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Presented by Kathryn Troutman, President of The Resume Place, Inc. and author of nine current book titles on federal job search, will explain to you the ins and outs of finding your federal job.

Schofield Barracks – Lessons Learned

I recently taught my Ten Steps to a Federal Job® curriculum at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Here are the top lessons learned from that class:
Part 1: Ten Steps to a Federal Job – I introduced the Tough Love concept about using the USAJOBS Builder in this class. I have looked at thousands of resumes for federal jobs and I have just lost my patience with the functional format, long bullet lists and big, huge blocks of text. I am telling everyone who is sincerely interested in a federal job, to fill out the USAJOBS builder. No arguments.

Top Ten Tips for Transitioning Military Seeking Federal Careers

The Top Ten Tips found here are based on the most frequent errors made by military when writing their federal resume and selecting federal careers—from Author, Instructor, and Federal Resume Guru, Kathryn Troutman.
  1. Resume format – Write a reverse chronological resume focusing on experience for the last ten years. Be sure to include specific facts for each position: title of your position (the military title) ...