The Book of U.S. Government Jobs: Where They Are, What's Available & How to Get One (9th Edition) (Book of Us Government Jobs)

The Book of U.S. Government Jobs: Where They Are, What's Available & How to Get One (9th Edition) (Book of Us Government Jobs)

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Book DescriptionUncle Sam employs 2,704,950 workers and 62,322 students - and annually recruits hundreds of thousands nationwide and internationally for entry level to professional occupations. Benefits are excellent, including comprehensive health care and medical savings accounts, 401K savings plans, attractive retirement annuities, low-cost life insurance, liberal vacation and sick leave, plus an average annual salary that exceeds $56,000.

Job seekers looking to land a high-paying and secure government job can get an insider's perspective and help from the completely revised 9th edition of "The Book of U.S. Government Jobs" by Dennis V. Damp. This edition features updated information throughout plus a major revision of Chapter Eleven which coversHomeland Security and law enforcement opportunities and new insights from Damp who worked in the federal sector for over 35 years. Abundant resources and tools are provided to help with the job search including easy-to-follow checklists and networking resources.

The completely revised 9th edition explores:

* Entry Level Jobs
* Professional Jobs
* resumes/Applications/KSAOs
* Interviewing Skills
* Student Hiring
* Part Time Jobs
* Overseas Jobs
* Internet Web Sites
* Outstanding Scholars
* Veteran's Preference
* Sample Exams
* The Job Search
* Post Office Jobs
* Disabled Hiring
* Agency Contacts
* Job Hot Lines
* Benefits/Pay

The federal sector offers considerable employment opportunities. Currently 34% of the federal workforce (919,683 workers) are now eligible for retirement and within the next year 50% of the total workforce (1,352,475 workers) will be eligible for regular or early retirement. The biggest change in the federal sector in over 50 years is the establishment of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) which consolidated the functions of 21 agencies to better protect America and to fight terrorism.

This book is based on the author's 35 years of government experience. Damp retired from the Federal Aviation Administration in 2004. "The Book of U.S. Government Jobs" provides an insider's first-hand view of what it takes to go from job hunter to hired employee, and everything in between to improve your chances of landing a high-paying government job. Damp's career included numerous management positions where he was responsible for recruiting, rating, interviewing, assessing, and hiring applicants.