How to apply to a Federal Job

by fred 30. July 2009

Applying to government jobs is pretty easy. Instead of having to check each agency's website, just go to USAJobs.com, which is the officilal Federal employment site. Use their job search to find openings that match your profile and area. Make...

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The Importance of Closing Dates

by fred 17. March 2009
Contrary to the civilian sector, you might have noticed that Federal jobs have closing dates, which are the deadlines to send your application. Because preparing a Federal resume and accompanying...View Full Post...

The 2 types of services

by fred 12. March 2009

There are two types of government services:

Competitive service: These are the most common Federal jobs for which applicants must meet all the qualification requirements to be invited for interviews. The competitive service is under...

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KSA's It's in the Job Announcement

by carlos 23. December 2008

The KSA writing process is usually quite a chore for most. But there is a little trick. The information you need in order to write a killer ksa is in the job announcement.

This announcement gives you the factors that...

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What is an ECQ ?

by carlos 8. September 2008

  When you apply for a job with the federal government – particularly when submitting a Senior Executive Service (SES) application – you may be required to answer Executive Core Qualification

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Federal Resume Writing: The Deal Breaker

by carlos 2. July 2008

 

As with any resume or job application, there are certain elements and experiences that are required to be on a federal resume. Following the exact requirements is a necessity in a Federal Resume application,...

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The Fastest Way to Lose a Federal Job!

by carlos 28. May 2008

What is the fastest way to lose a Federal Job ? Well it is to never get hired! 

What is the fastest way to make sure you never get hired?

Use a Resume Template or so...

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Federal Resume Writing "101"

by carlos 22. May 2008

If you want to get a government job, you need an Outstanding Federal Resume. A federal resume is very different from traditional resumes, so you need to make sure you are aware of the rules and...

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SES Resume and the ECQ

by carlos 14. February 2008

 

What is the ECQ portion of the SES Resume? You will mostly hear it referred to as a narrative statement (an essay) .

The purpose is to clearly show your qualifications...

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The Federal Government Has Jobs Now

by carlos 4. February 2008

According to an article by Helen Dennis published in the Daily Breeze Newspaper in Torrance Ca.

"In the next five years, approximately 530,000 full-time permanent employees will leave the federal government."

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