Posted on Sunday, 29th October 2017 by Betty Boyd

There are many occupations in the federal government that require electronics technician skills both in the General and Wage Grade Schedules. The primary General Schedule (GS) occupation is the electronics technician GS-0856. The postal service also hires electronic technicians to service their mail delivery automation equipment. The federal government employs 8,072 GS-0856 electronics technicians of […]

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Posted on Tuesday, 24th October 2017 by Donna Day

How can we look to history to help guide us on how we approach our professional career, now? In a world of uncertainty, complexity and confusion, how can we remain steadfast in what it is that ‘we’ want to do…how will we contribute to society while satisfying our own needs. How can we obtain the […]

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Posted on Tuesday, 17th October 2017 by John Weiss

It comes when you least expect it. It comes when you can least afford it. It comes when you thought your “safe” job was forever. Usually the event takes place at about 3 PM on an ordinary work day when your boss calls you in for a “friendly” chat. It can happen anywhere: in an […]

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Posted on Tuesday, 10th October 2017 by Donna Day

Facebook, Linked In and Twitter are all fantastic sources of marketing – for yourself! These are free tools that we can use to search out a new career, or perhaps look for some professional development opportunities or just some inspiration. All of these social media sites are great avenues to exchange information, collaborate with colleagues, […]

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Posted on Thursday, 5th October 2017 by Donna Day

Cybersecurity surrounds the hardware, software and services that protect a compilation of computers, networks, data and infrastructure. There are many forms of protection to include risk management, access control, incident response, destruction and more. Many startups are working to protect against these threats – from hackers, malware, and/or criminals that would seek to do harm. […]

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Posted on Wednesday, 27th September 2017 by Betty Boyd

The recent hurricane disasters of Harvey, Irma and now Maria have left many without food, water, homes, electricity, cell service among the necessities of our modern lives. Many supplies and workers had been pre-positioned by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) prior to each of these storms. Now that these hurricanes have passed, FEMA will […]

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Posted on Monday, 25th September 2017 by Betty Boyd

The Administrative Officer Series includes positions in which the employees are responsible for providing or obtaining a variety of management services essential to the direction and operation of an organization. The paramount qualifications required are extensive knowledge and understanding of management principles, practices, methods and techniques, and skill in integrating management services with the general […]

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Posted on Sunday, 17th September 2017 by Donna Day

In order to meet the cyber challenges of today, we must build upon the knowledge, skills and abilities of tomorrow. In order to protect networks and our critical infrastructure, we must be armed with the right resources, people and tools. To do this, many organizations across the globe are developing partnerships with universities, academic groups, […]

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Posted on Friday, 8th September 2017 by Betty Boyd

These positions primarily serve as analysts and advisers to management on the evaluation of the effectiveness of government programs and operations or the productivity and efficiency of the management of Federal agencies or both. Positions in this series require knowledge of: the substantive nature of agency programs and activities; agency missions, policies, and objectives; management principles […]

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Posted on Friday, 1st September 2017 by John Weiss

A job search is a process, not something that you invent every morning after a cup of coffee. Evaluating, interpreting and responding to a job description are integral parts of that process. All job descriptions are not created equal.  They vary in format and content and job candidates who learn how this part of the […]

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