Tips for Government Interviews

Tips for Government Interviews

A government interview is the best opportunity to prove you are the right public sector professional for the government job you applied for. Be well prepared for the government interview, so that you can showcase your public sector professional skills and personal qualities efficiently and project yourself as a unique public sector professional among the entire interview field. To convert the government job interview into a job offer, you need to effectively relate your governmental skills and potential with respect to requirements of the city …

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Survey Finds Government Workforce Shrinking Historically

Survey Finds Government Workforce Shrinking Historically

Even though state and local governments are hiring again, workforces are smaller than before the 2008 downturn.  Recruitment and retention continue to be challenges.

“State and Local Government Workforce:  2014 Trends“ is an annual survey conducted by the Center for State and Local Government Excellence (slge.org), the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (ipma-hr.org), and National Association of State Personnel Executives (naspe.net) of human resource professionals.Sixty-six (66) percent of respondents reported hiring employees in the past year, with 55 percent hiring more than they did in …

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Federal Government Workforce Reform

Federal Government Workforce Reform

The nonprofit Partnership for Public Service today released a comprehensive report calling for major reforms to the federal government’s decades-old civil service system, laying out a plan to modernize areas that include the outdated pay and hiring policies.

“Our nation’s civil service system is a relic of a bygone era,” said Max Stier, president and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service. “Our nation’s leadership must make it a priority to create a civil service system that our public servants deserve and that will produce the …

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