Kathryn Kraemer Troutman born October 5, is an American author, consultant, and career trainer who assists jobseekers interested in working for the U. She is the founder and president of The Resume Place, Inc. Troutman has been presented in the media as an expert on the Federal Resume , on Senior Executive Service Applications,  and on federal career consulting in general. In , as the U.
But just try to navigate the maze that is the federal job search process. It can feel as bureaucratic and cumbersome as the government itself. I asked Kathryn Troutman, president of The Resume Place in Baltimore, for her top five strategies to be a successful candidate. Troutman, an author of several career books, including Ten Steps to a Federal Job, offers workshops for job seekers in writing federal resumes in the Baltimore region.
Bush became president eight years ago, about 90, people applied for jobs in his administration. That's about a quarter, however, of the people who are looking for a way into President-elect Barack Obama's administration. The count: Over , resumes have been submitted online, according to the Obama transition team. The problem is there are only an estimated three to four thousand jobs available. Some federal employment specialists say the record number of applicants can be attributed in part to the current state of the economy.