10 Big Mistakes Vets Make Applying to Fed Jobs
Kathryn Troutman | Federal Career Coach
Mistake 9: I didn’t realize that my five or 10 point preference really made a big difference.
Yes, most military personnel will have five point preference for service within the last three years. Military personnel with disabilities may have 10 point preference for their application. Your five or 10 point preference can give you an advantage over a candidate that does not have preference points.
The Ten Mistakes:
Mistake 1: I only apply for jobs on USAJOBS.
Mistake 4: Sometimes, I sell myself short.
Mistake 5: My job is too unique to summarize.