KSA Statements Don'ts

by fred 10. August 2010
While these things can help you get a phone call, having certain items in your KSA statements will ruin your chances of getting an interview.

· Don't copy phrases directly from the position description.
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KSA Essays Do's

by fred 4. August 2010
KSA essays are required on many different types of applications for Federal careers. These KSA's can make the difference between getting an interview and not being selected.

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The Difference Between KSA's and ECQ's

by fred 8. February 2010
Most people do not know the difference between KSA's and an ECQ's.  KSA  essays are usually mandatory when it comes to applying to most government positions. Submitted along your government resume...View Full Post...

Tips to write effective KSA responses

by fred 3. February 2010

Applying for a Federal job is totally different than applying for any other type of job. When a Federal job opening is posted, they may ask candidates to submit a narrative statement known as a KSA in addition to a resume.

KSA stands...

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Having the announcement number before working on your resume

by fred 27. August 2009
The process when it comes to getting a job with Uncle Sam is different than the way it works in the private sector. Indeed, while in the private sector you usually start with writing your resume and then look into job ads, this works the opposite way...View Full Post...

Including non-work related examples in your KSA answers

by fred 15. April 2009
When preparing a KSA answer, you need to include real-life examples of situations related to the KSA question. Job applicants usually focus on their previous work experience to find these examples but you can actually look for examples outside of work....View Full Post...

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What to write in a KSA answer

by fred 31. March 2009

While job seekers are familiar with resumes, they often don't understand what KSA's are when applying to government jobs. And when they hire professional writers to prepare them for them, they usually expect these writers to write their...

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The importance of KSA's

by fred 24. February 2009
Just like in any other industry, it is true that a Federal resumes are an essentiel element in the government hring process. However this doesn't mean that you should undermine the importance of the KSA questions listed in the vacancy announcement....View Full Post...

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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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