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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Getting Government Jobs by Partnership for Public Service

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Health Care Benefits

In addition to salary, you should take into consideration the fact that the government provides its employees with a first-class benefits package. In fact, studies conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveal that the gap concerning benefits between the private and public sectors has been growing—in favor of the public sector.
Once you’ve been selected to be a part of the government team, you’ll have access to first-class health care (and other) benefits.

Pick a Plan

The federal government offers a vast assortment of health care plans. There are more than 180 plans to choose from, although the actual number available to you will depend in part on your location and your agency. All of these options fall under the ...

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