DOL-ew Section 5: Federal Hiring, Resumes, And Programs

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DOL-ew Section 5: Federal Hiring, Resumes, And Programs

This quiz is designed to assess your basic knowledge on Section 5: Federal Hiring, Federal Resumes and Federal Programs in the DOL-EW participant manual.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    5.1 Federal hiring reform was signed into law in 2010.  It creates 3 category ratings: Qualified, Not Qualified, Veteran’s Preference :
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    5.4 Veteran’s preference gives eligible veterans’ preference in appointment over many other applicants.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    5.4 Veterans separating with a rank of O4 or above are not eligible for veteran’s preference
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    5.4 Veterans can have 5 point preference, 10 point preference or 15 point preference (5 and 10).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    5.6 Veteran’s Recruitment Appointment (VRA) allows veterans to apply to announcements that are only open to “status” candidates, which means “current competitive service employees.”
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    5.7 The executive order “Employment of Veterans in the Federal Government” established the  veteran employment initiative and created veteran employment program offices in the 24 Federal agencies responsible for promoting Veteran’s recruitment, employment, training, development and retention within their respective agencies. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    5.8 USAJobs has a listing with all of the POCs in the veteran employment program offices 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    5.8 You must have an account on USAJobs in order to search for jobs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Applying for a federal job requires a resume only. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    5.12 Negotiating salary for a federal position is not possible if the position grade is posted in the job announcement (ie GS-9).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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