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What is the best way to get an interview?

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10 yrs in maintenance work

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Be aware of the hiring process. Provide an accurate Resume. Interface with H.R personnel to explain Job needs and any special requirements.

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Phone interview

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Submit a descriptive resume specifying your knowledge skills and ability (ksa) and articulate briefly your accomplishments. For example:

As a contract specialist I have awarded 7mil construction, hardware, etc. under Federal business opportunities to service disabled veterans. Detail further to stand out amongst your peers. Please note usajobs.gov is not the standard industry bullet point resume.

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Ail or phone

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I would think that the first thing to do would be to submit an application with a cover letter.

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Be Specific. Know Your Strengths. Research Your Target Companies. Develop A Resume That Stands Out From The Rest. Develop Marketing Material. Don't Be Afraid To Call The Hiring Manager. Don't Rely On Job Boards.

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Call them and have a copy of your I.D. and dd-214 Once u have secured an app.. or possibly walk in off the street...

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Make sure your resume includes some or most of the exact skills listed in the job posting. Experience is important!

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The best way to get an interview is by email.

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