Challenged, Frustrated, You’re in the RIGHT PLACE

Good Afternoon, I started this website mainly because I wanted to empower others looking into federal employment to be successful. The process isn’t easy. If you listen to all the negativity about getting a federal job it can be overwhelming. “They only hire Veterans, minorities, friends of friends…” That list could grow long, very long. But I’m hear to tell you that the federal government […]

Read Me Leave comment

New Year Results

Good Afternoon, As many of you have been wondering about my previous possible position that I was waiting for some answer from, today I have that answer. Back in November I had applied for a GS-13 position with the Air Force. Once the application closed within a week, I had heard back that I was “REFERRED” on to the hiring official. AS it was two […]

Read Me Leave comment

The SF and OF Paperwork Explained..

The paperwork, ah the Paperwork OF-306, SF15, SF86.. Today we will examine the multitude of paperwork that comes with applying for a federal position. The only easy thing about the mandatory paperwork is that the forms, sounding foreign are at least easy to find. I will focus primarily on the essential documents that are commonly asked for and why each one is important. The good […]

Read Me Leave comment

The Interview Process and What To Expect

Hey all, At this moment in my life I am awaiting a phone call for a GS-13 position. It’s funny because I know what to expect with the interview process, primarily what questions they will ask, but I’ve spent about four hours studying the questions I believe they will ask, consulted my wife as to how she would answer the same questions, and have taken […]

Read Me 1 Comment

Resume Post – Additional Information

Good Morning, Today is the last post on building your outstanding federal resume. Why is the additional information important? For a variety of reasons. In this subsection of your resume you can highlight some of the minor areas of your life that make you a standout candidate. The things I find relevant to add here being with any volunteer or mentoring services you have provided, […]

Read Me Leave comment

Resume Post – Job Related Training

Good Evening, The last two posts have been about very important areas of your federal resume. If you haven’t viewed them and need to go back or just need to review the material, here are the links. RESUME POST 1 WORK EXPERIENCE and RESUME POST 2 EDUCATION. Moving forward to Job Related Training, this continues to provide more areas to set yourself up for success […]

Read Me Leave comment


I’m not sure when I realized it, but at some point I decide to look at the SEARCH options. What I found was very helpful. I tend to either search within two parameters, city and/or title. If you have a preference or choose to use the new Hiring Paths  options to search utilizing only categorical information such as positions open to only Native Americans, Students […]

Read Me Leave comment

Relocation, Is it For You?

Great Monday Morning! If you are looking for opportunity, you can’t find a better one then relocating for a position within the Federal Government. Why? Glad you asked.. There’s a ton of people wanting a fulfilling career, but not many can leave their homes because of a myriad of life circumstances. People have ties to their communities that they feel they can’t begin to break […]

Read Me Leave comment

Why For FREE….

Good Evening,  It may come as a surprise to you or maybe you just haven’t gotten into too much of what I am posting, but all of this content is free. No memberships, no email capturing unless you want to provide it, just my content for FREE. The reality is that I have found success utilizing these methods and so can you. I found in […]

Read Me Leave comment