Now is a good time to work for the United States federal government as more than a quarter million people have been hired by the government over the last three years. USA Jobs, the primary portal for federal job seekers, is even launching a streamlined application service for college students and recent graduates called Pathways to better assist them with finding government work. While this is certainly welcome news in a weak economy, one might wonder why there is so much interest in government jobs in particular. By way of an answer, here are five benefits of working for the federal government.
July 24, 2012