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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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This blog, “Federal Agencies Looking To Fill High Demand Positions” 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 & Angela Freeman

We kicked off this series, Exploring The Federal Careers Landscape, with our first blog, An Introduction (Feb. 20), followed by Where to Find Occupations That Make Up The Federal Government’s Civil Service System (2/26/2022).

In this blog we’re going to highlight the most urgent hiring needs today in the federal government—especially those associated with the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) hiring authorities associated with the jobs act, along with critical jobs associated with the pandemic.

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