Answering selection criteria examples

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FREE Selection Criteria Answers Examples – Director / Head of School

This client applied for a role of Director/Head of School in the tertiary sector; he gained a job interview was offered the role and accepted. The selection criteria component involved the addressing of a total of seven criteria listed under Essential and Desirable sections. In addressing the five criteria listed under the Essential section, content/examples for each one were written and maintained at just under [...]

By |February 1st, 2016|Addressing Selection Criteria|

FREE Selection Responses Samples – Investigator

This client applied for the role of Investigator in an APS/Commonwealth Government agency, gained a job interview, was offered the role and accepted. The application required addressing a two-page expression of interest (EOI) demonstrating the standard APS Integrated Leadership Framework (ILS) selection criteria. The five criteria included Supports strategic direction, Achieve results, Supports productive working relationships, Displays personal drive and integrity, and Communicates with influence. [...]

By |December 1st, 2015|Addressing Selection Criteria|

FREE Selection Criteria Answers Examples – Teaching Scholar (Mechanical)

This client applied for the role of Teaching Scholar (Mechanical) in the tertiary sector and gained a job interview. A total of 17 selection criteria required addressing which were separated into Essential and Desirable Sections. The Essentials section contained four key headings (Qualifications, Teaching, Other, and Personal Qualities); and the Desirable component contained three selection criteria listed under the heading ‘Experience, Knowledge and Skills’. It [...]

By |November 1st, 2015|Addressing Selection Criteria|

FREE Selection Criteria Responses Samples – Executive Assistant NSW Government

This client applied for the role of Executive Assistant in a state (NSW) government agency and gained a job interview. A total of eight criteria requirement addressing; following are excerpts from four of the criteria. Capacity to implement administration and procurement policies, procedures and instructions, document control and records management systems and processes. Recently, the QQQ Group introduced a complete new electronic travel expense database. [...]

By |October 1st, 2015|Addressing Selection Criteria|

FREE Selection Criteria Answers Examples – Shift Supervisor Qld Health

This repeat business client applied for a role as Shift Supervisor in State (Qld) Government (Queensland Health). He was successful in gaining an interview, being offered the role and accepted. A two page statement was required in addressing six criteria/competencies/ skill requirements. Following are full excerpts of three of the criteria. Technical capability: On a daily basis at TTT I adhere to standard operating procedures [...]

By |September 1st, 2015|Addressing Selection Criteria|

FREE Selection Criteria Responses Samples – Executive Officer in Tertiary Sector

This client applied for a role in the tertiary sector in a university’s rural clinical school in the capacity of Executive Officer. He was successful at the job interview, was offered the role and accepted. As is typical with the majority of tertiary applications nationwide, the selection criteria component involves addressing both an ‘Essential Criteria’ and ‘Desirable Criteria’ section. With this particular application, a total [...]

By |August 1st, 2015|Addressing Selection Criteria|

FREE Selection Criteria Answers Examples – Transport Inspector

This client applied for the role of Transport Inspector within a state (QLD) government department. A total of 96 candidates applied; 15 were shortlisted and chosen for the interview phase including my client. The written application involved the preparation of a three page statement in cover letter format addressing six criteria. Following are excerpts from three of the criteria. Demonstrated competence in undertaking and supervising [...]

By |July 1st, 2015|Addressing Selection Criteria|

FREE Selection Criteria Responses Samples – Administrator

This client applied for an internal Administrator role within Queensland Health (QH) and was successful in gaining an interview. A two-page statement required the addressing of six selection criteria (or competencies, capabilities, skill requirements) – these terms are used interchangeably across different roles and government departments. Entire content/examples developed for three of the criteria follow. Demonstrated ability to carry out a range of duties with [...]

By |June 1st, 2015|Addressing Selection Criteria|

FREE Selection Criteria Answers Examples – Senior Recruitment Coordinator (International)

Preparing selection criteria for tertiary applications is never fun and there are always Essential and Desirable criteria to address. I always advise clients to keep the document to a maximum of five pages – institutions do not typically stipulate word or page length limits. The less criteria to address, the less pages needed. You should always address all the selection criteria in the Desirable section; [...]

By |May 1st, 2015|Addressing Selection Criteria|

APS Selection Criteria Applications – Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) Example

Many APS Government agencies are changing the manner in which selection criteria are addressed by asking a specific line of questioning, and of course they are continuing on with mandating a word or character length limit for each criterion. Take for example this most recent role – APS3 Information Officer within the Department of Immigration and Border Protection – which was advertised in April 2015. [...]

By |April 24th, 2015|Addressing Selection Criteria|