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Write A Winning Job Application - the book

Write A Winning Job Application: The Book (6th edition)

Get an (almost) unfair advantage over your competitors!

Australia’s #1 job wawja-6th-edition-02-2application handbook, this book arms you with all you need to make a strong impression on employers or recruitment firms.

This book is the largest, most comprehensive resource available for job seekers today.


Written by Lloyd White, a Career Change Consultant with over 25 years experience in assisting Australian job seekers, “WRITE A WINING JOB APPLICATION” covers every aspect of job applications:


  • Online applications

  • Writing an Application Letter – 4 examples

  • Creating a compelling, interesting résumé

  • Addressing selection criteria, with special assistance for the 48 most common selection criteria used today

  • Preparing for an interview in 7 easy stages with 250 prepared interview questions

  • Government and private job applications

  • Applying for government positions, including senior positions and private sector jobs

  • APS positions

  • Capability frameworks

  • TAFE lecturing jobs

Over 40,000 copies of previous editions sold throughout Australia.

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“Your book helped me to define skills I didn’t even realise I had and provided me with a structured approach, both in preparing the application and in preparation for the dreaded interview. I bought your book and it has been the best value for money I have ever had.”

– Sue, West Perth WA.


“I just want to let you know how extremely helpful your book ‘WRITE A WINNING JOB APPLICATION” has been. It is my constant companion at the moment as I am in the midst of changing my career path. Your book is easy to read and provides some very valuable ideas and tips. It really is my bible at the moment. I promote your book regularly to friends.”

– Anne, Mooloolaba Queensland.


“We’re happy to say that WRITE A WINNING JOB APPLICATION is now used in NT Government training for staff. This book is a brilliant resource, making the application process much easier. I will definitely be passing it on to my staff. We’re sure it will become one of the most thumbed through books at work!

– Thomas, Darwin.

“Thank you for writing this book. Before I read it I could not get an interview. Since using it I have won three interviews and three offers of a job.”

– James, Adelaide SA.