Job Application Resources

The job market today is very competitive and if you want to feel confident and stand out to potential employers you will need to market yourself effectively through the application process. 

To support you with this, we have some helpful job application resources on our UNSW Employability Resource Hub (Student Self Enrolment Key: EmployResources). The resource hub provides information and tips on the topics listed here:


Your resume will help you market yourself to potential employers and is an outline of your key experience and skills. Find out how to write your resume and market yourself to potential employers successfully.

Additionally, Resume Checker is an online tool you can use to get tailored feedback on your resume instantly.

Cover letter

Writing a good cover letter is imperative to making a good first impression. Discover tips on how to write an effective cover letter that makes you stand out.

Selection criteria

Selection criteria are often used by public or community sector roles. Learn about selection criteria and how to address the questions.


From how to dress and how to prepare, to mock interviews and questions you should ask - learn all about how to succeed in your next interview.

Assessment centres

Assessment Centres are not locations but a series of activities of workplace assessments. Find out what is involved and what you might expect.

Job search

Discover strategies for successful job seeking.

Psychometric assessments

Increasingly employers are using psychometric assessment tools to find out more about potential employees to avoid making the wrong hire. Find out about common types as well as sample question types.

Negotiating a job offer

Congratulations!  You got a job offer or maybe three. Now, learn about how to evaluate multiple job offers and/or negotiate your salary.


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