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    • OCHR FACTSHEET Transition to USAJOBS For Employees and ApplicantsHIRING REFORM Issued: January 2011This Fact Sheet: USAJOBS for Employees and Applicants Highlights the key The Department of the Navy continues to move forward in its efforts to improve the improvements hiring process and reduce the time to fill vacancies. Part of the improvement includes offered by the full the transition from CHART to USAJOBS for job announcements. USAJOBS provides transition to current employees and job seekers with better tools to apply for federal positions. USAJOBS. Provides Key Improvements Provided by the USAJOBS Tool references for Function USAJOBS CHART finding additional or Process (new) (current) information on Where to Apply USAJOBS.gov chart.donhr.navy.mil hiring reform. Resume Store up to five distinct resumes Store one resume Spell-check capable No spell-check capability Ability to upload attachments Cannot upload supporting and resumes attachments Email notification of job postings No email notifications Store up to 25 job interests No ability to store job interests Submit via fax, hardcopy, online Submit via hardcopy and online Application Remains in system for 18 Drops status 60 days after Status months action filled Delegated examining capability No delegated examining Rating Based on answer to assessment Based on skills and experience questions within resume Job Searches Ability to set up10 searches Ability to set up five searches Getting Started During the transition to USAJOBS, all vacancy announcements will be posted on USAJOBS. Please note that in some situations USAJOBS may direct the applicant to CHART to complete the application. To prepare for the new system, employees should: Copy existing resumes from CHART Update resumes to reflect current qualifications Create a USAJOBS account at www.usajobs.gov Upload resumes and supporting documents to USAJOBS account Search for DON jobs at jobsearch.usajobs.gov/a9DON.aspx Until the DON’s transition from CHART to USAJOBS is complete, applicants are encouraged to keep active resumes in both CHART and USAJOBS For additional questions, email the DON Hiring Reform Team at DONhrfaq@navy.mil DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY CI VI LI AN C AR E E R S Where Purpose and Patriotism Unite OCHR FACTSHEET www.public.navy.mil/DONHR/Employment/HiringReform
    • OCHR FACTSHEET USAJOBS’ Features and Functionality For Employees and ApplicantsHIRING REFORM Issued: February 2011This Fact Sheet: Background Explains the The Department of the Navy (DON) is committed to improving the applicant experience reason for the as part of its hiring reform initiative. A key to achieving this objective is transitioning transition to from the old CHART application system to using USAJOBS for all DON job USAJOBS. announcements. There are numerous benefits to USAJOBS, however it has many Provides features that differ from the CHART system. This fact sheet outlines a few ways an suggested employees and applicants can test USAJOBS’ functions through setting up an account, resources for searching for jobs and becoming familiar with USAJOBS job announcement formats. employees and applicants to Setting up an Account learn more about USAJOBS. Set up a USAJOBS account at www.USAJOBS.gov Lists references Create your USAJOBS account by clicking the “Sign In or Create an Account” for finding button in the top right corner of the main page, then follow the prompts additional information on Tip: Creating Your Username and Password hiring reform. Usernames must be between four and 20 characters long Passwords must be between eight and 20 characters long, and contain one upper case letter, one lower case letter, one number and one symbol (! @ # $ % ^ & *) Personalize your USAJOBS account in the “My Account” page by editing your profile, building and/or uploading resumes, setting up job search agents, saving jobs for review at a later time and saving supporting documents Set your notification settings for your application status to stay informed of changes to your application status should you apply for jobs Tip: Setting Application Status Notification You may edit your notification preferences and unsubscribe at any time. If you select to be notified of any changes to your application status, you will receive one email per day with your most recent status, but only if your status has changed. Download the iPhone/iPad app at https://my.usajobs.gov/FeaturedArticle/FeaturedArticleContent.aspx?ArticleID=4 74&ArticleTypeID=1&count=5DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY CIVILIAN CAREERSWhere Purpose and OCHR Patriotism Unite FACTSHEET
