White hows - place where to learn how to get a government jobDecent salary, ability to change something in your community, relaxing working environment, and a position other people respect. All of that characterizes a typical government job. But how can you get it?

The easiest way is using a connection. If you know someone who works for one of the governmental offices, and if you can rely on the person, ask them for a helping hand.

Personal referrals account for more than 50% of new hires in government sector–a number you should not take lightly…

But what to do if you do not have a connection? We will have a look at some strategies that can work for you in this case.

 

Apply with a specialized government jobs agency

interview in an agency Where is a demand, there will be a supply. Clever entrepreneurs took their chance and established agencies that specialize in recruiting people for the government. Owners of the agencies are often close friends with the people in the government–that is how they got this job.

Go and apply while you can, while this business model doesn’t collapse. The disadvantage? In many cases you will have to pay a commission for their service, and the success is not guaranteed….

 

man is thinking about his interview answersBrowse your network of connections

An average American knows more than five hundred people. Just look at your Facebook friends count, and you will know.

Government sector represents a huge part of every economy. What are the odds that someone from your friends is working directly, or indirectly for the government?

The odds are very high. You just need to go through your contact list, and give a call to the right people….

 

Follow the standards set by the government

You can always apply for a government job on the official website USAJOBS. Just follow the guidelines on their website, and once they finally invite you for an interview (it can take ages, and it may never happen), prepare well for the meeting….

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