Not understanding the importance of selection criteria and how to respond is one of the biggest barriers for people securing employment in the public sector. Local, State and Federal government along with their agencies, use selection criteria to compare the relative merit of each applicant.

The Australian Public Service (APS) along with other government bodies, use selection criteria and pitches as a tool to assess an applicants capability to perform successfully in a role. They help determine the best person for the job by providing a consistent tool to measure applicants against the role requirements competency requirements so the way you answer criteria can impact on whether you are shortlisted for an interview or not.

Our expert writers have decades of experience writing successful applications for local, state and federal government roles. We’ll work with you to improve your application be shortlisted. We’ll help you identify and frame your previous experience to demonstrate the qualities, skills, abilities, knowledge and qualifications the position requires. We draw from your career history to support your claims with quantified, specific examples of what you have done and the results you have achieved. We use this to write compelling evidence that you meet the selection criteria in a concise way.

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