ECQ#2: Leading people

ECQ #2 is about the ability to lead people to meet the organization's vision, goals and mission.  A government executive must be able to provide an inclusive workplace to foster the development of others, support constructive resolution of conflicts and facilitate teamwork. The competences re... [More]

Top 5 Federal Job Search Mistakes

Here are some of the most common mistakes Federal job seekers make, which result in not getting selected for interviews: Not following the guidelines included in the Federal vacancy annuncement (even if you are the best candidate, it will get you disqualified) Botching the KSA writing (KSA's are... [More]

ECQ #1: Leading change

In order to reach a suitable government position directing people, you are expected to efficaciously break down ECQ #1.  ECQ's are Executive Core Qualifications founded on the particular criteria established by the Office of Personnel Management for leadership skills essential to deliver the go... [More]

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How to write effective KSA answers

Applying for a Government job is completely different than applying for a civilian job. When a Federal job opening is posted, they usually require applicants to submit a narrative statement known as a KSA in addition to a Federal resume. KSA stands for knowledge, skills, and abilities, and should b... [More]

How to Get a Government Job

Working with the government is an enriching experience; it also provides security of tenure and benefits that private companies cannot match.  Apart from a secured future, government employees also have opportunities to enhance their skills and go up the ladder of success.  There are medic... [More]

The different types of Federal job interviews

If you're lucky enough to get a government job interview, you should take into consideration that there are many types of government employment interviews and you probably won't know which one you will get until you are facing the hiring manager.  The following list will give you an idea about ... [More]

What Government Healthcare Jobs are Available

There is a major job shortage in the nation today, even among those who have high end degrees and certifications. As you've probably figured out, even though you have the education and the experience, you might still end up working at the local fast food joint. Sometimes it seems to be a matter of w... [More]

Federal Resume Writing How To

If you want to find a government job, you need a government resume. A federal resume is very different from traditional resumes, so you need to make sure you are with the guidelines and regulations involved as to what the information you need to provide. It will be in your best interest to hire a fe... [More]

Defining KSA’s

Normal 0 So you’re on the job hunt, you find the perfect job listing but it’s a federal job listing, which asks for a KSA in addition to a government resume. If you’re new to this field, you are probably clueless as to what a KSA is. Fortunately, this new series of posts will ... [More]

Getting a Federal Job to be protected against recessions

There are several reasons you might want to get Federal employment. First, you might feel very patriotic and might want to work for Uncle Sam. Then there are the benefits that are great. Also, when it comes to money, the government offers some pretty good wages, which are clearly defined in the gove... [More]