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How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job, 2nd Edition by Lily Madeleine Whiteman, Eleanor Holmes Norton

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APPENDIX 4Glossary

image For More Information. For more definitions, see the glossary in “The Info Center” at http://www.usajobs.gov.

30 Percent or More Disabled Program: Program that makes some disabled veterans eligible to be directly hired into some federal jobs without competing against other applicants.

Appointment: A federal job. Each federal job is filled either through a competitive appointment or noncompetitive appointment.

Basic Qualifications/Minimum Qualifications: The criteria that applicants must meet to be seriously considered for the job. Applications that don’t meet these qualifications are rejected.

Best-Qualified Applicant: An applicant ...

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