Archive for the ‘ECQ (Executive Core Qualifications)’ Category

The Lo-Down on the ECQ: A Critical Component of an SES Federal Job Application

Tuesday, June 26th, 2007

Federal job resumes have specific requirements which can get rather tricky. A critical component of an SES federal job application is the ECQ. An ECQ stands for Executive Core Qualifications, which are essential to land a desirable federal position.Working at the SES Federal level means that you will ...

Writing an ECQ for your Senior Executive Service Federal Applicaton: The Important Points to Cover

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

If your goal is an upper management or executive level Federal job then you will be working at the SES level, and ECQ’s are needed.  ECQ’s are Executive Core Qualifications, short essays that list competencies that the position requires.  The applicant needs to exercise all due diligence in wordsmithing because ...

The Essential Parts of an SES (Senior Executive Service) Federal Resume

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

The Resume That Tries the Patience and Tests Your Knowledge of YourselfIf you’re applying for a position as a senior executive with the federal government, you need a top-notch SES federal resume in order to be interviewed for a senior executive position.When the Civil Service Reform Act (CSRA) of 1978 was written, ...

Understanding the ECQ (Executive Core Qualifications)

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

When applying for an upper management or executive level Federal job, whether applying from outside of government service or trying for a promotion within the government, and working at the SES level, the ECQ’s need to be considered.  ECQ’s are the Executive Core Qualifications that list competencies required for the ...