I am the President and founder of Resume Place, Inc. - Founded in 1973! We specialize in federal employment services, books, resources and workshops to help navigate Federal jobs. The Federal Government is the largest, most stable and a favorite employer in America. The challenge is that the job application process is very complex. Our mission is to help jobseekers get Best Qualified and hopefully hired into federal positions, and to help career professionals help their clients get Best Qualified and hired for federal positions.

Want an IT Job with IRS? They are Hiring!

By Kathryn Troutman President, The Resume Place, Inc. and Ten Steps to a Federal Job Certification Program Director March 22, 2018 I got an email from Paula Galloway, who is the Schedule A Program Manager at IRS – and who recently won the 2018 Employee of the Year Award from Employment Opportunity Publications! She cares…

Best Books on Federal Resume Writing

By Kathryn Troutman, Author and Publisher Resume Place, Baltimore, MD Publisher February 28, 2018 Do you want a federal resume that will get Best Qualified, Referred, get you an Interview and hopefully get you HIRED? Buy one of the latest books on federal resume writing with the most current samples. The resume formats in the…

The Budget Is In. Here’s Where the Feds Will Be Hiring.

By Kathryn Troutman President, The Resume Place, Inc. & Federal Career Coach™ Director, Ten Steps to a Federal Job® Certification Program February 20, 2018 Like so many presidents before him, Donald Trump has promised to streamline government, in part by trimming the federal workforce. But there are good reasons to believe that Uncle Sam will…

VA Expedites Hiring

VA Expedites Hiring for Occupations with ‘Severe Shortage of Candidates’ By Kathryn Troutman President, The Resume Place, Inc. and Ten Steps to a Federal Job Certification Program Director January 24, 2018 The Department of Veterans Affairs is looking for a few good professionals. This recent article from Government Executive Magazine describes the Expedited Hiring Authority…

Stop Making these Top Federal Resume Mistakes in 2018

Have a Happy New Year and Stop Making these Top Federal Resume Mistakes in 2018 By Kathryn Troutman, President, Resume Place, Inc. and Founder Ten Steps to a Federal Job Certified Federal Job Search® Trainer Program BIGGEST MYTH IN FEDERAL RESUME WRITING: Artificial intelligence machines read federal resumes for the qualifications – NOT actual Human…

Ten Steps to a Federal Job® Certifications for 2018

By Kathryn Troutman, Ten Steps Director December 13, 2017 This Train-the-Trainer program was established in 2002 by Kathryn Troutman and is STILL the ONLY Certification program for Training and Coaching Jobseekers with Federal Job Search, Federal Resumes, USAJOBS and Special Hiring Programs. More than 250 employment readiness, transition specialists, veteran’s representatives and career counselors trained…