Tag Archive : Federal Careers

By James Steele, Assistant Director, Communications

How This Started

According to AmeriCorps (2021), about 30% of Americans report volunteering in some capacity. When people volunteer their time, they are showing that they care enough about other people to invest a portion of their time making the world, or at least their communities, better. One of the things I enjoy most about volunteering for Federal Career Connection, Inc. is the ability to connect and work with some incredibly talented, good people. Their stories deserve to be told, and the wisdom they have deserves to be shared. All I needed was the right channel. And so, an ongoing blog series was begun. There was no shortage of great candidates to begin the series. But I had hoped a certain person would agree to go first….

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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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By Alex Harrington, Executive Director

Last month the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) released its long-anticipated five-year strategic plan on how it will pivot to meet today’s hiring challenges, with the hope to improve the federal hiring process and “develop innovative assessments so that federal agencies can hire the talent needed to confront the challenges they face.”

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