Veterans and Military Spouses Federal Resume Blog Posts

Free Online course Recommended by Kathryn Troutman

How to Capitalize on Opportunity and Launch Your Career

Exclusively for Veterans

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The course will officially begin on April 30, 2018

Weekly Conference Meeting every Thursday from 8-9 pm EST

This course is specifically designed for veterans regardless of how long it has been since you were discharged.

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Want an IT Job with IRS? They are Hiring!

Want an IT Job with IRS? They are Hiring! Any candidates seeking an IT position, in just about any IT discipline, grade levels are from 5-15 at the present time there are 33 vacancy announcements posted on USAJOBS.

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Three Cheers for the Military Spouse Employment Act of 2018

REGISTER FOR OUR FEDERAL JOBS WEBINAR, Mar. 22, 2018

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As any military spouse will tell you, being married to the military with moving up to 10 times in 20 years, can make it almost impossible to have a career for the spouse!

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Diverse Jobs for Vets

TYPICAL FEDERAL AGENCIES FOR VETERANS!
BUT THERE’S MORE!

Tell me, when you think of military folks retiring or separating and taking their skills to a job in government, what federal organizations come to mind?

I’ll bet it’s departments like Defense, Homeland Security and Veterans Affairs.

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The Budget Is In. Here’s Where the Feds Will Be Hiring.

Like so many presidents before him, Donald Trump has promised to streamline government, in part by trimming the federal workforce. But there are good reasons to believe that Uncle Sam will continue to create great jobs for hundreds of thousands of Americans each year:

  • In his 2019 budget,

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Are YOU Still Using a Big Block Resume?

“I Didn’t Know Resumix Is Gone!”
No More Big Block Resumes!

RESUMIX IS GONE !
USAJOBS AND HUMAN RESOURCES REVIEWS OF FEDERAL RESUMES IS HERE !

Even though it has been FIVE years since the HR system changeover, employees at DOD agencies are still using the BIG BLOCK resume format.

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VA Expedites Hiring for Occupations with ‘Severe Shortage of Candidates’

The Veterans Administration is looking for tens of thousands of employees in scores of occupations, from healthcare to IT to building maintenance. The VA considers this a critical personnel situation because overworked staffers in understaffed occupations can have higher rates of attrition.

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What does Government Shutdown Mean for Federal Hiring and Your Job Applications?

FEDERAL HIRING AND APPLICATIONS ARE REVIEWED BY “HUMAN” RESOURCES PERSONNEL. If there is a shutdown, the HR specialists won’t be reading resumes, qualifying the Best Qualified Candidates and referring them to supervisors. Most human resources specialists will be furloughed and their workload will back-up.

NEW JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS MIGHT NOT GET POSTED

These are the jobs posted today (Jan 20,

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Posted in Blog, Federal Job News for Military Spouses, Federal Job Search, Federal Resume Writing, Government Shutdown, USAJOBS, Veteran Federal Jobs


Have a Happy New Year and Stop Making these Top Federal Resume Mistakes in 2018

BIGGEST MYTH IN FEDERAL RESUME WRITING: Artificial intelligence machines read federal resumes for the qualifications – NOT actual Human Resources personnel.
WRONG – resumes must be readable by REAL PEOPLE sitting in a desk looking at a computer or paper resume!

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Why Military Spouses Need Ten Steps to a Federal Job Training

Why Military Spouses Need Ten Steps to a Federal Job Training
Introducing new Stars are Lined Up for Military Spouses
on PPP-S and USAJOBS Curriculum
By Kathryn Troutman,
Program Director, Ten Steps Certification Programs – 2018
Spouse Federal Employment Training is our new second emphasis
with our Ten Steps Certification Training!

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