Landing a job in the government can be your key to success. Government agencies offer competitive salary and benefits. Also, you can build an impressive work record when you are employed in the government. However, only those who have the patience and determination can nail a federal government job.
So in order to join its workforce, you might as well follow these tips.
First and foremost, you have to know more about government jobs. It is not advisable to apply for just about any job without understanding its requirements and description. There are more than 70 agencies and departments under the government and they offer a lot of opportunities to job seekers.
A resume is your ticket to winning an interview at your prospective company. Do not underestimate the importance of a comprehensive resume because submitting it is the first way for employers to know more about you. If they were impressed by your resume, then you will likely receive a call for interview. Otherwise, your resume may just go straight to the shredder.
There are several factors you have to think about when creating a resume. One of them is the content. Do not include every little detail about you and your career experience, especially if you have been working for quite a long time already. You have to highlight relevant experiences only, including previous jobs that will have a great bearing on the position you are applying for. As much as possible, keep your resume short, clear and concise. A three-page resume is already considered a long one.
Jerks are common at work places. Almost every company or office you'd work in, there will be one or two who'll be very good at ruining your day. However, you shouldn't let yourself and your productivity to be affected by their rude behavior, as there are ways to deal with jerk officemates.
First thing you can do is to reflect on yourself. Try to see if you have certain behavior that illicit a rude reaction from your jerk workmate. If you can find nothing wrong in your own attitude, then it is time to confront the other party in a peaceful manner.
Freelancing is not for everyone. It has its pros and cons as well. So, if you ever want to quit that regular job of yours and try your hand at freelancing, you may want to take several factors into consideration first.
Flexibility is one the best upsides of freelancing. When you are a freelancer, you can set your own work schedule and pace. Moreover, you can choose different projects to work on, as you won't be limited to a certain job role.
Another good thing about freelancing is that you can build a wide base of contacts and clients. People who have been freelancing for a few years already have a great network. They know who to call for certain projects anytime.
Breaking news. An immigration breakthrough for Haitians. The Obama administration, in order to help Haitians to support those back home, announced yesterday, Tuesday, January 17, 2012 that people from Haiti are now qualified for the H-2A and H-2B visas.
What does that mean?
The H-2A and H-2B visas program allows employers to bring certain low-skilled Haitian workers to work in the United States on a temporary basis. This decision of the government to allow Haitians to become eligible for the H-2A and H-2B visas was as a result of the two US Senators and some other U.S. States Representative from Florida who have been pushing for the visa to be extended to the Haitians
Sae-A trading, a Garment Company from South Korea plans to open its factory in Haiti and create 20,000 jobs. The factory will be located in the new industrial park located in the North of the country, away from the Republic of Port-au-Prince. The new park is expected to create more than 65,000 jobs and about 5,000 homes nearby.
In 1990, there were over 100,000 garment workers in Haiti. This has decreased to 28,000 today. The Haitian Prime Minister Bellerive admitted that this new deal with the South Korean Garment Company will be the biggest foreign investment in Haiti ever.
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