Veteran Federal Resume Archives

Federal Employment Programs Offer Enticements to Students and Recent Grads

With an aging workforce and hundreds of thousands of retirements looming, the U.S. Civil Service offers many programs designed to entice Millennials to federal employment, hoping that some recruits will spend their careers working for their country.

Recruitment programs targeting young people are available at hundreds of federal departments and agencies,

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


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


Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late!

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The deadlines on vacancy announcements are getting shorter and shorter.

I was quoted in this Baltimore Sun article about the new shorter-than-ever USAJOBS announcement deadlines and low application limits. From the article: “Troutman, whose firm offers federal job coaching and resume-writing services, reviewed the federal government’s online job portal and found applicant limits ranging from 15 to 300.

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


To Choose the Best College Majors, Veterans Need Early Career Counseling, Data Shows

To Choose the Best College Majors, Veterans Need Early Career Counseling, Data ShowsIt’s a hard truth: Nearly half of recent veterans who use their GI Bill benefits to further their post-secondary education are failing to obtain a diploma or certificate within a decade, says a study released this year. And according to an analysis by The Resume Place, a major cause of this shortfall is veteran students’

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


College Counselors’ Top Tips for Students Applying for Federal Jobs

Many students and new grads are interested in federal employment. However, as a recent Washington Post article noted, they need to be better informed about how to apply. The Resume Place, Publishers of the Student’s Federal Career Guide, 3rd edition, recently interviewed career counselors at two colleges.

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


Introducing the Student Federal Resume Sample Database™

Student Fedres Database

Now, for the first time ever, university career centers and vetran students will have access to up-to-date, successful federal resume samples.

This online Student Federal Resume Database will be available for veterans who are current students and recent graduates who are online looking for information about how to land a desirable federal job or internship.

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Posted in Blog, Federal Job Search, Federal Resume Writing, Student Internships, Veteran Federal Jobs
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Presidential Management Fellows Applications Must Be Completed By Nov. 19 by Graduate Students

The Resume Place offers tips for writing the Presidential Management Fellows application for the PMF Class of 2013. The first phase of the application process must be completed between Nov. 5 and Nov. 19, 2012.

Presidential Management Fellows, who serve for two years in a federal role that aligns with their recent graduate studies,

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