Applying for a job with the Federal government is quite different from applying for a private sector vacancy. A federal resume and cover letter are the essential documents required by the US government. First and the most important step is creating a federal resume. This article provides the most basic general overview of the best federal resume writing services of the USA.
Why should your resume be written by a professional?
- Impressive writing skills. Not everyone is eloquent enough or experienced in writing quite common, the simplest documents such as an essay, summary or article. But even professional writers work in one particular area, and this suggests that their writing skills also improve in only one particular field.
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These days the majority of job applications are submitted online, and processed in bulk by a machine at the receiving end before a hiring manager sees them (or doesn’t). What are some tips to follow when submitting your online applications to make sure that yours is relevant and gets through? Continue reading “Tips For Submitting An Online Job Application”
One of the questions which you may be asked while you’re at a job interview is, “What are your strengths and weaknesses?” This question can be a tough one for more than one reason. Firstly, while listing your strengths, you have to make sure that you do not sound boastful. Secondly, while discussing your weaknesses, obviously you don’t want to draw too much attention to your failings. Continue reading “What Are Your Strengths And Weaknesses?”
When you attend a job interview, it’s a given that the employer is interviewing you for the job, but did it ever occur to you that you’re also interviewing the hiring manager? There are a lot of reasons you should be asking questions and not just answering them during your next job interview. Continue reading “Job Interviews Work Both Ways”
If you’re in really dire straits with your job search, you might not have any questions when someone gives you a job offer. If you have any time and money to spare, however, you might want to be a bit more selective about the job you take. There are a few good questions to ask when a hiring manager finally gives you a call to tell you that you’re on board if you want to be; after you say thank you and renew your interest, here are some things to discuss. Continue reading “Questions To Ask When You Get A Job Offer”
If you’re applying for a job that is in another city, you won’t likely have an in-person interview unless you’re applying for a job that carries a very high paycheck and a great deal of responsibility. Most of the time, you’ll instead be given a phone interview. While phone interviews may sound intimidating, in some ways they give you a definite advantage. Here are some tips for preparing for your phone interview and taking advantage of the positive aspects of dealing with a recruiter long distance. Continue reading “Tips For Phone Interviews”
While unfair questions seldom come up in the modern interview process, now and again you may be asked something at a job interview which you shouldn’t be asked. Any questions which could be linked to discrimination are unfair and inappropriate, though they aren’t always asked for reasons pertaining to discrimination. How you should handle the questions depends largely on whether you can make any sense out of them. Continue reading “Dealing With Unfair Interview Questions”