Senior Executive Service Consulting

Senior Executive Service Consulting Fee: $190 per hour

Consult with one of our expert SES consultants about your project to determine the most effective and efficient strategy for your application and writing project. Highly recommended: one to two hours.


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Tap into our proven Senior Executive Service consulting expertise to maximize your career potential and present a competitive SES application package.

Select your SES consulting topics from our most requested ones below. Each topic is covered in a separate one-hour phone coaching session with one of our knowledgeable SES career experts.

SES Basics ‒ Getting Started

  • The Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ) writing style
  • The Top Ten List of Leadership Accomplishments
  • The CCAR (Context/Challenge/Action/Results) Model for leadership and fundamental competencies

SES Strategies for Your Application

  • Presenting a package that is competitive
  • Advisory services for Executives seeking SES-level positions
  • Tailored advice for Private Industry Professionals, Military Officers, and Federal Employees seeking future or current SES opportunities
  • Strategies to reach SES level: What does it take in terms of career experience?

Interpreting SES Announcements

  • Creating a list of those crucial keywords for your application
  • Evaluating both your leadership and technical qualifications
  • Matching your qualifications to meet your targeted career goals
  • Evaluating your specialized experience
  • Updating and strengthening applications for current and future vacancy announcements

SES Career Development Application Writing

  • How the Candidate Development Program (CDP) can help you meet your career goal of obtaining an SES position
  • How to write and strengthen your SES application and narrative for selection for the CDP

SES Application Services and Submission

  • A complete review of your USAJOBS Account, including your all-important Profile
  • Uploading relevant documents
  • Uploading or copy and pasting the Resume, Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and Technical Qualifications (TQs)
  • Explanation of instructions for applying correctly
  • Application / submission of your SES application for you and with you