Writing a Job Application – Then vs Now
When I was in my early 20’s, a very long time ago, I attended a jobs course. Without revealing just how old I am, this course was in the years BC (Before Centrelink). I had never been unemployed before, having left my job at a café to join the Australian Army as an apprentice when I was 16, so I was sent to one of the new job’s programs. This program was designed to help young unemployed people by providing training in writing job applications, preparing resumes and attending interviews.
How to write a tender for the Australian Government
More than 78,000 contracts were awarded to businesses in 2018-19 by the Australian Government, which had a total value of $64.5 billion. If you believe that your business can provide goods and services required by the Australian Government, how do you sell to the Government and identify tender and business opportunities. (more…)
To Tender or Not to Tender. Are you ready to make an official tender response?
Spending some time examining a tender request is the first step in developing a competitive tender response. This allows you to decide whether the tender opportunity being offered will be a good fit for your organisation, and whether to invest additional money, time and resources into creating a tender bid.
Grant Writing- What does 2020 have in store?
Not for profit sporting organisations, school programs, community organisations and other projects require funding to stay afloat, and writing successful grant applications, can assist these groups to get the funding they need. Grants have a role to play in supporting these organisations. (more…)
The Best 5 Tips for a Quality Tender Application
The tender writing process can be complex and take up a lot of your resources, time and energy. And it can be frustrating when you do all that work and then are not successful.
At first glance the following five points may look obvious, but if you understand and address these points you will be elevating yourself above most of your competition and giving yourself the best possible chance of being awarded the tender.
How Resume Writing Has Changed
The best approach to resume writing in 2020 is certainly not the best approach to job application writing from 20 years ago. Resume writing has changed! Perhaps you are one of the lucky people who has been in the same job for a long time but, for some reason, the time has come to move on. The old way of writing a resume simply won’t cut it anymore. Here are our tips for modernizing your resume to make it stand out today: (more…)
Tender Writing – Is Price the sole consideration in the Tender Writing process?
It doesn’t seem to matter if the tender is a Government, Council or commercial tender everyone seems to have the misconception that tender writing is all about price price price. Tender writing is a complex process with many considerations and variabilities but price is just one important focus for the skilled tender writer. Today we will discuss the other important considerations in the tender writing process and challenge the concept that it is all about price price price. (more…)
Grant Writing – A Reality Check
Many non profit organisations, businesses and individuals somehow think grant writing is an easy process and you just fill out a form and then hey presto funding is given out to basically anyone who applies. The skilled grant writer including our granter writer Melbourne, grant writer Sydney and grant writer Brisbane all understand that this is far far from reality. In this article we will give you some tips on how to be a successful grant writer and to give you that reality check to give your funding submissions a better chance of success. (more…)