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    what if the 3rd question on the application form for example could be answered just as well by using an experience which you've already used for a previous question?

    Or could I just answer the latter question by mixing in 2 experiences?
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    Different questions are asking for different things. I'd personally avoid any repetition or similarity in examples used.

    But it depends on the questions.


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    Use different experiences to illustrate different competencies absolutely


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    (Original post by J-SP)
    Different questions are asking for different things. I'd personally avoid any repetition or similarity in examples used.

    But it depends on the questions.


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    Use different experiences to illustrate different competencies absolutely


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    Ok I get that, but when filling out the work experience sections, do I just state my duties and responsibilities in the role I was in (not trying to illustrate competencies etc as this is done in the separate competency questions)?
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    (Original post by glass14)
    Ok I get that, but when filling out the work experience sections, do I just state my duties and responsibilities in the role I was in (not trying to illustrate competencies etc as this is done in the separate competency questions)?
    Work experience sections are like what you should put on the CV - brief and factual about your responsibilities and achievements in the role. Don't waffle on about the competencies you developed - the reader will be able to infer those skills anyway.


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    (Original post by J-SP)
    Work experience sections are like what you should put on the CV - brief and factual about your responsibilities and achievements in the role. Don't waffle on about the competencies you developed - the reader will be able to infer those skills anyway.


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    in that case, could I simply just mix in bullet points?
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    (Original post by glass14)
    in that case, could I simply just mix in bullet points?
    If the form allows you to use bullet points, I don't see why you can't use them. Not sure what you mean by "mix in" though - either use them or not.


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    (Original post by happyinthehaze)
    Use different experiences to illustrate different competencies absolutely


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    What's your opinion on using one experience to illustrate 2 competencies?
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    (Original post by glass14)
    What's your opinion on using one experience to illustrate 2 competencies?
    Isn't there another example you could use for one of the two? You wan't to try and show diversity in your experiences, and so if you can, I would try and use another example.

    If you only have one example of that skill/competency, then you probably need to look for ways in which you can develop that skill further.
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    (Original post by J-SP)
    Isn't there another example you could use for one of the two? You wan't to try and show diversity in your experiences, and so if you can, I would try and use another example.

    If you only have one example of that skill/competency, then you probably need to look for ways in which you can develop that skill further.
    There are 6 competencies this firm looks for, although I have 6 different experiences, one of those experiences is a bit "lacking" (although maybe I haven't thought about that one hard enough..). And what do you mean developing a skill further? As in expanding further on one of my experiences?
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    (Original post by glass14)
    There are 6 competencies this firm looks for, although I have 6 different experiences, one of those experiences is a bit "lacking" (although maybe I haven't thought about that one hard enough..). And what do you mean developing a skill further? As in expanding further on one of my experiences?
    I mean finding opportunities to develop that skill further.

    I suspect you have got another suitable example, you just don't think it's "worthy" enough to put on your application. It really doesn't matter what it is, it's more how you describe it.


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