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Military spouses also deserve a career! The challenge for military spouses is being relocated every two to four years. Finding permanent, career positions with frequent relocations is difficult. But the one employer with positions and careers at every military base is the US Government. This book is dedicated to helping military spouses navigate the complex federal job application system.The Stars Are Lined Up for Military Spouses covers four different ways to land four different kinds of positions with the federal government: * USAJOBS competitive hiring * Excepted service jobs * Non-Appropriated Fund (NAF) jobs * Military Spouse Preference (MSP) jobs Each of these paths requires different job search techniques and tips. Kathryn Troutman, known as the Federal Resume Guru, shares straightforward strategies based on her 40 years of expertise with resume writing and career coaching.

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Kathryn Troutman

Kathryn Troutman is known as the Federal Resume Guru. She invented a new resume format - the Federal Resume - after the US government eliminated the long, burdensome application - SF-171. Her first book, Federal Resume Guidebook, set the standards for federal resumes and created an entire resume writing and job search industry for career professionals. She is also the train the trainer expert with her Certified Federal Job Search Trainer Program based on her valued book by the first-timer - Ten Steps to a Federal Job. The website, The Resume Place, Inc. is dedicated to helping people navigate federal jobs and write the best federal resume for an outstanding career in public service.

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