Certified (BRM) Federal Resume Writer course

Attain the Elite Status of a Certified Battlefield Resume Methodology (BRM) Federal Resume Writer
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  • Length 9.5 hours
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Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

This is the Certified Battlefield Resume Methodology (BRM) Federal Resume Writer course. This is an easy to follow, step-by-step, Federal Resume Writing tutorial. The video instruction taught in this course is directly linked to each chapter within the Battlefield Resumes, LLC workbook called "Operation: Federal Resume, 4-Battlefield Phases to a Targeted Federal Résumé." This course is for Resume Writers, Career Coaches, Career Counselors, VA Counselors, DVOPs, LVERs, Department of Labor Veteran assistance programs, University and ROTC Career Counselors, as well as Military Transition Assistance counselors. This program will help you show veterans that you are serious about understanding them and will demonstrate your desire to assist them. This course will teach you how to help veterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, federal government employees, defense contractors and others in their search for federal employment. You will learn how to help veterans relate their experiences to the civilian workforce and how to translate their skills to federal government employment. The Certified (BRM) Federal Resume Writer course (C-BRM-FRW) uses an easily identifiable analogy between military doctrine and federal résumé writing. The C-BRM-FRW encourages you to use military tactics and strategy when helping veterans transition to the civilian workforce. If you want to learn and share the secret to the HR screening process and want your veterans and clients to get “referred” to the Hiring Manager, you have to watch this video training program. Bruce shows you how the HR office evaluates resumes and categorizes resumes for a certain GS Grade Level, as well as how to ensure that your client’s resume is evaluated at the highest salary (GS Grade Level) possible. He also shows you where to find the criteria that the HR office uses when determining if your client’s resume should be “referred” to the Hiring Manager and how to ensure that the same critical information is included within your client’s resume. Bruce will also walks you through the Hiring Manager’s evaluation process and how the Federal Government Position Description (PD) is linked to the vacancy announcement, the KSAs, the Questionnaire, and the questions asked during the interview. If you are serious about helping veterans and you really want to help them get a federal job, the C-BRM-FRW course is a requirement and will demonstrate to all veterans that you are dedicated to their employment effort and have the desire and stamina to help them. Attain the Elite Status of a Certified Battlefield Resume Methodology (BRM) Federal Resume Writer so you can make sure that your client’s resume is more competitive than other applicants, as well as prepare them for your federal government interview.


What are the requirements?

  • Have the desire to help veterans.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Perform as a Certified Federal Resume Writer using the Battlefield Resume Methodology (BRM).
  • Help veterans bridge the gap between their military experience and the civilian workforce.
  • Translate military skills into a federal government resume.
  • Relate to veterans by understanding how to use military combat methods to analyze a federal government job vacancy announcement.
  • Relate to veterans by understanding how to use military combat methods to develop a federal government resume.
  • Help veterans write their resume at the highest GS Level possible.
  • Learn how the HR office reviews resumes so the HR Office will "refer" the veteran's resume to the Hiring Manager.
  • Learn how the Hiring Manager reviews resumes so the veteran will be asked to interview.
  • Translate military experience into civilian terminology.

What is the target audience?

  • Career Counselors who help veterans write resumes.
  • Resume Writers who want a Federal Government Resume Writer Certification.
  • Transition Assistance Program counselors.
  • Soldier for Life counselors.
  • University and College counselors who help veterans.
  • Department of Labor personnel
  • VA personnel

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
02:22

Welcome to Battlefield Resume Methodology training. This course will help veterans, transitioning military and anyone trying to write a federal government resume. This course is also part of the Battlefield Resume Methodology (BRM) Federal Resume Writing Certification program.

00:48

Learn how Bruce Benedict, President, Battlefield Resumes, LLC, build the BRM program and can help you write your resume.

01:58

Have you ever been asked......? Do you wonder if you will ever get a job?

00:41

Learn what the Battlefield Resume Methodology (BRM) is and how to apply it.

02:32

Learn how the BRM was developed.

