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Government Jobs in America: Jobs in U.S. States & Cities and U.S. Federal Agencies with Job Titles, Salaries & Pension Estimates - Why You Want One, What Jobs Are Available, How to Get One [Paperback]

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Item description for Government Jobs in America: Jobs in U.S. States & Cities and U.S. Federal Agencies with Job Titles, Salaries & Pension Estimates - Why You Want One, What Jobs Are Available, How to Get One by Editors of Partnerships for Community...

"Tell me how to get a State, City or U.S. Federal job. Why are government jobs so desirable? What jobs are available? Tell me what today's government jobs are like. What are the salaries? What are the pensions? How do I complete the application and hiring process?" This book covers all aspects of getting secure, high-paying government employment. It covers getting work in U.S. State, City, and Federal government agencies and departments. "What Jobs are Available," shows job titles in U.S. States, Cities and U.S. Federal government agencies, including salaries, 5-year salary projections, and pension estimates. This presentation, in Chart form, permits the jobseeker to see the scope of government jobs. With the financial facts, the jobseeker can see why a government career makes sound financial sense. By seeing the range of job titles and salaries within individual States and Cities, and in U.S. Federal government, you can plan your job title approach, and estimate your career path. The reader will learn about jobs for people with disabilities, Veteran's preference, and corporate and mail processing jobs with the U.S. Postal Service. The section "The New Face of Government," shows why 21st Century government work is desirable. Technology in government has changed processes, eliminating many jobs, and creating a new class of employees with a higher class of salaries. You will learn about the Civil Service, public unionism for jobs, and the government job package, including benefits such as regular raises, employer repayment of Federal student loans, special training programs, and lifelong employer-paid pensions. "Completing the Application and Hiring Process" provides a step-by-step guide to, obtaining an application, and preparing the resume or experience and education Knowledge-Skills-Abilities statement. It explains what happens after you respond to the job announcement or file to take an exam to be on a list for a job. You will learn about the resume review process, the test procedure if it applies, and the interview procedure. You will learn where to get an application and how to file. "New Areas of Work" covers the new employment and career opportunities available in Information Technology, Homeland Security, and Environmental Protection. Jobs in these areas cut across many government agencies and departments. An up-to-date chart with "Information Technology Job Titles & Skill Sets" presents an array of specialties and skill sets, useful to put on a resume, in preparing an application for one of the many technical or non-technical jobs offered in IT. A "Model Knowledge-Skills-Abilities Statement" shows you how to prepare a KSA Statement in response to a job announcement. Charts show Salaries, 5-Year Salary Projections, and Pension Estimates for all job titles in U.S. Federal government, and for job titles in U.S. States and Cities. The Salaries, 5-year Salary Projections, and Pension Estimates are based on current published salaries, with 5-year raise averages, and published retirement system formulas. Government Keeps Hiring As Demand Grows. Career & Hiring Choices for Employer & Employee Expand. A New Workforce Model Presents Opportunities for Part-Time, Contracting, & High-Paid In-House Expertise. Jobs with Government Are Lively Stable, Secure, and Well-Paid. Jobs Are Available in Federal, State and City Government. Jobs Are Changing in Nature - More Managing. Experience Is an Acceptable Substitute for Education. Core Skills Include Business-Process Understanding - Critical Thinking -Communication. Government is Attracting & Retaining Experienced Workers. The Climate is Favorable for Entry Level & Experienced. Lucrative Jobs. Technical & `Non-Technical ' Jobs Are Available.

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Item Specifications...

Pages   276
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 11" Width: 8.2" Height: 0.9"
Weight:   1.4 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jan 21, 2008
Publisher   Partnership for Community Publications
ISBN  1933639539  
ISBN13  9781933639536  

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Reviews - What do customers think about Government Jobs in America: Jobs in U.S. States & Cities and U.S. Federal Agencies with Job Titles, Salaries & Pension Estimates - Why You Want One, What Jobs Are Available, How to Get One?

So Much Value-Added Information Here  Aug 26, 2008
The reader gets so much value-added information here. I have to agree with the ***** Five Star Review praise here. For insight into the city and state government job business, establishment America, what your city and state government is hiring for and doing - the small wheels that make the clock turn, carry out the garbage, drive the school buses, educate the kids, do all that contracting that spends our money, and the computing that delivers services - I recommend this book. With the value-added charts on city and state and federal job titles and salaries you are in business to compare and not despair of finding out "how do I get a government job." This is not just another Federal ho hum job book. Obviously an insider - someone inside government - has written this with a view to the student and jobseeker who needs to learn what makes city, state and federal government agencies and departments tick - and why you want one of these establishment jobs.
Slipshod Job  Jul 23, 2008
Sparse, incomplete info. If you are interested in city or state jobs, this is useless. The disabilities section is a joke. 10 minutes using Google will give you much more info than this. Appears hastily put together to soak folks on the internet. Do not buy.
Excellent Resource!  Feb 17, 2008
I would like to say thank you for writing such a useful book. Besides covering jobs in States, Cities and Federal government, it includes so much current information. Using this guidebook and the charts probably saved me half as much time as I'd have otherwise spent in going about this process. I see there are lots of opportunities for me in State, City and Federal government. Since I don't live in the Washington D.C. area, I'll be going for the State and City jobs as well as Federal in my area. This book has lots of good guidance for developing KSA & resume content, including listing tech skills with the tech skills examples. It gives some excellent explanation about different "grade" levels. The salaries, 5-year salary projections and estimated pensions charts are awesome! The explanation about civil service and the pension figures it shows for each title is very exciting. This is all laid out so well that I am mid-way into my applications.

Brings a lot to the table  Feb 13, 2008
I have enjoyed this book, as well as finding it helpful. It brings a lot to the table. It covers how to get State & City jobs, as well as Federal jobs. This provides a scope. It covers job titles - with salaries, 5-year salary projections and estimated pensions for U.S. Federal, State and City jobs. The Charts are terrific. The charts are helping me look at where to position myself. The book also puts the steps, 1-2-3 right in front of me, to make the application and write the resume or KSA. It shows how to write the KSA. I don't have to sleuth around or spend extended time navigating the websites to figure things out. It explained civil service to me, in a historic and practical sense. The explanation, plus the salary charts, let me see why people talk about government jobs being good jobs, especially in tough economic times. I got a lot of insight from the section on high tech in government and how the technology has changed things affecting government jobs and processes. The book gives a bonus with the Tech Skills Chart, that I'll be using to help me with the tech skills part of my applications.


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