Two new feds who start out on the same rung on the career ladder may soon find themselves on different rungs, with the distance between them only growing with time. Why? Because the speed of a fed’s climb up the career ladder—just as the speed of a private sector professional’s climb up the career ladder—usually depends not only on each professional’s smarts and dedication but also on each professional’s savvy use (or lack of use) of go-getter strategies for speeding the career ascent.
Part IV provides a bevy of career-accelerating strategies—available nowhere else— for earning an enviable reputation, generating high-level connections, getting the credit you deserve, amassing key credentials, boosting your salary, and making the right moves at the right time.
This is the kind of practical, potentially pivotal advice that they never taught you in school, your friends don’t know, and your boss won’t tell you.