Posts Tagged: Careers

Recruitment 411: Valuable Veterans

This week’s guest blogger is Ernie Beltz Jr. He is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, and has managed the veteran recruitment program for the Department of the Treasury and IRS for a year and a half. Below, he offers some suggestions to consider – or consider sharing – when your organization is looking to fillRead… Read more »

Recruitment 411: A Tailor-made Website

Every so often, Recruitment 411 will feature a guest blogger. Today’s guest blogger is Shawn, who manages the IRS Careers website. We designed the IRS Careers website so visitors can easily find information about IRS jobs. The site includes four focus areas: pre-college, current students & recent grads, and experienced professionals, as well as peopleRead… Read more »

Recruitment 411: Social Media Melting Pot

Social Media allows the IRS Recruitment Office to communicate and network with job applicants at any time and from any place. The key to our success is integration; every tool is part of a well-oiled social media machine. By using social media, the IRS accomplishes several important goals. First, we show the IRS is aRead… Read more »

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 »