Category Archive : COVID-19

The new partnership is supported by a $400 million investment from the American Rescue Plan Act that will fund up to 5,000 public health-related careers over the next five years

By Alex Harrington, Executive Director (Acting)

To increase the public health workforce by the next five years, AmeriCorps and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention forged a partnership to launch a new Public Health AmeriCorps, which will support the recruitment, training, and development of a new generation of public health leaders who will be ready to respond to the nation’s public health needs.

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Shutterstock_1703359057How to deal with your bully, the cowardly coronavirus, and how it has adversely impacted your job search

[Author’s note: this update is written for jobseekers who are struggling to find a job during this coronavirus pandemic, while I have to go back to fighting Stage IV cancer. This blog is also posted at A Life’s Walk With Cancer].

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OPM opening up opportunities for Schedule A and federal employees

To help Federal agencies meet critical hiring requirements in support of mitigation efforts to the coronavirus pandemic, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) published a COVID-19 tag on USAJOBS so that Federal agencies can flag positions tied to the national response. 

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