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Executive Order Enhancing Noncompetitive Civil Service Appointments of Military Spouses

YESTERDAY – President Trump signs Executive Order to make it easier for military spouses to get jobs – featuring improved focus on the Military Spouse Preference On USAJOBS for FEDERAL JOBS!

View this great Video from Yesterday at the Military Spouse Appreciation Event at the White House!

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

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


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


VA Expedites Hiring for Occupations with ‘Severe Shortage of Candidates’

The Veterans Administration is looking for tens of thousands of employees in scores of occupations, from healthcare to IT to building maintenance. The VA considers this a critical personnel situation because overworked staffers in understaffed occupations can have higher rates of attrition.

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What does Government Shutdown Mean for Federal Hiring and Your Job Applications?

FEDERAL HIRING AND APPLICATIONS ARE REVIEWED BY “HUMAN” RESOURCES PERSONNEL. If there is a shutdown, the HR specialists won’t be reading resumes, qualifying the Best Qualified Candidates and referring them to supervisors. Most human resources specialists will be furloughed and their workload will back-up.

NEW JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS MIGHT NOT GET POSTED

These are the jobs posted today (Jan 20,

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


Have a Happy New Year and Stop Making these Top Federal Resume Mistakes in 2018

BIGGEST MYTH IN FEDERAL RESUME WRITING: Artificial intelligence machines read federal resumes for the qualifications – NOT actual Human Resources personnel.
WRONG – resumes must be readable by REAL PEOPLE sitting in a desk looking at a computer or paper resume!

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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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