Enhancing Your Job Experience

Enhancing Your Job Experience

To know how to make your resume stand out, sometimes you need to think like an employer. In this third and final of a series of posts dedicated to crafting your resume, Human Resources explains how to word and format your job experience and accomplishments. As with...
General Schedule Pay Scale

General Schedule Pay Scale

The General Schedule is a pay scale for federal employees who work for the United States government in civil service roles. The General Schedule has 15 grades. The General Schedule begins with GS-1, which is the lowest grade, and ends with GS-15, the highest...
Resume Appearance

Resume Appearance

You have all these great experiences and skills, and you want to make them stand out. How? In this second of a series of posts dedicated to crafting your resume, Human Resources explains how to best design your resume to appeal to hiring managers. As with all our...
Focusing Your Resume

Focusing Your Resume

In this first of series of posts all about improving your resume, Human Resources provides some information on how to best organize your resume to appeal to hiring managers. Find out how to make your job application stand out from the crowd with these handy tips on...
Federal Resume Writing Tips

Federal Resume Writing Tips

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offered a webinar on “Writing an Effective Federal Resume.” Based on that webinar, I’ve compiled a few tips that will help you write your federal resume.  Why a Federal Resume? A resume is used as your federal application...
Navigating USAJobs

Navigating USAJobs

If you want to apply for a job in the federal government, you probably will need to go through USAJobs. Navigating this website may seem daunting to the uninitiated, but with a little bit of guidance, you can find and apply for your dream job in no time! What You Will...