What is Key Selection Criteria?


Key selection criteria are the skills, attributes, knowledge, and qualifications that the employer has defined as being essential for satisfying the requirements of the job and can be found in every Position Description. 

Client Centric Executive Employment Solutions specialise in writing tailored and informative responses to key selection criteria to align a candidate’s experience to the position description. For more information, visit their website by clicking here.

A key aim of a job application is to demonstrate that you meet the inherent requirements of the role. While a resume may offer an overview of your skills and experience, statements that directly address the selection criteria provide more detail about how you have demonstrated the competencies required to do the job. The employer can then compare candidates against the same set of criteria.

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By Matthew Coppola

Every Selection Criteria is different, and so is how employers will view and read your answers to each criterion. Some may wish to focus on your skills or education; others will be more concerned about your experience.

More and more employers today are asking for selection criteria to be responded to as they try and cut down on the number of job applicants applying for work.

Client Centric offer a professional selection criteria writing service for clients in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide, Hobart, Perth and all other areas.

Published by Matthew Coppola - Career Coach, Employment Specialist and Professional CV Writer

Holding a graduate degree in Commerce, majoring in Economics at Curtin University, as well as a post graduate certificate in Career Education and Development at RMIT University, Matthew brings with him many years of experience working in the fields of business development, marketing, soft-skills training and employment services industry. He has gained significant exposure in working with employers in sourcing staff as well as assisting jobseekers in promoting and marketing themselves to employers and securing sustainable employment outcomes. He is currently working in Disability Employment Services where he assists clients with mental health disabilities in finding and keeping satisfying and gainful employment and helping them overcome and work around barriers to employment. He has helped many job seekers secure employment by training and coaching them in the art of being interviewed and giving the interviewer a positive and lasting impression. He knows how to sell and market a job seeker to an employer and he imparts this knowledge to his clients in helping them sell and market themselves in an interview. Matthew regularly writes new articles on a variety of employment related topics and posts these to his personal website blog matthewcoppola.com

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