Posts Tagged: hire

10 Tips to Land a Federal Government Interview

I’m throwing a disclaimer out here first: I’m an Accountant, not a Human Resources Specialist. That being said, I find the HR components of the federal government really interesting. Perhaps the most puzzling aspect is how to land that elusive interview. So here are a few lessons I learned along the way… 1. If you… Read more »

When Is a Job Board Not a Job Board? When It Is an Influencer

The most recent Career Xroads Sources of Hire survey was released recently. If you are not familiar with it, Gerry Crispin and Mark Mehler have been conducting this study for over a decade. The survey looked at data from 36 companies with over 200,000 job openings to determine the key sources of hire and the… Read more »

Need a Job? Three Steps to Take Now

The fact that millions of Americans are unemployed or underemployed is not news. Although we seem to be engaged in Einstein’s infamous trap of ‘doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.’ Policy makers are debating how to entice businesses into hiring more people and the unemployed are angry and frustrated over… Read more »

Exclusive Podcast: Taylor & Crosetto Discuss GAO Hiring Initiatives, Goals, Challenges

Listen to an exclusive podcast, compliments of the Human Capital Management Federal (HCMF) Conference The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is called the congressional watchdog for a reason: the organization investigates how the federal government spends taxpayer dollars. To achieve that goal, the GAO must employ and retain the best talent through strategic hiring practices…. Read more »

HR=Humans Represent: Know what’s Hip? It’s an Internship!

This month, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) released their 2011 Internship & Co-op Survey. And the survey says… There’s going to be a 7% increase in internships for 2011, and this increase is expected in every region and in almost all industry sectors for which they had data. The two exceptions? Government… Read more »

How I Got My Job: Department of Veterans Affairs

Originally posted by Erica Pierson on the Unleash the Monster blog At Unleash the Monster, we are always interested in how job seekers find employment in the federal government and how federal agencies use new ways of thinking to recruit new talent. While we anxiously wait for the Presidential mandate to reduce time-to-hire to bring… Read more »

Calling all Students…the Government Wants YOU!

Originally posted on Unleash the Monster By Erica Pierson It’s summer time and recent grads are in the process of looking to start their careers. Well, good news. Now is the right time to consider a job in government. There are continued steps to implementing hiring reform across agencies in response to the recent presidential… Read more »

Blog Series: So You Hired a Gen Y – Now Get The Most Out of Them! Phase 3 – Target.

Blog Series: So You Hired a Gen Y – Now Get The Most Out of Them! Phase 3 – Target A Tolero Solutions blog series on how to utilize Gen Y using the Gen Y Recruitment and Retention Lifecycle™ by Scott Span! In a previous post So You Hired a Gen Y – Now Get… Read more »