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May 4 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT


Nathan Smith, GSA

In this workshop, Nathan Smith, an experienced federal hiring manager, will help you appreciate the unique and key challenges of drafting a competitive federal résumé. You will participate in analyzing real federal job openings and drafting competitive résumés aligning with those job announcements. You also will learn how to use online vacancy questionnaires effectively in your job screening and application process.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand what should be included in a federal résumé.
  • Tailor your federal résumé to meet the critical skills listed in the job announcement.
  • Navigate online vacancy questionnaires and align your responses with your résumé.


This session is free.


Join us Tuesday, May 4, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time


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About Your Speaker:

Nathan Smith has coached dozens of job applicants through the Federal job application and interview processes to help them land their Federal job, and he’d like to share his ideas and methods with others. Nathan has worked for the Federal Government for over 20 years, and served as a hiring manager and in hiring roles for the last 10 years. He has been with the General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service for the bulk of his career, working in offices in Kansas City, Pittsburgh, and Washington, D.C. His roles within the agency have varied greatly: from Environmental Protection Specialist to the national Director of Fire, Safety, and Environmental programs; from Real Estate Portfolio Manager to the national Director of Portfolio Analysis. Through these roles he has learned how to work with Human Resources and the Federal hiring process to build teams that require wide ranges of expertise. He has hired engineers, data analysts, financial analysts, industrial hygienists, and many other roles. Nathan has undergraduate and graduate degrees in Finance and Economics, and he volunteers as Chair of the Board for the GSA Federal Credit Union. All of his free time is spent in Northern Virginia with his wife and five children.



May 4
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
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Federal Career Connection, Inc.
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