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Get That Government Job 2/e

  • ISBN-13: 9781921606120
  • Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS
  • By Dawn Richards
  • Price: AUD $39.99
  • Stock: 5 in stock
  • Availability: Order will be despatched as soon as possible.
  • Local release date: 22/09/2010
  • Format: Paperback (240.00mm X 175.00mm) 208 pages Weight: 300g
  • Categories: Careers guidance [JNR]
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For anyone facing the whole process of applying for a government or corporate private sector job, heres an easy way to understand the requirements of the position and write your own powerful application using proven marketing strategies that `sell your skills to the employer. Answering the selection criteria is easy when you know how. This book takes you through the application process step by step and provides dozens of examples from a wide range of occupations & industries. The book will help the reader: gain insight into how employers think; translate selection criteria mumbo-jumbo; sell themselves and their skills; write resumes and letters that get results; handle tricky criteria in OH&S and EEO; stand out in interviews.

Dawn Richards is a careers consultant and coach who has helped thousands of people to get great jobs over the past 14 years. She regularly conducts workshops in careers and marketing and is often a guest speaker at careers and business expos.



  1. Understanding the Selection Process
  2. Getting Started on Your Application
  3. Translating Selection Criteria into Simple English
  4. Marketing Yourself to the Employer
  5. Polishing Up Your Writing
  6. Preparing Your Resume
  7. Writing Your Selection Criteria Statement
  8. Finalising Your Application
  9. Winning the Job at the Interview

Appendix One: Career Resources

Appendix Two: Searching for Vacancies Online

Appendix Three: Supplementary Material

  • Includes bonus online templates for writing winning cover letters, selection criteria and resumes
  • Based on real applications the author has written for real clients from all walks of life

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