Veteran Federal Resume Archives

Bobbi’s Top Tips on Program S Jobs for Military Spouses

Bobbi Robbins – married to a Marine since 2009, a mother with two small children, and now a graduate student – really needed Program S when she and her husband were transferring to Fort Meade. When couples receive PCS orders, Program S gives military spouses high priority for DoD job openings. But like so many military spouses,

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Posted in Blog, Federal Job News for Military Spouses, Federal Job Search, Federal Resume Writing


Jobs Priority for Relocated Military Spouses

Being married to someone serving active duty presents many challenges, from making a home on a military base to moving many times, around the country or around the world. But if your family depends in part on your employment income,

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


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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Posted in Blog, Corporate Veteran Resumes, Federal Job News for Military Spouses


Office of Personnel Management Fair Chance Rule

Jan 3, 2017, The Office of Personnel Management issued a final rule requiring federal agencies to delay checks of job candidates’ criminal and credit records until their employment qualifications have been thoroughly considered.
“Fair-chance hiring policies … are a common-sense way to help formerly incarcerated people re-enter the workforce and contribute to our society.”

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


TIME TO UPDATE YOUR RESUMES NOW!

RESUME PLACE ALERT:
TIME TO UPDATE YOUR RESUMES NOW!
by Kathryn Troutman, March 21, 2017

This much we know: President Trump has ordered a limited federal hiring freeze and a broad review of the federal workforce with an eye toward reducing headcount.

But we don’t know many specifics regarding potential furloughs or layoffs in individual agencies,

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Posted in Blog, Federal Hiring Freeze Exemption, Federal Job News for Military Spouses, Federal Job Search, Federal Resume Writing, USAJOBS, Veteran Federal Jobs
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Hiring Freeze Exceptions: Good Federal Job News for Military Spouses for DOD Federal Jobs in the USA

On December 23, 2016, President Obama signed this 2017 Fiscal Order for Budgets and Actions for the Department of Defense, including a GREAT new improvement for military spouses who want to apply for and land a high quality, relocatable career with the Federal Government!

Now, with the new legislation,

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