Category Archive : PART II (ASSESS)

By Alex Harrington, Executive Director

In one of my most recent blogs (Maximize Your Federal Job Search By Using These Four Strategies, April 25, 2022), I recommended to check out Agencies’ career sites to learn more about their current vacancies and internship opportunities, fellowships, and co-op programs.

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This is the last blog of this series on how to effectively explore careers and opportunities in the federal government. The other blogs included: “Exploring The Federal Careers Landscape: An Introduction” (Feb. 20), “Where To Find Occupations That Make Up The Federal Government’s Civil Service System” (Feb. 26), “Federal Agencies Looking To Fill High Demand Positions” (Feb. 28), and “Decoding The Mysterious Nature Of Federal Recruitment and Hiring” (March 4). It is also partially extracted from federal senior manager and HR expert Angela Freeman’s recent webinar, “Exploring Federal Career Paths” held on Feb. 8, 2022.


By Alex Harrington

The federal government faces tremendous challenges in our nation today, especially contingencies and threats throughout the world. To deal with these complexities, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is working with federal agencies throughout the government to “recruit and hire a diverse and talented workforce from all across America.” In fact, they need a skillful workforce to meet the current challenges and threats today.

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This blog is part of a series on how to effectively explore careers and opportunities in the federal government. It is also partially extracted from federal senior manager and HR expert Angela Freeman’s recent webinar, “Exploring Federal Career Paths” held on Feb. 8, 2022.


By Alex Harrington

When it comes to applying for a federal job, I can confidently assume that almost every applicant would not say, “Wow, this was easier than I thought it would be!

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