SJOG Subiaco: Recruitment tips

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Useful tips to prepare a brilliant job interview with St John of God Hospital Subiaco.

Useful tips to prepare a brilliant job interview with St John of God Hospital Subiaco.

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  • 05/05/11 St John of God Health Care Subiaco
  • 05/05/11 St John of God Health Care Subiaco You need to ensure that your application is good enough to be shortlisted to the interview stage.
  • 05/05/11 St John of God Health Care Subiaco Don ’ t say I ’ ll send you the rest later!
  • 05/05/11 St John of God Health Care Subiaco A tailored cover letter allows the employer to identify suitable candidates more easily. If electronic application, still include a cover letter. Convince the employer to offer you an interview.
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  • 05/05/11 St John of God Health Care Subiaco CV versus resume – are they different? Not really: resume means “ summing up, a summary ” . Curriculum Vitae is “ the course of one ’ s life ” or a brief account of one ’ s career to date.
  • 05/05/11 St John of God Health Care Subiaco
  • 05/05/11 St John of God Health Care Subiaco
  • 05/05/11 St John of God Health Care Subiaco
  • 05/05/11 St John of God Health Care Subiaco

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  • 1. Recruitment Tips
  • 2. Applications and Interviews
    • Getting a job depends on getting an interview
    • Tailor your application and match your skills and experience against the position description or job advertisement
    • Set aside the time for your application
  • 3. Your application
      • Check application details carefully
      • Do you need to address the selection criteria?
      • Do you need to supply academic transcripts?
      • Is there an application form or do you just need to supply a letter of expression of interest?
      • Any supporting documentation required?
      • Update your CV
      • Check close dates
  • 4. Application Letter
    • Know the organisation
      • Mission and Values
      • Specialty areas
      • Workforce Brand
    • Partnership Programs
    • Previous Work Experience
    • Previous Experience (student, patient, visitor)
    • Why you would like to work there
  • 5. Application Letter Mistakes
    • Skipping a cover letter entirely
    • Too short / too long
    • Using SMS language in your application letter
    • Incorrect Salutation
    • Grammar and spelling mistakes, leaving tracked changes in
    • Leaving out the job title
    • Addressing to wrong person or company
    • Too casual / too familiar
    • Attaching photo if not requested
    • Multiple employers at same time via email
    • Using an unprofessional email address
    • Using an old cover letter
    • Source www.mycareer.com.au
  • 6. Curriculum Vitae / Resume Source Bright and Earl, 2004,p.138
    • Full current contact details (name, full address, telephone numbers, up to date email address that reflects the image you want to portray)
    • Full details of paid employment
    • Full details of voluntary employment
    • Full educational qualifications
    • Emphasis on achievements and results
    • Referees (who you have already approached)
  • 7. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
    • Most common is reverse chronological order
    • Most recent experience first
    • Account for gaps
    • Communicate key elements of employment history
    • “ sell ” knowledge, skills, experience and abilities to
    • potential employer
  • 8. The Interview
    • The most nerve racking part of the selection process is the interview
    • See it as an opportunity to shine
    • Employers are not out to trick you, just work out if you are the right person for them
  • 9. The Interview
    • Dress appropriately
    • Prepare yourself
      • Know the organisation
      • Think of examples from your experience
      • Think of questions you would like to ask
      • Bring any additional documentation you have been asked to supply
  • 10. The Interview
    • Situation : Outline a situation where you developed a particular experience or used the required skills or qualities.
    • Task: What was your role and what did you have to do?
    • Action: What did you do and how did you do it?
    • Result: What did you achieve? What were the results?
    • Learning : What did you learn from the experience. How would you do it differently next time?
  • 11. After Selection
    • Return accepted offers and contracts on time
    • Attend any information sessions held prior to your start date
    • Order your uniform when you have been asked to do so
    • First day – be on time, be prepared