Someone I know was recently applying for government work and was lamenting an extensive “history” that had to be filled out. In discussion, it actually sounded like a decent set of paperwork to have—all the addresses you’ve lived at in the last ten years, job history back ten years, and a list of contact people–plus usual government information stuff.
I asked for a copy of the form so I could fill it out. It looks like a nice way to keep all of that information in one fairly easy place. The form takes an hour or two to fill out–depending on depth and how far you feel like going personally.
If you’d like to fill it out please check out: www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF86.pdf