It’s been a busy week for me on the media front. Check out the articles and happenings in the last few days!
Washington Post, May 26, 2010
“The federal resume is not the same as a private industry resume. Private industry resumes are usually no longer than 2 pages; the federal resume is an average of 4 pages. Federal resumes MUST match a target announcement to stand out and eventually get referred to a supervisor…”
Washington Post, May 27, 2010
“In a cramped glassed-in room in Crystal City, Kathryn Troutman, who last worked for the federal government as a secretary during the Vietnam War, faces 19 job seekers, the latest of thousands of would-be civil servants who have come to know her as the federal jobs guru…”
GovernmentExecutive.com, May 27, 2010
“The fact that there is a market for the services Kathryn provides is an indictment of the current [hiring] system,” John Palguta of the Partnership for Public Service told the Post. “You can’t figure it out without some help… “
Book Expo of America, New York City, May 26, 2010
Kathryn Troutman autographed her new book, Military to Federal Career Guide, 2nd Edition, Federal Resume Writing for Veterans. Kathryn also visited military personnel aboard the Iwo Jima for Fleet Week. She signed books and gave autographed books to Crew Chiefs of CH53 Super Stallion Helicopters.
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