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Learn more about how you can request disability accommodations for your DCAA interview.
Accessibility Accommodations in the DCAA Application Process
By DCAA Staff Writer | Oct. 14, 2020
DCAA strives to hire the best and brightest candidates with all types of life experiences and

Follow these tips to pass the USA Hire Assessment
4 Tips to Pass the USA Hire Assessment
By DCAA Staff Writer | Oct. 12, 2020
All candidates applying for an auditor position at DCAA must pass the USA Hire assessment in order

Learn how to maximize your time at a virtual DCAA career fair.
How to Get the Most Out of a Virtual Career Fair
By DCAA Staff Writer | Oct. 2, 2020
DCAA participates in a multitude of career fairs throughout the year, which provide great

There are many tips for writing a federal resume that stands out
10 Tips for Writing Your Federal Resume
By DCAA Staff Writer | Oct. 1, 2020
A Federal resume is very different from one developed for a private sector position. Federal resumes

Classrooms at DCAI are bright and colorful with a full suite of technology to support learning including WIFI and LED screens.
Onboarding at the Defense Contract Audit Institute
By DCAA Staff Writer | Aug. 27, 2020
DCAA’s Defense Contract Audit Institute in Atlanta is where DCAA employees learn the ins and outs of

The DISC Assessment personality traits provide insight into behaviors.
Learn About Yourself with the DISC Assessment
By Dr. George Monk | June 26, 2020
You’ve probably heard about the DISC assessment that sorts personal behaviors into four groups: D

Waypoints on the road to a security clearance
How the Security Clearance Process Works
By DCAA Staff Writer | March 31, 2020
Many DCAA employees are required to have a security clearance. A security clearance investigation is

What to Expect at an Expedited Hiring Event
By DCAA Staff Writer | March 2, 2020
DCAA conducts several expedited hiring events during the year. These are not career fairs that you

What is Direct Hire Authority?
By DCAA Staff Writer | Oct. 7, 2019
Direct Hire Authority (DHA) is a temporary authority granted to agencies by the Office of Personnel

Read more to learn about the GS Pay Scale.
Puzzled by Pay?
By DCAA Staff Writer | May 30, 2019
Thinking about a job with DCAA? You’re probably wondering how much you’ll earn, how promotions work,

Climbing the Career Ladder
By DCAA Staff Writer | May 21, 2019
So you’ve found your dream job here at DCAA but you aren’t sure about promotion potential. Will you

Investigative Support Auditor Krystina Durako (2nd from left) poses with other award recipients after the ceremony. The 2019 Public Service Award was presented by G. Zachary Terwilliger, United States Attorney on behalf of the United States Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Virginia, Richmond Division.
2019 Public Service Award Winner
By DCAA Staff Writer | May 21, 2019
Investigative Support Auditor Krystina Durako received the 2019 Public Service Award for her

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Using USA Jobs to Find Federal Employment
By DCAA Staff Writer | May 19, 2019
One of the most common phrases a recruiter hears is “how do I get a job in the federal government?