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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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I am Thankful for this Federal Job HIRED AND STARTING WORK NOV. 24, 2017 IN THE USA

11/14/2017 “Thank you for your great writing and support for my federal resume building. I am starting my new job with a different agency on Monday and I am very excited. I feel this is the caliber of job that I deserve and need to be in.

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Strategies for Meeting Military Families’ Toughest Challenges

Jan Meert has looked at the role of military spouse and mom from both sides now. Jan is married to an Army Soldier, and they have two boys, 12 and 14. Jan has had a federal civilian career working on bases in the U.S., Asia and Europe, managing on-post organizations like Army Community Service (ACS) that benefit servicemen and women and their spouses.

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Veterans Preference for Federal Hiring is REAL and AWESOME!

Veterans Preference for Federal Hiring is REAL and AWESOME!

BUT… to make it work, you need a Best Qualified Federal Resume.

Read this list to improve your federal job search results and utilize your Veterans Preference!

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DOD Jobs / Federal Jobs for Military Spouses on Military Bases

DOD Jobs / Federal Jobs for Military Spouses on Military Bases
Military Spouse Federal Job Series
by Kathryn Troutman and
Jan Meert, Military Spouse and former ACS Director

PART 1: Military Spouse Preference, EO 13473 for Federal Jobs.

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Your FBI Resume Should Tell the Story of Your Competencies

For Matt, a veteran of the Marines who served as a vehicle commander, the job of FBI Special Agent has a natural attraction. FBI agents are called on to carry out complex operations in difficult and often dangerous circumstances, areas in which Matt acquired valuable experience during his 2009-2013 military service.

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USAJOBS “Who May Apply” Problem

Office of Personnel Management IT specialist programmers have been working overtime. About every week there are new colorful bars, widgets and dropdowns and announcement sections. I like most of it. But the HR specialists who work for the agencies can’t keep up with the changes.

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Federal Employees Will Help Harvey Survivors Recover

There is a silver lining to Harvey’s historic storm clouds, which will deeply affect parts of Texas and Louisiana for years to come: It’s those countless residents who ventured out in their own boats and boots to rescue their neighbors, demonstrating an inspiring drive to serve.

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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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How to Get In On the Hiring Free-For-All for Border Patrol Agents

Uncle Sam is looking for a few good Border Patrol Agents – 5,000 of them, in fact. The Department of Homeland Security is having such a hard time finding enough qualified men and women to do this tough and important job that it recently issued a request for proposals from outside consultants to put together a “hard-hitting recruiting campaign.”

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About the The Jobseekers Guide 8th Edition

This book is used at more than 150 military bases worldwide to teach Kathryn Troutman's highly acclaimed Ten Steps to a Federal Job to military personnel and family members. This title is recognized as the leading guide on the topic for 100,000 military spouses worldwide
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