Author, Kathryn Troutman, is the known “Federal Resume Guru”. This is the FIRST-EVER book on Federal Resume Writing and it is continually used as a text inside of Federal Agencies in the Government to teach Federal Resume Writing to current Federal Employees. The Federal Human Resources Specialists like the Outline Format which is featured in this text and created by Kathryn Troutman, The Outline Format features ALL CAP KEYWORDS from the job announcement; small paragraphs for easy reading; and Accomplishments to prove the KSAs that are required for the position. This 5-page resume format and the samples in THIS BOOK, can result in BEST QUALIFIED, REFERRED, INTERVIEWED AND HIRED APPLICANTS for Federal Careers.
The Federal Resume is different than the Private Sector Resume. Five pages vs. two pages. The resume must match the USAJOBS announcement qualifications, keywords and questionnaire. See samples and learn the differences that can result in a BEST QUALIFIED application for a Federal Career or Promotion! ALSO Federal Career Change chapters to break into a Federal career from military, contracting, private sector, new graduates.
About the Author
Kathryn Troutman lives in Catonsville, MD and is the founder and president of The Resume Place, Inc., a service business located in Baltimore, MD. The Resume Place specializes in writing and designing professional federal and private-sector resumes, as well as coaching and education in the federal hiring process. For the past 40 years, Troutman has managed her professional writing and consulting practice, publishing, and federal career training business. With her team of 20 Certified Federal Resume Writers, The Resume Place advises and writes more than 300 federal resumes per month for military, private industry, and federal clients world-wide.
Internationally recognized as the Federal Resume Guru by federal jobseekers and federal human resources specialists, Troutman created the format and name for the new federal resume that became an accepted standard after the SF 171 form was eliminated in 1995. She is the pioneering designer of the Federal Resume based on her first book, the Federal Resume Guidebook, now in its sixth edition.