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Preparing to Write Your USAJOBS Resume

Written by Lee Kelley on .

When you apply for federal jobs, the first thing hiring managers will see is your USAJOBS resume. Since this document will make that all-important first impression, you want it to be as strong as possible.

In order to prepare, there is some information you should gather, and some basic steps to take.  

If you take the time to gather and prepare this information, you should find it much easier and more efficient to use the USAJOBS resume builder and create a strong federal resume! 

By Lee Kelley

Mr. Kelley is an Iraq war veteran, former Army Captain, and author who now serves as the senior writer on CareerPro Global’s writing team. Leveraging the company’s vast expertise in assisting thousands of SES and federal job seekers, Lee has personally developed hundreds of resumes and more than a thousand ECQs.

He is also the Director of Training and Veteran Transitions, and has provided USAJOBS resume-writing workshops to hundreds of federal employees and military personnel. In addition, Lee co-authored the book, "Roadmap to the Senior Executive Service: How to Find SES Jobs, Determine Your Qualifications, and Develop Your SES Application." His latest book is titled, "Inside Marine One: Four U.S. Presidents, One Proud Marine, and the World’s Most Amazing Helicopter."

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Tags: Senior Executive Service, SES, USAJobs resume