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De-Identified Government Job Applications

De-Identified Government Job Applications are becoming more common for Australian Public Service job applications. In 2017, certain Government departments commenced a blind recruitment trial that requires all applicants to submit de-identified resumes, cover letters and/or statements and key selection criteria. But what sparked this trial? The Australian Public Service (APS) values and celebrates diversity and is committed to ensuring equality …

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Essential Resume Focal Points

In this article we will be going over some essential resume focal points. Our team of writers at Public Service Resumes have been writing resumes professionally for years now, and over these years, we have seen expectations change a great deal. As such, we are continually changing the style and structure of resumes to appeal to today’s hiring managers and …

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Key Selection Criteria Writing Experts

Public Service Resumes talented team of writers are Key Selection Criteria writing experts! Key Selection Criteria; the three words that can make even a highly experienced CEO quiver in their seat. Responding to selection criteria for jobs in the Australian Public Service (APS), State Government or local Council can be daunting, frustrating and extremely time consuming. While this is particularly the …

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Is Your Career Your New Year’s Resolution?

Happy New Year from the team at Public Service Resumes! Is Your Career Your New Year’s Resolution? 2017 was a great year for us and saw us service hundreds of new and existing clients. That means that hundreds of people who engaged our services experienced enhanced confidence in their job seeking endeavours. Whether that was through having their resume re-engineered …

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APS Graduate Opportunities

APS graduate opportunities are available within a wide range of Government departments and agencies. Each year, the Australian Public Service (APS) recruits a variety of graduates with a diverse range of skills and qualifications, from Business, Law, Engineering, ICT, HR, Science, Marketing and Management, to Security, Intelligence, Service Delivery and Environmental Management. A graduate program is a structured, on-the-job program …

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Government Departmental Name Changes and the Importance of Research

Did you know that there has been some recent Government departmental name changes? When dealing with Government departments, you may find that a specific unit that you once dealt with, no longer exists! While this can seem confusing for many consumers, there is actually a method to the madness!!! In 2017, the Premier announced an integral first round of Machinery …