Veteran Federal Resume Archives

Leverage Government Service in a Private-Sector Resume

You’ve done well in your federal government career, but you have various reasons to consider a leap to the private sector: Although you’ve progressed on the GS pay scale, you’re looking for more upside potential. Or you want to apply your considerable skills in a more entrepreneurial environment. Or you’re frustrated by the budget,

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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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Posted in Blog, Corporate Veteran Resumes, Federal Hiring Freeze Exemption, Federal Job Search, Federal Resume Writing, USAJOBS, Veteran Federal Jobs
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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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Posted in Blog, Corporate Veteran Resumes, Federal Job Search, Federal Resume Writing, USAJOBS, Veteran Federal Jobs


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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Posted in Blog, Corporate Veteran Resumes, Federal Job Search, Federal Resume Writing, USAJOBS, Veteran Federal Jobs


30 Min Video – Veterans: How to Write a Corporate America Resume


Veterans: 10 Steps to a Corporate JobKathryn Troutman teaches Ten Steps to applying for Private Sector positions using the Top 100 Military Friendly company list. An important part of the webinar is Step 6 – matching keywords from your job announcement to your resume. This is amazing and important!

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Posted in Blog, Corporate Veteran Resumes, Veteran Federal Jobs


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Free Federal Career Webinars for All Jobseekers, Senior Executives, Veterans, Spouses, Students, and People with Disabilities

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Posted in Blog, Corporate Veteran Resumes, Federal Job Search, Federal Resume Writing, Student Internships, USAJOBS, Veteran Federal Jobs


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.

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Posted in Blog, Corporate Veteran Resumes, Federal Job Search, Federal Resume Writing, USAJOBS, Veteran Federal Jobs


Veteran Apprenticeship and Career Opportunities in Bucks County PA

Veteran Apprenticeship and Career Opportunity Day

Are you a Veteran interested in training for a new career or have expertise in a particular field but need to translate that talent or skill from the military to the civilian world?

On Monday, May 4, 2015 join Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick and Assistant Secretary Kelly,

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Posted in Blog, Corporate Veteran Resumes, Federal Job Search, Federal Resume Writing, USAJOBS, Veteran Federal Jobs


30 Min Free Webinar = Veterans – Writing Corporate America Resumes!

You are invited to a Free 30 minute webinar – FREE!

Veterans – How to Write a Resume for Corporate America! Wed. evening Feb. 4th, 7 pm ET with Kathryn Troutman – Live and In Person!

Learn about Keywords for Private Industry Resumes!

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Posted in Blog, Corporate Veteran Resumes, Federal Job Search, Federal Resume Writing, USAJOBS, Veteran Federal Jobs


With 24.3% of Young Men Vets Unemployed, Military-to-Corporate Resumes Must Reinvent the Veteran

Nearly one-quarter of male veterans ages 18 to 24 are jobless, according to a 2014 government report. In preparing hundreds of young vets for a corporate job search, The Resume Place has demonstrated that these accomplished women and men must translate their military skills and experience into the language of business.

Posted in Blog, Corporate Veteran Resumes, Federal Job Search, Federal Resume Writing, USAJOBS, Veteran Federal Jobs
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