I spoke to Naishadh Gadani and Karalyn Brown on selection criteria and applying for Australian Government jobs. In this video, I cover ALL the basics you need to know about successfully applying for a government job.
What is the government’s merit selection process and why you need to know about it?
How to set yourself up for success with selection criteria?
My #1 tip before people even start writing their government job application?
What’s critical to include in writing your government job application?
Is it normal to find writing selection criteria challenging?
What kind of skills do you need to write great selection criteria / government job application?
What methodology should you apply when you write selection criteria?
What is the STAR model and how do you use it in writing your selection criteria?
What kind of examples should you provide when writing selection criteria?
What is the most critical part of the STAR example to get right?
What do you do when you are asked to address a performance framework in answering selection criteria?
How do you answer the integrity question in the selection criteria?
Should you call the contact person on the advertisement and what should you ask?
How long should each response be to each selection criteria?
What are the key things that will ensure people will be eliminated?
What is my biggest secret in writing selection criteria / government job applications?
Do you have any chance of getting a government job if you are from outside the government?
Which level of government is easier to get into if you’re outside of government?
What kind of career opportunities can you enjoy in government?
Can you network your way into a government job?
What kinds of connections can you make to get into government jobs?
How important is your resume when you apply for a government job?