Government Jobs

  • Avoid These 11 Mistakes During Your Federal Job Search

    Avoid These 11 Mistakes During Your Federal Job Search

    By Lori Michelle Ryan, JIST Publishing Federal job seekers are often frustrated with, overwhelmed by or puzzled over the complex federal hiring process. In their new book, "Find Your Federal Job Fit," authors Janet Ruck and Karol Taylor explain that the "federal application process, which is unlike any... Continue Reading

  • The Best And Worst Agencies To Start A Federal Career

    The Best And Worst Agencies To Start A Federal Career

    By Deanna Glick, AOL Government Apparently, twenty-somethings who work for the VA love their jobs. This is among the insights in a new report from the Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte based on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) 2010 employee survey. Continue Reading

  • Computer Hackers Wanted By Government -- To Hire!

    Computer Hackers Wanted By Government -- To Hire!

    By Tabassum Zakaria (Reuters) - The National Security Agency has a challenge for hackers who think they're hot stuff: prove it by working on the "hardest problems on Earth." Computer hacker skills are in great demand in the U.S. government to fight the cyber wars that pose a growing national security... Continue Reading

  • Now Hiring: The CIA

    Now Hiring: The CIA

    Uncle Sam wants you! Particularly if you learned Arabic, Chinese, Dari, Korean, Pashtu, Persian, Russian or Urdu as a child, and are still fluent. Not only is the CIA hiring, but other foreign service and state divisions are also desperate for recruits who are college graduates and speak second languages... Continue Reading

  • Eight Myths About the USAJobs Federal Job Posting Process

    Eight Myths About the USAJobs Federal Job Posting Process

    Are you considering applying for a federal job but not totally confident about using the USAJOBS automated application system? Kathy Troutman, a leading federal jobs expert, spoke to AOL Jobs to debunk the myths about the process so you can get started applying for federal jobs right away. Continue Reading

  • How to Write a Resume for a Federal Job

    How to Write a Resume for a Federal Job

    Are you thinking of applying for a job with the federal government? The strategies for writing a powerful resume are different from those recommended for the private sector. AOL Jobs spoke to Kathryn Troutman, a leading federal resume expert, to learn more about how to write a top-notch resume for the federal... Continue Reading