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How To Navigate The Federal Hiring Process

Many people want to find federal jobs not for the pay but for the benefits and the job security. As most of us know though, the government is a massive machine that can be complex and doing anything takes time. What you also probably know about the federal government is...
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Ten Ways to Deal With a Lack of Motivation in Your Career

Being in a career with a lack of motivation is a good way to become stagnant and find yourself in the same place for a long period of time. A lack of motivation can lead to a lack of upward momentum and some people even experience depression. Most people have...
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Get Prepared for Your Opportunity

I’ve often heard it said that it’s better to be prepared than to be lucky because luck may gain you access to something but preparation and knowledge will help you keep it. The same is true with opportunity, many people sit around waiting for the perfect opportunity to occur for...
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10 Tips for Getting Your Dream Job in 2020

The new year brings the hope of new opportunities and change for many individuals. Many people are making New Year’s resolutions to do everything from getting in better shape to quitting smoking. But what about that old job that you have been working on for years that seems to be...
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How to Survive in a Toxic Working Environment

Toxic Effects Toxic work environments not only affect our work life but they also affect our home life and our relationships too. There have been many discussions on how to deal with working in a toxic working environment but I would like to challenge this topic from a different approach....
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Curing the Military’s Technology Bottleneck

I have been on the user end of a number of Army and UMSC new information system (IS) rollouts. Some large and some small in scale, but one thing remains a constant – the disconnect between the development phase and the practical implementation of the IS. Most of us refer...
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How to Get More Federal Job Referrals by Using the C.A.R. Resumes

Knowing This Information Can Get You Hired! Writing the perfect resume can be challenging, but putting your experience into a Federal Resume C.A.R. format can make it even more so. C.A.R. (Challenge, Action, and Results) is an essential need for any Federal H.R. Specialist to assess your abilities and skills....