Veterans and Military Spouses Federal Resume Blog Posts

Happy Independence Day from The Resume Place!

Introduction: Here at RP, we are constantly coaching our clients to write “stories” about their accomplishments to demonstrate KSAs from the job announcement.

Personally, I am inspired by Francis Scott Key’s experience, the flag, Ft. McHenry, our country’s survival, and the amazing poem that Mr. Key wrote, especially the phrase “o’er the land of the free, and the home of the brave.”

Can your spirits be raised to write a better federal resume by thinking about the morning that Francis Scott Key wrote the poem “Defence of Ft. McHenry” that became the National Anthem? Mr. Key’s accomplishment would make a great KSA for Ability to Write!

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SUMMER’S HERE – APPLY FOR FEDERAL JOBS!

Now that the Memorial Day Weekend is over and summer is here, you should plan your trip to the beach AND YOUR APPLICATIONS FOR A FEDERAL JOB!

Everything is about timing, right? Same goes for job search with the Government! The federal government is ALWAYS hiring,

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Veterans’ Families Get Head Start on Federal Jobs with Derived Veterans Preference

Spouses and mothers of men and women killed or totally disabled in service to their country have long been recognized with a “derived veterans preference” that gives them a competitive advantage in applying for federal jobs. And with the passage of the Gold Star Fathers Act, the civil service now recognizes the sacrifice of the fathers of deceased or disabled servicemen or women;

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FREE Webinars for Military Spouse Appreciation 2018

You’re Invited to a FREE 45-Minute Webinar!

TIPS FOR MILITARY SPOUSES
SEEKING FEDERAL JOBS

A Military Spouse Appreciation Event
Presented by the Resume Place,

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


Military Spouses Class at RAF Mildenhall

Kathryn Troutman, Federal Resume Guru and Author, Speaker
THE STARS ARE LINED UP FOR MILITARY SPOUSES®
ON PPP-S AND USAJOBS
Free Webinar
Top Tips for Military Spouses and Federal Jobs
Military Spouse Preference
May 11,

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Veterans and Military Spouses: Ten Steps at RAF Mildenhall Afternoon Class

AFTERNOON CLASS:
Kathryn Troutman, Federal Resume Guru and Author, Speaker
TEN STEPS TO A FEDERAL JOB®

April 11, 2018, RAF, Mildenhall, London, England. Author and instructor, Kathryn Troutman presented a two-hour version of Ten Steps to Airmen, Spouses and Military & Family Readiness Specialists from RAF Mildenhall,

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Want an IT Job with IRS? They are Hiring!

Want an IT Job with IRS? They are Hiring! Any candidates seeking an IT position, in just about any IT discipline, grade levels are from 5-15 at the present time there are 33 vacancy announcements posted on USAJOBS.

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Three Cheers for the Military Spouse Employment Act of 2018

REGISTER FOR OUR FEDERAL JOBS WEBINAR, Mar. 22, 2018

CLICK HERE

As any military spouse will tell you, being married to the military with moving up to 10 times in 20 years, can make it almost impossible to have a career for the spouse!

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Diverse Jobs for Vets

TYPICAL FEDERAL AGENCIES FOR VETERANS!
BUT THERE’S MORE!

Tell me, when you think of military folks retiring or separating and taking their skills to a job in government, what federal organizations come to mind?

I’ll bet it’s departments like Defense, Homeland Security and Veterans Affairs.

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Are YOU Still Using a Big Block Resume?

“I Didn’t Know Resumix Is Gone!”
No More Big Block Resumes!

RESUMIX IS GONE !
USAJOBS AND HUMAN RESOURCES REVIEWS OF FEDERAL RESUMES IS HERE !

Even though it has been FIVE years since the HR system changeover, employees at DOD agencies are still using the BIG BLOCK resume format.

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