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Career Blog

RP Federal Resume Puzzle ®

By Kathryn Troutman, Author, Federal Resume Guidebook, 7th Ed., and Jobseeker Guide, 8th Edition March 31, 2021 In 2019, I taught a Ten Steps to a Federal Job class at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii. An officer asked me, “Why is it so complicated to apply for a federal job?” BUILDING CONTENT FOR YOUR FEDERAL RESUME…

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STEM Jobs Are Plentiful at USAJOBS

by Kathryn Troutman Catonsville, MD | March 25, 2021 Job Searching for STEM Work? Set Your Sights on Recent searches on USAJOBs by federal jobs guru Kathryn Troutman found numerous vacancies in all STEM categories selected. The federal government is definitely hiring STEM professionals, offering great salaries and terrific benefits. Some openings were marked…

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Where Are the Jobs? The US Government Has Many Right Now

by Kathryn Troutman Potomac, MD | February 17, 2021 The latest jobs report shows America’s labor market down 10 million jobs below pre-COVID-19 levels. Many individuals have been unemployed for longer than half a year. “It’s very clear our economy is still in trouble,” President Joe Biden said in response. Jobs coach Kathryn Troutman says…

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