Can you consider prior discipline in the selection process? Here is a quick summary of the situation. What is your opinion? Read the article and send in your comments.
Which job is generally better: working directly for the federal government or for a federal contractor?
Checking references is an important part of the hiring process. These are legal issues to consider.
The job summary section should focus on summarizing the job to be filled–not descriptions of how the agency is saving the world. Agencies will ultimately suffer the consequences if well-qualified potential applicants spurn the opportunity to compete for federal jobs.
Reference checking in federal agencies is often neglected, misunderstood or both. In this article, the author says that reference checks are worth your time and trouble to avoid hiring an employee you subsequently regret hiring.
OPM is issuing new regulations designed to significantly enhance the federal government’s recruitment, relocation and retention payment authorities.
Our readers provided us with insightful feedback in response to a recent article on getting a government job. It seems many federal employees agree that the federal hiring system is in need of reform.
While the government has been taking steps in the right direction to recruit new applicants, the application process still falls short in several areas. This is the story of one applicant’s experience with the federal job search.