SES Articles and News

10% off online ECQ Writing Training / Editing Through April 2020

April, 01, 2020

With all of the public health issues taking place, here at CareerPro Global (CPG) are doing everything we can to keep safe, and to be flexible in supporting our clients’ ECQ writing needs.

More people are working from home, or just staying home in general, and many of them are using this as an opportunity to pursue online training and/or prepare their SES application materials.

Well, the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) lie at the very heart of an SES application, and many would argue that it’s by far the hardest and most time-consuming document to develop.

Reflecting on Your Career Might Indicate it’s Time for a Change

December, 09, 2019

The holidays are a time for reflection in a lot of ways, including your job situation.

You might be happy with your job and have no intentions of leaving.

On the other hand, you might be struggling for any one of several reasons, which could lead you to think it’s time to move along.

The Role of a Senior Executive Service (SES) Writer and Coach

July, 29, 2019

In the challenging executive workplace of today, more and more busy professionals are turning to executive writers and coaches to assist them in developing their application materials.

We have worked with more than 3,000 GS-15s, corporate executives, and senior military officers over the past two decades, and we are well known at the highest levels of numerous government agencies. Still, some people don’t understand the role (and benefits) of an SES writer and coach.

Five Most Common SES Resume Mistakes to Avoid

April, 16, 2019

Success when applying for an SES position requires preparation and precision. Most applicants have the leadership skills necessary to excel in an executive role, but few know how to tailor their skills and experiences to stand out as a desirable applicant. Fortunately, you can learn a lot from others’ mistakes. Here are five of the most common SES resume mistakes and how you can avoid them when applying for federal jobs.

Federal Resumes for Executives

April, 09, 2019

When you move from the private sector to the public sector, you encounter a lot of changes. You may be used to answering to stockholders and having to justify your company’s performance. Switching to the federal government will mean carrying out the current administrations goals and working to improve government.

Landing an executive job depends on drawing the attention of federal human resources professionals with a resume that stands out. These people search for resumes that contain certain desirable qualities that have proven to work well in the public sector. Federal hiring officials are seeking proven accomplishments, technical expertise and leadership skills. Having your resume professionally prepared for a federal job at the Senior Executive Service increases your odds of landing a job interview.

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