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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.

How to Write ATS Resumes

April, 02, 2019

Did you know most resumes are thrown out before a human ever sees them? Before an application passes into human hands, it first must pass the test of an applicant tracking system — a system whose job is to toss underqualified resumes in seconds.

We’re here to help you make sense of ATS and bot-friendly resumes. Read on to learn more about ATS resume writing and the best way to ensure your application reaches the people who can make your career dreams a reality.

Future Openings with the SES

March, 19, 2019

Those who join the Senior Executive Service perform a key role in the government. These civil service members are the highest level of government civil servants that can also be political appointees. Scattered across 75 agencies, they maintain oversight of government agency programs and policy’s, as well as use their executive skills to ensure the right leadership and direction is provided to accomplish agency goals.

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