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

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Where Government Needs Your Experience

We can’t say it enough: government needs your experience. However, it’s up to you to find the job that will utilize you to your full potential.
Federal Facts
According to the Partnership for Public Service 2008 report A Golden Opportunity, “Federal agency managers cited several reasons why they consider older workers to be good hires. The most common were their strong commitment to the agency mission, a hunger to do good work, and talent developed through different work and life experiences.”

Key Agencies Recruiting Experienced Workers

While workers over 50 are hired into all types of positions across government, there are some agencies that have hired a larger percentage of new staff from the older ...

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