Posts Tagged: resume

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 bringRead… Read more »

What is the Federal Resume Toolbox?

The Federal Resume Toolboxä is not a book per se, but rather a collection of brief, concise articles that contain the essential information you need to rebuild your resume so that it grabs the attention of the HR Specialist and tells that person that you are most definitely qualified for the position. Make no mistakeRead… Read more »

Fed Up With The Federal Government Hiring Process?

If you are like most other people that has applied for federal employment, you submitted your resume package for several government positions and may have got word back that you did not qualify – or in most cases, you did not hear anything. Unlike the private sector in which the purpose of a resume isRead… Read more »

Time to hit refresh on your job search?

ClearedJobs.Net’s Patra Frame writes about taking a new look at your job search tactics. Job search is often a longer process than we want. And our activities can become stale or ineffective. Now is a great time to look at your search and see if it is time to re-do or try something new. Tip:Read… Read more »

HR=Humans Represent: A Personal Press Release

Move over cover letters – how about attaching a personal press release to your next resumé submission? I was thinking about it, and it occurred to me that a cover letter is pretty darn close to being a press release (or at least people should be writing theirs like one to stand out from theRead… Read more »

USAJobs.com/Office of Personnel Management VS. FederalResumeTips.com

My issue with USAJobs – or better yet, the Office of Personnel Management and the so-called advice they are publishing – is the simple fact that it is not going to help the average person land a job. Just like Monster.com, the Office of Personnel Management’s customers are not the people searching for employment onRead… Read more »

Monster.com vs. FederalResumeTips.com

Let me start by saying that I am not posting this blog because I am against Monster.com or their federal employment section, Govcentral.monster.com. I just want to point out that Monster.com’s customers, generally speaking, are not the thousands of people seeking federal employment – and those people navigating through their postings will not find opportunitiesRead… Read more »

The Government Is Hiring

FederalResumeTips.com™ has been paying attention, and we have the inside scoop on how to crack the code and land a secure rewarding career with the Federal Government. There are hundreds of thousands of job that have been created by the current administration to help deal with the unemployment crises, so their hearts are in theRead… Read more »

HR=Humans Represent: Pet Peeves that get Recruiters Ranting

The job market is tough these days, and for those individuals who find themselves in the unemployment line, you are probably looking to make yourself stand out from the crowd. I’m sure most recruiters agree that there is certain things job candidates do which indeed set them apart, but for the wrong reasons. A fewRead… Read more »