How to transition from the military to the government

by fred 8. June 2010

The conversion from the military to the private sector is never easy. Somebody who has spent most of his/her life in the military finds the civilian universe quite daunting. However, with adequate preparation one can smoothly transition from the military without any major problems. Many Federal jobs...

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Using the Veterans' preference for a Federal job application

by fred 12. April 2010
Veterans' preference is a program wherein veterans who have received a honorable discharge will obtain either a 5 or 10 point privilege.
 
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Your Documented Evaluations.

by carlos 23. December 2008

Being in the Military gives you a head start over your civilian competitors, your documented evaluations. Each evaluation should have a description of your duties and the number of people you were responsible for supervising.

It should also contain performance-based results. You can use these evaluations to sell yourself...

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How to Write an Effective KSA Statement

by carlos 25. June 2008

Applying for a Federal Government job is completely different than applying for any other type of job. When a Federal job opening is posted, they may require applicants to submit a narrative statement known as a KSA in addition to, or in lieu of, a traditional resume. KSA stands...

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Recession Proof Career Advice

by carlos 29. January 2008

 With the concern over the economy and possible employment woes, (please note that the employment picture  looks very strong), There are many whom are looking for answers.

"What should I do if lay-offs occur?"
"What should I do if I can see "the writing on the wall?"
"Should I get out my Resume...

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Veterans, We Salute You

by carlos 8. November 2007

To all the brave men and...

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Tips on Military to Civilian Resume Writing

by carlos 19. October 2007

Tip number 1.
Remember that you are sending your resume to Busy people. They don't have a lot of time to spend reading your resume. Make it short and sweet and make sure you get their attention quickly. Tip number 2.


If you can see your way clear to do so, I strongly recommend that you get your resume professionally written....

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Tips on Federal Resume Writing

by carlos 21. August 2007

Most of us are proud of our careers and we naturally feel our Resumes should touch upon everything we've ever done . But we sometimes go overboard. Your Resume

(OF-612 or Resumix) shouldn't cover your entire  career from day one. Your...

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Get A Federal Job Now !

by carlos 9. August 2007

 

Lately, I've been hearing a lot of complaining. Complaining about KSA's, complaining about Resumix resumes, complaining about Federal Government Resumes.

Now I'm sure you're not the one doing the complaining about these things...because unlike others...you...

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Federal Employment Benefits Probed at Hearing

by carlos 7. August 2007

 

During Testimony Thursday, U.S. Office of Personnel Management Director Linda M. Springer urged lawmakers to approve legislation on workplace rules and employee benefits to help the federal government build an effective work force, including the ability to retain older, more experienced employees.

She also urged...

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