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Agency Training

Recruitment, retention to federal career development

Our curriculum is proven with outstanding evaluations! Leadership Training, Executive Coaching, Federal Resume Writing, SES ECQ Writing, Interview Preparation. RP is the leading federal career training agency on the GSA / SeaPort Schedules. WOSB, Career Training since 1996.

Career Books

Best-selling career books by Kathryn Troutman with outstanding, successful resume samples in print or immediate PDF download.

Featured Book:

The STARS are Lined Up for
Military Spouses, 2nd Edition
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Certification Programs

Become an expert, get paid like an expert

We deliver cutting edge training programs that prepare you to coach clients, advise jobseekers, write and edit competitive and targeted USAJOBS-compliant federal resumes, and instruct classes on the best practices in navigating the federal jobs application process.

Federal Resumes

Stand out. Get noticed. Get hired.

We can write a federal resume customized for your announcement, objective, grade level, career change ideas AND coach you to tell us great accomplishments so you will STAND OUT!

Career Blog


President, www.resume-place.com August 7, 2018 Resume Place, inc. online forum and message board for discussion of issues in the field of resume writing, career development and federal employment. Applying for a federal job requires lots of effort, just like preparing to jump hurdles in a track and field race: Hours and hours of practice –…

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Your FBI Resume Should Tell the Story of Your Competencies

By Kathryn Troutman, Author and Publisher October 9, 2017 For Matt, a veteran of the Marines who served as a vehicle commander, the job of FBI Special Agent has a natural attraction. FBI agents are called on to carry out complex operations in difficult and often dangerous circumstances, areas in which Matt acquired valuable experience…

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The Right Resume Gets the Federal Job

Here’s Statistical Proof that the Right Resume Gets the Federal Job By Kathryn Troutman, President The Resume Place, Inc., and Creator and Program Director, Ten Steps to a Federal Job Certification Program Published June 23, 2017 For decades, we’ve felt supremely confident that a targeted, detailed, correctly formatted OUTLINE FORMAT federal resume gets results. And…

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