O'Reilly logo

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

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

How Is State Government Different from Federal Government?

Although every state has its own application process, there are many similarities between applying for state government jobs and applying for federal government jobs.
While states’ hiring processes are not exactly the same as those of the federal government, you should be prepared to go through a process similar to the federal government’s, wherein you will be asked to fill out questionnaires, submit lengthy resumés, take relevant exams, and be asked for further information.
Because state systems and processes can differ, there is no comprehensive data on how long the application process takes in state government, and it will vary from state to state. However, state human resources ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required