The STAR model for demonstrating skills

By: Job Seeker Coach  11-Jun-2014
Keywords: Cover Letter, Job Application, Job Selection Criteria

A good job application will demonstrate how you have the required skills to do the advertised job. A simple model you can use in your cover letter or in response to selection criteria is called the STAR model: Situation – What was your involvement? Task – What was the task you were required to do? Action – What did you do and how did you do it? Result – What was the result? How was it received? In summary, you must set the scene, explain your action and give the result.

Keywords: Cover Letter, Job Application, Job Selection Criteria

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