    • FACTSHEET: USAJOBS’ Features and Functionality February 2011Searching for JobsTry searching for jobs using the “Search Jobs” tab in the top left corner of the main page Search for jobs using a keyword search, advanced search, location search or special searches (i.e., tailored searches for individuals with disabilities, veterans, students and recent grads and senior executives) Tip: Maximizing Keyword Searches through Search Logic Narrow Your Search o AND – use “and” between keywords to return results that have ALL of the keywords o AND NOT – use “and not” following keywords to exclude results with those keywords o “ ” – use quotes around key phrases to return results that have those phrases o ( ) – use parenthesis around separate key phrases to return results with multiple phrases Widen Your Search o OR – use “or” between keywords to return results that have ANY of the keywords o * (Shift 8) – use an asterisk after a root word to return results with any variation of the root word Search for jobs in demand or the most popular jobs o Jobs in Demand – view the jobs being advertised by OPM and agencies at jobsearch.usajobs.gov/search.aspx?jbf563=1&vw=b&brd=3876&FedPub=Y&FedEmp=Y&cbc=1 o Most Popular Jobs – see the occupations, agencies and locations with the most announcements at www.usajobs.gov/mostpopularjobs/index.asp o Department of Navy jobs – jobsearch.usajobs.gov/a9DON.aspxBecoming Familiar with USAJOBS JOA FormatFamiliarize yourself with job opportunity announcement (JOA) formats in USAJOBS Scan a JOA by browsing each of the tabs at the top of the announcement (i.e., overview, duties, qualifications & evaluations, benefits & other info and how to apply) or clicking “Print Preview” View the job opportunity announcement tutorial at Media.NewJobs.com/OPM/www/USAJOBS/Seeker_Guides/View_Announcements/View%20Announcemen ts.pdfWhere to Find Additional InformationAdditional information regarding hiring reform can be found on the DON Hiring Reform websitewww.public.navy.mil/DONHR/Employment/HiringReform. This website provides: Policy and official guidance on hiring reform Fact sheets on topics and tools such as USAJOBS, Application Manager and USA Staffing Answers to frequently asked questionsStill Need Assistance?For additional questions on hiring reform, e-mail the DON Hiring Reform Team at DONhrfaq@navy.mil. OCHR FACTSHEETwww.public.navy.mil/DONHR/Employment/HiringReform
    • EMPLOYEE/APPLICANT CHECKLIST Preparing for the Transition to USAJOBSLearn More about USAJOBS  Review the Office of Civilian Human Resources (OCHR) fact sheet on “USAJOBS Features and Functionality” – www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/HiringReform1/USAJOBS%20Features%20and%20Functiona lity%20Fact%20Sheet.pdf  Scan the applicant toolkit on the OCHR website – www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/HiringReform/Pages/ApplicantToolkit.aspx  Review instructions on the application process using USAJOBS and Application Manager – www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/HiringReform1/Step%20by%20step%20application%20proces s%20-%20USAJOBS%20and%20Application%20Manager%20FINAL.pdf  Visit the info center on the USAJOBS website (www.usajobs.gov/infocenter/) to view tutorials of the tool, advice on applying for federal jobs and answers to FAQs.Explore USAJOBS and Application Manager’s Features and Functionality  Review the OCHR fact sheets on “USAJOBS Learning Resources” and “Application Manager” – www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/HiringReform/Pages/ApplicantToolkit.aspx  Create and personalize your accounts on USAJOBS (www.USAJOBS.gov) and Application Manager (https://ApplicationManager.gov)  Download the iPhone/iPad app – My.USAJOBS.gov/FeaturedArticle/FeaturedArticleContent.aspx?ArticleID=474&ArticleTypeID=1&co unt=5  Become acquainted with job announcement formats in USAJOBS by viewing the tutorial at Media.NewJobs.com/OPM/www/USAJOBS/Seeker_Guides/View_Announcements/View%20 Announcements.pdfTransition Resume(s) and Set Up USAJOBS Preferences  Review the OCHR fact sheet on “Uploading Documents to USAJOBS” – www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/HiringReform1/Uploading%20documents%20to%20USAJO BS%20Fact%20Sheet.pdf  Transfer your resume(s) from CHART by copying it from CHART to a MS Word document and uploading it to USAJOBS, or copying the relevant text directly into USAJOBS’ resume builder tool (My.USAJOBS.gov/Resume/ResumeBuilderWizard1.aspx?ResumeID=0) – see the next page for more detailed instructions  Set up job search agents and set email notification preferencesJune 2011, Page 1 of 2 DONhrfaq@navy.mil HR Systems & Business Transformation
