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.

Top Tips and Lessons from Ft. Bragg Resume Writing Class

TOP TIPS AND LESSONS LEARNED FROM FEDERAL RESUME WRITING CLASS AT THE HIRING OUR HEROES TRANSITION SUMMIT, FT. BRAGG, APRIL 26, 2017 By Kathryn Troutman, President, Resume Place, Inc. Left to Right – Daniel Serrano, Ten Steps Trainer; Kathryn Troutman; and Cecelia Wallace, Director, Army Community Services Center, Ft. Bragg, NC I got to the…

Feds Are Taking Applications for Military-to-Defense Transitioners

Feds Are Taking Applications for Military-to-Defense Transitioners Posted by Kathryn Troutman, President, www.resume-place.com April 17, 2017 When is a hiring freeze not a hiring freeze? When you’re applying to one of the few federal departments such as Defense that President Trump wants to grow. Or when the president lifts the hiring freeze, as he did…

Top Tips for Transitioning Military from Hawaii Transition Summit 2016

Kathryn Troutman, known as the Federal Resume Guru, was prepared for a large auditorium presentation of Ten Steps to a Federal Job® on Monday October 16th. The Nehelani Convention Center was filled, and the transitioning veterans were very interested in the Ten Steps to one of the best careers in America—a Civil Service Career. The…

Many Federal Agencies Offer Jobs Fighting Terrorism

Especially in these times, legions of American civilians feel called to join the battle against terrorism, international and domestic. For those so motivated, there are hundreds of federal agencies and departments offering jobs in many occupational fields that contribute to the United States’ vast counterterrorism efforts. Demand for skilled professionals is high and help is…

DoD Program Gives Jobs Priority to Relocated Military Spouses

Being married to someone serving active duty presents many challenges, from making a home on a military base to moving many times, around the country or around the world. But if your family depends in part on your employment income, finding a new job each time your spouse gets a PCS order (permanent change of…