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Author Whiteman, Lily.
Title How to land a top-paying federal job [electronic resource] : your complete guide to opportunities, internships, résumés and cover letters, networking, interviews, salaries, promotions, and more! / Lily Madeleine Whiteman.
Published New York : American Management Association, c2012.
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 Electronic Reference  JK692 .W45 2012eb    ONLINE
  
Edition 2nd ed.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 270 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Common myths about Federal jobs -- Gearing up to apply. A great time to go Federal ; The search is on : finding openings ; Fast track into management : internships and fellowships for novices and experienced professionals ; Location-- location-- location : working in agency headquarters offices vs. field offices ; Into the Capitol Hill power vortex : working for Congress ; Those !@#! vacancy announcements ; The basics of security clearance -- Cranking out your application. Think like a hiring manager : how applications are screened ; Your bragging writes ; Mastering online applications ; Crafting irresistible résumés ; Application essays (KSAs and ECQs) : who needs 'em? ; Cover letters that open doors ; Waiting for a response to your application -- The talking stage. Acing your interviews ; Commanding a top-dollar salary ; Responding to an agency's decision -- Accelerating your ascent. The Fed "get ahead" attitude -- Appendixes. Tip sheet for veterans and their families ; Tip sheet for applicants with disabilities ; Formatting tips ; Glossary.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Civil service positions -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Career changes -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Internship programs -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Job hunting -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Job hunting -- United States -- Computer network resources -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Vocational guidance -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Related To Print version: Whiteman, Lily. How to land a top-paying federal job. New York : American Management Association, c2012. 9780814420225 0814420222 (DLC) 2011049586
ISBN 9780814420232 (electronic bk.)
0814420230 (electronic bk.)
9780814420225
0814420222