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Frequently Asked Questions


We try to anticipate questions you might have about our PRODUCT / SERVICE and provide the answers here. If you need additional information send email to YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS.

1.

What is a Federal Government Style Resume?

A federal style resume is detailed resume that includes the following:

  • Detailed information about your jobs and the duties that closes relate to the government position that you are applying for
  • Information about citizenship 
  • Social security number
  • Information about veteran’s preference 
  • Supervisory contact information for all listed jobs
  • Number of hours worked per work week and salary information
  • Permission to contact your supervisor for a reference
  • Request for 3 personal references and 3 professional references listed separately not on resume

2.

What is the Federal Government OPM-612 Application Form?

The OPM-612 Application Form is the optional application form for federal employment; this form can be used instead of the federal style resume when applying for government jobs. See OPM Website for preview of form http://www.opm.gov/forms/html/of.asp


3.

What are Knowledge, Skills and Abilities/ KSA’s, and how they maybe stated on a job announcement for the federal government?

According to the Federal Research Services KSA Workbook in Vienna, VA copyright 1992, with paraphrased answers to define KSA’s; they will be defined as follows:

  • Knowledge is the producing of statements used and/or referenced to an organized group of information in a factual or procedural manner to adequately assist with work performance on a job.
    • Example: Knowledge of how to operate a motor vehicle
    • Answer: Response proof of valid vehicle operations driver’s license
  • Skills are the statements used to show or display basic and proficient physical, verbal, and/or mental manipulation of data or things that can be readily measured by a performance test, where quantity and quality of this performance test is tested within a specific timeframe.
    • Example: Demonstration of typing skills: can you type 40 words per minute (wpm)?
    • Answer: Yes. Then applicant may have to complete a 5 minute typing test at 40 wpm on the computer during or after a job interview for a secretary position.

 


4.

What are Knowledge, Skills and Abilities/ KSA’s, and how they maybe stated on a job announcement for the federal government?

According to the Federal Research Services KSA Workbook in Vienna, VA copyright 1992, with paraphrased answers to define KSA’s; they will be defined as follows:

  • Abilities are the statements that actually show the power, and the actual experience of doing a certain task or activity on a job during a certain period of time.
    • Example: Ability to supervise in an Information Technology (IT) Office
    • Answer: In my current position as a senior IT Specialist for the past 5 years, I have worked as a team leader by leading and coordinating other IT Specialists on a variety of projects successfully; therefore, I possess proficient capabilities to supervise in an IT office.

5.

What are Quality Ranking Factors and/or Questions on a federal government announcement?

The basic definition of Quality Ranking Factors is similar in function to KSA’s; however can be asked in the form of plain common language questions. However, a formal definition of Quality Ranking Factors can be found in this link to OPM website: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/policy/ApplicationOfStds-07.asp

  • Example: Ability to communicate in writing- KSA and Quality Ranking Factor Question could be: Please chose your best level of experience with your ability to communicate in writing on the job.
  • Answers could be as follows:
    • Independently wrote memos, reports, and letters to upper level management and officials
    • Moderately wrote memos, reports, and letters to upper level management and officials
    • Assisted with writing of memos, reports, and letters to upper level management while being closely monitored by supervisor
    • No official writing experience on the job, but had training classes for business writing
    • No writing experience at all

6.

How long KSA’s and/or Quality Ranking Factors/Questions will be a requirement for the government?

The short answer to this question is at this present time, there is no definite set time limit of how long the KSA’s and/or Quality Ranking Factors/Questions will be a requirement for federal government employment.

However, please read these two articles from the Washington Post regarding the matter, the first article is from May 2010, and the second article is from Nov. 2010.

Here is the link for the first article:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/10/AR2010051004898.html

Here is the link for the second article:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/11/01/AR2010110106158_pf.html


7.

What are the requirements for the writers of Tee’s Professional Poetic Writing Shop to assist or complete a federal government applications for clients?

Requirements for the Writers of Tee’s Professional Poetic Writing Shop to Assist or Complete a Federal Government Applications for Clients
  • Completion of Tee’s Job Consultation Questionnaire (click here to preview)
  • Arrangements of free in-person or over the phone job consultation questionnaire discussion appointment
  • Free USAJOBS search for federal government announcements with a great job/person match for client that closes within 2-3 weeks after the consultation discussion appointment
  • Writers and client’s discussion and decision-making process of the selected job announcement to apply for
  • Discussion and decision-making process between writer and client regarding the understanding and acceptance of the “First-Time Client” use of the Federal Resume & KSA’s or Quality Ranking Factor Questions Package Deal Price (See Government Application Services & Pricing Page)
  • Discussion and decision-making process and meeting dates for Federal Resume & KSA’s or Quality Ranking Factor Questions Package Deal Price (See Government Application Services & Pricing Page)

Please note:
Our clients are guaranteed to receive detailed and personalized attention and assistance with applying for federal and local state government jobs. Since our services are directly connected to the human resources department of the federal government, therefore we are highly trained to assist with writing strong and competitive applications that will at least provide the applicant with an excellent chance of receiving an interview for the selected job/person match position.



Inspirational Quotes for Success for Clients from the “Success” Book: Compiled by: Kobi Yamada: Printed in China (2007).

“The one who takes a chance, who walks the line between the known and the unknown, who won’t accept failure, will succeed."
By Susan Fielder

“Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it."
By Bill Cosby

“Tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
By Malcolm X

“Every vital organization owes its birth and life to an exciting and daring idea.
By James B. Conant

“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.
By J. Piermont Morgan

“The secret to achievement is not to let what you’re doing to get to you before you get to it.
By Kobi Yamada

“The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.
By Tommy Lasorda


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