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Hiring Freeze Exemption: 5,000+ Customs and Border Protection Officer Jobs

Hiring! 5,000+ Customs and Border Protection Officer Jobs
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
homeland

Begin your federal career as a Customs and Border Protection Officer and Border Patrol Agent! 
Add the correct keywords to your federal resume! 

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Day 3 Insights – Hiring Freeze For Federal Hiring

DATE:  1/25/2017

Good Morning! 

ALL INTERESTED FEDERAL JOBSEEKERS!

Yesterday, we did NOT receive any more guidance about federal hiring or exceptions during this 90-day Hiring Freeze. So, here is my advice for serious federal jobseekers or those seeking promotions during this time for future 2017 federal job search plans:

1) Federal Employees who are seeking promotions:  During this 90 days,

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Judgment – Your Resume’s Secret Sauce

Making tabloids and mainstream news a few years ago, a group of Japanese tourists boneheadedly elevated the wisdom of their in-car GPS above their own and followed its directions right into the Pacific Ocean. They ultimately emerged unscathed, but their rented Hyundai and their pride will remain forever waterlogged.

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Trump’s Transition Team is Hiring Presidential Appointees

Presidential Appointee expert, Kathryn Troutman recommends: Prepare and submit your Presidential Appointee Resume and Cover Letter to the GreatAgain.gov website!

With President-elect Donald Trump preparing to lead the executive branch, legions of his loyalists and others seeking jobs in his administration will now hit the ground running with applications for positions as presidential appointees.

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Ten Steps Workshop for Unemployed Veterans: Lessons Learned

Kathryn Troutman, Federal Resume Guru, presented a two-hour program to ten anxious veterans who have been seeking a federal position for a couple of years. Below, Kathryn shares her experience:

We were at a conference table and the veterans all got to share their objectives and past federal job search experiences,

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Changing Shirts: How to Approach a Federal Career or Series Change

Let’s assume you’ve decided the time is right for a change and have determined you may qualify for a different federal occupational series. You’re tired of your current job’s winter doldrums and wish to move to a warmer career climate. Congratulations on the successful soul-searching and necessary research/consultation.

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Top Tips for Transitioning Military from Hawaii Transition Summit 2016

Schofield Barracks, October 16, 2016

Schofield Barracks, October 16, 2016

10stepsKathryn Troutman, known as the Federal Resume Guru, was prepared for a large auditorium presentation of Ten Steps to a Federal Job® on Monday October 16th. The Nehelani Convention Center was filled, and the transitioning veterans were very interested in the Ten Steps to one of the best careers in America—a Civil Service Career.

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Competition and Your Global Federal Resume

In a previous post, I touched on some of the attractions of federal positions overseas (there are many, check USAJOBs) and some tips to consider in trying to land one. I mentioned the stiff competition applicants face attaining an initial overseas position. And stiff competition requires your absolute best foot forward for position target,

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Federal Resume Writing Workshop

Learn about the most effective ways to find a federal job.

Learn which steps will be the MOST important for your federal job search.

Learn about the Federal Hiring Process, how to find important Keywords in USAJOBS postings and writing in the Outline Format

This event is for VETERANS, Active Military, Transitioning Military and Military Spouses ONLY

Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.,

VA Baltimore Medical Center, 10 N. Greene Street, Baltimore, MD, Room# 2A-104

Seating is limited. Please RSVP Wendy.Brown-Hasaj@va.gov

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Five Tips to Landing a US Government Job Overseas

The federal government has quite a footprint in overseas locations throughout the world. Primarily these jobs are with the DoD, though many components and agencies within the Department are represented. Civilian overseas positions are very attractive for several reasons–chief among them being the opportunity to live and work in interesting and frequently beautiful foreign locales.

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