Military to federal career guide
Military to Federal Career Guide [with CD] by Kathryn K. TroutmanPresident Obama has created a new program to hire more vets into the federal government. But even if there are more jobs, you STILL have to write a competitive federal resume. This book is designed to help you write a federal resume that will translate your military skills and competencies into the federal skills, keywords and qualifications. The samples are easy to read and understand. All of the case studies include the target announcement, keyword list and the resume that matches. This book is easy to read and follow to write your own federal resume.
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Your federal resume is the most important career document you will write as you pursue your new federal career after military service. Second, you have to write a federal resume that demonstrates you are at least minimally qualified for the job. YOU will have to make this happen. This past summer, we just released the second edition of our Military to Federal Career Guide , which is a short, easy-to-use book to help returning veterans apply for federal jobs — particularly jobs that they are uniquely qualified to do because of their military experience. I wanted to share some key pages from this book on how to get started writing a military to federal resume.
But even if there are more jobs, you STILL have to write a competitive federal resume. This book is designed to help you write a federal resume that will translate.
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Good luck with your federal resume and applications. Select a page. Payment Start-up Services Contact Us Resume format — Write a reverse chronological resume focusing on experience for the last ten years. Be sure to include specific facts for each position: title of your position the military title , rank, name of your program or office, name of your base, city, state, zip and country. Great federal job translation tool — Use the mil2fedjobs.
Kathryn Troutman is a leading expert in federal jobs, a hot topic with the change of administration and the current downturn in the economy. She brings over 30 years of experience in this unique marketplace and has the ability to take the complex subject of federal job searching and break it down into understandable steps. Troutman wrote the first book on the federal resume format in in response to the government s move to replace the cumbersome SF form with the resume. These days, she is known as the Federal Resume Guru, and her book, The Federal Resume Guidebook, is a bestseller and in its fourth printing. Over US government agencies hire Troutman to speak as a master trainer each year, and her presentations on writing federal resumes are popular. Troutman has been interviewed by both national print and electronic media outlets on how to get a job in the federal government and Obama administration. Troutman is also a columnist for eight online federal and military employment websites.
As a former or current member of the armed forces, you have already demonstrated personal dedication, perseverance and strong commitment to your country. Today, the US government is better prepared than ever to offer you new, economically competitive civilian employment opportunities. Whether you're an officer, bookkeeper, aircraft repairman, supply clerk or administrative officer, the federal government may have the right job for you. First you will need a " military federal resume ," described in detail in my new book, Military to Federal Career Guide. This resume style includes details of military experiences and duties, ranks, military operations and campaigns, specific training and certifications, security clearance levels, awards and honors, projects and accomplishments. But many military veterans find the resume-writing process difficult.