Veterans and Military Spouses Federal Resume Blog Posts

VA Expedites Hiring for Occupations with ‘Severe Shortage of Candidates’

The Veterans Administration is looking for tens of thousands of employees in scores of occupations, from healthcare to IT to building maintenance. The VA considers this a critical personnel situation because overworked staffers in understaffed occupations can have higher rates of attrition.

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Where the Jobs Are – Department of Transportation

“WHERE THE FEDERAL JOBS ARE”
FEDERAL AGENCY SERIES PART 9: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT The DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)

Website: https://www.transportation.gov/

Secretary: Anthony R. Foxx (2013 – present)

Headquarters: Washington,

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Where the Jobs Are – Department of Interior

“WHERE THE FEDERAL JOBS ARE”
FEDERAL AGENCY SERIES PART 7: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT The DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)

Website: https://www.doi.gov/

Secretary: Sally Jewell (2013 – present)

Headquarters: Washington,

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Post 9/11 VETS – 68% Hired or Interviewed for a Federal Job with Professional Writing and Coaching – Part I

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The odds are good that you will get an interview or get hired for a federal job, if you invest in a professional federal resume writer and coach to begin your search.
A quote from Sportsgambling.about.com shows that a 68% chance of success is a good bet.

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New FAA Postings for Air Traffic Controllers Are a Top Federal Job Opportunity for Young People with Limited Qualifications

faa_logoThe Federal Aviation Administration announced the opening on Feb. 10 of a number of Air Traffic Controller Specialist trainee positions, creating some of the best federal job opportunities for young people, according to The Resume Place.

Air traffic control can be an excellent career choice for young people,

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The Veterans’ Opportunity to Work Act and the Certified Federal Job Search Training Program

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The Veterans’ Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act is a bipartisan, bicameral, comprehensive legislation that seeks to lower the unemployment rate among veterans. In light of the Act’s provisions and associated goals, the Certified Federal Job Search Trainer (CFJST) Program is more critical than ever: through teaching Ten Steps to a Federal Job® at your Veterans’ Employment Center,

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Step 1: Review an Awesome Federal Resume – that landed a GS-9 DHS position with just three applications

— Download a Sample Veteran Federal Resume – THIS VETERAN WAS HIRED BY DHS!

vet-college-student-smilingJeremy Denton got offered two federal jobs out of three applications with the resume that you can download here!

If you are really serious about searching for a federal job, take a look at this sample.

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