A good job description, based on a thorough job analysis, will help evaluate applicants' resumes effectively. This course describes the key components of job descriptions and how to use them to screen resumes. Learn how to identify red-flag issues in the resumes you are screening and make effective decisions about who should be interviewed.

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This online course forms part of the SkillsNet short course suite.

Please note this course is only available to CPA Australia members.

Learning objectives

  • Recognise the key components of a good job description
  • Apply techniques for screening resumes for job requirements in a given situation
  • Identify red flags in given resumes


Anyone who wants to develop or refine their hiring and interviewing skills

60 Minutes

365 Days