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Posted in Blog, Federal Job News for Military Spouses, Federal Job Search, Federal Resume Writing, Military Spouse Jobs on Base, Military Spouse Preference, USAJOBS, Veteran Federal Jobs

Bobbi’s Top Tips on Program S Jobs for Military Spouses

Bobbi Robbins – married to a Marine since 2009, a mother with two small children, and now a graduate student – really needed Program S when she and her husband were transferring to Fort Meade. When couples receive PCS orders, Program S gives military spouses high priority for DoD job openings. But like so many military spouses,

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How to Get In On the Hiring Free-For-All for Border Patrol Agents

Uncle Sam is looking for a few good Border Patrol Agents – 5,000 of them, in fact. The Department of Homeland Security is having such a hard time finding enough qualified men and women to do this tough and important job that it recently issued a request for proposals from outside consultants to put together a “hard-hitting recruiting campaign.”

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Posted in Blog, Federal Job Search, Federal Resume Writing, USAJOBS, Veteran Federal Jobs

Leverage Government Service in a Private-Sector Resume

You’ve done well in your federal government career, but you have various reasons to consider a leap to the private sector: Although you’ve progressed on the GS pay scale, you’re looking for more upside potential. Or you want to apply your considerable skills in a more entrepreneurial environment. Or you’re frustrated by the budget,

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Posted in Blog, Corporate Veteran Resumes, Federal Job News for Military Spouses

Federal Employment Programs Offer Enticements to Students and Recent Grads

With an aging workforce and hundreds of thousands of retirements looming, the U.S. Civil Service offers many programs designed to entice Millennials to federal employment, hoping that some recruits will spend their careers working for their country.

Recruitment programs targeting young people are available at hundreds of federal departments and agencies,

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Posted in Blog, Federal Job Search, Federal Resume Writing, Student Internships, USAJOBS, Veteran Federal Jobs

Would you like a Federal Job?

It’s all about your federal resume. It has to be Outstanding! This website is dedicated to helping veterans write a federal resume that will match a specific federal job title. The federal resume is NOT the same as the average private industry resume.

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