Posts Tagged: Careers

Recruitment 411: From the front lines to the front page — using employees in marketing

When you’re in the market for a new ride, you ask a car nut for advice. When you’re looking for a good cookie recipe, you go to grandma. When you want to learn more about a career with a certain company, you ask someone who works there. This “ask-the-expert” approach has worked well for theRead… Read more »

Recruitment 411: Twitter Hashtags – the Good, the Bad & the Useless

Anyone on Twitter knows the game: you update your status with no more than 140 characters, including spaces and hashtags. According to Twitter data, there are around 750 tweets posted every second – that’s almost 65 million tweets per day. Getting your tweet in front of the right audience can be a bit of aRead… Read more »

How To: Obtain a Contracting Job in the Federal Government (GS-1102 series)

Times have never been worse, yet never better for obtaining a position in the Federal Government as a “contract specialist” commonly referred to as a GS-1102. My name is Robert Knauer. I am a certified professional contracts manager, certified professional purchasing official, and federally certified at the highest level (Level III) in contracts. I retiredRead… Read more »

PreEmpt Career Solutions Is Requesting Your Survey Participation: Federal Career Readiness Solutions

Opinions Needed: Help Make Our Federal Career Practices More Efficient by Taking our 10 question survey at: http://surveys.polldaddy.com/s/268CB0DE8C50F2FF/ Your time is appreciated and all opinions are valued! Debra Fitzwater PreEmpt Career Solutions, LLC “It’s Not a Job. It’s a Federal Career.” Office: 540.327.7527 LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/boxer1(see our services) Check out PreEmpt’s New VisualCV resume, VisualCVRead… Read more »

OPM: Veterans’ Recruitment and Employment Strategic Plan

The Office of Personnel Management released the first strategic plan last month to increase the hiring of Veterans in the Federal Government. Below is a summary of the main points outlined in the strategic plan. First, some Veteran hiring facts: – Federal Government is the Nation’s leading employer of Veterans. – Veterans make up moreRead… Read more »

GovLoop Project of the Week – ArmyHire.com

1. What is Armyhire.com? ArmyHire.com enables job seekers to apply for U.S. Government Civilian positions in the Army Contracting Command (ACC). The job openings are for contracting and procurement personnel, and are open to people currently employed in industry or in government. The website offers information about job opportunities with ACC, including job descriptions, informationRead… Read more »

First Time Attendee Gives Reports of the Cleared Job Fair on September 15th

Friends + employer support win over nerves Daisy W. woke up today not wanting to be here with us at our Cleared Job Fair in Arlington, Virginia. Noooo, it wasn’t about us … it was more about her own nerves. “I was really nervous to come here,” says Daisy. Thankfully, however, her buddies (for whomRead… Read more »

Government Career Fair a Success!

The Washington Post used a picture of Department of Veterans Affairs representatives at the “Partnership for Public Service’s 2009 Career and Internship Fair” on July 16th in an article describing the success of the event. Full story: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/07/16/AR2009071604279.html

Public Service Career and Internship Fair Hosted by the Partnership for Public Service

(((This email is for your information and sharing))) EMPLOYERS The Partnership for Public Service will be hosting its annual Public Service Career and Internship Fair on July 16, 2009 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at the National Building Museum. Last year’s fair brought together 67 federal agencies and 3,000 students and young professionals to promote government careerRead… Read more »