New 2012 Edition "Tell me how to get a State, City or U.S. Federal job. Why are government jobs so desirable? What jobs are available? Tell me what today's government jobs are like. What are the salaries? What are the pensions? How do I complete the application and hiring process?" This book covers all aspects of getting secure, high-paying government employment. It covers getting work in U.S. State, City, and Federal government agencies and departments. "What Jobs are Available," shows job titles in U.S. States, Cities and U.S. Federal government agencies, including salaries, 5-year salary projections, and pension estimates. This presentation, in Chart form, permits the jobseeker to see the scope of government jobs. With the financial facts, the jobseeker can see why a government career makes sound financial sense. By seeing the range of job titles and salaries within individual States and Cities, and in U.S. Federal government, you can plan your job title approach, and estimate your career path. The reader will learn about jobs for people with disabilities, Veteran's preference, and corporate and mail processing jobs with the U.S. Postal Service. The section "The New Face of Government," shows why 21st Century government work is desirable. Technology in government has changed processes, eliminating many jobs, and creating a new class of employees with a higher class of salaries. You will learn about the Civil Service, public unionism for jobs, and the government job package, including benefits such as regular raises, employer repayment of Federal student loans, special training programs, and lifelong employer-paid pensions. "Completing the Application and Hiring Process" provides a step-by-step guide to, obtaining an application, and preparing the resume or experience and education Knowledge-Skills-Abilities statement. It explains what happens after you respond to the job announcement or file to take an exam to be on a list for a job. You will learn about the resume review process, the test procedure if it applies, and the interview procedure. You will learn where to get an application and how to file. "New Areas of Work" covers the new employment and career opportunities available in Information Technology, Homeland Security, and Environmental Protection. Jobs in these areas cut across many government agencies and departments. An up-to-date chart with "Information Technology Job Titles & Skill Sets" presents an array of specialties and skill sets, useful to put on a resume, in preparing an application for one of the many technical or non-technical jobs offered in IT. A "Model Knowledge-Skills-Abilities Statement" shows you how to prepare a KSA Statement in response to a job announcement. Charts show Salaries, 5-Year Salary Projections, and Pension Estimates for all job titles in U.S. Federal government, and for job titles in U.S. States and Cities. The Salaries, 5-year Salary Projections, and Pension Estimates are based on current published salaries, with 5-year raise averages, and published retirement system formulas. Government Keeps Hiring As Demand Grows. Career & Hiring Choices for Employer & Employee Expand. A New Workforce Model Presents Opportunities for Part-Time, Contracting, & High-Paid In-House Expertise. Jobs with Government Are Lively Stable, Secure, and Well-Paid. Jobs Are Available in Federal, State and City Government. Jobs Are Changing in Nature - More Managing. Experience Is an Acceptable Substitute for Education. Core Skills Include Business-Process Understanding - Critical Thinking - Communication. Government is Attracting & Retaining Experienced Workers. The Climate is Favorable for Entry Level & Experienced. Lucrative Jobs. Technical & `Non-Technical' Jobs Are Available.
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