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    Veteran's Employment Preference Points Overview

    By law, veterans who are disabled or who served on active duty in the Armed Forces during certain specified time periods or in military campaigns are entitled to preference over non veterans both in hiring from competitive lists of eligibles and in retention during reductions in force. The goal of the Veteran's Preference is not to the place a veteran in ...
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    Filing Applications After Examinations Have Closed

    A 10-point preference eligible may file an application at any time for any positions for which a non-temporary appointment has been made from a competitive list of eligibles within the past 3 years. In addition, a person who is unable to file for an open competitive examination because of military service may file after the closing date. In either of the ...
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    General Requirements for Preference

    To be entitled to preference, a veteran must meet the eligibility requirements in section 2108 of title 5, United States Code. This means that: # An honorable or general discharge is necessary. # Military retirees at the rank of major, lieutenant commander, or higher are not eligible for preference unless they are disabled veterans. # Guard and Reserve active duty for ...
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    Contracting Oversight and Transparency: A Follow-Up On the Bailout

    Before the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (AKA the ESSA, and more commonly referred to as "the bailout") passed, Neil raised concerns about whether there would be enough oversight of contractors used in the effort. In particular, he was concerned about the Treasury Secretary being able to waive the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). Documents released by the Treasury Department today ...
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    Boston, MA: Federal Jobs Overview

    Boston is an historic city of contrasts. Ancient red-brick sidewalks twist past handsome Federalist houses on the way to soaring glass towers housing state-of-the-art technology. The sports teams are the best loved and the most hated at one and the same time. Residents are fiercely protective of their neighborhoods and fiercely critical of the MBTA, the government and the weather. In ...
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    Statisticians participate in and manage the full range of data collection, analysis, and data dissemination activities and functions. They develop survey and study specifications and procedures, assist in data collection operations, develop and design survey questionnaires, analyze and evaluate data, develop official U.S. Government statistics, and disseminate study results through written publications and oral presentations. Agency Bureau of the Census Salary ...
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    Economists are responsible for the collection, review, and compilation of data from either primary or secondary sources to support federal programs. Data are reviewed for accuracy and consistency at which time an analysis of the findings is prepared. Results of the analysis may be in the form of internal reports, press releases, or articles for publication. Many economists are concerned primarily ...
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    Top 25 Most Popular Federal Careers

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    Financial Administrator

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    VA Therapy Professionals

    Looking for a career as a therapy or rehab professional in a top-notch setting? How about a healthcare system where the medical practice, equipment and record-keeping are state-of-the-art, the patients are considered heroes and the employee benefits surpass those most private employers offer? Then consider a career with the Veterans Health Administration, the US Department of Veterans Affairs' health service. "We ...
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