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Ten Steps to Getting a Government Job

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Ten Steps to Getting a Government Job

You’re interested in working for the US government, but you’re not exactly sure what to do first. Maybe you’re having difficulty figuring out what type of government job would best match the skills that you have. What are the major branches of the Government? How many jobs are available? What agencies will be hiring rapidly over the next few years? Find out the essential information about a career for the government here.

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    Oluranti

    over 6 years ago

    4 comments

    nice one, i believe its gonna help me out in getting a nice job.

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    dathomas5

    over 6 years ago

    2 comments

    I am looking for a new career, with the government, looking to grow working with the government

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    kcantr

    over 6 years ago

    4 comments

    I am looking to start a new career, working for the government.

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    shaharvinda

    over 6 years ago

    4 comments

    I am looking in to medical assistant, or Phlebotomist job

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    henryf760

    almost 7 years ago

    48 comments

    Not Gov't jobs that require a security clearance which a lot of Gov jobs do now days. I would suggest Dept. of Homeland Security maybe.

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    weng1976

    almost 7 years ago

    2 comments

    I want to inquire if I am not a us citizen, I can't apply in US gov't jobs?

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    scu

    almost 7 years ago

    2 comments

    Bravo

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    ladybar10dr

    almost 7 years ago

    2 comments

    Hey! I am a soon to be graduating senior with a BA in history and government. I have a strong work history in account handling and customer service. I am looking for a federal job in the Los Angeles area. Anybody have any helpful information on where to begin? I’ve been using USAjobs, but again, it seems hard to even get a hit from there.

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    carakoch

    almost 7 years ago

    2 comments

    One of many resources on KSA's:
    www.ksawriters.com

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    us_citzn

    almost 7 years ago

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    To: mwredfern, very good advice. I have owned a successful business for 27 years and my heart is not in it now. I have been looking for the "perfect job" and applied for a few, but now I see to apply for more. I had a adjudications officer test about 3 weeks ago and not heard back yet. I figure the folks who did poorly knew after 2 weeks and some of us are getting our back-grounds checked and hopefully passed. I am the perfect government canidate...no arrests, great credit, great KSA's, married 25 years and willing to travel. I'll keep on plugging because of the above advice and yours. Thanks for th extra tips. cc

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    gcarter1974

    almost 7 years ago

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    I did not find this very helpful. Some examples would be appreciated, especially where to begin networking and what a successful KSA should look like. Also, where do I present my KSA? I have been trying to apply through USAJOBS and have not seen where they have a place to present either a KSA or a cover letter. A more detailed description of the entire application process would also be a huge benefit.

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    nordia

    almost 7 years ago

    2 comments

    I'm an honor student and recently graduated with a BA and have over 3 years of administrative experience and I know I'm doing everything right on my applications, I apply on usa.gov but I'm never as good as the other applicants, it's been about a year now and I still can't even get an interview, this is frustrating. It seems like you have to know someone from the inside to get a guaranteed interview, who else thinks this is true?

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    minamorts0115

    almost 7 years ago

    2 comments

    i have been working as a government employee in my country for almost 24 years now. I hope to try my luck in the States. This is the first time I had the courage to apply abroad. I am so overwhelmed that there are Filipinos able to make it legally and I am hoping to be among them. I am hoping I can be assisted/guided in applying.

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    shyla

    almost 7 years ago

    2 comments

    Foreigners/aliens coming in my country can get a job that fast especially in the field of sports and recreation, i hope to succeed there in the States just as these aliens are in my place.

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    bjoymarr

    almost 7 years ago

    2 comments

    During the last year, I have applied for over 70 government jobs and only interviewed for 2. I still have not been able to land a govt job. I am 10% compensated vet and this so frustrating. Is there anyone I can turn to get some help?

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