The Book of U.S. Government Jobs: Where They Are, What's Available, & How to Complete a Federal Resume

The Book of U.S. Government Jobs: Where They Are, What's Available, & How to Complete a Federal Resume

by Dennis V. Damp
     
 

The federal sector continues to grow and expand. This new edition offers job seekers all of the tools necessary to land a high paying civil service job. The federal government is this country's largest employer with just under 3,000,000 civilian workers averaging $81,258 a year in salary, not counting attractive benefits. Discover where the jobs are, how to apply,

Overview

The federal sector continues to grow and expand. This new edition offers job seekers all of the tools necessary to land a high paying civil service job. The federal government is this country's largest employer with just under 3,000,000 civilian workers averaging $81,258 a year in salary, not counting attractive benefits. Discover where the jobs are, how to apply, and most importantly where to find them. This totally revised and updated edition includes numerous resources for exploring careers and locating job vacancies nationwide and overseas. Readers will find a comprehensive federal application guide with sample resumes and the 11th edition is totally updated throughout and interspersed with the author's and editor's personal perspectives gained from a combined 100 years of government service. Jobs will be available at thousands of locations and in hundreds of occupations, entry level to professional. Few employers can match the wide range of career opportunities and job security that government offers.

Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
A three-time Benjamin Franklin Award finalist, this title remains an essential guide to securing well-paying federal positions. Incorporating newly implemented hiring reforms, Damp's (Post Office Jobs) 11 chapters offer highly detailed instruction on where to locate and how to apply for federal jobs. Featuring tips for interview and exam performance, the accessible text presents instructive narratives and helpful sidebar hints. The chapter on effective federal résumé construction is vital. Other chapters clarify the qualifications necessary for securing positions with the police, the postal service, and the homeland security administration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780943641294
Publisher:
Bookhaven Press, LLC
Publication date:
06/01/2011
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
351,658
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Damp is the author of 25 books and writes from first-hand experience, he spent 35 years working for Uncle Sam. Damp's titles have been featured, reviewed and recommended by Library Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal and he has appeared on hundreds of radio talk shows and on the CNN Your Money show.

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