Federal Career Resources


Take advantage of our federal career resources to help your job search. Find sample resumes, helpful articles, success stories and useful links. Most of the resources are available for free!

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Sample Resumes

Our sample resumes are a useful resource for any job seeker.  Take a look to see our recommended outline format and to learn more about the components of a successful resume. See samples

Free Builders

If you’re not sure how to get started and need a helping hand, try one of our free “builders.”  All you have to do is plug in your information, and you’ll get a cover letter, accomplishment narrative, or federal resume:

Accomplishment Samples

Need help writing your accomplishments? Our fantastic staff has provided some sample accomplishments in the Context / Challenge / Action / Result format to get you started. See the samples

FedRes Blog

Check out the latest advice from Kathryn Troutman and her team.  You’ll find articles on market conditions, job search tips and strategies, ideas about leveraging social media…and more! Read our blog

Federal Resume Database

Access over 100 federal resume samples from Kathryn Troutman’s popular federal resume writing books. Tested by military and private career centers worldwide, this resource is a must have for every federal job seeker. See the database

Useful Links

If you’re seeking to learn more about federal pay, priority placement programs, excepted service positions, or programs for veterans, you’ll want to review some of our useful links. These external sites are not associated with The Resume Place, but provide a plethora of valuable information for jobseekers. See the links

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