    • EMPLOYEE/APPLICANT CHECKLIST  Keep active resumes in both CHART and USAJOBs until the DON’s transition from CHART to USAJOBS is complete at the end of FY2011 Additional fact sheets and information are available at www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/hiringreform/Pages/ToolsAndInformation.aspx Transferring Resumes from CHART to USAJOBSCHART resumes do not automatically transfer to USAJOBS. However, applicants can save their CHARTresumes and upload them into their USAJOBS account by following the steps below. 1. Open a blank Word document 2. Go to CHART, https://chart.donhr.navy.mil/index.asp  Login to account  Click “My Resume”  Click “Preview Resume” button  Highlight the Resume, minus the Additional Data Sheet  Right click and select “copy”  Open the blank word document  Right click and select “paste”  Click “File”  Select “Save As” and save the resume to desktop or other desired location  Name resume – Ex: JohnDoeResume 3. Go to USAJobs (www.usajobs.gov)  Login to applicant account  Click “Resume”  Click “Upload resume”  Name resume as it will appear in applicant account – Ex: JohnDoeResume  Click “Browse”  Select the resume saved to desktop or other location  Click “Upload” or use the “Build a New Resume” button and copy and paste your resume into appropriate sectionsJune 2011, Page 2 of 2 DONhrfaq@navy.mil HR Systems & Business Transformation
    • OCHR FACTSHEET Moving Resumes from CHART to USAJOBS For Employees and ApplicantsHIRING REFORM Background Issued: July 2011This Fact Sheet: The Department of the Navy (DON) is committed to improving the applicant experience as part of its hiring reform initiative. The transition from the CHART application system• Describes how to to USAJOBS for all DON job announcements is key to achieving this objective. copy and paste resumes from NOTE: All resume information now in CHART should be manually uploaded and CHART to transferred to the applicant’s USAJOBS account by September 30 as USAJOBS USAJOBS will not be available October 1-7 (due to updates and maintenance). CHART will• Provides a list of permanently be taken offline on October 12 and stored resume information will not references on be accessible. where to find Transferring your Existing Resume from CHART – 5 Easy Steps additional information Information in CHART must be manually transferred to USAJOBS using the copy and paste function.• Alerts applicants and employees 1. Log into CHART. that USAJOBS will be 2. From CHART, click on “My Resume.” Click on “Preview Resume.” Highlight the unavailable text and copy and paste into a MS Word document (or similar format). October 1-7 for 3. To correct any formatting errors inside your resume, you must first save the original updates and CHART resume in a .txt format. To do this, go to the “File” menu and select "Save maintenance As.” Then choose “Plain Text” (*.txt) file in the "Save As Type" drop-down menu. (Open the new file and ensure the text appears in an acceptable format and then copy and paste into the resume builder.) Tip: Save for Future Uploads Copy & paste your CHART resume to a Microsoft Word document (or similar) then save it. You can use that resume file to upload into the USAJOBS resume builder. (The DON recommends that employees also save a text file of the information contained in CHART as a backup.) 4. Log in to USAJOBS (first time users must create an account) and click on “Resumes.” Select the “Build New Resume” button to access the Resume Builder. 5. Copy and paste the information from your resume document into the Resume Builder in USAJOBS. Tip: Upload Your Resume You can also copy and save your CHART resume into a MS Word document and upload it into USAJOBS or attach it as a resume in Application ManagerDEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY CI VI LI AN C AR E E R SWhere Purpose and Patriotism Unite OCHR FACTSHEET
    • FACTSHEET: Moving Resumes from CHART July 2011The word count in CHART differs from USAJOBS, so use the following character counts to build a resume inUSAJOBS: Section Description Character CountWork Experience The relevant duties, accomplishments and skills of each of 3,000 for each work your previous/current jobs experienceEducation The coursework, licensures and certifications related to your 2,000 for each education educational experience itemJob-Related Training A list of the titles and completion dates of all relevant training 5,000 totalProfessional A list of the titles, publications and dates of all relevant 5,000 totalPublication writings you have publishedAdditional Job-related honors, awards, leadership activities, skills or any 20,000 totalInformation other info requested* You can create and store up to five resumes in USAJOBS.Update and Upload your Resumes to USAJOBS• Update your resumes to reflect your current qualifications Tip: Resume and Application Tips See the Office of Civilian Human Resources’ tips for creating a powerful resume at www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Pages/AllAboutYou.aspx and USAJOBS offers resume and application tips at www.usajobs.gov/EI/resumeandapplicationtips.asp#iccWhere to Find Additional InformationAdditional information can be found at www.usajobs.gov/EI/tutorials.asp#icc or on the DON Hiring Reformwebsite www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/hiringreform/Pages/ToolsAndInformation.aspx. This websiteprovides: • Policy and guidance • Fact sheets on topics and tools such as recruitment, USAJOBS and Application Manager • Answers to frequently asked questionsStill Need Assistance?Email the DON Hiring Reform Team at DONhrfaq@navy.mil OCHR FACTSHEETwww.public.navy.mil/DONHR/Employment/HiringReform
    • OCHR FACTSHEET Uploading Documents to USAJOBS For Employees and ApplicantsHIRING REFORM Issued: March 2011This Fact Sheet: Background Compares the The Department of the Navy (DON) is committed to improving the applicant experience benefits of as part of its hiring reform initiative. A key to achieving this objective is transitioning uploading from the CHART application system to USAJOBS for all DON job announcements. documents versus faxing. When applying to jobs through USAJOBS, applicants are encouraged to upload their required documents (e.g., resumes, transcripts, veterans documents, certifications etc.) Provides a list of references on using the document upload option at the end of the Online Application Questionnaire. where to find While uploading documents is recommended, faxing instructions are noted in each job additional opportunity announcement (JOA) in the “How to Apply” section. information. Benefits of Uploading Documents Benefit Uploading Documents Faxing Documents Reduced Chance Automatically matched and linked to Need to be manually reviewed and of Error applicant record by VIN and SSN. placed in the correct folder by VIN and Little possibility of error or delay. SSN. If there is no cover sheet or Form 1203 FX, or if the name, SSN and VIN are not clear and accurate, delays will occur and documents will not match. Improved Quality Image will be clear and crisp. Image may be unclear and degraded. Increased Applicants can upload documents at Applicants need to remember to go Convenience the end of the Online Application from their computer to their fax Questionnaire – either immediately, machine. They must remember to use or at a later time. the correct cover sheet and fill it out fully and accurately. Immediate Available for viewing immediately – Available for viewing typically within 24 Availability not affected by volume because no hours. Wait times may be extended due human intervention is required. to extremely high volume. Enhanced Applicants are reminded of the types Applicants might fax unnecessary or Categorization of documents that are allowed and unrecognized document. Review staff indicate which type is being determine what folder to put it in. uploaded, so it goes to the appropriate folder. Better Tracking The enhanced document upload The applicant has the fax transmission Capability option page now shows a detailed confirmation, but no indication that list of documents received for the documents were actually received and applicant, and their status (see figure processed properly. on reverse); documents include: Faxed documents that have been Matched Resumes attached from USAJOBS Resume Builder OCHR FACTSHEET
    • FACTSHEET: Uploading Documents to USAJOBS March 2011Uploading DocumentsThe Upload Documents page allows applicants to select the type of document they are uploading (i.e.,qualifications, resume or veterans documents), search for the file on their computer and upload it. Once thedocument is uploaded and the application is submitted, this page also lists the status of each document (e.g.,received, pending, processed, etc.).Where to Find Additional InformationAdditional information regarding hiring reform can be found on the DON Hiring Reform websitewww.public.navy.mil/DONHR/Employment/HiringReform. This website provides: Policy and official guidance on hiring reform Fact sheets on topics and tools such as USAJOBS and Application Manager Answers to frequently asked questions Toolkits with resources aligned to each step of the hiring processStill Need Assistance?More information on the applicant process is available atwww.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/hiringreform/Pages/ApplicantToolkit.Further questions on hiring reform may be sent to the DON Hiring Reform Team at DONhrfaq@navy.mil.Civilian Careers in the Department of the NavyReal world challenges, real life rewards OCHRwww.public.navy.mil/DONHR/Employment/HiringReform FACTSHEETwhere purpose and patriotism unite.
