Presidential Management Fellows Applications Must be Completed by October 15

From Oct. 1 to Oct. 15, 2013, the Presidential Management Fellows application for the program’s Class of 2014 is posted on USAJOBS.gov.  The entire initial application process, including submission of all necessary documents, must be completed by Oct. 15th.  Unless there is an extension because of the furlough. Here is a great webpage with the…

USAJOBS Questionnaire Challenge: Are you Guilty of Deflating your Answers?

Are You Guilty? The Federal Jobseeker and Deflating Questionnaire Responses Almost every position posted on USAJOBS requires a resume, supporting documents, and a completed “self-assessment questionnaire.” Many first-time federal jobseekers are unfamiliar with the questionnaire requirement and express surprise when faced with the daunting prospect of answering extensive, detailed questions about their professional experience. Even…

New Job Application Process for Administrative Law Judge Openings Requires 13 Written Narratives

BREAKING NEWS: Congratulations, if you are invited to the Online Component. We recommend our ALJ Writing Guide to review the 13 ALJ Competencies! We also recommend our Structured Interview practice if you are invited to the Structured Interview component of the ALJ Examination. The federal government has added requirements to the process of applying for…