Governmentjobs

  • Are Federal Employees Overpaid Or Underpaid?

    Are Federal Employees Overpaid Or Underpaid?

    The debate over federal employee pay is an old and always fiery one. Every year, the Federal Salary Council comes out with a report that states that federal workers receive significantly less pay compared to private workers in similar jobs. Then conservative think tanks strike back with their own analyses,... Continue Reading

  • Federal Employees Earning $150,000 Surged Tenfold Over Five Years

    Federal Employees Earning $150,000 Surged Tenfold Over Five Years

    Being a federal employee has not just become a port in the unemployment storm. It can be lucrative. Over the past five years federal employees making $150,000 or more constitute 3.9 pecent of the work force, reports USA Today. There's more. President Barack Obama is planning to give a pay raise of about 1.4... Continue Reading

  • Why You Should Consider a Job With the Federal Government

    Why You Should Consider a Job With the Federal Government

    Kelly Services As the economy continues to recover and we see more encouraging news regarding employment, inevitably people start thinking about finding new work. According to findings from the 2009 Kelly Global Workforce Index, 40 percent of employees across the United States intend to look for another job... Continue Reading

  • Designer Duds on a Government Dime?

    Designer Duds on a Government Dime?

    If you think applying for a government job means you'll have to resign yourself to short-sleeve white shirts, pocket protectors and/or polyester stretch pants, think again. The numbers have just come out on what state and local governments are spending on employees, and it ain't peanuts. Employer costs for state... Continue Reading

  • Attention Job Seekers: Uncle Sam Wants You

    Attention Job Seekers: Uncle Sam Wants You

    Corporate America's recent tumble took jobs and confidence away from millions. New opportunities, job security, and benefits may seem scarce, but experts say you can find them all right now by working for the government. Caroline King found work in late May as a veteran service representative for the Department... Continue Reading