Book Description

Review An invaluable how-to guide for landing a federal position, this book is updated every two years in order to incorporate the newest procedural details. Former federal-employee hiring specialist Damp breaks the recruitment process into 12 essential chapters, offering an elemental introduction, application and interview advice, and, finally 'Employment Secrets.' To speed comprehension, information is often bulleted, and Damp frequently reproduces and explains entire sample resumes and job postings. With its logical arrangement and thorough explanations, this book will prove a vital resource for any federal job seeker. --Library Journal'One of the 'TOP 20' most borrowed books in U.S. Libraries.' --Library Journal'Updated and expanded edition presents the latest information available for finding and applying for federal government jobs. Discusses an introduction to government employment; understanding the federal employment process; what jobs are available; the interview process; civil service exams; completing an employment application; veterans and military dependent hiring; overseas employment opportunities; the U.S. Postal Service; employment opportunities for people with disabilities; law enforcement and Homeland Security careers; and employment secrets. Appendixes include a job hunter's checklist; a federal agency contact list; federal occupation lists; and an agency skills index. Damp is an author and government employment expert. Index.' --Journal of Economic Liturature Read more About the Author Damp is the author of 25 books and writes from first-hand experience, he spent 35 years working for Uncle Sam. Damp's titles have been featured, reviewed and recommended by Library Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal and he has appeared on hundreds of radio talk shows and on the CNN Your Money show. Read more