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Career Changes

Making career changes can be a daunting experience, but often a necessary one to guarantee career satisfaction. Gone are the days when most of the workforce stayed in the one stable job for decades. Professionals these days view some roles as a springboard to bigger and better things. Perhaps roles with more responsibility or ones requiring a specific set of …

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Australian Border Force Job Applications

Australian Border Force job applications will require individuals who can demonstrate the capabilities as defined and described by the Intergrated Leadership System ( ILS ). The ILS framework sets out the ‘standards’ for professionals within the Australian Public Service ( APS ). Specifically, it provides capability development guidance for individuals and agencies in the form of descriptions and behaviours for all …

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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 …