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Federal Resume Guidebook by Kathryn Troutman

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Introduction

The fifth edition of the Federal Resume Guidebook has three objectives: first, to teach you how to target your resume content toward a specific position; second, how to add accomplishments so your resume will stand out and hopefully get referred to a supervisor; and third, to help you format your content for the best readability for the USAJOBS resume builder.

President Obama’s Hiring Reform—enacted on November 4, 2010—was exciting and resulted in a number of changes in this book toward the last minute.

Part 1 is all about successful writing strategies for the federal resume. Chapter 1 has a sample of a USAJOBS resume and a paper federal resume. Chapter 2, about what happens to your resume, is all new and was added because of Category ...

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