    • Application Process USAJOBS – Application ManagerUSA STAFFING® —OPM’S AUTOMATED HIRING TOOL FOR FEDERAL AGENCIES
    • Introduction to USAJOBS USAJOBS is the official job site of the U.S. Federal Government. In USAJOBS you can: Create an Account Look for a Job Be Informed • Build and store up • Search by Agency, • Learn how to use to five distinct Occupation, USAJOBS by resumes. Grade, Location, accessing their • Create and save etc. tutorials. job searches to • View jobs • Learn about the receive automatic available to the federal hiring notifications. general public and process. • Apply for jobs or those available to • Learn about save them to Federal special hiring review later. employees. programs. • Apply to Federal Agencies.Application Process • February 2010 2
    • USAJOBS Main Page To apply for jobs you must have a USAJOBS account. To begin, SIGN IN or CREATE AN ACCOUNT if you have not done so already.Application Process • February 2010 3
    • Create an Account To create an account you must enter some basic Personal Information into the Form Sections.Application Process • February 2010 4
    • USAJOBS – My Account Area Once you’ve filled out the basic profile information and created an account, you can Build a New Resume or Upload a New Resume by selecting one of the options in the Resumes area. In your USAJOBS account you can: •Build or upload a new Resume •Upload and save Documents required to support your application •Check your Application Status •Create Job Search Agents •Review any Saved JobsApplication Process • February 2010 5
    • Search JobsOnce you’ve created anaccount, built or uploadeda resume, and uploadedany supporting documents,you can begin the jobsearch.To search for jobs you cango to the Search Jobs arealocated at the top left oryou can Search Jobsdirectly from this page byusing the Keyword and/orLocation options at the topright of the screen. Forexample a keyword searchmight include the agencyname or position titleand/or a location such asVirginia.Application Process • February 2010 6
    • Job Search ResultsThe Current Search menu located on the right side of the screen tracks your current searchand provides filters that allow you to further refine your search results. You can remove andadd filters to expand or narrow your search. To open the job announcement, click on the jobtitle.Application Process • February 2010 7
    • Job Announcement – Apply OnlineOnce you’ve located a job you are interested in, reviewed the job announcement and theHow to Apply instructions, click the Apply Online button.Application Process • February 2010 8
    • Select Resume and Attachment(s) After you click Apply Online, you will have the option to select a Resume and any supporting documents (attachments) to be linked to your application. Please Note: If you are updating a previously submitted application, you must re-submit your Resume and all applicable supporting documents. After you click Apply for this position now!, USAJOBS will redirect you to Application Manager.Application Process • February 2010 9
    • Transition to USA Staffing® - Application Manager Application Manager is a separate Federal system from USAJOBS. It is used by many Federal agencies to collect online applications and assessment information for specific positions.Application Process • February 2010 10
    • Application ManagerWith Application Manager you can: • Work on, submit, and track your application packages. • Check the status of each application package (e.g., not submitted, complete, incomplete) • Use the Application Package Checklist to keep track of an application’s requirements. • View and print your Assessment Questionnaire responses and any of the documents submitted with an application. • Select and re-use documents submitted for previous applications in any new application. • Review any correspondence sent to you by hiring agencies. • Review and update your personal information at any time. Application Process • February 2010 11
    • Application ManagerIf you have anApplication Manageraccount, you can login by entering yourUser Name andPassword or if youdon’t already have anaccount, you cancreate one.After you first accessApplication Managerfrom USAJOBS, youraccounts will becomelinked and you will notbe required to login toApplication Managerwhen redirected fromUSAJOBS. Application Process • February 2010 12
    • Create an Application Manager AccountFollow the screenprompts to create anApplication Manageraccount. Before youcreate an account, it isimportant to verify thatyou don’t already haveone on file.Enter your emailaddress to check if youhave an account.Once you’ve verifiedno accounts are found,click I’m done checkingfor accounts toproceed. Application Process • February 2010 13
