Five Good Reasons to Apply for a Government Job Today

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The federal hiring process has changed -- for the better! The written Knowledge, Skills and Abilities narratives are 95 percent gone, so applying means posting a USAJOBS resume and completing a multiple-choice questionnaire. The application process is still complicated, but if you can play poker, golf, bridge, monopoly or another game with complex instructions and a little strategic thinking, you can compete for a federal job. Here are a few of my favorite tips and insights about what's new and important in federal hiring after the reforms of last year: