With the recent election, when's the best time to apply for a gov. job?
November 21, 2008 6:55 AM Subscribe
Given the recent presidential election, what's the best time to apply for a job with the Federal Government?
posted by anonymous to Law & Government (14 answers total) 5 users marked this as a favorite
I'm interested in applying for a job within the Federal Government.
Given the recent talk in the Washington Post et al. about job turnover, reform, and overhaul coinciding with the Obama Administration's transition into office, all other things being the same, when should I send in my application to give myself the best chances?
Right now? Right before inauguration? Right after? A few months into the new administration? Long ago, before the election happened?
(I suppose one would also have to take into account things like how long an application will take the float up to the top of HR's pile, and the like, but I'm not sure how long to estimate for that. Assume large-ish agency.)
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