Some job seekers say this traditional application piece is no longer required… but think before you skip it.
Private-Sector Résumé Review
Résumé critiques and MOAA publications are a benefit of PREMIUM and LIFE Membership.
Before submitting your résumé, follow the guidelines found in our "Marketing Yourself for a Second Career" handbook, available below:
- Order a free copy of Marketing Yourself for a Second Career by calling MOAA's Member Service Center toll-free at (800) 234-6622 Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; then
- Tailor your résumé according to our professional recommendations. When completed, e-mail your résumé to email@example.com for critique. *You must include your membership number and your daytime phone number.
The turn-around time for a résumé critique is 10-14 business days.
Federal Résumé Review
MOAA Life Members: We are delighted to offer a federal résumé review and consultation via live video conferencing to cover various elements of the federal hiring process. Support includes recommendations tailored for your USAJOBS résumé and associated documents, an explanation of veteran’s preference in federal hiring, negotiating strategies for federal employment, as well as answering your specific questions regarding the public sector career track.
If you are interested in taking advantage of this valuable Life member program, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting the MOAA Federal Résumé Services. Please include your MOAA membership number, daytime phone number, most current version of your private sector résumé, and a copy of the federal résumé you would like reviewed.