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2014-05-08 23:07:44

There are advantages for Wounded Warriors in seeking federal employment. They can use veteran’s preference in hiring, and the years they accumulated in the military as well as many benefits carry over - the trick is landing the position. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 According to the Defense Department, nearly 20,000 Americans were wounded in action in the Afghanistan War. When these injuries result in a 30% disability, service members are deemed “Wounded Warriors.” These...

2014-04-24 23:07:59

Many students and new grads are interested in federal employment. The Resume Place, Publishers of the Student’s Federal Career Guide, 3rd edition, recently interviewed career counselors at two colleges about six important tips for applying for a federal job. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 About one-fourth of US college students list government as one of their three major targeted employers, according to the 2013 Student Survey. Yet just 8.5% of all federal workers are younger than...

2014-04-08 23:28:54

Federal Soup – the media brand that previously featured only an interactive federal government employee forum – has absorbed the FederalDAILY brand and has re-launched. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 1105 Public Sector Media Group is pleased to announce that as of April 7, 2014, Federal Soup – the media brand that previously featured only an interactive federal government employee forum – has absorbed the FederalDAILY brand and has re-launched. FederalSoup.com now features...

2014-03-04 23:22:18

According to a stunning new report from the Government Accountability Office, more than one-third of career federal employees will be eligible for retirement benefits by 2017. “This finding shows that the government will need to hire young people and new grads to move toward the future,” observes leading fed jobs expert Kathryn Troutman. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 A stunning Government Accountability Office report, released January 29th, predicts that more than a third of...

2014-02-13 12:26:36

Next Steps: Model Website Shows Solutions for Health Insurance Marketplaces WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the Marketplace, also known as Exchange, websites created under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the information presented to consumers will lead many to plans that will cost them thousands more than they should be spending and may be bad fits in other ways, according to nonprofit Consumers' CHECKBOOK, which has for 35 years provided consumers health insurance...

2013-12-23 23:23:44

DIGITALSPEC will provide EPIC Transformation Program Management Support for U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM)/Federal Investigative Services Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 DIGITALSPEC, LLC. announced today that the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Federal Investigative Services (FIS) has awarded DIGITALSPEC an 8(a) contract to provide program management services in support of the EPIC Environment and overall Transformation. The FIS is responsible for delivery of...

2013-10-04 23:02:03

The Resume Place, Inc. offers expert advice for the premier Graduate School Presidential Management Program application. The Office of Personnel Management’s PMF program is designed to attract to the federal service outstanding men and women from a variety of academic disciplines and career paths, including a new pilot STEM hiring program for science and technology. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 From Oct. 1 to Oct. 15, 2013, the Presidential Management Fellows application for...

2013-09-02 23:05:02

Employment BOOST, a nationally known military and federal resume writing services firm, is offering 25-percent off resume services starting on Labor Day 2013. (PRWEB) September 02, 2013 Employment BOOST, a military and federal resume writing services firm, is offering a 25-percent discount for military and federal workers starting Labor Day 2013 through the end of October. Government workers are encouraged to send their military and federal resumes to Employment BOOST for a free resume...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'