The federal job application process is encountering a “Perfect Storm” of events that may make it difficult to attract new talent.
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.