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/

The Right Resume Gets the Federal Job

By Kathryn Troutman, President, Resume Place, Inc., Creator and Program Director, Ten Steps to a Federal Job® Certification Program Published September 22, 2023 Here’s Statistical Proof that the Right Resume Gets the Federal Job F For decades, we’ve felt supremely confident that a targeted, detailed, correctly formatted OUTLINE FORMAT federal resume gets results. And now…

Patriot Day 2023

By Kathryn Troutman, Author, Instructor Published September 11, 2023 Remembering September 11, 2001 After the terrorist attacks known as 9/11, we at Resume Place were inundated immediately with phone calls and emails. These were coming from private sector workers, military, students and every type of jobseeker about looking for help with getting a Federal job.…

Are YOU Still Using a Big Block Resume?

By Kathryn Troutman, Federal Career Coach®, Author, Federal Resume Guidebook, 7th Ed. August 28th, 2023 RESUMIX IS GONE ! USAJOBS AND HUMAN RESOURCES REVIEW OF FEDERAL RESUMES IS HERE ! Even though it has been eleven years since the HR system changeover, employees at DOD agencies are still using the BIG BLOCK resume format. They…

How to Scale a Business – Podcast Press Release

Press Release: Podcast Interview on How to Scale a Business By Kathryn Troutman, Author, Instructor Published August 16, 2023 Kathryn Troutman Shares Success Secrets on Podcast, “How to Scale a Business” The Founder of Resume Place addresses both how she built her business, as well as insider insights for successful Federal resume writing and jobseeking.…

RP Federal Resume Puzzle ®

By Kathryn Troutman, Author, Federal Resume Guidebook, 7th Ed., and Jobseeker Guide, 8th Edition May 17, 2023 In 2019, I taught a Ten Steps to a Federal Job class at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii. An officer asked me, “Why is it so complicated to apply for a federal job?” BUILDING CONTENT FOR YOUR FEDERAL RESUME…