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

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Chapter 6
Networking for Government Jobs
In This Chapter
♦ How to network for the public sector
♦ How to do your own background investigation
♦ What questions you should ask
♦ Networking online
Networking, put simply, is a way of building professional and personal contacts to help you get a job. While this is really more art than science, you won’t be a starving (and jobless) artist for long if you take the time to build and use your own network properly.
If you feel intimidated by the amount of time and skill that networking requires—or if you are worried that you don’t know how to transfer your private-sector networking skills to the public sector—don’t worry: we will walk you through the steps of successfully networking to get your ...

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