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

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Forget What You Know About Resumé Writing

Not all resumés are created equal. While you may find yourself summarizing your work history in a one-page document for a private-sector job, your federal resumé should usually be more detailed and therefore longer. A federal resumé builds off the information in a typical resumé and goes into more depth about your skills, duties, and accomplishments.
While it may seem like drafting a multipage resumé is just another tedious task, there are actually some great benefits to including as much information as possible:
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If you are applying for an entry-level job, your resumé should be two-to-five ...

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