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Federal Jobs for Generalists

Federal Jobs for Generalists

ARE YOU A GENERALIST? You may be a generalist if you have: A liberal arts degree and/or an advanced degree in law, business, international relations, public administration, public policy, environmental policy, public health or a variety of other fields. Excellent writing and oral communication skills. An [...] [...more]

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Well-Paying, Dynamic Federal Internships and Special Recruitment Programs for Young Professionals

Well-Paying, Dynamic Federal Internships and Special Recruitment Programs for Young Professionals

One of the best kept secrets in government is that federal employers sponsor hundreds of well-paying, dynamic internship programs for students and young professionals.  That’s right, even if you’re just starting your career, you don’t have to slave for free. Federal internships are based all over the U.S. and available [...] [...more]

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Part 2: How To Ride the Federal Hiring Wave

Part 2: How To Ride the Federal Hiring Wave

Part 2 of a Series (Check out Part 1) There is one  –  and only one  –   nationwide employer that will continue to annually fill hundreds of thousands of high-paying, secure, dynamic jobs no matter how bad the economy may get.  Who is this employer?  The federal government, which will annually hire more than 200,000 new [...] [...more]

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How to Ride the Federal Hiring Wave

How to Ride the Federal Hiring Wave

There is one  –  and only one  –   nationwide employer that will continue to annually fill hundreds of thousands of high-paying, secure, dynamic jobs no matter how bad the economy may get.  Who is this employer?  The federal government, which will annually hire more than 200,000 new employees throughout the U.S.  –  including tens of [...] [...more]

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The Basics of Boosting Your Salary Offer

The Basics of Boosting Your Salary Offer

THE BASICS OF BOOSTING YOUR SALARY OFFER By Lily Whiteman, author of How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job and Federal Times Columnist So you’ve received an offer for a federal job.  This means that you probably beat out dozens, or perhaps even hundreds, of competitors to rank as the hiring agency’s [...] [...more]

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Quick Tip: Resume Trick

Quick Tip: Resume Trick

Whenever you email your resume to your networking contacts or hiring managers, email it as a PDF attachment.  That way, its formatting won’t get fouled up during its electronic journey.  You can quickly convert your resume (or any other document) into a PDF document for free at http://66.89.113.16/doc2pdf. [...more]

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10 Secrets for Landing A Federal Job

10 Secrets for Landing A Federal Job

KNOCK ON THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S FRONT DOOR AND BACK DOOR: Most job seekers look for federal openings only on USAJOBS (usajobs.opm.gov), the federal government’s official jobs website. But there are plenty of other ways to land federal jobs.For example, employment agencies and consulting firms frequently place employees on contract jobs in federal agencies. Such contract [...] [...more]

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How To Deal With KSAs?

How To Deal With KSAs?

Is there anything more dreadful than writing KSAs? It was only last November where I remembered writing 9 KSAs over a weekend (for two openings) and feeling like I just ran a marathon. The only good thing about KSAs is that they are so painful that it limits the number of people that apply. With the [...] [...more]

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Unofficial Guide to Getting a Federal Job

Unofficial Guide to Getting a Federal Job

The Gov Gurus present the Unofficial Guide to Getting a Federal Job [...more]

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