resume tips



Know Your Audience: Who is Going to Read Your Resume?

There are at least three audiences that will review your resume:  HR Professionals, Hiring Managers, and the Civilian Personnel Advisory Center (CPAC):

resume tips

Steps for Writing an Effective Resume

Understand the Job and Organization - Take a look around this site and learn about USACE and the various career fields we offer

Know the Requirements of the Job - Study the job announcements, paying close attention to duties, responsibilities, qualifications, education, and required documents. 

Pay Attention to Keywords - Make sure to drop in keywords wherever applicable. Help us understand what you've done and let your experience shine!

Do Your Research - Take a look at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) qualification standards here.


Sample resumes that may work for you