Archive for the ‘FEDERAL JOB PROCESS’ Category

The Difference Between an Air Force and a Navy Resume Format

Monday, August 18th, 2008

What is the different between an Air Force and a Navy resume format? Both types of resumes use the Resumix resume format, a specialized type of Federal resume that adheres to strict standards set forth by the organization that does the screening and hiring of candidates. Both ...

Federal Government Resumes: How to Stand Out in the Crowd

Monday, August 4th, 2008

When it comes to federal resume writing, make sure your resume stands out far above the rest. Harnessing your potential and finding your angle is the number one priority in successful federal resume writing. You need to utilize federal government resumes to sell yourself to the hiring manager.What makes you better ...

How To Find Government Job Postings

Monday, July 28th, 2008

There are a number of websites with search engines devoted to helping you find government job postings. Some are helpful, some are scams – just keep in mind that government jobs aren't a secret, and there’s no reason to pay anyone money to find Federal government job postings. By using even ...

The SES Federal Job Market is Heating Up as Candidates Race for the White House

Thursday, February 21st, 2008

The race is on as candidates make their plea to be the next President of the United States in the upcoming election. As the candidates scurry to appeal to the votes, the SES federal job market is heating up because executive realize the opportunity to secure employment at the commencement ...

Focused KSA Statements are Your Key Success

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

If you feel that the interview door is locked when it comes to applying for a coveted Federal position, well-written and focused KSA statements are your key to opening that door.A KSA statement actually stands for Knowledge, Skills and Abilities and outlines the qualities you possess that make you an ...

Part 5: The Components of a Federal Job Vacancy Announcement – HOW TO APPLY

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

The final component of a Federal job vacancy announcement is the section that outlines how to apply for the position. Once you decide you are interested in and qualified for a particular Federal job, this section provides the specifics required to apply and try to get an interview.The how to ...

Part 4: The Components of a Federal Job Vacancy Announcement – BENEFITS & OTHER INFO

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

Now that you have reviewed the overview, duties and qualifications for a Federal position you are ready to consider the fourth component of the Federal job vacancy announcement – Benefits and Other Info.The Benefits and Other Info section clearly defines the benefits you would be entitled to if you secured ...

Part 3: The Components of a Federal Job Vacancy Announcement – QUALIFICATIONS & EVALUATIONS

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

The third component of a standard Federal job vacancy announcement is the Qualifications and Evaluations section.  This section is particularly important to review so you can make a determination as to whether or not you possess the necessary elements to apply for a specific Federal position.The duties and accomplishments expected ...

Part 2: The Components of a Federal Job Vacancy Announcement – DUTIES

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

When you search for jobs at the USAJobs website, it is essential to understand the components of a Federal job vacancy announcement.  The first page you reach will be the Job Overview, which provides enough information about the position to determine if you want additional details.  If you decide from ...

Part 1: The Components of a Federal Job Vacancy Announcement

Friday, January 18th, 2008

JOB OVERVIEWTo understand how to look for a coveted position with the Federal government, it is important to know the components of a Federal job vacancy announcement.When you visit USAJobs to search for viable Federal employment opportunities, the first page that will be shown for each position is the Job ...