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Posts Tagged: Pathways
Recent findings from the Partnership for Public Service are raising cautionary flags when it comes to the government employment picture: Hiring for federal jobs has reached its lowest level in nearly a decade, as about 76,700 new employees entered the workforce in fiscal 2013 – a dip of more than 14.5 percent compared to 2012.Read… Read more »
The Obama Administration has done wonders in terms of young, fresh talent entering the public sector. The Pathways Program Initiative was initiated in 2012 to improve the federal sector by hiring more recent graduates, streamlining the federal hiring process and hiring veterans. Essentially, the program has three main facets: hiring process, internship program and theRead… Read more »
Stephen Lurie raises a provocative question about a high profile government internship program in his recent Washington Post opinion piece. With all the emphasis President Obama has given to a fair minimum wage, wage equality, and access to overtime pay, is it a bit surprising that a group of workers very close to the presidentRead… Read more »
Please join us on FedTalk Radio to discuss Pathway applications. I’ll be discussing the Federal Resume format that will be the best for current students and recent graduates! Information: http://www.federalnewsradio.com/215/3204504/Demystifying-the-Pathways-Program January 25, 2013 — In 2011, the Office of Personnel Management proposed new rules that would help students and recent graduates obtain federal positions. TheRead… Read more »
Presidential Management Fellows Applications Must Be Completed By Nov. 19 The Resume Place offers tips for writing the Presidential Management Fellows application for the PMF Class of 2013. The resume is critical as part of this application. Read important application details.
Looks like a number of Pathways & Recent Grads job openings are starting to make their way into USAJOBS Three I saw from last week: NASA Pathway Intern Program Census Visual Information – Recent Grads Army HR Specialist – Recent Grads Anyone see others? I’m glad to see this program starting to be rolled out.Read… Read more »
Congratulations Dept of the Interior, Office of the Secretary Internship Program. Pathways officially started July 12th, 2012. I believe that DOI is first federal agency to post a PATHWAYS Internship announcement on USAJOBS.gov. Open July 16 to July 23, 2012. Good work HR Specialist: [email protected] But check out below … this is only a 3Read… Read more »
Over the past 20 years, there have been many great and successful Public Service Recognition Week events, both in the DC area and around the country. But none have focused on students, recent graduates, and young government workers. At the same time, among all the calls for more efficient (or even smaller) government, there hasRead… Read more »
This is big news in federal HR community – check it out – http://www.opm.gov/HiringReform/Pathways/ Regulations will be announced in Federal Register tomorrow. More analysis forthcoming. Forum discussion – What do you think of OPM Pathways Programs? OPM Issues Proposed Regulations to Help Recruit and Train Students and Recent Graduates Proposed Pathways Programs Will Help BuildRead… Read more »