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    Top Ten States for Federal Jobs

    Top Ten States for Federal Jobs
    Looking for a federal job outside of Washington? Many new federal job seekers are often surprised that over 80 percent of federal jobs are located outside of DC. Many of the top states may surprise you. Click on the links below to search for federal jobs by location and career field in each of the top ten states. Related Links Do ...
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    2011 Federal Government Jobs Outlook

    2011 Federal Government Jobs Outlook
    A midyear election in which candidates ran against Washington and a troubled economy have put downward pressure on government hiring, but there are still plenty of federal job openings in Uncle Sam’s shop. [gate] In the first half of fiscal year 2010 (October 2009 to March 2010) the government employment market was brisk -- 58,893 new employees were hired in full-time, ...
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    Top Locations for Government Jobs (November 2009)

    Top Locations for Government Jobs (November 2009)
    As of November 9, 2009, there are over 30,000 current job vacancies with the federal government. GovCentral has searched every state to make it easy for you to find the vacancies available in your area. Click the links next to find opportunities in your area. Highlights: 1. The Washington, D.C. Metro region has over 6000 current vacancies. 2. The federal government ...
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    Hot Federal Jobs in a Cool Economy

    Hot Federal Jobs in a Cool Economy
    The US Government needs you! Yes, the government is hiring Information Technologists, Scientists Supply Specialists, Logistics Management Specialists, Administrative Officers, Administrative Specialists, Program Analysts and other “Mission Critical Skills” positions. You may not need an advanced degree or a security clearance in order to qualify for the jobs listed below, all of which pay competitively, and are quite stable. Consider the ...
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    Ten Fastest Growing State and Local Gov't Jobs

    Ten Fastest Growing State and Local Gov't Jobs
    According to federal statistics, state and local governments are expected to hire nearly 1.4 million new workers over the next ten years. Combine this number with the large number of vacancies that are expected to arise as more baby boomers retire and you realize that states and localities will be very busy with recruiting over the next decade. Most job growth ...
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    Contract Specialist

    As a contract specialist, you will be responsible for the acquisition of equipment and services of significant importance to the agency. This includes responsibility for solicitation, negotiation, administration, close-out and termination of purchase orders and contracts. A wide variety of commodities are acquired including furniture, telecommunication equipment, ammunition, surveillance equipment, and various services and maintenance efforts. Additional duties may include developing, ...
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    Federal Jobs in Engineering

    Federal Jobs in Engineering
    Engineers advise on, administer, supervise, or perform research or other professional and scientific work of a special or miscellaneous character. These positions involve the application of a knowledge of such engineering fundamentals as the strength and strain analysis of engineering materials and structures, the physical and chemical characteristics of engineering materials. Below is a list of the various types of engineering ...
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    Secret Service - Most Exciting Government Jobs

    Secret Service - Most Exciting Government Jobs
    Want to stay on the cutting edge in your technical discipline? Want to sharpen your analytical talents? Want to delve into the language and culture of other countries? Want to work on issues that affect Americans’ national security? Fundamentally a law enforcement career choice, a job with the Secret Service will certainly be exciting. Do you have what it takes for ...
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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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    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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    Top Ten Federal Careers: Which One Is Right for You?

    Top Ten Federal Careers: Which One Is Right for You?
    It is important for all federal job seekers to keep on top of which positions are in greatest demand. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) keeps track of the federal career fields in greatest demand which it updates monthly. Below are the ten fastest growing federal career fields as of October 2009. Click below to find more information on each individual ...
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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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    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 4: Which Agency is Right for You?

    Step 4: Which Agency is Right for You?
    There are thousands of different government jobs to choose from, and an infinite amount of paths to take as you embark upon your career in government work. Would you like to work for the Department of Defense? The Department of Veteran Affairs? The Environmental Protection Agency? Do you want to focus your talents on highly specialized work, or provide more general ...
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    Stimulus 2009: Job Creation Revealed

    Stimulus 2009: Job Creation Revealed
    Where Are the Jobs? The $819 billion economic stimulus package that passed the House last week could create or save more than 3 million jobs by the end of next year, according to recent estimates. But where will these jobs be? What type of jobs will be available? We’ve tallied the estimates, and published a breakdown of how many jobs are ...
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    Keep the Peace: Federal Law Enforcement Careers

    There are over 88 federal agencies that have some sort of law enforcement or investigative unit. While you may be most familiar with the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and the U.S. Secret Service, there are tens and thousands more brave citizen that have made the commitment to protect and serve their department, agency, and country. [widget:school_finder_intro] [widget:586] What all ...
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    Step 8: Time to Apply

    Step 8: Time to Apply
    You've done the preliminary research, and you're finally ready to apply to one or several of the 193,000+ positions the U.S. Government will be looking to fill over the next two years. Read these tips to make sure you've covered all bases: if you miss some required information, or neglect an important aspect of your application, you will cost yourself a ...
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    Lose The Cubicle: GovCentral's Best Outdoor Careers

    Lose The Cubicle: GovCentral's Best Outdoor Careers
    Some people prefer to get away from the office park and thrive working in the national park. GovCentral has compiled some of the most adventurous and thriving outdoor careers that let you lose the cubicle for a little fun. Read on to find out some of the best outdoor careers...only at GovCentral. Here's some of the careers we've spotted for you. ...
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    Quiz Series: What's Your Government Specialty?

    Quiz Series: What's Your Government Specialty?
    You're interested in a career in Government work - but did you ever stop to think about what type of work, specifically, you are interested in doing? The field of Government work represents a multitude of career paths - would you prefer to be an Engineer for the Navy, designing ships and submarines, or an aerospace technologist for NASA? A chemist ...
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    Where to Look for Federal Jobs in Biotechnology

    Where to Look for Federal Jobs in Biotechnology
    Life sciences, technology, manufacturing - it's all a part of biotechnology. With new discoveries being made every day, there are lots of opportunities to be a part of the action. To succeed and grow in the 21st century economy, biotechnology employers need to fill each position in their companies, from entry-level to the most advanced, with qualified, skilled individuals. Because the ...
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