Free Federal Career Webinars

Due to Kathryn’s busy schedule
her free webinars
are suspended until further notice.

Kathryn Troutman Webinar


Free Federal Career Webinars for All Jobseekers, Senior Executives, Veterans, Spouses, Students, and People with Disabilities

You are welcome to join us for as many of these webinars as you would like! Registration links are included below.

Presented by Kathryn Troutman, President of The Resume Place, Inc. and author of nine current book titles on federal job search, will explain to you the ins and outs of finding your federal job.

Please note:

Registration is limited to 100 attendees! If a session is full, we will be scheduling another webinar in the near future.

NEW Creating Your First Resume

This webinar is based on a newly-developed resume guide, Creating Your First Resume by Kathryn Troutman and Paulina Chen (book editor and designer). Creating your first resume is a challenge whether you are a recent college graduate, high school student, veteran beginning a new career, or someone who escaped resume writing until now. A great-looking, targeted resume is imperative for landing a good job and career! The book is available as a downloadable PDF until print copies are released at the end of December, 2015. 

Presenter: Kathryn Troutman, Author, Creating Your First Resume

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All Jobseekers: 7 Tips and Tricks for Federal Job Applications

VERY POPULAR WORKSHOP! Kathryn Troutman reviews her seven favorite tips and tricks to improve your federal application, including the importance of keywords, accomplishments, perseverance, volunteer work, AND how to answer the questionnaire TEST questions! You can’t miss this webinar if you are a serious federal job applicant. Sample federal resumes are based on the brand-new Federal Resume Guidebook 6th Edition!

Presenter: Kathryn Troutman, President, Resume Place, Inc.

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NEW All Jobseekers: Applying for a Federal Job with USAJOBS and the Resume Builder

The USAJOBS resume builder is optional, but highly recommended by the federal human resources specialists and managers. The USAJOBS resume builder will present all of your recent and relevant work experience in the right format and is the best way to begin your federal resume for a competitive application. The federal resume is a Reverse Chronological resume. Sample federal resumes are based on the brand-new Federal Resume Guidebook 6th Edition!

Presenter: Kathryn Troutman, Federal Career Coach and USAJOBS Subject Matter Expert

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All Jobseekers: Ten Steps to a Federal Job®

Learn about the most popular method to find a federal job: the Ten Steps to a Federal Job®. Think about which of the steps will be the MOST important for your federal job search: Step 1 – Learn the Federal Job Process? Step 5 – Finding Keywords? Step 6 – Federal Resume Writing in the Outline Format?

Presenter: Kathryn Troutman, creator of the popular federal job search curriculum and award-winning book, Jobseeker Guide, 7th Edition

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Veterans: How to Write a Resume for Corporate America

Using the Top 100 Military-Friendly website, Kathryn will analyze job announcements for Corporate America jobs and explain how to match your resume toward these positions. Resume samples will be demonstrated from the new book, Creating Your First Resume, Kathryn Troutman – just published!

Presenter: Kathryn Troutman, Author, Creating Your First Resume

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Persons with Disabilities: How to Navigate the Schedule A Hiring Process

Kathryn Troutman is an experienced Federal Career Coach for individuals with disabilities seeking federal jobs. Kathryn wrote the Federal Resume Guidebook 5th Edition with a chapter on this topic. Learn the best way to submit your resume for Schedule A consideration by the Selective Placement Coordinators who receive your resume and Schedule A letter. Sample federal resumes are based on the new Federal Resume Guidebook 6th Edition.

Presenter: Kathryn Troutman, Federal Career Coach for individuals with disabilities seeking federal jobs

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Students and Recent Graduates – 7 Tips for Writing a Successful Pathways Internship Federal Resume

Kathryn Troutman, Co-Author of the Student’s Federal Career Guide 3rd Edition will show you how the federal resume is different from the private industry resume. Learn how to stand out with a federal resume for a Pathways internship or position.

Presenter: Kathryn Troutman, Co-Author, Student’s Federal Career Guide 3rd Edition

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Military Spouse DOD Program S – Process and Narrative Resume

Program S is a Department of Defense hiring program for military spouses. This one hour federal hiring program summary is designed for employment readiness and transition instructors to teach military spouses how to get a DOD federal job with Program S. Sample federal resumes are based on the Federal Resume Guidebook 6th Edition (just published) and the Jobseeker Guide 7th Edition (published June 2015).

Presenter: Kathryn Troutman, Federal Career Coach for military spouses on PCS orders seeking positions in the US and Territories.

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NEW Senior Executives: Writing Your Senior Executive Service Application for 2016 – Start Writing NOW!

If you do not begin writing your SES application a month ahead of any SES announcement, you will not make the deadline. The traditional SES application is 21 pages in length, and the included Executive Core Qualifications are 10 pages. Start now with this 30 minute free session based on The New SES Application 2nd Edition – just published! Utilized by federal agency Career Development Programs.

Presenter: Kathryn Troutman, SES Expert, Coach and Trainer, Author and Publisher of the book

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