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KellyD in Baltimore, Maryland

Updated 1 month ago

How to get a job at Federal Government Jobs. - 191 Replies

Do you work at Federal Government Jobs? How did you find the job? How did you get that first interview? Any advice for someone trying to get in?

Milomonkey in Denver, Colorado

Updated 3 months ago

Federal Government Job Process - 150 Replies

Id like to know why the "Who you know theory?" supersedes qualifications and the fair-hiring process for government jobs? 1.) Why do the federal...

Cruiserbill in Indiana

Fed Hiring Manager Asked for Pay Statement

I interviewed for a fed civ position over a week ago and today I get an email saying I am being considered and they wanted a current pay...

barry in New York

Private sector's equivalence of SF-50?

All, If a person had never for for the government, what employment record form in lieu of SF-50 is required for job application? Thanks, Barr...

Anne15 in Tucson, Arizona

How to inform supervisor that I'm not applying for the job posting for the "interim" position I've held for the past 6 months

Six months ago I was made an interim assistant manager to a MWR facility. I have been asked to apply for the position which has now been advertised;...

offer pending in Geneseo, Illinois

Applied for GS7 to 11 can I start at a GS9?

Is there ever a time where you applied for a GS7 and they offered a higher level based on your experience? They said in the interview is was amazing...

Jen in Queens Village, New York

City and State Government Jobs

Hello, Would anyone know anything about city and state government jobs where a civil service exam is needed? I understand that after taking and...

Kim in Koloa, Hawaii


I recently interviewed for a position with the Navy on 25 Jan 2016. On 28 Jan 2016, I noticed that my status in USA JOBS changed from "referred" to...

Holly in Cleveland, Ohio

Updated 29 months ago

How should I take this??? - 7 Replies

I recently had a phone interview for a job with a VA Medical center about a week and a half ago. I mailed the interviewers a thank you note the next...

Affiliate in Biloxi, Mississippi

Updated 29 months ago

Contractor to Federal Employee issues - 2 Replies

I have working as a contractor for a Naval command in Virginia Beach/Norfolk Virginia for the past 3 years. I have no prior GS/Civil Servant...

Judy in Stow, Ohio

Updated 29 months ago

Need Federal Employment Help?? - 1 Reply

Hello! If there are any of you out there looking for federal employment help, I am looking to mentor 6 more people. A little bit about me, I am...

Heidi in Akron, Ohio

Updated 29 months ago

Naval Shipyard Interview - 2 Replies

After years of applying on USA Jobs I finally have an interview with the Shipyard next week for a Helper Trainee position. It is my understanding...

Moe in New York, New York

2nd Job Interview with NYC DYCD

Hey guys! i was curious on how second job interviews are since i got called in. Its a job for the city for an auditing position so i was wondering...

Tierrav in Huntsville, Alabama

Updated 31 months ago

Federal Government Jobs Interview Questions. - 1 Reply

It's always hard to know what to expect when going in for that interview -- and preparation can make all the difference. What is the interview...

Gilby56 in Harrington, Delaware

Federal Job Qualification Error

I could use some advice. I was recently not refered for a job by The Air Force because I lacked specialized experience. I disagreed and repeatedly ...

movingzachb in Redding, California

Hired into a 7-9 position over year ago. Grade hasn't changed to a 9 yet - looking for advise.

I started as a STEP in 2011. Went to A SCEP (of course this converted to Pathways later) in my position. I worked for over two years and completed...

AjaxChamp in Rockville, Maryland

Updated 48 months ago

How long does it take to hear back after an onsite interview for a federal job application? - 3 Replies

It's been almost two months since I had an onsite interview with FDA. I sent emails to follow up on my interview but I have not yet heard back from...

John Kane in Alameda, California

Federal SF-50

What happens if you worked for a gov agency in the past on a short term temp basis and omit past federal employment (omit form sf-50) when applying...

Aman Kumar in Ludhiana, India

Updated 56 months ago

Need Some Advise - 1 Reply

I got out with a medical discharge in 1993. I was awarded 50% disability. I have a large family so when I first went to the VA, I was offered the...

Aman Kumar in Ludhiana, India

Updated 56 months ago

Federal Government Jobs Salaries, Bonuses and Benefits. - 2 Replies

What are the average starting salaries, bonuses, benefits and travel requirements like at Federal Government Jobs? What do you like best about...

Aman Kumar in Ludhiana, India

Updated 56 months ago

Good entry level gov job for someone with bachelors in political science (no experience)? - 4 Replies

was wondering what jobs I could get . I am getting my bachelor's in politcal science. unfortunately, the only expeirence i have is being a custodian...

smidlap in Cedar Hill, Texas

Updated 68 months ago

Disqualification of 30% or More Disabled Vets for jobs - 2 Replies

I've longed questioned some of the hiring practices done on the base where I work at and my wife is stationed at. I've applied for around 15 jobs in...

cowboys fan in Fairfax, Virginia

Updated 76 months ago

Does the federal govt help pay for travel fees once you have accepted there job offer - 1 Reply

Basically I'm trying to figure out if federal govt helps pay for travel fees+place to stay once accepted to there job offer?


Updated 79 months ago

Is it time to give up? - 2 Replies

I have applied to more than 100 video production positions at USAjobs. I have 20+ years of video experience, EMMY awards, 9 years of video...

Medwin in Gahanna, Ohio

What's next

What happen next when one is referred to a selecting official with a score of 96?

Indiana in Indiana

Shortlisted for a GS 11 in DC

I was interviewed and am shortlisted for a government job in DC. My experienced peers tell me, "slam dunk, your hired" because I am the only person...

Daily Time in Salt Lake City, Utah

Updated 109 months ago

Fat Cat Colonels - 1 Reply

You know- there is a mafia running within the U.S. Federal Government Military organizations. They all get preferential treatment and inside info on...

ChristopherCG in Great Falls, Montana

Air Force Personnel Center Process

Does anyone know how long it takes from when a hiring authority selects an applicant from the pool of applicants and sends it back to AFPC to when...

jrnlyst in St. Louis, Missouri

Flagging of Federal Employment Applications

Has anyone received positive results by having their federal application flagged by a high-ranking government official? I'm writing an article about...


Updated 111 months ago

What's the company culture at Federal Government Jobs? - 4 Replies

Every business has its own style. What is the office environment and culture like at Federal Government Jobs? Are people dressed in business...


Federal Government Jobs News and Happenings.

What do you think - will Federal Government Jobs grow fast? Are they expanding their staff? How does Federal Government Jobs stack up against the...

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