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/

Happy Holidays 2023

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year to Our Clients and Ten Steps Trainers Worldwide! From Kathryn Troutman, President, Resume Place, Inc. December 21, 2023 Resume Place, Inc. Certified Federal Job Search Trainers®, Certified Federal Career Coaches®, SES ECQ Writers and Editors, Government trainers for Federal Resume Writing, Behavior-Based Interviews, and SES ECQ Writing were BUSY…

Take the 2024 Federal Resume Quiz

Potomac, Maryland, Dec. 20, 2023 Kathryn Troutman, Author, Federal Resume Guidebook, 7th Ed. Welcome to 2024 – Almost! Maybe it’s time to start your federal job search, or maybe you have been job searching for awhile and need a new plan. Either way, it’s a good time to evaluate your federal resume to make sure…

New Mexico Jumping Mouse CCAR

Potomac, Maryland, Dec. 13, 2023 Kathryn Troutman, Author, Federal Resume Guidebook, 7th Ed. FEDERAL RESUME WRITING WITH CCAR ACCOMPLISHMENTS I have been teaching a lot of National Park Service Interns lately on Federal Resume Writing and Behavior-Based interview Practice and Preparation. One of the big features of the class is that I ask the Interns…

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…