Can Federal job listings be checked for free?

by fred 30. September 2009

With quite a few membership-based Government job sites out there, some readers have been asking me if it was possible to search for government jobs for free. Well the answer is obviously Yes as you actually shouldn't have to pay to check out...

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Uncle Sam is hiring IT specialists

by fred 4. September 2009
I was just reading Information Week and they just published an article mentionning that the government is planning to hire at least 11,500 IT professionals over the next 3 years. With unemployment rising to its highest in 26 years, and IT jobs...View Full Post...

Getting a government job without a degree

by fred 2. September 2009

One of the questions that we've been getting a lot from readers is if it was possible to get government jobs without a degree. The answer is yes as you can see for yourself by checking the federal...

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Top 10 Cities for Federal jobs

by fred 19. August 2009

If you're looking into getting a job with Uncle Sam, you might want to relocate to areas where government jobs abound. Here is a list of the top 10 cities when it comes to the number of Federal government...

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What Reinstatement means

by fred 6. August 2009
Candidates often ask us questions about Federal jargon they don't understand; Reinstatement is one of these terms that are often listed in annoucements but are not very clear to job seekers. Reinstatement means that you can apply to Federal jobs...View Full Post...

How long does it take to know what's the status on a Federal job application

by fred 31. July 2009
When it comes to getting some feedback about a job application, the Federal government works differently from the private sector. While most civilian companies will start interviewing as soon as they get qualified candidates, Uncle Sam prefers to wait...View Full Post...

Looking for an internship with Uncle Sam?

by fred 18. June 2009
This is actually a good way to get a foot in the door, especially for students just getting out of school. There are several webistes providing resources on how to get an internship with Uncle Sam. First, there is the offcial government student job website,...View Full Post...

The ITP exchange program for IT professionals

by fred 28. April 2009

Whether you work for the government or in the private sector, if you're an IT professional with great credentials, you might qualify for the Information Technology Exchange Program , which allows to work on temporary assignments in the government...

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More students looking for Federal jobs

by fred 26. March 2009

With the current lack of jobs, it seems that the Federal Government found a new source of employees: students and college graduates are now increasingly considering working for the government. While it might not pay as well as in the private sector,...

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Checking Agencies' websites for jobs

by fred 23. March 2009
When looking for Federal jobs, USAJobs is the website that comes to mind as it's the official government job site that gathers all Federal job openings in its database. However, if you are looking into working...View Full Post...