Jobs Priority for Relocated Military Spouses

Being married to someone serving active duty presents many challenges, from making a home on a military base to moving many times, around the country or around the world. But if your family depends in part on your employment income, finding a new job each time your spouse gets a PCS order (permanent change of station) may be the most daunting hurdle you face.

Here’s Statistical Proof that the Right Resume Gets the Federal Job

For decades, we’ve felt supremely confident that a targeted, detailed, correctly formatted OUTLINE FORMAT federal resume gets results. And now we have up-to-the-minute data that demonstrates that our confidence isn’t just an intuition.
In late May, we surveyed the 150 clients who we were honored to serve in 2016, yielding 54 responses. A large majority of these respondents had great news to share with us: 25 had been hired into federal job, and another 16 had earned the status referred, best qualified or interviewed!

USAJOBS “Who May Apply” Problem

Office of Personnel Management IT specialist programmers have been working overtime. About every week there are new colorful bars, widgets and dropdowns and announcement sections. I like most of it. But the HR specialists who work for the agencies can’t keep up with the changes. OPM states that the problem with the “This job is open to” section is the problem with the HR specialists who populate the OPM / USAJOBS template for announcements. They are checking off widgets that really are not the true Who May Apply answer.