Top Tips and Lessons from Ft. Bragg Resume Writing Class

TOP TIPS AND LESSONS LEARNED FROM FEDERAL RESUME WRITING CLASS AT THE HIRING OUR HEROES TRANSITION SUMMIT, FT. BRAGG, APRIL 26, 2017 By Kathryn Troutman, President, Resume Place, Inc. Left to Right – Daniel Serrano, Ten Steps Trainer; Kathryn Troutman; and Cecelia Wallace, Director, Army Community Services Center, Ft. Bragg, NC I got to the…

Changing Shirts: How to Approach a Federal Career or Series Change

Let’s assume you’ve decided the time is right for a change and have determined you may qualify for a different federal occupational series. You’re tired of your current job’s winter doldrums and wish to move to a warmer career climate. Congratulations on the successful soul-searching and necessary research/consultation. Now it is time to set your plan in motion…

Many Federal Agencies Offer Jobs Fighting Terrorism

Especially in these times, legions of American civilians feel called to join the battle against terrorism, international and domestic. For those so motivated, there are hundreds of federal agencies and departments offering jobs in many occupational fields that contribute to the United States’ vast counterterrorism efforts. Demand for skilled professionals is high and help is…

Where The Federal Jobs Are – Department of Homeland Security

“WHERE THE FEDERAL JOBS ARE” FEDERAL AGENCY SERIES PART 3 – WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)   Website: http://www.dhs.gov/   Secretary: Jeh Johnson (2013 – present)   Headquarters: DHS is located in a number of facilities throughout Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia. Certain DHS components also maintain Regional, Field…

Where The Federal Jobs Are – Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

“WHERE THE FEDERAL JOBS ARE” FEDERAL AGENCY SERIES PART 2 – WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT The DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (VA)   Website: http://www.va.gov/   Secretary: Robert A. McDonald (2014 – present)   Headquarters: VA’s Central Offices are located in Washington, D.C. The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), and National Cemetery…