Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

SJOG Subiaco: Recruitment tips


Published on

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

Published in: Career, Technology, Business
  • Be the first to comment

SJOG Subiaco: Recruitment tips

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