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Mandatory or Discretionary Selection Criteria Requirements

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Mandatory or Discretionary Selection Criteria Requirements Many position descriptions have mandatory or discretionary selection criteria requirements. Mandatory means “required by law or mandate; compulsory”. As I discuss early in the ultimate selection criteria blog, roles such as lawyers, nurses, accountants, doctors, engineers require qualifications. Professional (PO)— these positions have a mandatory requirement for a degree […]

Sell Yourself in a Job Application – Modesty not Boasting

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I’m Not Good at Selling Myself An area where applicants often fall down is failing to sell yourself in the job application. One of the most frequent things I have heard in 20 years of giving people feedback on selection criteria responses is the statement I’m not good at selling myself. To be blunt, you […]