Posts Tagged: Federal

How to Ace Short-Answer Questions on Federal Job Applications

From Lily Whiteman of “How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job” by Lily Whiteman. The book is available on amazon.com here. Lily’s website is http://www.IGotTheJob.net. HOW TO ACE SHORT-ANSWER QUESTIONS ON FEDERAL JOB APPLICATIONS No matter what rung on the federal career ladder you are currently perched on, your application for your next federal jobRead… Read more »

Department of Defense (DoD) Business Transformation Agency (BTA) EP&I Title 5 violations – part two

From the Government Business Examiner Continued from part one-Department of Defense (DoD) Business Transformation Agency (BTA) EP&I Title 5 violations – part one Continued from part one Not only were tax dollars wasted, but the waste was sanctioned by leadership. And, with the mission of the warfighter a main BTA proclamation, it has occurred toRead… Read more »

CMAP: A new leadership program designed for you (Federal News Radio)

Some government programs fail simply because they’re not managed well. Two institutions are trying to change that. Georgetown University and Booz Allen Hamilton are teaming up to create a customized Change Management Advanced Practitioner (CMAP) program. Maria Darby is a Change Management Advanced Practitioner Expert and a Vice President with Booz Allen Hamilton. She tellsRead… Read more »

Apps.gov – Change and leadership in cloud computing

Vivek Kundra at the White House announced the new Apps.gov web site Here’s what really impresses me: while so many private sector folks are debating the pros and cons of cloud computing, Kundra just did it. He says they’re starting small, he says it will “take time before we can realize the full potential ofRead… Read more »

Project of the Week – Better Buy Project

GovLoop’s Acquisition2.0 group is an amazing group of over 300 people from government and industry who share a passion for making the government buying process more efficient, transparent and collaborative. The group shares ideas on everything from career advice to detailed FAR cases to improving the entire acquisition process. Out of this group came anRead… Read more »

Keep America Working

Originally posted to Unleash the Monster Americans today are struggling to secure jobs and employers face similar challenges in attracting the right candidates needed to meet current job demands. This is why Monster.com has initiated the national Keep America Working career fair which is visiting US cities throughout the year to bring together employers andRead… Read more »

Where the Jobs Are?

Originally posted on Unleash the Monster This week on Unleash the Monster, we are focusing on “Where the Jobs Are: Mission Critical Opportunities for America”. The Partnership for Public Service will release the report in partnership with us. It offers insight on the jobs that are available today in the Federal market. This report willRead… Read more »

Did you know? The Federal Job Numbers

Originally posted to Unleash the Monster By Monster Government Solutions Team While the country has been faced with the highest unemployment numbers in over two decades, the federal government is currently struggling to fill jobs with qualified candidates. According to our numbers at Monster, agencies using Monster Hiring Management posted 234,144 vacancies across 36 federalRead… Read more »

Federal IT Dashboard: Putting the “R” in ROI

Kudos to OMB and Federal agencies for completing the ratings of 100% of their major IT investments, which by the way was no small undertaking . So we now have a complete and well presented view via the Federal IT Dashboard (http://it.usaspending.gov/) of how well our “major” Federal IT investments are adhering to cost, scheduleRead… Read more »