This educational session is highly recommended for every federal applicant, including:
- First-time applicants
- Contractors seeking federal civil service positions
- Separating or retiring military seeking federal
- Current federal employees who are not aware of the latest federal hiring processes
Federal Employment Education is critical for your knowledge and strategy in applying to federal jobs. It will lay a foundation for a better chance of success, in getting referred to a hiring manager for consideration (spoken of as being categorized as “Best Qualified”), being invited to an interview, and ultimately receiving an offer in one of the most stable careers in America.
For this session, we recommend an hour of discussion with Charles Clark about how the federal employment process works. Clark is a retired Federal Human Resources Manager, with 29 years of HR experience. Depending on your background and needs, the Federal Human Resource topics discussed can include:
How the Government Hires
- Competitive service for US citizens
- Status hiring for individuals with special hiring considerations
- Special Hiring Programs: US Citizen, Current Federal Employee, Reinstatement Federal Employee, Veteran (5 Point, 10 Point, 30% or More Disabled, Wounded Warrior), Military Spouse, Schedule A, Pathways and Returning Peace Corps
Category Rating for Your Federal Resume Scoring
- Learn how the federal HR specialist will score your resume with a Category Rating, as well as the best ways to get the top category (Best Qualified) for a position.
USAJOBS Announcement Lessons – What’s Important!
- Go over the step-by-step process of reviewing the Vacancy Announcement, determining the KSAs, and understanding how the Questionnaire is a part of the total application.
The Federal Human Resources PowerPoint
- Charles will send this HR Review to you before the session. He will cover the relevant information that you’ll need in order to master the federal employment process. This is critical information to understand if you’re serious about attempting to get hired into the US Government as a Civil Service employee.