Archive for the ‘Standard Federal’ Category

The Difference Between an Air Force and a Navy Resume Format

Monday, August 18th, 2008

What is the different between an Air Force and a Navy resume format? Both types of resumes use the Resumix resume format, a specialized type of Federal resume that adheres to strict standards set forth by the organization that does the screening and hiring of candidates. Both ...

Federal Government Resumes: How to Stand Out in the Crowd

Monday, August 4th, 2008

When it comes to federal resume writing, make sure your resume stands out far above the rest. Harnessing your potential and finding your angle is the number one priority in successful federal resume writing. You need to utilize federal government resumes to sell yourself to the hiring manager.What makes you better ...

Understanding the Veterans Preference for a Federal Resume

Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

Veterans’ preference on a Federal resume is not always understood, and for a veteran can be an essential ingredient of success in landing a lucrative Federal job.  Of course a professional Federal resume writer can always help the applicant in understanding it.  Here’s a brief rundown.  If a job applicant for Federal ...

The Essential Sections of a Federal Resume

Tuesday, April 24th, 2007

The Federal resume is divided into several sections, and each should be given proper consideration when applying for Federal jobs.  These sections are the contact information, work history, the education section, additional training or professional development, associations and organizations, the objective, the professional profile, the computer proficiency section, and licenses ...

Professional Federal Resume Writing Services Thrive Because the Process is so DIFFICULT

Friday, April 6th, 2007

Professional Federal resume writing services thrive in the world today because the process is difficult.  Those who are extremely well qualified in Federal positions and want to acquire those positions, for any of a number of reasons whether it be to serve the public, gain job security, or simply because ...

The Difference Between a Standard Federal and an SES Job Posting

Wednesday, April 4th, 2007

Getting hired for a Federal government job in the old days meant using a very long, boring form called an SF-171, standard form 171 I government lingo.  Getting entry-level or mid-level government jobs in the 21st century, thankfully means using the new Federal style resume, allowing use of the computer ...

Applying for Federal Employment: Trying to Survive “The Perfect Storm”

Saturday, March 31st, 2007

By Steve Oppermann 2/8/2007 http://www.fedsmith.com/ In the fact-based 2000 movie, “The Perfect Storm,” George Clooney and his brave crew were swallowed up by an unprecedented combination of storms in the North Atlantic. That film came to mind after I read the excellent recent articles “A Bad Recipe: The Irish Burgoo Vacancy Announcement,” by ...