cause, convincing Hiring Managers or recruiters that you’re the best candidate for a potential role – even though your past experience in the field is small – would be critical to your success. We’ve already talked about how to write the right career change resume, as well as how to prepare an Australian cover letter, but your career change cover letter will help you translate some crucial transferrable skills. Here’s a cover letter sample created especially for those looking for a career change.   ..read more
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5 Easy Ways to Make an Eye-Catching Australian Resume
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by Rev
1y ago
  Little things could make a huge difference when putting together an eye-catching Australian resume. Choices about resume formatting or layout could affect the overall impression of your application. Spacing issues, colour selection and settings for margin could all impact the way your resume is perceived. Hiring Managers usually get hundreds of resumes for each job daily. A resume with a sloppy layout makes you look unprofessional as a job seeker and will potentially cost you an interview. In this article, we’ve come up with five easy ways on how to properly format your Australian resum ..read more
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How to Write an Australian Cover Letter
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by Rev
2y ago
  Are you finding it difficult to write a cover letter for an Australian job application? If so, you’ve got company. Each week, we get dozens of questions from our clients on cover letter writing. So we’ve thought of coming up with a list of the most frequently asked cover letter questions, with answers to guide you.   Do I need a cover letter? A cover letter is important in the sense that it entices the Hiring Manager or Recruiter to proceed in reading your resume. There’s no doubt that a good cover letter can spell the difference between getting noticed or passed over. A cover lett ..read more
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How to Write a Pitch for Australian Government Job Applications
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by Rev
2y ago
  What is a pitch?    A pitch is a summary of your claims against the position you’re applying for. It should be concise and relevant to the selection criteria, responsibilities and other position requirements.  It’s your opportunity to tell the selection panel why you’re the right person for the position by backing up your claims with demonstrated evidence.  Generally, employers limit responses to 500 words or one page. Other variations include 600 words, 750 words, 1,000 words and two pages.  This is different from the traditional approach in Government applicat ..read more
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Top Resume Trends 2021
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by Rev
2y ago
  The first step to securing a new job this 2021 is to impress the hiring manager with your resume. The content, formatting and design of your resume are only some factors that you should consider. Taking an extra effort to prepare a winning resume will help you stand out to potential employers. Landing a new position in 2021 is not an easy task, and there’s a great chance that your resume is preventing you from being shortlisted. In this article, we’ve listed down current resume trends in 2021 that could lead you to better job opportunities. These tips will help you prepare a resume that ..read more
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