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Why Military Spouses Need Ten Steps to a Federal Job Training

Why Military Spouses Need Ten Steps to a Federal Job Training
Introducing new Stars are Lined Up for Military Spouses
on PPP-S and USAJOBS Curriculum
By Kathryn Troutman,
Program Director, Ten Steps Certification Programs – 2018
Spouse Federal Employment Training is our new second emphasis
with our Ten Steps Certification Training!

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Strategies for Meeting Military Families’ Toughest Challenges

Jan Meert has looked at the role of military spouse and mom from both sides now. Jan is married to an Army Soldier, and they have two boys, 12 and 14. Jan has had a federal civilian career working on bases in the U.S., Asia and Europe, managing on-post organizations like Army Community Service (ACS) that benefit servicemen and women and their spouses.

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Many Federal Agencies Offer Jobs Fighting Terrorism

Especially in these times, legions of American civilians feel called to join the battle against terrorism, international and domestic. For those so motivated, there are hundreds of federal agencies and departments offering jobs in many occupational fields that contribute to the United States’ vast counterterrorism efforts. Demand for skilled professionals is high and help is available for candidates who choose to undertake the government’s exacting and exhaustive application processes.

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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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Where the Jobs Are – Treasury

“WHERE THE FEDERAL JOBS ARE”
FEDERAL AGENCY SERIES PART 5: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY

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Website: https://www.treasury.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Secretary: Jacob J. Lew (2013 – present)

Headquarters: Washington,

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What is a Federal “Career Ladder” Position?

Career Ladder

Upward Career Mobility

A “Career Ladder” position is a federal job that allows you to MOVE UP THE LADDER. For example, you may be hired as a GS-5, but if the position has promotion potential to GS-11, then you could move up from GS-5 to GS-11 in as little as THREE YEARS!

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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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Recent Major Changes to Application Manager

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usa-jobsAs you know, it is nearly impossible to apply for a federal job without using both USAJOBS.gov and ApplicationManager.gov. Application Manager is the most used tool for application questionnaires.

Over the past few weeks, Application Manager has quietly undergone some major changes that will affect how you use the system.

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Are You Reading the USAJOBS Announcements Carefully Enough?

by Kathryn Troutman
Are You Reading the USAJOBS Announcements Carefully Enough?
Every federal job announcement comes with a helpful set of instructions and notices from the human resources specialist who produced the recruitment notice.

    Most applicants skim through these – or ignore them altogether – because they are crunched for time,

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