Posts Tagged: IRS

Career Advancement in the IRS

I’ve been working at the IRS for three years now, and worked two different jobs within the agency. The first job was a seasonal job as a Tax Examining Technician (GS-0592-04) for about 6 months, and the second job is the one I am currently at, Initial Assistance Representative (GS-0303-05). Now that I am full-time,Read… Read more »

Tax day gets less taxing via video–Will new IRS VTC pilot program work?

According to a recent article in Fierce Enterprise Communications, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is looking to provide support and a helping hand to Americans drowning in a sea of tax laws and paperwork. However, the IRS has limited resources, and obviously can’t be present to help every struggling American. It’s for this reason thatRead… Read more »

Access Anywhere – IRS Goes Mobile with Help from GovDelivery

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) unveiled an updated version of their smartphone application, IRS2Go, in early February. The app was “designed to provide taxpayers easier access to practical tools and information,” and the update included an application programming interface (API) integration with GovDelivery Digital Communication Management (DCM), which allowed app users to sign up toRead… Read more »

Recruitment 411: The IRS Careers Website Goes Mobile

All the information you could ever want about an IRS career is now at your fingertips. This week we launched the long-awaited mobile version of the careers website. If you’re curious about just what kinds of opportunities are available at the IRS, tap the careers tab. For a first-hand account of some of our mostRead… Read more »

Recruitment 411: Interesting Insights from Interns – Part 5

This is the fifth and final part of our series exploring views on life as a govie from a few of our interns. Internships are usually a required part of today’s college experience. Some people might even argue they are as valuable for employers as they are for students. Internships give students a real-world glimpseRead… Read more »

Mil to Fed: Update your Veteran status

It’s springtime! Time to refresh and rejuvenate your Veteran status! You may not be recognized for your service to your country if you have an incorrect Veteran Status. If you are not sure, check with your employment or personnel office to make sure you have the status you’ve earned. There are four different types ofRead… Read more »

Recruitment 411: Interesting Insights from Interns – Part 4

This is the fourth part of our series exploring a few of our interns’ views on life as a govie. Let’s be honest, these days telling people you work for the government can result in interesting and often blunt responses. When I tell people I work at the IRS, nine times out of ten, IRead… Read more »

Recruitment 411: Interesting Insights from Interns – Part 3

This is the third part of our series exploring a few of our interns’ views on life as a govie. We’ve all been in those training classes where the instructor challenges us to channel our creative thinking, pauses for moment, and then asks the dreaded desert island question. As in, if you were trapped onRead… Read more »