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Starting Your Federal Job Search? Learn Fed Speak First

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Starting Your Federal Job Search? Learn Fed Speak First

Before you apply for a federal job, you have to learn a new language: Government-speak. For a quick lesson, we turned to Monster Federal Career Coach and Gov’t/Public Service Careers message board expert Kathryn Troutman.

Start with the announcement title, because in government, even fairly straightforward jobs are given confusing titles. For example, I just read an announcement for a “contact representative” for the VA Health Adminis...

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