    • Application ManagerThe first time you accessApplication Manager, youwill be required to enteryour Social SecurityNumber and your FullName. It is extremelyimportant that you enterthis information accuratelyand that it matches theinformation provided inUSAJOBS.If you do not enter thecorrect SSN, it will affectyour consideration for thisand future applications.Application Process • February 2010 14
    • Biographic Data – Eligibility Information The Biographic Data will be pre-populated with the information you entered in your USAJOBS account. You may need to complete a few more informational pages before you begin your Assessment Questionnaire. The menu on the left tracks your progress as you complete the application.Application Process • February 2010 15
    • Assessment QuestionnaireThe AssessmentQuestionnaire is divided intosections.The assessment questionsare job specific and changefor each job announcementand position.Application Process • February 2010 16
    • ReUse DocumentsThe upper table displaysthe USAJOBS documentsfor this application. Thestatus will be AwaitingRetrieval from USAJOBS.Once you submit yourapplication, the systemwill retrieve thedocuments.Once you have uploadeddocuments directly intoApplication Manager(explained in the nextpage), these documentswill be available for re-usein a table located on thelower part of this samescreen.Application Process • February 2010 17
    • Upload DocumentsThis section allows you toupload documents thatmay not be in yourUSAJOBS account.Select a document type,browse, and attach thedocument. The system willconfirm the upload wassuccessful and thedocument will be placed inthe Documents On Filetable.Documents uploaded inthis area will be availablein the ReUse Documentssection (previous slide) forany future applications.Application Process • February 2010 18
    • Upload DocumentsThis section provides a FaxCover Page for documentsyou are unable to upload.This fax cover page is pre-populated with the informationrequired for the fax to beprocessed for this specificvacancy. The fax number isprovided in the How to Applysection of the announcement.It is important to rememberthat faxed documents musthave this cover page with thecorrect information filled in, oryour documents cannot beassociated with thisapplication. Application Process • February 2010 19
    • Submit My AnswersOnce all requiredquestions have beencompleted, you will beable to click the SubmitMy Answers button tosubmit your application.You must selectSubmit My Answersor your applicationwill not be received.If you have skipped anyof the required sections,you will receive awarning to go back andcomplete any missedsection before you cansubmit your answers.Application Process • February 2010 20
    • Confirmation MessageOnce you click the SubmitMy Answers button, you willreceive an on-lineconfirmation message.Submitting yourquestionnaire responsesmay not complete yourapplication. It is importantthat you review the How toApply section of the vacancyannouncement to ensure youcomply with all therequirements for yourapplication to be consideredas complete.You may log out or return toUSAJOBS at this point.Application Process • February 2010 21
    • USAJOBS – Application StatusThe Application Status Area of your USAJOBS account serves as the main source of information forthe status of your online applications. You may use the more information link located under theApplication Status column to learn more about the status of your application or view correspondencesent to you by the hiring agency. This link takes you directly into the Details Tab of ApplicationManager for the selected Application Package. Application Process • February 2010 22
    • Details PageFrom the Details Page you can:• View the Job Announcement• Change your Answers*• Add Documents*• Update Biographic Information• View/Print Your Answers• Review Status of your Assessmentand Documents.• View Messages sent by HiringAgency• View Application Package History* Changing and resubmitting Answersor adding documents is permittedduring the open period only. Once theannouncement is closed thesefeatures are no longer available. Application Process • February 2010 23
    • Checklist Page The Checklist Tab allows you to perform the same functions as the Details Tab. Also it offers a simple view of the status of your Assessment Questionnaire and any Required documents. If the document Status indicates ―Not Received‖ and the document is marked as ―Yes‖ Required, your Application Package Status will indicate: Incomplete.Application Process • February 2010 24
    • Remember… Complete Assessment Carefully review Job Create USAJOBS and Questionnaire in Check your Announcement and Application Manager Application Manager Application Status instructions provided Accounts if you and submit all before and after the in the How to Apply haven’t done so required supporting closing date of the job section already documents online or announcement via faxApplication Process • February 2010 25
