Want a Stable Federal Job in Logistics?

Logistics Management Specialist, GS-0346, is a popular position for military jobseekers. To find these positions, you can just go to www.usajobs.gov and type “Logistics Specialist”. I found 149 positions with this job title yesterday. These positions are located all over the world. You can narrow your search to the city and state where you would…

With 24.3% of Young Men Vets Unemployed, Military-to-Corporate Resumes Must Reinvent the Veteran

Nearly one-quarter of male veterans ages 18 to 24 are jobless, according to a 2014 government report. In preparing hundreds of young vets for a corporate job search, The Resume Place has demonstrated that these accomplished women and men must translate their military skills and experience into the language of business. Despite their documented skills…

Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late!

The deadlines on vacancy announcements are getting shorter and shorter. I was quoted in this Baltimore Sun article about the new shorter-than-ever USAJOBS announcement deadlines and low application limits. From the article: “Troutman, whose firm offers federal job coaching and resume-writing services, reviewed the federal government’s online job portal and found applicant limits ranging from…

Introducing Jason Jernigan: Schedule A, Recent Graduate, and Ready for Hire!

Introduction by Kathryn Troutman I am a federal career coach for people with disabilities, and I have been working with Jason Jernigan for the past two years while he has been finishing his Bachelor’s Degree. Jason is dependable, responsive, and has persevered to accomplish his goals despite his disability. He communicates quickly with me by…