01:10

Learn why BRM uses military combat methodology and lexicon for job vacancy announcement analysis and resume writing.

01:19

Learn what the Secret is to BRM.

01:35

Understand how the Intelligence Preparation Process is related to the Military Decision Making Process.

02:15

This course will walk you through a step-by-step process to build a targeted resume, so you can target and tailor your efforts and get the job you deserve.

So what is BATTLEFIELD RÉSUMÉ METHODOLOGY? This methodology directly associate your military training and preparation for war to that of your training and preparation to work in the civilian job market.
Section 2: Associating the military to resume writing.
03:44

Learn how the Basic Training concept is used in BRM and why it has to me used for transitioning military personnel headed to the civilian workforce.

03:40

Describing who Drill Sergeants and Battle Buddies are during basic training and how to relate them to Battlefield Résumé Methodology.

02:50

Learn why the BRM process is intuitive to veterans and how the military culture is integrated into BRM.

05:55

Learn the Basic Training indoctrinated veterans into the military mindset and why phases are so important and easy to understand.

05:01

Learn what a fire guard is in the military and how it relates to the Resume Coach.

1 question

Associate basic training drill sergeants and battle buddies to resume writing.

1 question

Associate Battle Buddies with Battlefield Résumé Methodology.

Section 3: Definitions
03:27

Learn the basics about military definitions and the military doctrine that shapes the BRM process.

06:32

Learn how the military uses Area of Operation and how to relate it to resume writing.

04:45

Learn how the military uses Assumptions, Commander's Estimate and the Commander's Intent and how to relate them to resume writing.

05:20

Learn how the military uses Commander's intent and how to relate it to resume writing.

02:51

Learn how the military uses Decision Point and how to relate it to resume writing.

04:24

Learn how the military uses Decisive Terrain and how to relate it to resume writing.

03:39

Learn how the military uses S2 Intelligence Officers and S3 Operations Officers and how to relate them to resume writing.

01:46

Learn how the military uses High Value Target (HVT) and how to relate it to resume writing.

02:09

Learn how the military uses Indicators and how to relate it to resume writing.

01:30

Learn how the military uses Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield (IPB) and how to relate it to resume writing.

04:23

Learn how the military uses Key Terrain and how to relate it to resume writing.

07:44

Learn how the military uses METT-TC and how to relate it to resume writing.

02:28

Learn how the military uses the Military Decision Making Process (MDMP) and how to relate it to resume writing.

02:07

Learn how the military uses Objectives and how to relate them to resume writing.

05:21

Learn how the military uses Obstacle and how to relate it to resume writing.

01:57

Learn how the military uses an Operation Order (OPORD) and how to relate it to resume writing.

02:16

Learn how the military conducts Pattern Analysis and how you should relate it to resume writing.

01:50

Learn how the military uses Phases and how to relate it to resume writing.

01:31

Learn how the military uses Strategy and how to relate it to resume writing.

06:48

Learn how the military uses ROC Drills and Rehearsals and how you must relate it to resume writing.

02:28

Learn how the military uses Warning Order and how to relate it to resume writing.

09:22

Learn how the military gets the Advantage in war and how you must relate it to resume writing.

03:02

Learn how the military uses Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield (IPB) and how to relate it to resume writing.

02:37

What is the Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield? Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield is a systematic, continuous process of analyzing the enemy, the area of operation and the battlefield. It is also a process to analyze the civilian workforce environment in a specific location and/or job skill.

03:14

Learn how the military uses Avenues of Approach and how you must relate it to resume writing.

Section 4: The Battlefield
03:14

The Battlefield is a necessary evil. The Battlefield is a treacherous place where two opponents come clashing together, competing, ironically, for similar thing (ownership of the land itself), but for different purposes.

Section 5: Federal Resume Phases
05:19

Learn how the military Analyzes the Battlefield and how to relate it to resume writing.

04:57

Learn how the military Analyzes the Mission and how to relate it to resume writing.

16:34

Learn how to search and apply for federal jobs on the USAJOBS, DIA, CIA and NSA websites.

