Excerpts from the Washington Post
CRACKING THE FEDERAL
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What is the biggest challenge for Federal job seekers?
As a Federal Career Consultant, I work with a range of individuals all over the globe
and my biggest challenge is the same, regardless of the audience. Federal job
seekers don’t understand that the Federal government is a whole different ball
game—the resumes are different, qualification process is different, selection process
is different, salary negotiation process is different, interview process is different,
politics are different--everything is VERY different from the private sector. You have to
understand these differences and learn what to do and what not to do.
Although it can and does happen, you cannot expect to submit one application
package and land the perfect job. If you really want to get a Federal job, it will take an
investment of your time and 100% commitment to the process. You have to be
committed to creating a quality application package and submitting it multiple times
so you can get your application package in front of as many HR Specialists as
possible. Never, ever put all your eggs in one basket; they will easily get broken
along with your ego. You have to have thick skin and be persistent and
consistent—and it can be well worth the effort!
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