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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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    2010 FBI Career Fairs

    2010 FBI Career Fairs
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation, along with the DEA and CIA, will participate in a large number of career fairs in 2010. Many FBI representatives have stated that they expect all attendees to bring resumes and dress professionally, and try to keep conversations at job fairs on-topic and as productive as possible. Information listed taken from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's ...
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    Department of Agriculture

    Department of Agriculture
    USDA's mission is to provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science and efficient management. The Department has one of the oldest workforces in the Federal government, so while the USDA's overall employment is not expected to increase, its recruiters will be busy filling retirement vacancies. In this ...
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    Highest Paying Federal Careers for 2008

    Highest Paying Federal Careers for 2008
    It is important for all federal job seekers to keep on top of which positions are in greatest demand and pay the highest salaries. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) keeps track of the highest paying federal careers - updated annually, this list should help job seekers to be aware of what a top-notch government job looks like. Here is a ...
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    Top Hiring Federal Agencies September 2010

    Top Hiring Federal Agencies September 2010
    Transitioning to the fall, federal government hiring is continuing to chug along with a great demand for qualified job candidates. According to the most recent job figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the federal government had over 70,000 job openings in July and hired 39,000 people. This indicates an increasing demand for labor in the federal government for long-term ...
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    Department of Veterans Affairs: Federal Jobs Overview

    The VA administers programs involving health care, pensions, benefits and employment to aid U.S. veterans and their families, runs the veterans’ hospital system and operates our national cemeteries. Recent hiring has focused on attracting qualified health care professionals, claims examiners, and human resources specialists. Number of Employees 205,542 Career Fields Medical and Public Health Security and Protection Legal Administration / Program ...
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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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    Atlanta Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Atlanta - Sandy Springs - Gainesville, GA-AL metro area. Counties Included: Chambers (AL), Barrow, Barrow, Butts, Carroll, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, Dawson, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Haralson, Heard, Henry, Jasper, Lamar, Meriwether, Newton, Paulding, Pickens, Pike, Polk, Rockdale, Spalding, Troup, Upson, and Walton. SALARY TABLE 2009-ATL ...
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    Federal Jobs in Hawaii

    Federal Jobs in Hawaii
    Hawaii has a relatively large federal workforce for its population. Nearly 75 percent of the state's federal employees are employed by the Department of Defense, with nearly 9,000 employed by the U.S. Navy. The Navy 's Pacific Command is headquartered at Camp H.M. Smith, outside of Honolulu employing nearly 5,000. The Transportation Security Administration, the Army Installation Management Agency, and the ...
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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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    San Diego Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the San Diego, CA metro area. Counties Included: CA - San Diego. 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2007 Salary: $20,013-$25,028 Hourly Rate: $9.59-$11.99 2008 Salary (3% increase): $20,655-$25,831 Salary (3.5% increase): $20,796-$26,007 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2007 Salary Range: $22,501-$28,312 Hourly Rate: $10.78-$13.23 2008 Salary (3% ...
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    Top Hiring Federal Agencies August 2010

    Top Hiring Federal Agencies August 2010
    The summer is still heating up and so is hiring for the federal government. We've compiled the list of offices and agencies that have hundreds and thousands of openings across the country. Check out our top 15 agencies hiring for the month of August. Check out the list: Top Hiring Federal Agencies August 2010 From our analysis, the Department of Veteran ...
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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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    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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    Highest Paying State Government Construction Jobs

    Highest Paying State Government Construction Jobs
    Below is a list of the ten state government construction jobs with the highest annual average salaries. 1) Earth Drillers - $68,070 2) Cement Masons / Concrete Finishers - $47,280 3) Construction Trades / Extraction Workers - $54,690 Advance Your Career Do you want to learn more about careers in state government? Learn more here. 4) Plumbers / Pipefitters / Steamfitters ...
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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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    10 Tips on Visiting a Recruiter

    Recruiters are well-trained, committed professionals who can answer a lot of your questions about what it's like in the federal government. Recruiters are also very up-front: they face demanding schedules and cannot possibly tell you everything you would like to hear. Therefore, your job is to become a detective - ask plenty of questions! This will ensure that you are given ...
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    Step 5: Network for Success

    Step 5: Network for Success
    Networking is one of the most important aspects of the work you will do as you search for a government job - in fact, about 60 percent of all applicants will find their job through networking. And yet, it is often overlooked by applicants. This guide will help you learn how to leverage GovCentral's resources in order to become an expert ...
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    Dallas-Ft. Worth Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX metro area. Counties Included: TX - Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Delta, Denton, Ellis, Fannin, Grayson, Henderson, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell, Tarrant, Wise. 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2007 Salary: $19,514-$24,404 Hourly Rate: $9.35-$11.69 2008 Salary (3% increase): $20,121-$25,163 Salary (3.5% increase): ...
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    Seattle-Tacoma Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Seattle-Tacoma, WA metro area. Counties Included: WA - Island, King, Kitsap, Mason, Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish, Thurston, Whatcom 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2007 Salary: $19,720-$24,662 Hourly Rate: $9.45-$11.82 2008 Salary (3.5% increase): $20,412-$25,528 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2007 Salary Range: $22,172-$27,898 Hourly Rate: $10.62-$13.37 2008 ...
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