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Exceptions to the Federal Hiring Freeze: An FAQ

February 17, 2017
By Kathryn Troutman, President, The Resume Place, Inc., and author, Federal Resume Guidebook, 6th edition.

We’ve all heard that President Trump’s executive order of January 23, 2017, temporarily suspended the hiring of federal employees. But we’ve also heard that there are MANY exceptions

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Ten Steps Success Story by Paulina Chen

From the Introduction by Paulina Chen
to the Jobseeker’s Guide 8th Edition

This book actually works, and I am not just saying that because I worked on this book.

I have helped design and edit many of the previous editions of the Jobseeker’s Guide,

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Hiring Freeze Exceptions: The Government Is Hiring During The So-Called Freeze

Are you wondering if you should apply for a federal job with this Hiring FREEZE? Work on your federal resume and USAJOBS application?
The answer is YES.

Ask for a Quote for a GREAT Federal Resume DURING and AFTER the FREEZE.

Look at all of the Federal Hiring EXEMPTIONS BELOW !!!

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Despite Jobs Freeze, Feds Are Hiring for the Senior Executive Service — There will be a Senior Executive Service Hiring Blitz in 2017.

By Kathryn Troutman, President, The Resume Place, Inc.
Publisher, Co-Author, The New SES Application

With all the tumult of President Trump’s arrival at the White House, it can be difficult to discern where the federal job opportunities will be as the new administration rolls out its inaugural year.

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Hiring Freeze Exceptions: New Cabinet Secretaries Will Be Looking to Hire in the Coming Months

Yes, there is a federal hiring freeze in effect. But there are significant exceptions to the freeze.

And as President Trump’s cabinet heads take office, most of them will be pushing to resume hiring so that they can keep the trains running as many of their employees move to the private sector or retire.

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Hiring Freeze Exemption: 10,000 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Jobs

Hiring Freeze Exemption:
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Plans to
Make Over 10,000 Hires

Based on Executive Orders
from Jan 25-28, 2017

Yes the federal government is in a hiring freeze, but there will be a total of 15,000 jobs opening up with DHS!

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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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