Posts Tagged: KSAs

Quick Qualification Tips for Federal Jobs

How can you do a quick check of the qualifications for federal jobs? Use keywords in competencies and occupational questionnaire and support in your resume.

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 youRead… Read more »

KSAs: a Realistic Response to a Ridiculous Question

Anyone who’s had to respond to KSAs (that’s “Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities” to those of you fortunate enough to have avoided them) knows how ridiculous they can be. And if you are in the Forest Service, you’ve seen an increase in this ridiculousness in our post-ASC world. (ASC is the FS’s consolidated HR office. AllRead… Read more »

They’re Tossing Out the Baby!

Employers use many methods to evaluate job applicants against job requirements! It’s not unusual for prospective employers to ask job applicants to give examples of work experiences that demonstrate their knowledge, skills & abilities for a new job! And, for the most part, all of them know it’s important to tie their questions to theRead… 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: 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: our services) Check out PreEmpt’s New VisualCV resume, VisualCVRead… Read more »