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Posted September 12, 2014 by

Recruiters, Want to Help Find New Talent and Ideas for Employers? What You Can Do

For recruiters who want to help employers find new talent and ideas, perhaps they can find the answer in the following post.

On this week’s Women of Washington radio show, Anne Altman, head of IBM Federal, joins hosts Gigi Schumm and Aileen Black to discuss how successful companies bring new talent into their organizations.

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Posted November 21, 2013 by

5 Challenges Veterans Encounter in Finding Entry Level Jobs

Having recently celebrated Veterans Day, we think about the things that our troops go through during their service.  However, what about when they return home, such as trying to find entry level jobs?  The following post shares five challenges veterans encounter in their job search(es).

Even when a veteran is ready in body and soul to search for that post-military job, he or she may encounter immediate rejection. Hiring managers generally possess rigid mind sets when it comes to filling their open positions, demanding equally rigid skill sets, no matter who is applying to them. How, then, do

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Posted October 14, 2013 by

Consider Doing Your Own Background Check Before Searching for an Entry Level Job

Before beginning your search for an entry level job, it may be wise to conduct your own background check before potential employers do.  Learn more in the following post.

With social media everywhere, it’s easy to imagine you can pick and choose what you want employers to see. As long as you clean up your Facebook wall and delete that late-night Twitter post, you’ll be fine, right? Not so much. Background checks can still pull up damaging information, causing you to miss out

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Posted July 11, 2013 by

Landed an Entry Level Job, but Dealing with Federal Student Loan Debt? Tips to Handle the Burden

Are you stressing out about how to pay back all of those federal student loans?  If so, relax and look on the bright side, at least you have landed an entry level job to begin paying off this debt.  The following post has tips to help college graduates deal with their federal student loans.

Each year, millions of students walk out of the classroom, get a job and realize there’s no earthly way they can make their student loan payments and cover the rent. A quick call to the student loan servicer results in a forbearance. But forbearance means your balance will keep going up while you get a breather. Once that ends

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Posted May 13, 2013 by

Ways to Fund a Postgraduate Education As You Search for Recent Graduate Jobs

Even though you may be interested in searching for recent graduate jobs, continuing your education beyond a four year degree might be a priority.  However, where do you find assistance with your tuition?  Learn more in the following post.

Yes, sugar daddy! With student loan debt topping a trillion dollars, it doesn’t sound half bad, does it? But before you start getting vulgar ideas, we’re talking about legal ways to get other people to pay for some or all of your educational expenses. If you’ve been in the business world

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Posted December 24, 2012 by

Securing Government Employment – Part 2: How Do I Apply to Federal Jobs?

CollegeRecruiter.comHow do military veterans apply for jobs in the federal government?  The following post helps them understand the application process.

Once you’ve found a government job you’re interested in (see Part 1: How Do I Find Government Jobs?), you need to understand the federal job announcements to be sure you are qualified for the job and to successfully apply for the position.

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Posted December 24, 2012 by

Securing Government Employment – Part 1: How Do I Find Government Jobs?

CollegeRecruiter.comHow can military veterans find jobs in the federal government?  The following post includes information and resources to get you started.

The government is the single largest employer in the United States, with more than 20 million employees. Working in the public sector can be a good choice if you are a transitioning military member, as you have first-hand experience with the culture and how the federal government operates.

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Posted December 20, 2012 by

Applying for a Federal Job

CollegeRecruiter.comYou might think that a resume is all you need to apply for a federal job, but what is in it might decide whether or not you get an interview.  Learn more in the following post.

Sure, the federal government can now accept just a resume…you aren’t required to address any of the qualification requirements…isn’t that good news? No! It’s bad advice! This was done in an effort to reduce the burden on federal applicants – which is a good thing – but if you don’t address the qualification requirements, how can you expect the resume reviewer (HR Staffing Specialist) to know whether you are qualified or not?

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Posted November 26, 2012 by

Benefits of Working for Uncle Sam

CollegeRecruiter.comHave you ever thought about working for the federal government?  There are many benefits, as mentioned in the following post.

  • Job Security – In this uncertain economy, job security is a valuable commodity. You have a much higher risk of being termined within the private sector.

 

  • Good Salary – Federal employees receive competitive salaries.

 

  • Health Insurance – Several health insurance plans to choose from – and Uncle Sam pays about 70% of the premium. Take this into retirement with you too!

 

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Posted November 26, 2012 by

New graduate program available for intelligence officers

CollegeRecruiter.comHere is a new opportunity for intelligence officers to increase their knowledge in the field.

The Department of Defense on Oct. 16 announced a new graduate program for intelligence officers that will focus on studying technology-related emerging threats.

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