17:14

Learn how to search and apply for federal jobs on the USAJOBS, DIA, CIA and NSA websites.

Phase Line Analyze - Objective 1c
13:05
08:50

Learn how the military Analyzes Objectives and how to relate it to resume writing.

07:03

Learn how the military Analyzes Troop strength and how to relate it to resume writing.

18:56

Learn how the military Analyzes the battlefield terrain and how to relate it to resume writing by analyzing the vacancy announcement and questionnaire.

07:18

Learn how the military Analyzes the battlefield terrain and how to relate it to resume writing by analyzing the vacancy announcement and questionnaire.

Article

Learn how the military Analyzes the time and how to relate it to resume writing.

Vacancy announcements on USAJOBS.
2 questions
How much space is given for work history descriptions
3 questions
Why use a Resume Builder?
1 question
What is the main objective when searching for a federal job?
4 questions
00:50

If you are completing this training in an effort to obtain the BRM Federal Resume Writing Certification, please complete this practical exercise. All answers must be on a Word document and highlighted appropriately. Once you are finished, please compile all practical exercises within this course and email them to Battlefield Resumes, LLC for grading at the following email address: Contact@BattlefieldResumes.com


Battlefield Resumes, LLC will grade your submission and send you confirmation as to whether certain section must be completed again or if you successfully passed all questions. Once you have successfully achieved a passing score on all questions, Battlefield Resumes, LLC will send you the BRM Federal Resume Writer Certification logo.


Please contact Battlefield Resumes, LLC if you have any questions throughout the video training series or with the certification process.

Section 6: Federal Resume - Phase Line Recon
06:36

Learn how the military Recons the Battlefield and how to relate it to resume writing.

12:44

Learn how the military Recons the Battlefield and how to relate it to the Federal (USAJOBS) Job Vacancy Overview Tab.

08:30

Learn how the military Recons the Battlefield and how to relate it to the Federal (USAJOBS) Job Vacancy Duties Tab.

20:21

Learn how the military Recons the Battlefield and how to relate it to the Federal (USAJOBS) Job Vacancy Qualifications Tab.

04:06

Learn how the military Recons the Battlefield and how to relate it to the Federal (USAJOBS) Job Vacancy Benefits Tab.

09:12

Learn how the military Recons the Battlefield and how to relate it to the Federal (USAJOBS) Job Vacancy How To Apply Tab.

05:49

Learn how the military Recons the Battlefield and how to relate it to the Federal (USAJOBS) Job Vacancy Questionnaire.

Section 7: Federal Resume - Phase Line Recon (Exercise 2)
11:19

Learn how the military Recons the Battlefield and how to relate it to the Federal (USAJOBS) Job Vacancy Overview Tab.

Recon OPM's Recommended Requirements (a)
12:48
Recon OPM's Recommended Requirements (b)
13:30
Recon OPM's Recommended Requirements (c)
14:07
Recon OPM's Recommended Requirements (d)
15:45
Recon OPM's Recommended Requirements (e)
10:58
09:43

Learn how the military Recons the Battlefield and how to relate it to the Federal (USAJOBS) Job Vacancy Duties Tab.

09:17

Learn how the military Recons the Battlefield and how to relate it to the Federal (USAJOBS) Job Vacancy Qualifications Tab.

01:43

Learn how the military Recons the Battlefield and how to relate it to the Federal (USAJOBS) Job Vacancy Benefits Tab.

10:04

Learn how the military Recons the Battlefield and how to relate it to the Federal (USAJOBS) Job Vacancy How To Apply Tab.

13:28

Learn how the military Recons the Battlefield and how to relate it to the Federal (USAJOBS) Job Vacancy Questionnaire.

Position Descriptions
2 questions
00:30

If you are completing this training in an effort to obtain the BRM Federal Resume Writing Certification, please complete this practical exercise. All answers must be on a Word document and highlighted appropriately. Once you are finished, please compile all practical exercises within this course and email them to Battlefield Resumes, LLC for grading at the following email address: Contact@BattlefieldResumes.com


Battlefield Resumes, LLC will grade your submission and send you confirmation as to whether certain section must be completed again or if you successfully passed all questions. Once you have successfully achieved a passing score on all questions, Battlefield Resumes, LLC will send you the BRM Federal Resume Writer Certification logo.


