Posts By Kathryn Troutman

Become a powerful communicator every time you speak to your audience

TJ Walker, Media and Presentation Expert will be sponsored by the Resume Place, Inc. for a two-day class in Baltimore, MD. Learn how to speak before groups, briefings and panel interviews. What you need is Preparation and Practice. Four years ago, Kathryn Troutman traveled to New York City to practice her popular workshop curriculum, TenRead… Read more »

President’s State of the Union Proposals Would Create Diverse Federal Job Opportunities

The Washington Post reported that the word most frequently spoken in the 2013 State of the Union speech, was JOBS. President Obama outlined initiatives that would create a variety of private-sector jobs in many industries. These new employment opportunities will in turn generate many well-paying civil service jobs, according to Kathryn Troutman, president of TheRead… Read more »

How to Write a Pathways Federal Resume – Join the RoundTable tomorrow

Please join us on FedTalk Radio to discuss Pathway applications. I’ll be discussing the Federal Resume format that will be the best for current students and recent graduates! Information: http://www.federalnewsradio.com/215/3204504/Demystifying-the-Pathways-Program January 25, 2013 — In 2011, the Office of Personnel Management proposed new rules that would help students and recent graduates obtain federal positions. TheRead… Read more »

Attorneys and JAG May Want to Apply for Administrative Law Judge Positions

The complex Administrative Law Judge application may open up in 2013. Get ready by attending a free webinar with ALJ Experts from The Resume Place, Inc. From Social Security appeals, whistle blower fraud, and compensation claims, to utility rate findings and animal welfare enforcement proceedings, Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) handle a wide range of casesRead… Read more »

Fed job dilemma: permanent or temp?

My friend and colleague Joyce Lain Kennedy- Careers Columnist, learned about one of my clients who had a very tough decision to make: Which federal job should he accept. Read her article here. Joyce Lain Kennedy Careers Now, Tribune Media Services 4:30 a.m. CST, November 18, 2012 DEAR JOYCE: After looking for a federal jobRead… Read more »

7 Tricks & Tips for Your Federal Resume – Free Webinar with Kathryn Troutman

Registration Web Link: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/801465394 Federal Resume Writing is challenging in this competitive federal job market. Learn about Federal Resume Guidebook author’s favorite 7 Tips and Tricks to help you get Best Qualified, Referred, Interviewed and Hired. 7 Tips and Tricks – Federal Career Training Stories from Kathryn 1.Holloman AFB – Resilience Keywords and Examples 2.USFSRead… Read more »

The Presidential Management Fellows Application Opens up on Nov. 5th

Presidential Management Fellows Applications Must Be Completed By Nov. 19 The Resume Place offers tips for writing the Presidential Management Fellows application for the PMF Class of 2013. The resume is critical as part of this application. Read important application details.

BREAKING HR NEWS – FIRST PATHWAYS INTERNSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT!

Congratulations Dept of the Interior, Office of the Secretary Internship Program. Pathways officially started July 12th, 2012. I believe that DOI is first federal agency to post a PATHWAYS Internship announcement on USAJOBS.gov. Open July 16 to July 23, 2012. Good work HR Specialist: CA[email protected] But check out below … this is only a 3Read… Read more »

9 PAIN-IN-THE-NECK PROBLEMS FOR JOBSEEKERS WITH USAJOBS

I taught 9 classes in Bahrain to US Navy Sailors a few weeks ago. We discovered these 9 major problems with applying for a federal job online over and over again! If you have other problems with the automated application systems, please write comments here. I will forward your suggestions to our USAJOBS point ofRead… Read more »