Let’s focus on hiring issues for veterans and the federal government. The United States government calls this section of FedsHireVets.gov Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans. With the many conflicting information sites claiming to provide veterans with career assistance and advice, I want to distill some very good information provided to veterans through, yes, our government in the United States. The section …
For this blog I chose five what I call core factors. These factors this blog focuses on my personal and professional experience serving in the military and serving career transitioning veterans over 30 years.
Career Pro Inc. supports all initiatives for veterans. Here is key information available through Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) and the Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS). TheÂ Gold CardÂ provides unemployed post-9/11 era veterans with the intensive and follow-up services they need to succeed in today’s job market. The Gold Card initiative is a joint effort of the …
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The changes to the federal hiring process and the overhaul of the federal hiring process will be significant. This reform effort started approximately a year ago and it will culminate in critical changes for anyone who is a federal employee now, a person who is looking at federal employment and those people who want to look at federal employment and are transitioning from military service. The good news and the big deal is that the federal hiring process will look a lot more like the private sector hiring process. There will still core cover letters, resumes and questions to answer but it will not require the kinds of cumbersome essays and complications across the federal system.
Thanks to all my fellow panel members and clients who gave up their time to participate in this discussion. It was really nice to listen, participate and meet everyone. Our Networking for Success panel included Jay Drake, Art Burke, Alicia Keisler and a lot of others who asked great questions. All the military folks who were there benefitted. It was …
There are many challenges that military personnel face when searching for jobs in the private sector. These tips can be applied to public sector positions as well. Here are five of what could be many potential search challenges that may be faced by exiting military personnel:
Veterans deserve preference for civil service or Federal jobs and the government provides you with an edge on these positions out of the gate.
Even though the federal hiring process seems mysterious, it’s really not if you apply right and understand the basics of the process.
Understand the two Federal Government job classifications and how groups of candidates are assessed.