Please contact Battlefield Resumes, LLC if you have any questions throughout the video training series or with the certification process.

Section 8: Federal Resume - Phase Line Exploit and Shape
16:23

Learn how the military Exploits and Shapes the Battlefield and how to relate it to the Federal (USAJOBS) resume writing.

13:11

Learn how the military Exploits and Shapes the Battlefield and how to relate it to the Federal (USAJOBS) resume writing.

18:56

Learn how the military Exploits and Shapes the Battlefield and how to relate it to the Federal (USAJOBS) resume writing.

11:08

Learn how the military Exploits and Shapes the Battlefield and how to relate it to the Federal (USAJOBS) resume writing.

08:51

Learn how the military Exploits and Shapes the Battlefield and how to relate it to the Federal (USAJOBS) resume writing.

00:25

If you are completing this training in an effort to obtain the BRM Federal Resume Writing Certification, please complete this practical exercise. All answers must be on a Word document and highlighted appropriately. Once you are finished, please compile all practical exercises within this course and email them to Battlefield Resumes, LLC for grading at the following email address: Contact@BattlefieldResumes.com


Battlefield Resumes, LLC will grade your submission and send you confirmation as to whether certain section must be completed again or if you successfully passed all questions. Once you have successfully achieved a passing score on all questions, Battlefield Resumes, LLC will send you the BRM Federal Resume Writer Certification logo.


Please contact Battlefield Resumes, LLC if you have any questions throughout the video training series or with the certification process.

Section 9: Federal Resume - Phase Line Attack
13:46

Learn how the military Exploits and Shapes the Battlefield and how to relate it to the Federal (USAJOBS) resume writing.

08:43

Learn how the military Exploits and Shapes the Battlefield and how to relate it to the Federal (USAJOBS) resume writing.

06:41

Learn how the military Exploits and Shapes the Battlefield and how to relate it to the Federal (USAJOBS) resume writing.

04:40

Learn what it takes to target your federal resume at the Hiring Manager so that you have a better chance to get interviewed that other applicants.

03:46

Learn what it takes to target your federal resume at the Hiring Manager so that you have a better chance to get interviewed that other applicants.

1 question

Understand what BRM is and how to use it.

What is the Battlefield Resume Methodology?
1 question
What is the Battlefield Resume Methodology?
1 question

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Instructor Biography

Bruce Benedict, President, Battlefield Resumes, LLC

Bruce is a retired US Army Major with a commission from OCS. He also served over 6 yrs as a DoD GS-15 Hiring Manager. He is a Certified Résumé Writer and a Certified Coach, Speaker, and Trainer with the John Maxwell Team. As a Retired U.S. Army Major, Defense Contractor, and a previous Federal Government GG15, he collectively has over 27 years of military, federal government and defense contracting experience. Bruce initially began his career as a Private/E1 with the US Army, In 1996, as a SSG/E6, he graduated from Officer Candidate School (OCS), Fort Benning, GA, where he was commissioned as a 2LT/01. Throughout his 21-year Army career, he served in Germany, Panama, Japan and numerous locations throughout the US. He deployed four times to the Middle East, proudly serving in Bahrain, Iraq, Afghanistan and Qatar. In 2007, he retired from Active Duty as a MAJOR/0-4 and transitioned to a senior intelligence consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton. In 2009, he transitioned to the Federal Government, becoming a GG14. In 2011, he was promoted to GG15. In this position, Bruce became the Hiring Manager for the entire organization, where he wrote Federal Government position descriptions and vacancy announcements for all positions, while leading hundreds of interview panels and hiring hundreds of Federal Government employees. Similarly, he reviewed thousands of defense contractor resumes against multiple defense contract statements of work (SOW), ensuring that only the highest qualified employees were hired.

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