National Administrative Professionals Day 2021

by Kathryn Troutman Catonsville, MD | April 16, 2021 Wednesday April 21st is National Administrative Professionals Day, a holiday for honoring the contributions of these vital workers. One way to celebrate the day is to research new job opportunities. Federal jobs guru Kathryn Troutman suggests you consider the government workplace as Uncle Sam employs so…

RP Federal Resume Puzzle ®

By Kathryn Troutman, Author, Federal Resume Guidebook, 7th Ed., and Jobseeker Guide, 8th Edition March 31, 2021 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…

STEM Jobs Are Plentiful at USAJOBS

by Kathryn Troutman Catonsville, MD | March 25, 2021 Job Searching for STEM Work? Set Your Sights on USAJobs.gov Recent searches on USAJOBs by federal jobs guru Kathryn Troutman found numerous vacancies in all STEM categories selected. The federal government is definitely hiring STEM professionals, offering great salaries and terrific benefits. Some openings were marked…

DOD FOIA – Where are the Federal Jobs?

by Kathryn Troutman Potomac, MD | February 4, 2021 Where Are Federal Jobs? DOD Freedom of Information Request Finds Out Review the FOIA DOD Spreadsheets: When you drive onto a military base, you can’t tell how many civilian federal jobs it offers. There’s no way to tell from looking, and bases don’t advertise the numbers…