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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Recession-Proof Careers by Jeff Cohen

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Chapter 15
Govern Your Career in the Government
In This Chapter
◆ Why the federal government is the single largest employer in the United States
◆ How to land a federal job in 1 of 400 occupational categories
◆ Why the U.S. Department of Homeland Security continues to be one of the hottest government jobs around
◆ How you can join the U.S. Armed Forces in combat or noncombat roles and build a recession-proof life
All of our tax dollars have to go somewhere. In fact, much of that money pulled from your paycheck supports the more than 1.7 million federal government workers in our country. From health, energy, and labor agencies to the Department of Homeland Security, and even the armed forces, recession-proof careers abound in your government. ...

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