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Kathryn Troutman, Publisher, President, Resume Place, Inc. Baltimore, MD, June 15, 2022 Federal Resume Guidebook Tops Charts as #1 Resume Book in USA! Kathryn Troutman’s award-winning guide explains how to write the special type of resume required by the Federal government Baltimore, MD; June 15, 2022 | This week author Kathryn Troutman received some great…

Difference Between Contractor IT Specialist Resume and Federal Resume

The Government is Hiring IT Specialists   Requests for Information Technology Federal Resume Help has never been more popular. Yesterday alone, I received requests from ten IT specialists (cyber, networking, systems Admin, Customer support, policy – all specializations). Government contractors are ending IT specialist contract and services – with lessened budget, new policies and uncertain…

Where The Federal Jobs Are – Department of Homeland Security

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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…

The functional resume is dead

The Functional Resume is DEAD!

The functional resume was created back in the 1980s. It was a good format, creative, and featured the best skills offered by the applicant. The functional resume was popular until about 2008 when competition became worse than ever. Then, the HR recruiters stopped reading resumes full of chatty, wordy, profuse, adjective-driven sentences that said nothing specific.…