SES Webinars

Federal Job Search Webinars

Our new seven-part SES Application Writing Webinar Training will guide you through the process of preparing your SES application in 7 weeks! 

This training has been carefully developed and presented by the authors of The New SES Application to help you learn how to write your ECQs and an OPM-Quality Review Board Compliant SES application. This training will give you expert help with all components of the SES application: Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs), Executive Federal Resume, 5-Page SES Resume, and the Technical Qualifications (TQs).

Key Features:

  • Six SES ECQ Writing Webinars and 10 hours of individual editorial support for your SES application. 
  • Program Director: Nicole Schultheis, Expert SES Writer and Instructor
  • Register now! Maximum 6 participants per class

Program Description

Six 45-minute webinars; times and dates are set with each program participant; two sessions can be taught together, depending on the timing available for the participant. Homework is due before the next session.


We deliver this training as individuals contact us. Dates are flexible to meet demand and your schedule.

Training Fee

$2,895 for six webinars, individual coaching on writing each week, and a copy of The New SES Application.

Government Agency Credit Card Payment Accepted



Pre-Course Individual Discussion

One-on-one discussion with Nicole Schultheis about your current documents, objectives, time-line, time schedule for the written works, and upcoming announcements. After this discussion, you will be assigned to an SES expert consultant / writer for the individualized training and coaching for the remainder of the series.

Webinar 1: Overview of the SES Application Writing Process

Learn the basics of the SES application and application writing process, including: the Executive Review Board, the OPM Quality Review Board Process, and the Top Ten List of Accomplishments.
Homework: Write your Top Ten List of Accomplishments for instructor review 

Webinar 2: ECQs and Leadership Competencies

Learn about the ECQs and the Leadership Competencies. Review your Top Ten List of Accomplishments draft. Learn how to map them to the ECQs and to the Leadership Competencies.
Homework: Map your Top Ten List of Accomplishments to the ECQs for instructor review.

Webinar 3: Writing the ECQs

Learn about the CCAR (Context/Challenge/Action/Result) format for writing the ECQs. Get an introduction to the OPM ECQ Review Grid.
Homework: Write two accomplishments in the CCAR format for the traditional SES application for instructor review.

Webinar 4: Executive Federal Resume

Find out how to write an executive federal resume in the outline format using keywords from the vacancy announcement.
Homework: Send in the current draft of your executive federal resume with lessons from the webinar for instructor review. 

Webinar 5: Five-Page SES Resume

Learn about how the Five-Page SES Resume differs from the traditional Executive Federal Resume and 10-page ECQ format.
Homework: Write two accomplishments in the short format for instructor review

Webinar 6: Technical Qualifications (TQs) and the Executive Interview

Learn to write TQs to get Best Qualified, and/or continue working on the Executive Federal Resume. Learn how to prepare for the Behavior-Based Executive Interview.
Homework:  Write at least one Technical Qualification narrative for instructor review. Send your federal resume for review by the instructor.

Training Deliverables

  • Drafts of the ECQs in the CCAR format
  • Draft of a Technical Qualification
  • Federal Resume in the recommended format

Time Requirements to Complete Training

  • Live webinars and initial consultation: 45 minutes x 7 = 5.25 hours
  • Homework: 5 to 8 hours of writing time  
  • Instructor review of homework: 5 to 8 hours


  • Government Credit Cards Accepted
  • Invoicing available for submission for government agency approval
  • Small woman-owned business
  • GSA Schedule and CCR Holder



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