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

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Chapter 1
Is Government Work Right for You?
In This Chapter
♦ What it means to work in government
♦ The pros and cons of public service
♦ The various ways that government hires employees
♦ The eligibility requirements for government jobs
What makes a job a good fit for you? Is it the salary or the fulfillment? The hours you work or the outcome of that work? Vacation or location?
No matter what your answer is, one thing is for certain: working for the federal government is like the professional version of having your cake and eating it too. You can get the paycheck and the fulfillment, the flexible hours, and the chance to make a difference. You can live in cities across the country and countries around the world. You can live out your ...

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