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Resume Place: To Choose the Best College Majors, Veterans Need Early Career Counseling, Data Shows

July 28, 2014 — Nearly half of recent veterans who use the GI Bill for post-secondary education fail to obtain a diploma or certificate within 10 years. Uninformed choices of college majors are a chief culprit, says The Resume Place.


College Counselors’ Top Tips for Students Applying for Federal Jobs

April 24, 2014 — Many students and new grads are interested in federal employment. The Resume Place, Publishers of the Student’s Federal Career Guide, 3rd edition, recently interviewed career counselors at two colleges about six important tips for applying for a federal job.


New Insider Guide to Student Fed Careers Released as Report Predicts Wave of Skyrocketing Fed Retirement

March 04, 2014 — According to a stunning new report from the Government Accountability Office, more than one-third of career federal employees will be eligible for retirement benefits by 2017. “This finding shows that the government will need to hire young people and new grads to move toward the future,” observes leading fed jobs expert Kathryn Troutman.


Resume Place: Federal Employees Eligible for Retirement Will Rise Sharply by 2017, Creating Thousands of Professional Opportunities

February 14, 2014 — In just three years, nearly 600,000 federal workers will be eligible for retirement. This means that many well-paying jobs will come open in numerous specialties at federal government offices across the country, according to a Resume Place analysis of a just-released GAO report.


Presidential Management Fellows Applications Must Be Completed By Oct. 15th

October 04, 2013 — The Resume Place, Inc. offers expert advice for the premier Graduate School Presidential Management Program application. The Office of Personnel Management’s PMF program is designed to attract to the federal service outstanding men and women from a variety of academic disciplines and career paths, including a new pilot STEM hiring program for science and technology.

Resume Place: Federal Hiring of Clinicians Continues Strong as the U.S. Reports that Healthcare Gains 20,000 Jobs in June

July 09, 2013 — As the U.S. healthcare industry expands to meet the demands of healthcare reform, the VHA continues hiring clinicians at a steady pace. These desirable jobs go to candidates who have the resources to work effectively with federal HR specialists and hiring managers, says Kathryn Troutman, president of The Resume Place.


Resume Place: New Job Application Process for Administrative Law Judge Openings Requires 13 Written Narratives

March 11, 2013 — The federal government has added requirements to the process of applying for Administrative Law Judge positions. The initial application period for attorneys of these sought-after jobs closes on March 15, 2013.


Resume Place: President’s State of the Union Proposals Would Create Diverse Federal Job Opportunities

February 19, 2013 — President Obama’s 2013 State of the Union proposals could bring about many new federal job opportunities. Here are five initiatives that could yield well-paying, secure civil-service jobs.


Resume Place: Federal Retirements Will Spike to 21,000 Claims in January, Opening Civil Service Jobs

December 19, 2012 — Retirement claims by federal workers are expected to triple. Those federal job seekers who make these eight “resume resolutions” and stick to them in January, may land one of these choice jobs.


Even with Expansion of VOW Act TAP Classes, Veterans Need Private Career Coaching

November 20, 2012 — Many veterans will need one-on-one help targeting their federal employment search, writing or rewriting their resumes and preparing to succeed in job interviews.

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