For the past 7 months, many of us have been bunkered down ‘quarantine-style’ due to the coronavirus pandemic. Before the pandemic only about 5 or 6 percent of the U.S. workforce worked from home, but today there’s roughly 37 to 45 percent teleworking. And when COVID-19 is finally behind us and our economy is back to full production, working from home will no longer be seen as a perk, but instead, a critical weapon in our fight against future pandemics.
One can’t have enough information on how to navigate the federal hiring landscape. In fact, in one of my past blogs (Get ‘in The Know’ About The Federal Workforce), I underscored the importance of keeping a pulse on the federal workforce by reading…on a daily basis…the top media outlets that track and report on the federal workforce.
Join Federal Career Connection’s moderated fireside chat to learn practical steps from those who have successfully navigated the federal hiring process. You will come away with an understanding that there is no one “right way” to apply, target, and enter Federal employment, and there are opportunities for everyone.
For those job seekers who are considering public service, the Federal government is the nation’s largest employer; a huge enterprise that employs ~2,097,881 employees (Source: FedScope, December 2018).