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    Marking the One Year Anniversary of Federal Hiring Reform, Kathryn Troutman, "Federal Resume Guru" and President of The Resume Place, Addresses the Great KSA Debate

    Marking the One Year Anniversary of Federal Hiring Reform, Kathryn Troutman, "Federal Resume Guru" and President of The Resume Place, Addresses the Great KSA DebateMay 20, 2011One year ago, John Berry, Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), and President Obama made bold moves to improve the application process for federal jobseekers by eliminating the dreaded Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) narratives from federal applications. Kathryn Troutman and The Resume Place, the leading experts in Federal Resume Writing and Career Consulting, witness firsthand the effects and confusion that government job applicants face regarding Federal Hiring Reform and the supposed elimination of KSAs in federal applications. Receive advice and tips from Ms. Troutman and The Resume Place on how to handle KSAs in the federal resume with the newly published fifth edition of the "Federal Resume Guidebook."

    Women's Council on Energy and the Environment Names Hawaiian Electric CEO Constance Lau Woman of The Year

    March 10, 2011The Women's Council on Energy and the Environment (WCEE) today recognized Constance H. Lau, President and CEO of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (NYSE-HE), as WCEE Woman of the Year, the organization’s highest honor. Hawaiian Electric Industries (HEI) is Hawaii’s largest public company. WCEE will also present a Champion Award to Mike Nigro, CEO, MJ Nigro Consulting, LLC. Mr. Nigro has been a leader in energy and environment consulting for the last 30 years.Most recently, Mr. Nigro led Project Performance Corporation (PPC) on a path to triple its size in five years.

    President Obama's State of the Union Speech: The Industries, Jobs, Competencies and Education That Will Help Your Career in 2011

    President Obama's State of the Union Speech: The Industries, Jobs, Competencies and Education That Will Help Your Career in 2011 February 03, 2011Kathryn Troutman of the Resume-Place, the leading federal job search and resume writing firm, presents her views on President Obama's recent speech and the future of careers in the federal government. Kathryn has a positive outlook for the American job market in the next five years. Learn how you can advance your career, what you should study and tips for effectively building your resume.