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Hiring Officials

Strategic Recruitment and Hiring

The recruitment process is one of the activities that can have a critical impact on an organization's performance. The purpose of effective recruiting is to attract strong applicants prepared to perform successfully on the job. It is essential that agencies use all of the tools available to ensure a sufficient pool of qualified and diverse applicants.

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Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans

Knowing about these authorities and identifying eligible veterans can expedite the hiring process.

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Special Hiring Authorities for Military Spouses and Family Members

Understanding these authorities allow agencies to appoint military spouses, sometimes without competition.

Special appointing authorities can bring qualified Veterans and eligible family members to the fore and speed the selection process. This section presents guidelines for:

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