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Career Community: Federal Employment

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Writing a Federal Resume
  • Learn important facts about the federal hiring process
  • Understand how tailoring your resume to the job announcement helps you in the hiring process
  • Learn what elements to focus on when reviewing a job description for a federal position

RESOURCES: Plain Language Action and Information Network | Feds Hire Vets

Navigating USAJobs.gov
  • Learn how to prepare, submit, and check your status on USAJobs.gov
  • Receive tips on creating a USAJobs.gov profile
  • Learn how to choose hiring paths in your USAJobs.gov profile

RESOURCES: USAjobs | Choosing Hiring Paths on USAjobs

Preparing for Federal Employment
  • Learn if you are eligible for the federal government veterans preference
  • Understand how the preference categories work during the hiring process
  • Learn about your rights as a federal contractor

RESOURCES: Feds Hire Vets

Federal Employment Connection: Veterans Benefits Administration
  • Learn about the career opportunities at the Veterans Benefits Administration
  • Hear about the duties and responsibilities of federal employees at the National Contact Centers
  • Understand the special hiring authorities available to veterans and military spouses

RESOURCES: Careers at the VBA

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