In addition to her resume writing and coaching business, Troutman has written and published more than 30 successful books (including multiple editions) on Federal Resume Writing over the last 20 years, becoming the No. 1 Author of Federal resume books and gaining the title, Federal Resume Guru. Her books are regularly recognized as the best in Careers and Reference in competitions for publishers. Kathryn manages the Certified Federal Job Search Trainer® / Certified Federal Career Coach®, Ten Steps to a Federal Job® train-the-trainer program - in its 23rd year. More than 1,000 employment specialists have attended to learn how to coach their clients for the best federal resumes! Learn more about the Ten Steps Certification Program: https://resume-place.com/get-certified/ten-steps-trainer-certification/

Top 20 Tips for 2020 Federal Resume Writing

Dec. 30, 2019 by Kathryn Troutman President, #RESUMEPLACE, Resume Place, Inc. and Ten Steps Certification Director Happy New Year ! TOP 20 TIPS FOR 2020 FEDERAL RESUME WRITING THE FEDS ARE HIRING: It’s another great year for #FEDERALRESUME writing and Federal job search and promotions! The NDAA 2020 states that many agencies are HIRING with…

Happy Holidays 2019

Happy Holidays from Resume Place, Inc. Ten Steps to a Federal Job Certification Class, March 2019 by Kathryn Troutman Dec 20, 2019 Happy Holidays from Kathryn Troutman and Resume Place writers, trainers and staff! 2019 was a big FEDERAL JOB SEARCH YEAR !   From Kathryn Troutman: I hope that you have had a good…

Veterans Day Wounded Warriors Training

Federal Resume Writing and Veterans Preference Training for Employment-Ready USMC Wounded Warriors! Kathryn Troutman, Nov. 6, 2019 On Aug. 20th, at the Wounded Warrior Education and Hiring Expo in Quantico, VA, the USMC Battalion Wounded Warriors learned Top Tips for beginning a Federal Career. From how to maximize their veteran experience to write great Federal…

Navajo Power Station Closing

Ten Steps To a Federal Job® training provided valuable resources for a community losing hundreds of jobs from the closing of the Salt River Navajo Power Generating Station. Career transition, resume writing, and development will support a community formerly employed by the power station for over four decades. By Diane Hudson, CFJST / CFCC Federal…

Immigration Job Keywords

by Kathryn Troutman, October 15, 2019 KEYWORD LESSON How to find keywords in a USAJOBS Announcement! TARGET: MISSION SUPPORT SPECIALIST Target Announcement: GS 7 and 9, DHS, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations. Read the announcement Now is the time to research and consider applying for Immigration jobs! Just search for the word IMMIGRATION…

PMF 2020 is Open Now

STUDENTS, RECENT GRADUATES – IT’S PMF TIME FOR 2020 Open and Closing Dates: 10/3/2019 to 10/17/2019 Kathryn Troutman, October 4, 2019 From Oct. 3 to Oct. 17, 2019, the Presidential Management Fellows application for the program’s Class of 2020 is posted now. The entire initial application process, including submission of all necessary documents, must be…