Certified Federal Resume Writer and Consultant
Certified Senior Executive Service Writer
As a Certified Federal Resume Writer, Lex uses his superior skills in research, writing, and analysis to help his clients succeed in the federal job search process. Lex is a confident analyst and editor, and knows how to present his clients in the best possible light, thanks to his strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Prior to joining The Resume Place, Lex worked as a private-sector consultant and public relations specialist in the foreign policy and medical/pharmaceutical fields, where he introduced and advocated complex policy and technological issues to a mass audience. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a Master’s degree in International Relations.
As a Certified Senior Executive Service Writer, Lex works on Senior Executive Service (SES) consulting and writing projects, where he uses his proven skills in leadership and executive writing and coaching to position his clients for successful application to the upper reaches of the U.S. Civil Service.
Lex is also an experienced trainer, and helps Kathryn Troutman teach her popular monthly “Ten Steps to a Federal Job” One Day workshop in Maryland. Recent workshop participants have had this to say about Lex’s training: “Lex—Yesterday’s program was inspiring. You were great and offered a wide-angle insight into the federal hiring process…Many thanks for an incredible day.” “Thank you for your outstanding presentation yesterday. It was very beneficial. Please expect to hear from me in a few days.” “I am glad that you provided the seminar on Monday with the book and your special instructions. It will help my wife and I solve our employment problems both in and out of the federal domain, and we appreciate what you have done very much.”
Lex has contributed sample resumes to the 2nd edition of the Military to Federal Career Guide (July 2010) and to the Federal Resume Guidebook, 5th edition (September 2010).
“I’m delighted that you were on target and in sync with me in this application process. I’m pleased with the resume and the cover letter. Regardless of the outcome, I am proud of the documents that I submitted. Thank you, and I will let you know how this process unfolds.” –J.B.G.
“Hi Lex. Just an update on the wonderful resume you wrote for me. There were 160 applicants for a GS-11 position in Arizona, and I was referred. Again, I wanted to thank you for all your hard work and kindness in helping me with my resume.” –-J.C.
“I want to thank you for your help and support with my resume. Your resume writing skills and expertise helped me become the #1 candidate for the job! Again, I really appreciate your time and effort with helping me get a federal job in the field I wanted to be in. Many thanks Lex!” –-J.L.