Are Government Jobs Really That Secure?


Most people are drawn to the idea of working in Government. They feel that jobs in the public service sector are cruise, easy to do and once you’re in a Government job, you’re in it for life. But is that so? To a certain degree. Yes, jobs in Government tend to be more ‘secure’ andContinue reading “Are Government Jobs Really That Secure?”

How To Address Selection Criteria in a Cover Letter Format


A cover letter is an essential part of any job application. It’s your chance to prove to the employer why you feel that you would be an excellent fit for the role. The team at Client Centric, one of Australia’s best cover letter writing service in Australia, believe that it’s essential every application includes bothContinue reading “How To Address Selection Criteria in a Cover Letter Format”

Why it Matters More than Ever to Stand Out from Other Applicants


You hear it regularly on the news. Job losses in the thousands. People being made redundant from organisations trying to downsize and go leaner to cut costs to better weather a harsh and multifaceted economic climate. Today, the news seems to form a large part of our life, grabbing our attention more than ever itContinue reading “Why it Matters More than Ever to Stand Out from Other Applicants”

When You Don’t Have An Example To Use In Addressing Selection Criteria


You’ve come across a position that you’re quite interested in, and they ask you to address a set of key selection criteria. That’s all good and well. But there’s just one problem. You don’t have enough relevant working examples to demonstrate your competence in meeting some or all of the criteria. So, faced with thisContinue reading “When You Don’t Have An Example To Use In Addressing Selection Criteria”

A high level of verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.


Mention this article for a $AU10.00 discount off any package purchased by Client Centric Executive Employment Solutions – visit http://www.clientcentric.com.au/individual-pricing This particular selection criterion is asking for you to prove that you can speak and write at a high level and that you can engage well with others at an interpersonal level. Related article: DealingContinue reading “A high level of verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.”

Experience liaising with community organisations and other key stakeholders to collaborate on the clients’ needs.


This particular selection criterion is asking about your experience engaging with community organisations, as well as other stakeholders relevant to the community sector and who you collaborated, or worked closely with, on meeting the needs of your clients. If you would like help with addressing this selection criterion, then contact the team at Client CentricContinue reading “Experience liaising with community organisations and other key stakeholders to collaborate on the clients’ needs.”

Dealing with uninformative job descriptions when addressing selection criteria, by Matthew Coppola


Do you need to address a set of key selection criteria for a specific role? Contact the team at Client Centric, the specialists in writing selection criteria. For many, addressing key selection criteria is already a challenge enough in itself. Writing out lengthy responses to secure an interview and be considered for the role doesContinue reading “Dealing with uninformative job descriptions when addressing selection criteria, by Matthew Coppola”

Snapshot about the key selection criteria writing service offered by Client Centric


Keep calm and take the stress out of having to respond to key selection criteria by seeking out assistance from the selection criteria writing experts at Client Centric. Client Centric can professionally address each of the key selection criteria for a position that you are interested in. They include examples, along with incorporating information fromContinue reading “Snapshot about the key selection criteria writing service offered by Client Centric”

How many words should my responses be to the key selection criteria? By Matthew Coppola


Article by Matthew Coppola, Client Centric  Looking for a new job? Wanting to move on to a new role? Client Centric can help by professionally writing for you a new and tailored CV and cover letter designed to help market and promote you to prospective employers. They also provide interview coaching and assist with addressingContinue reading “How many words should my responses be to the key selection criteria? By Matthew Coppola”

How many examples should I include in my selection criteria?


Generally speaking, one to two examples is great to include in a selection criteria response. Two the better, but it’s always best to give at least one example. If you can fit in three examples then great, but it may make the response quite lengthy. The best thing to do it is to be mindfulContinue reading “How many examples should I include in my selection criteria?”

How long should a selection criteria response by? By Matthew Coppola


For many, the task of writing out a response to a key selection criterion can be very daunting. Many feel that by writing many words and a lengthy response that they will have a higher chance of being shortlisted for the position. But is that true? Maybe. Either way, actually taking the initiative to adequatelyContinue reading “How long should a selection criteria response by? By Matthew Coppola”

Need help addressing key selection criteria?


Are you applying for a role and need to address a set of key selection criteria in order to be considered for the position? At Client Centric, they help with writing personalised responses that are unique and concise, straight to the point. They will incorporate your experience and demonstrate how it relates to the requirements of theContinue reading “Need help addressing key selection criteria?”

The importance of addressing key selection criteria. By Matthew Coppola


More and more jobs these days require a set of key selection criteria to be addressed. From positions in Government to roles in the Health Care sector, the human resources team want to know that you can demonstrate that you have the right level of experience and practical skills that match up with the keyContinue reading “The importance of addressing key selection criteria. By Matthew Coppola”

What is one approach that I can take in answering a behavioural based interview question? By Matthew Coppola


Most interviews these days will involve both standard and behavioural type interview questions being asked of the candidate. Standard type questions including that such as ‘Why should we hire you?’ and ‘What makes you the best person for this role?’ and so forth. Behavioural questions, on the other hand, are asked of the candidate toContinue reading “What is one approach that I can take in answering a behavioural based interview question? By Matthew Coppola”

How long should each key selection criteria response be? By Matthew Coppola


  Depends. Generally speaking, it is good for a response to be half-a-page long, although it really depends on the criteria question/statement and what is being asked. Some employers will stipulate a word limit for each response. This may range anywhere from 300 words to 1000 words, so it makes sense to adjust the lengthContinue reading “How long should each key selection criteria response be? By Matthew Coppola”

Importance of displaying positive body language in an interview setting, by Matthew Coppola


Sometimes it doesn’t matter what we say or how we say something. Because if our body language – that is our physical mannerism and stature – does not match up with what we are saying, then the message that we are trying to get across will be skewered and misinterpreted. In fact, research suggests thatContinue reading “Importance of displaying positive body language in an interview setting, by Matthew Coppola”