Seeking Federal Employment for Military Spouses

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Federal positions can be highly competitive. Finding the right federal position for you and completing the hiring process can also take time. Prepare yourself with the following information to ensure success:

  • Available resources
  • Rules and requirements
  • Resume tips

Understanding the federal hiring process can help you find, apply for and stand out as a competitive applicant.

Since the hiring process for federal employment may require an extended period of time, you may find it necessary to look at the private sector or a non-appropriated funds position. Depending on the experience, this may make for a stronger application.

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