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/

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…

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…