Knowing how to respond to a federal job vacancy can be critical to getting your application seriously considered. Federal agencies use KSA’s and knowing what they are and how to respond will give you a better chance of getting a new job or promotion.
Merit pay is rampant in the private sector. In the federal government, equal pay raises across the board are the norm although a report issued in 2006 shows that federal employees have not fared too badly. The systems are different and pay and the sources of job satisfaction are unlikely to ever match up.
Violating the Hatch Act can get a federal employee into trouble. Two new cases have again demonstrated that sending an e-mail while on duty in a government building can lead to disciplinary action.
Is taking sick leave discretionary? The government’s view is that sick leave applies to a few prescribed situations. What constitutes sick leave abuse and why do people abuse it?
A federal employee is not always acting as an employee of the federal government. In this case, a court ruled that whether an agency employee was acting in an official capacity is an issue to be resolved by a jury.
The number one cause for employee discipline in the Federal sector results from problems related to leave. some of the attitudes that may cause sick leave problems and some prevention strategies.