Category Archive : PART IV (REINVENT)

By Alex Harrington, Executive Director

I’m not sure if today’s federal job applicants know much about the infamously long KSA narrative essays (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities). Prior to President Obama’s federal hiring reform in 2010, most federal job applicants were required to submit long narrative essays—some were 8 to 10 pages depending on the number of KSA questions—along with their application for federal employment.

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By Alex Harrington, Executive Director

When it comes to looking for a federal job most job seekers use USAJOBS®, the Federal government’s official employment site. However, what you don’t want to do is concentrate all of your time and effort on searching and applying exclusively on USAJOBS®; basically, that’s like “putting all your eggs in one basket.”

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