Important Federal Resume Writing Links
More Federal Resume Samples and Required Info
Check out federal resume samples for writing your federal resume.
Veteran’s Federal Resume Template
- Outline Format from The Resume Place and Federal Resume Guidebook
- Student Federal Resume form Student’s Federal Career Guide
Military MOS to GS Translation Tool
This tool will take a military occupational specialty (MOS) and turn it into a federal job by translating the skills for each type of job skills. New!
OPM Government Salaries
Government job salaries are posted here. Be sure to check out the salaries by locality. The jobs in DC pay more than the jobs in Missouri.
Federal Job Classification Standards
Read the official Classification Standards for the jobs in government.. Be sure to focus your federal resume about the duties in these position descriptions.
USAJOBS and OPM Important Links
The official US Government Job Board with federal job listings worldwide. Easy to use and read to submit your resume into the Resume Builder and apply for positions online.
Cover Letter Writing Builder
Write your cover letter with this handy, easy to complete cover letter builder. When you hit SEND, the cover letter will be sent to your email. Just edit and format and use this cover letter for your federal or other applications.
Federal Resume Writing Books and Guides
- Federal Resume Guidebook & CD-ROM, 5th Ed.
- Ten Steps to a Federal Job & CD-ROM, 3rd Ed.
- Military to Federal Career Guide & CD-ROM, 2nd Ed.
- Student’s Federal Career Guide, 2nd Ed.
- Jobseeker’s Guide, 5th Ed.
- The New SES Application, 1st Ed.
Federal Job Blogs, Media and Articles
The Resume Place Federal Resume Blog
Federal Resume Guru, Kathryn Troutman and Certified Federal Resume Writers write lessons and instructions for federal jobseekers. The latest insight and lessons are posted here.
Federal Job Search Articles
Military.com provides excellent articles on federal job search and topics for military personnel.
Intelligence Agencies and Intelligence Jobs
U.S. Intelligence Agencies
Many new college gradates and veterans are seeking intelligence analyst and intelligence specialist positions. Most jobs are submitted directly to the agency websites.
- U.S. Intelligency Agency Listings — Most jobs are submitted through each agency’s website.
- Careers in Intelligence — A government website about government intel careers
- The U.S. Intelligence Community: Information Resources
Veterans Seeking Federal Jobs
Veterans Federal Resume Writing Website
Follow these five steps to develop your federal resume. Copy and paste your resume into the USAJOBS 3.0 builder and upload your documents to get ready to apply for federal jobs. Samples and lessons followed the Military to Federal Career Guide 2nd Ed.
Students Seeking Federal Jobs
Students Ten Steps to a Federal Jobs Website
Students can follow the samples and Ten Steps to a Federal Job from the website based on the Student’s Federal Career Guide, 2nd Edition.
Videos on Federal Job Search