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GovLoop spoke with representatives from TSA and OPM to learn how federal agencies have prioritized and improved customer experience.
In 2014, more than 187 million people conducted about 1 billion searches on USAJobs and submitted about 21 million applications. Here’s what the Office of Personnel Management is doing to improve the user experience.
A lot of people are looking for federal jobs today, and if you’re one of these people it’s important to look before you leap. Before you apply, make sure you scrutinize the announcement like an eagle scrutinizes a rabbit before swooping down to catch it and eat it. Scrutinize all you want, but please don’t… Read more »
If you’ve asked any federal hiring manager for advice on landing an IT job, I’m sure at least one person has directed you here: USAJobs.gov. I know, I know — it kind of feels like a let down. The last thing any eager applicant wants to hear is the URL address for a site that… Read more »
Applying to a federal job is far different than applying to your run-of-the-mill private sector position. You will be asked for far greater detail on your skills, abilities, and experience. You’ll likely endure a lengthy wait time after applying to hear if you’re being considered. And when you get started on your search, it might… Read more »
No one likes rejection. Yet, the hiring manager only can choose one individual for the position…unless multiple positions were announced. You get a notice in USAJobs telling you that someone else was selected for the job. It wasn’t you! You believe you have done everything right. You are disappointed. You notice the hiring manager on… Read more »
At GovLoop, we usually have 2-3 MPA students working as fellows helping make GovLoop more awesome. Usually around this time of year is when I start getting job questions – from applying to PMF to private sector jobs to how to navigate USAJOBS. Rather than just share my recommendations with my fellow, I thought I’d… Read more »
The Office of Personnel Management has begun advertising its vacant chief information officer post on USAJobs and the candidate will be responsible for the agency’s information technology plans and policies. OPM will accept applications through 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on May 30 and OPM’s executive resources board will make a recommendation on final selection of… Read more »
Last week, we held a virtual government career fair with over 6,000 registrants. During the event, I answered 100+ questions from attendees in our networking lounge and our “Ask the Expert” series. The number one question I received was: “Is the Government Still Hiring?” Most people were worried that, with budget cuts and sequestration, the… Read more »