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Federal Employment Training

If you're searching for a career that's flexible and secure, consider employment with the federal government. Your military spouse status can give you the competitive advantage that you need to find the perfect opportunity.

When seeking employment with the federal government, you might be able to leverage military spouse hiring preference to gain a competitive advantage. This "Federal Employment Training for Family Members of Veterans" tutorial, sponsored by Feds Hire Vets, discusses how this preference can help you gain employment. You will learn about the following:

  • Who is eligible to receive preference in federal employment
  • How you can claim preference
  • How you may qualify for a noncompetitive appointment
  • Documentation requirements to claim preference
  • The federal application process

Once you understand how preference can work for you, get ready to start your federal job search. For information on federal resumes, visit the Federal Employment section of the Employment Readiness lifecycle stage. If you need help drafting a federal resume, visit MilitaryINSTALLATIONS to connect with an installation employment readiness specialist at your local installation. Under 'select a program or service,' select 'Spouse Education, Training and Careers.' Then enter your installation or zip code. Choose the radius you would like to search within and click 'Go.' You can also speak with a career coach at 800-342-9647 for advice on how to draft your federal resume effectively.

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