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.

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…

USAJOBS “WHO MAY APPLY” PROBLEM

By Kathryn Troutman, Federal Resume and USAJOBS Trainer Published September 25, 2017 Office of Personnel Management IT specialist programmers have been working overtime. About every week there are new colorful bars, widgets and dropdowns and announcement sections. I like most of it. But the HR specialists who work for the agencies can’t keep up with…

Federal Enticements to Students and Grads

Federal Employment Programs Offer Enticements to Students and Recent Grads By Kathryn Troutman, RP President The Resume Place, Inc., and Creator and Program Director, Ten Steps to a Federal Job Certification Program Published June 16, 2017 With an aging workforce and hundreds of thousands of retirements looming, the U.S. Civil Service offers many programs designed…