Civilian Contractors Receiving Direction
Today, civilian contractors play an increasingly important role within global military operations. The Military employs the services of civilian contractors in order to relieve their own personnel from taking part in operations that will influence their mission success, but are ultimately tangential to the interests of their uniformed personnel. Though [...]
Civilian Meeting With Army Personnel
Contrary to common belief, the United States military services employ an extremely large number of civilians for a large variety of purposes. As early as the dawn of the nation’s history, American military forces have depended heavily upon civilian employees to provide mission critical assets. In 1776, civilians were [...]
Civilian and Military Personnel Shaking Hands in front of Stars and Stripes
Surprisingly, the United States government is one of the leading companies or groups to employ civilians. It is often necessary to hire people outside of the military to do some of the jobs that are required by the armed forces. Military civilian [...]
Young Lady Planning to Become a Federal Employee
Here’s some food for thought, although it’s going to be a little tough to swallow. According to a recent Associated Press analysis, the typical pay for the Chief Executive Officer of a public company in 2011 was $9.6 million.
Consider this: the average American worker, which [...]
There is just no sugarcoating it. The Great Recession is upon us, and if you’re looking for a job, join the club comprised of just over 8 percent (see chart) of the nation’s population currently unemployed and seeking work.
In the current job market, help wanted ads are few and far between. [...]
Sample Federal Resume
With millions of Americans competing for jobs in an extremely limited market, one simply has to be “in it to win it,” and a clear, concise resume is your first chance to get off the sidelines, and into the game.
Try thinking of your resume like a handshake, and as your [...]
Gold Eagle in front of Stars and Stripes
As the government budget deficits grow and tax revenues continue to fall, a number of governments (city, state and even the federal government) are desperately looking for ways to cut the costs associated with day to day operation. Some will cut back on the number of [...]
Find a Job Button on Keyboard
It’s as simple as “what” and “where.” While the process to land one of 1.7 million government jobs is highly competitive, searching for one is a simple process, and it starts at www.usajobs.gov.
The government is comprised of over 100 different agencies and cabinet bureaus, and each one [...]