    • More InformationYou may visit USAJOBS’ Information Center – Main Page where you can find tutorials forusing different areas of USAJOBS and information about Federal Employment, Applying forFederal Jobs, and Job Search, among others.Application Process • February 2010 26
    • OCHR FACTSHEET Application Manager For Employees and ApplicantsHIRING REFORM Issued: March 2011This Fact Sheet: Application Manager Provides an Application Manager is a system linked to USAJOBS that simplifies the application overview of the process and helps applicants manage their applications. Applicants are directed to Application Manager system. Application Manager from USAJOBS when the job announcement requires the completion of an assessment questionnaire. In addition to guiding applicants through Explains the assessments, the system provides numerous streamlined features and benefits to the system’s features and benefits. applicant. Many federal agencies also use this system to collect applicant information following the application process. Describes the steps for completing applications with System Features Application Application Manager: Manager. Enables applicants to complete, submit and track their application packages Gives tips for getting started Guides applicants through completing the assessment questionnaire and with the system. uploading required documents Lists references Provides access to previously submitted application packages for finding Displays application status details additional information on Outlines correspondence sent to applicants from hiring agencies hiring reform. Benefits to the Applicant Application Manager allows applicants to: Easily track the status of each application requirement and stay on top of what needs to be done through the automated application package checklist Effectively prepare for interviews by viewing or printing assessment responses and any of the documents submitted with an application Apply for new job announcements without starting from scratch by re-using previously submitted documents and answers to assessments Use a single tool to review all correspondence sent from hiring agencies OCHR FACTSHEET
    • FACTSHEET: Application Manager March 2011Completing Applications with Application Manager If the job announcement posted on USAJOBS requires completion of a questionnaire, the applicant is redirected to Application Manager to complete the questionnaire and finalize their application To support this, applicants must create an Application Manager account at https://ApplicationManager.gov When redirected from USAJOBS to Application Manager, both accounts become linked and logging in to Application Manager is not required; applicants will be taken directly to the appropriate job application page Follow the instructions in the Navigation Box to complete the application: o Complete the biographic and eligibility information, and the Assessment Questionnaire o Upload documents – if not already attached, attach a résumé and other supporting documents o Submit your answers – review and submit the final application package To review the status of application packages, go to „My Application Packages‟ on the main page NOTE: The first time you access Application Manager, you will be required to enter your Social Security Number and your full name. It is extremely important to enter this information accurately and ensure that it matches the information provided in USAJOBS (if you do not enter the correct SSN, it will affect your application consideration). Getting Started A step-by-step guide on the application process using USAJOBS and Application Manager is available at http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/HiringReform1/Step%20by%20step%20application%20process%20- %20USAJOBS%20and%20Application%20Manager%20FINAL.pdf For questions about applying for particular jobs, please see the agency contact info listed in the “How to Apply” section of the job announcement on USAJOBS. For USAJOBS technical assistance, visit www.usajobs.gov/help.asp. Where to Find Additional Information Additional information regarding hiring reform can be found on the DON Hiring Reform website www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/HiringReform/Pages/ApplicantToolkit.aspx. This website provides: Fact sheets on the transition to USAJOBS and an employee/applicant checklist Reference guides on creating a powerful resume and common hiring program categories Online tools related to USAJOBS and downloading the USAJOBS iPhone app Answers to frequently asked questions Still Need Assistance? Further questions on hiring reform may be sent to the DON Hiring Reform Team at DONhrfaq@navy.mil.Civilian Careers with the Department of the Navy OCHRReal World Challenges, Real Life Rewardswww.public.navy.mil/DONHR/Employment/HiringReform FACTSHEET
