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Federal Resumes

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Career Blog

Ten Steps to a Federal Job in the Biden Era – Part 1

by Kathryn Troutman Creator of Ten Steps to a Federal Job® Method and Curriculum Author, Jobseeker’s Guide, 8th Edition, Ten Steps to a Federal Job® Potomac, MD | January 26, 2021 JUST ANNOUNCED: Kathryn Troutman will teach two 60-min webinars on Ten Steps to a Federal Job® Feb 5 and 12, 2021, 12 noon to…

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Have a Happy New Year, Stop Making USAJOBS Application Mistakes

December 31, 2020 by Kathryn TroutmanPresident, Resume Place, Inc. andTen Steps Certification Director Have a Happy New Year and Watch Out for the Pitfalls with your next USAJOBS Application in 2021! TOP USAJOBS APPLICATION PITFALLS Applying for a federal job with the USAJOBS Resume Builder Format. Don’t do this. Why? Because the resume builder resumes…

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Happy Safe Holidays for You And Your Family 2020

Dec. 23, 2020 by Kathryn Troutman President, Resume Place, Inc. and Ten Steps to a Federal Job® Certification Director Thinking about RP’s Federal Resume Writing and Training Customers this year Since March 14, 2020, our Federal Resume Writing Services, Ten Steps Certification and Agency Training Programs have been the SAME as 2019 — only ALL…

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