Feds Are Taking Applications for Military-to-Defense Transitioners

Feds Are Taking Applications for Military-to-Defense Transitioners Posted by Kathryn Troutman, President, www.resume-place.com April 17, 2017 When is a hiring freeze not a hiring freeze? When you’re applying to one of the few federal departments such as Defense that President Trump wants to grow. Or when the president lifts the hiring freeze, as he did…

Top Tips for Transitioning Military from Hawaii Transition Summit 2016

Kathryn Troutman, known as the Federal Resume Guru, was prepared for a large auditorium presentation of Ten Steps to a Federal Job® on Monday October 16th. The Nehelani Convention Center was filled, and the transitioning veterans were very interested in the Ten Steps to one of the best careers in America—a Civil Service Career. The…

Want to be an ALJ? Great News for 10-Point Veterans!

The 2016 Administrative Law Judge Announcement (https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/433604700) may have closed, but 10-point Veterans may still apply. Pursuant to 5 CFR 332.311, “a 10-point preference eligible is entitled to file an application at any time for an examination for any position for which OPM maintains a register, for which a register is about to be established,…

DoD Program Gives Jobs Priority to Relocated Military Spouses

Being married to someone serving active duty presents many challenges, from making a home on a military base to moving many times, around the country or around the world. But if your family depends in part on your employment income, finding a new job each time your spouse gets a PCS order (permanent change of…