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How to get a federal job

a guide to finding and applying for a job with the United States government anywhere in the United States

by Krandall Kraus

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Published by Facts on File in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Civil service positions -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementKrandall Kraus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK716 .K69 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 180 p. :
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2547264M
      ISBN 100816015325, 0816012245
      LC Control Number85029187

      Find a step-by-step list of how to get your business ready to bid on and win federal government contracts. Each year, the government awards hundreds of billions of dollars in federal contracts to businesses to meet the needs of federal agencies and the military. The government’s goal is to award at least 23 percent of those contracts to small.   Don’t apply to a job based on what you want to get paid, but on how your Knowledge, Skills and Abilities sync with the qualifications the US government require. If you want to get a GS position you need to prove that you’ve worked successfully at the GS level for a year, even if you are not currently working for the federal government.

      Tailor your resume for a federal job. People or computers will scan your resume looking for keywords that pertain to the job. Pay particular attention to the job description and use some of those same words in your resume. For example, if the job requires familiarity with Microsoft Excel, list Microsoft Excel as a skill. Structure your resume.   Page updated 4/8/ Federal Job Applications, Federal Resumes, and KSAs The key to landing a federal job is to read the job announcement that lists everything required to apply for that government position. You must send in all requested information, in the specified format, for your application to be accepted.

      As the central bank of the United States, the Federal Reserve's mission is to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system. Search Job Openings FAQs. Find Jobs by Category. Research Assistants. Financial Analysts. Cooperative Education Program. Dissertation Fellows. Life at the Board. Used at over military installations worldwide, this guide is a colorful, chart-filled handout and is based on Ten Steps to a Federal Job®. The Jobseeker's Guide is used at hundreds of military bases, government agencies, workforce centers, colleges and universities, and private industry career centers to instruct federal job seekers worldwide!


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