Separating Navy Sailors in Bahrain Get Federal Jobs Help

Customized federal job-search training is being provided this week at the Naval Air Station, Bahrain to 40 sailors who will soon be leaving the US Navy. It is part of a new program offered by the Resume Place that combines editing and targeting of federal resumes for exiting military with training in navigating the government’s complicated USAJobs website. Other sailors will receive similar training and assistance remotely, says Resume Place team leader Kathryn Troutman, a top federal jobs expert. The program is an effort to help sailors leaving the Navy have a smoother transition to civilian life.

Stop Using Your Private Industry Resume to Apply for Government Jobs on USAJobs.gov

As a Federal Career Consultant and Federal Resume Writer, I am consulting with many federal job applicants who have submitted 100 to 400 job applications for federal jobs on USAJOBS by uploading their private industry resume. If you want to get Best Qualified for a federal position and hopefully get referred to a supervisor, you…

Debunking the Worst USAJOBS Federal Application Myths

Federal jobseekers need to have confidence in the USAJOBS automated application system for federal promotions. These comments and complaints are the most prevalent among federal jobseekers. It’s time to debunk the myths and apply for more federal jobs the right away. True or False? USAJOBS resumes are scanned for keywords by an automated system. NOT…

Writing Your First Basic Military to Federal Resume

By Kathryn Troutman Your federal resume is the most important career document you will write as you pursue your new federal career after military service. First, you have to find the position that’s right for you. Second, you have to write a federal resume that demonstrates you are at least minimally qualified for the job.…