1. Why do you want your resume reviewed?
I completed Graduate Studies for my Master of Public Administration at the University of Guam and am currently seeking full-time positions in the U.S. Federal Government. I have also completed the Executive Leadership Development Program funded by DOI and facilitated by The Graduate School, Honolulu, HI in September 2009.
2. What is your current situation (employed, seeking, etc.)?
I am a Management Analyst I of the Government of Guam.
3. Where are you in the process (submitted resumes, applied for jobs, etc.)?
I have submitted several applications on various U.S. Federal Government websites; such as, USAJobs.com, CHART, FederalGovernmentJobs.com, Air Force Personnel Center, TSA, etc. When I do get a response, I feel “under-rated” with comments such as: EL / NR (EL – Eligible, NR – Not referred).
4. What’s the main issue you’re encountering?
Like many others here, my MPA appears to make me overqualified for many entry- or mid-level policy and public admin-related positions. I need to make myself more marketable.
5. Can you share 1 link to a job you’re interested in applying for?
I am seeking a Management Analyst position, particularly in the Accounting field (of which I have over 17 years of Governmental Accounting experience). There are variations to this; such as Program/Management Analyst, Budget Analyst, Budget/Accounting Analyst, or Financial Management Analyst. I have
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