The Book of U.S. Government Jobs

The Book of U.S. Government Jobs

Where They Are, What's Available, and How to Complete A Federal Resume

eBook - 2011
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Midpoint Books
The federal sector continues to grow and expand. This new edition offers job seekers all of the tools necessary to land a high paying civil service job. The federal government is this country's largest employer with just under 3,000,000 civilian workers averaging $81,258 a year in salary, not counting attractive benefits. Discover where the jobs are, how to apply, and most importantly where to find them. This totally revised and updated edition includes numerous resources for exploring careers and locating job vacancies nationwide and overseas. Readers will find a comprehensive federal application guide with sample resumes and the 11th edition is totally updated throughout and interspersed with the author's and editor's personal perspectives gained from a combined 100 years of government service. Jobs will be available at thousands of locations and in hundreds of occupations, entry level to professional. Few employers can match the wide range of career opportunities and job security that government offers.

Baker & Taylor
Discusses the nature of government jobs, civil service hiring procedures, types of jobs available, examinations, the application form, working abroad and provisions for people with disabilities. Original.

Book News
Damp retired in 2005 after 35 years of service in various positions with the Federal Aviation Administration; a recognized employment expert, he is the author of 25 books based on his many years in management where he was responsible for recruitment, outreach, retention and career development. Featuring updated data, resources, and examples throughout, his eleventh-edition text offers job seekers a complete insider's guide to employment with the federal government, including chapters detailing the new hiring reform initiatives ordered by President Obama and the recruitment process, job availability, the interview process, civil service exams, the employment application, veterans and military dependent hiring, overseas employment, the US Postal Service, employment for people with disabilities, and law enforcement and Homeland Security careers. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: McKees Rocks, Pa. : Bookhaven Press, c2011
Edition: 11th ed., completely revised
ISBN: 9780943641300
Branch Call Number: E-Book
Characteristics: 1 online resource


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