Posts Tagged: govgigs

Internship with Northern Virginia Emergency Response System

From the Northern Virginia Emergency Response System: “Seeking part time graduate intern for Northern Virginia Emergency Response System (NVERS) The Northern Virginia Emergency Response System (NVERS) is seeking to fill a part-time paid graduate intern position. The NVERS team supports emergency preparedness projects that include, but are not limited to: coordinating training, policies, and processesRead… Read more »

GovGigs Training: Extreme Makeover: Government Resume Edition

On Thursday, (2/2), GovLoop hosted a GovGigs training webinar on “Extreme Makeover: Government Resume Edition.” During the training we discussed how federal job seekers can take their resume from good to great. Throughout the training we heard from our two Expert Resume Reviewers, who revealed their recommendations for moving a resume from ineffective to incrediblyRead… Read more »

VIDEO: How to Write a Federal Resume

Kathryn Troutman is the expert when it comes to writing resumes for Federal job announcements. Here’s a GREAT video she produced on “How to Write a Federal Resume”. While it’s focus is on assisting veterans, the guidance Kathryn offers is universal! She gives excellent examples of the GOOD, the BAD, and the UGLY resumes andRead… Read more »

Advancing Thousands of Government Careers and Announcing

As jobless numbers look bleak and economic reports point to a deeper recession, we’ve been working hard here at GovLoop to help thousands of members to launch and advance in government careers. In fact, just as the U.S. Census reported that local and state government shed more than 200,000 jobs in 2010 and the overallRead… Read more »

Show Me the Money, Salary and Benefits

A post by Patra Frame, ClearedJobs.Net HR Specialist When you are looking for a new job, a critical issues is pay and benefits. Yet too many of us don’t even think about these issues in advance. You need to or you may make simple mistakes with large dollar, long-term career consequences. So first, what constitutesRead… Read more »

How to Move From the Government to Government Contracting

{Originally published at, a Deltek network.} Though federal government positions are reputed to be more stable, their growth is slow due to cost-cutting measures. Contractor employment, however, is expected to grow. In just one example, the number of IT security personnel on the federal payroll is expected to increase to 61,000 by 2015, manyRead… Read more »

How Do You Build an Incredible Professional Network?

A couple years ago, I had a chance to present to some Department of Energy interns on the topic of “Understanding and Utilizing Your Network.” I borrowed ideas from two books: “Good in a Room” and “Never Eat Alone” to offer well over a dozen tips on how to build and leverage a professional networkRead… Read more »

Friday Fab Five: Resumes 101, World of Gov-craft, and Random Hacks of Kindness

Congratulations! You made it through another week, which means it’s time for the… Friday Fab 5! Don’t power down that laptop or blackberry quite yet. We had a lot of great content this past week on GovLoop, and it’s now time to highlight some of the top contributions. Today’s Blog of the Week is actuallyRead… Read more »

Looking for a Government HRIS job?

I had the pleasure of attending the IHRIM HRM Strategies conference yesterday and attended a great session on the Lifecycle of an HRIS Career. The speakers, Kevin Murphy, HRIP, Director SAID, NIH and Tim Newman, HRIP, Associate Director, HR Systems and Business Transformation, US Navy, offered great insight on what skill set and backgrounds translateRead… Read more »