The Stars Are Lined Up for Military Spouses

The Stars Are Lined Up for Military Spouses is a training tool to assist military spouses with navigating the complex federal job application system. The book covers four ways to land the four major kinds of federal positions for military spouses.

NOTE: THIS PUBLICATION IS NOT AVAILABLE YET. NEW CHANGES WITH USAJOBS AND EO 13473 ARE BEING DRAFTED. The book will be printed by Fall of 2017.

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 require 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. Military spouses will be encouraged and equipped to take control of their career.

This reader-friendly publication contains:

  • Updates with the latest federal hiring changes and initiatives
  • Before and after resume samples
  • Clear step-by-step instructions

This publication is also a workshop handout for the Ten Steps to a Federal Job® curriculum that is taught worldwide and used at hundreds of military bases and government agencies.

Product Features:

  • Workbook style with exercises, samples, charts
  • Effective for class training on the Ten Steps to a Federal Job®
  • Fully updated information on special hiring programs for military spouses
  • Updates with the latest federal hiring changes and initiatives
  • Before and after resume samples

Pre-ordering Information

Individual print book: $14.95 + $7.00 shipping
Bulk orders: Free shipping and no tax for gov agencies and military bases!
Contact us to receive a custom quote or invoice.

  • 10-49 copies: $12.95 ea 
  • Best Price! 50+ copies: $9.00 ea 

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