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    Government Careers vs. Civilian Careers

    Government Careers vs. Civilian Careers
    A government career is like a civilian career in many ways: for the most part, you work a regular job while attempting to keep your life, family, bills, housing, car, etc. in order. You will work with other people, have a boss, and have to exhibit initiative if you want to get ahead. On the other hand, working for the federal ...
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    Step 3: Decide if You're Ready

    Step 3: Decide if You're Ready
    Will you fit in with other government workers? Why are you interested in joining? Are you old enough to get the job you're looking for? Do you have a criminal record? Are you a US citizen? Take the time to carefully consider questions such as these. The more you educate yourself on the basic requirements you must meet to succeed as ...
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    Are You Eligible for a Federal Job?

    Eligibility rules can be a little confusing. The intend of this page is to clarify some of the the complexities of eligibility rules so job hunters don't end up wasting time applying for positions they cannot become eligible for. The qualifying rules differ vastly depending on what department you're interested in working for, so this might also be a good time ...
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    Are You Eligible for a Defense Job?

    Are You Eligible for a Defense Job?
    Eligibility rules can be a little confusing. The intent of this page is to clarify some of the the complexities of eligibility rules so job hunters don't waste time applying for positions they cannot become eligible for. This page provides a run-down of the basic eligibility rules for each Department of Defense branch. You should always talk with a representative of ...
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    Independent Agency Overview

    More than 200 years ago, the founders of the United States gathered in Philadelphia to create a constitution for a new national government and transform America into a self-governing nation. The Federal Government of the United States has been the centralized governmental system of America since the signing of the original U.S. Constitution, and operates with three branches: legislative, executive, and ...
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    General Services Administration

    General Services Administration
    The mission of the General Services Administration (GSA) is to monitor and improve the service federal agencies offer to the people of the United States. The GSA is responsible for setting management policies in place, providing services during acquisitions, and ensure financial accountability of other government departments and agencies. The GSA also works to simplify citizen access to government information and ...
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    Social Security Administration

    Social Security Administration
    The Social Security Administration's mission is to advance the economic security of the United States through implementing trustworthy and effective Social Security programs. There is currently a lot of discussion about the future of Social Security in America. Despite a lot of hype about the possibility of cutting Social Security funding, there are no plans to cut benefits for retirees. In ...
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    Step 1: Learn about Government Careers

    Step 1: Learn about Government Careers
    Many people have a preconceived notion of what it's like to work for the government based on sensational clips from the news and Hollywood movies. But what is it really like as an employee of the US Government? How many employees work for the recently created Homeland Security Department? What degree do you need to be highly qualified for the Department ...
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    Federal Department Overview

    Federal Department Overview
    More than 200 years ago, the founders of the United States gathered in Philadelphia to create a constitution for a new national government and transform America into a self-governing nation. The Federal Government of the United States has been the centralized governmental system of America since the signing of the original U.S. Constitution, and operates with three branches: legislative, executive, and ...
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    Department of the Treasury

    Department of the Treasury
    The Department of the Treasury is the primary federal agency responsible for the economic and financial prosperity and security of the United States, and as such is responsible for a wide range of activities including advising the President on economic and financial issues, promoting the President’s growth agenda, and enhancing corporate governance in financial institutions. In the international arena, the Department ...
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    Veterans Affairs

    Veterans Affairs
    The mission of the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is 'to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans and their families today and tomorrow'. The VA workforce aims to function as a single, comprehensive service provider to the men and women who serve the Nation. The Five Goals of the Veterans Affairs Department: ● *Strategic Goal 1:* Restore the capability ...
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    Department of the Air Force

    Department of the Air Force
    The mission of the United States Air Force is to deliver sovereign options for the defense of the United States of America and its global interests - to fly and fight in Air, Space, and Cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, ...
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    Department of the Navy

    Department of the Navy
    The US Navy's primary mission is to maintain, train and equip combat-ready Naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression, and maintaining freedom of the seas. That mission includes the support of all military departments of the United States. The navy is a component force of the U.S. Department of Defense, a cabinet-level agency reporting directly to the president. The secretary ...
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    National Security Agency Job Fairs

    Find out what life is like at NSA. Attend an NSA recruiting event where you can talk with an NSA recruiter, get to know our Agency and explore great career opportunities. Note: You will be expected to bring a resume and an unofficial transcript to many of these hiring events. [widget:3_quiz_list_widget] h3. Hiring Events Check below to see when the NSA ...
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    Secret Service Career Fairs

    [widget:job_fairs] CAREER FAIRS The United States Secret Service to strongly encourages you to attend one of the below events to learn more about career opportunities. If the Secret Service is not holding a recruiting event in your immediate area, please contact the United States Secret Service office closest to you. Each Secret Service office accepts applications forthe Special Agent and ...
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    Federal Job Fairs

    Federal Job Fairs
    For the most up-to-date information about government job fairs, check out GovCentral's Government Job Fair calendar. Attending job fairs is a terrific way to meet potential employers, practice your interviewing skills, and gain an appreciation for what skills and work experience are valued by each department. Furthermore, representatives you will meet at job fairs will give you personalized feedback on your ...
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    Peace Corps Job Fairs

    The Peace Corps is one of the world's most successful and respected development organizations. Part of the Peace Corps' success is due to the dedicated people who work behind the scenes to support the agency and the thousands of Volunteers serving overseas. Peace Corps employees enjoy challenging and interesting jobs. They provide program and medical support, recruit new Peace Corps Volunteers, ...
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    Intelligence Agency Job Fairs

    h3. Hiring Events [widget:3_quiz_list_widget] ● CivilianJobs.com, Job Fair Ft. Lewis, WA 4/14/2009 ● CivilianJobs.com, Job Fair Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, WA 4/15/2009 ● Corporate Job Fair Greenbelt, MD 4/14/2009 ● Arab American Festival Houston, TX 4/18/2009-4/19/2009 ● Intelligence Careers, Career Fair FT Carson, CO 4/21/2009 ● Intelligence Careers, Career Fair Peterson AFB, CO 4/22/2009 ● MOAA Career Fair Walter E. Washington Convention ...
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    FBI Job Fairs

    [widget:job_fairs] The Federal Bureau of Investigation, along with the DEA and CIA, participates in many job fairs each year. Many FBI representatives have stated that they expect all attendees to bring resumes and dress processionally, and try to keep conversations at job fairs on-topic and as productive as possible. *Please Note*: The FBI is not a sponsor of the following ...
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    Converting to NSPS: What You Need to Know

    h3. Do I need to do anything to ensure my position converts to NSPS? No. Your position converts automatically into NSPS based on your permanent position of record. h3. Will I lose salary when my position converts to NSPS? No. Your position converts into NSPS based on your permanent position of record without a loss of pay. If eligible, you may ...
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