Guide to Federal Employment for Second Chance Applicants
This Office of Personnel Management Guide to Federal Employment for Second Chance Applicants contains helpful information about the Federal hiring process and how the rules apply to Second Chance applicants.
The guide offers helpful information on:
- Navigating USAJOBS (the main Federal employment portal)
- Writing a resumé for the greatest impact when applying for Federal employment
- Preparing for and participating in interviews.
Also, this Guide provides important information for formerly incarcerated applicants, and a chart that identifies special hiring authorities that can serve as paths into Federal public service.
Access the guide (PDF)