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):
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