    • OCHR FACTSHEET Application Manager For Employees and ApplicantsHIRING REFORM Issued: March 2011This Fact Sheet: Application Manager Provides an Application Manager is a system linked to USAJOBS that simplifies the application overview of the process and helps applicants manage their applications. Applicants are directed to Application Manager system. Application Manager from USAJOBS when the job announcement requires the completion of an assessment questionnaire. In addition to guiding applicants through Explains the assessments, the system provides numerous streamlined features and benefits to the system’s features and benefits. applicant. Many federal agencies also use this system to collect applicant information following the application process. Describes the steps for completing applications with System Features Application Application Manager: Manager. Enables applicants to complete, submit and track their application packages Gives tips for getting started Guides applicants through completing the assessment questionnaire and with the system. uploading required documents Lists references Provides access to previously submitted application packages for finding Displays application status details additional information on Outlines correspondence sent to applicants from hiring agencies hiring reform. Benefits to the Applicant Application Manager allows applicants to: Easily track the status of each application requirement and stay on top of what needs to be done through the automated application package checklist Effectively prepare for interviews by viewing or printing assessment responses and any of the documents submitted with an application Apply for new job announcements without starting from scratch by re-using previously submitted documents and answers to assessments Use a single tool to review all correspondence sent from hiring agencies OCHR FACTSHEET
    • FACTSHEET: Application Manager March 2011Completing Applications with Application Manager If the job announcement posted on USAJOBS requires completion of a questionnaire, the applicant is redirected to Application Manager to complete the questionnaire and finalize their application To support this, applicants must create an Application Manager account at https://ApplicationManager.gov When redirected from USAJOBS to Application Manager, both accounts become linked and logging in to Application Manager is not required; applicants will be taken directly to the appropriate job application page Follow the instructions in the Navigation Box to complete the application: o Complete the biographic and eligibility information, and the Assessment Questionnaire o Upload documents – if not already attached, attach a résumé and other supporting documents o Submit your answers – review and submit the final application package To review the status of application packages, go to „My Application Packages‟ on the main page NOTE: The first time you access Application Manager, you will be required to enter your Social Security Number and your full name. It is extremely important to enter this information accurately and ensure that it matches the information provided in USAJOBS (if you do not enter the correct SSN, it will affect your application consideration). Getting Started A step-by-step guide on the application process using USAJOBS and Application Manager is available at http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/HiringReform1/Step%20by%20step%20application%20process%20- %20USAJOBS%20and%20Application%20Manager%20FINAL.pdf For questions about applying for particular jobs, please see the agency contact info listed in the “How to Apply” section of the job announcement on USAJOBS. For USAJOBS technical assistance, visit www.usajobs.gov/help.asp. Where to Find Additional Information Additional information regarding hiring reform can be found on the DON Hiring Reform website www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/HiringReform/Pages/ApplicantToolkit.aspx. This website provides: Fact sheets on the transition to USAJOBS and an employee/applicant checklist Reference guides on creating a powerful resume and common hiring program categories Online tools related to USAJOBS and downloading the USAJOBS iPhone app Answers to frequently asked questions Still Need Assistance? Further questions on hiring reform may be sent to the DON Hiring Reform Team at DONhrfaq@navy.mil.Civilian Careers with the Department of the Navy OCHRReal World Challenges, Real Life Rewardswww.public.navy.mil/DONHR/Employment/HiringReform FACTSHEET