Step 2: Find Imp Documents NOW! Don’t procrastinate!

–You will need dates of your experiences, training and certifications.

Getting Ready – Document Search

dd214Get your DD 214, Statement of Service, VA Letters, Transcripts Ready. They will be required. Do not wait until a deadline. To write the federal resume, you will need a list of your experiences, training, and certifications including dates and descriptions. You will also need your evaluations and OERs with descriptions of your assignments.

TAKE ACTION! Please locate the following documents:

  • Evaluations (useful for the dates, job titles, and descriptions of your work)
  • Training forms
  • Resume drafts
  • Letters/emails from supervisors

The entire federal application is a test to follow directions, provide details of your service, including dates, training and your documents.

KEEP GOING to Continue to STEP 3:  “Job Announcement Search!


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