Certified Battlefield Federal Resume Writer (CBRW) Course
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Attain the Elite Status of a Certified Battlefield Résumé Writer (CBRW) - Federal Résumé Writer (CBRW-FR)
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41 students enrolled
Created by Bruce Benedict
Last updated 11/2015
English
Price: $200
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 9.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 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.
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Requirements
  • Have the desire to help veterans.
Description

This is the Certified Battlefield Resume Writer - Federal Resume Writer (CBRW-FR) 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 Battlefield Resume Writer - Federal Resume Writer (CBRW-FR) course uses an easily identifiable analogy between military doctrine and federal résumé writing. The CBRW-FR 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 CBRW-FR 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 Writer - Federal Resume Writer (CBRW-FR) 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.


Who 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
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Curriculum For This Course
86 Lectures
09:18:11
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Introduction
9 Lectures 14:40

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.

Preview 02:22

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

Preview 00:48

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

Preview 01:58

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

Preview 00:41


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

Preview 01:10

Learn what the Secret is to BRM.

Preview 01:19

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

Resume Requirements.
01:35

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.
The Process.
02:15
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Associating the military to resume writing.
5 Lectures 21:10

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.

Preview 03:44

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

Drill Sergeants and Resume Coaches.
03:40

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

Associating the Basic Training schedule to Resume Writing.
02:50

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

The Importance of Phases.
05:55

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

Fire Guards and Resume Writing.
05:01

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

Basic Training and Drill Sergeants
1 question

Associate Battle Buddies with Battlefield Résumé Methodology.

Basic Training and Battle Buddies
1 question
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Definitions
25 Lectures 01:33:31

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

Military Definitions
03:27

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

Area of Operation
06:32

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

Assumptions
04:45

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

Commander's Intent
05:20

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

Decision Point
02:51

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

Decisive Terrain
04:24

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

Intelligence Officer (S2, G2, J2)
03:39

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

High Value Target
01:46

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

Indicators
02:09

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

Preview 01:30

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

Key Terrain
04:23

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

METT-TC
07:44

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

Military Decision Making Process (MDMP)
02:28

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

Objective
02:07

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

Obstacle
05:21

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

Operations Order (OPORD)
01:57

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

Pattern Analysis
02:16

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

Phases
01:50

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

Strategy
01:31

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

Rehearsal (ROC Drill)
06:48

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

Warning Order
02:28

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

Assume that the Enemy has the Advantage
09:22

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

Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield (IPB)
03:02

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.

Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield
02:37

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

Avenue of Approach
03:14
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The Battlefield
1 Lecture 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.

The Battlefield
03:14
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Federal Resume Phases
11 Lectures 01:40:41

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

Federal Resume - Phase Line Analyze
05:19

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

Federal Resume - Objective 1 Analyze the Mission
04:57

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

Phase Line Analyze - Objective 1a
16:34

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

Phase Line Analyze - Objective 1b
17:14

Phase Line Analyze - Objective 1c
13:05

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

Federal Resume - Objective 2 Analyze the Enemy
08:50

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

Federal Resume - Objective 3 Analyze the Troops
07:03

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

Federal Resume - Objective 4 Analyze the Terrain
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.

Federal Resume - Objective 4 - Analyze the Terrain (part 2)
07:18

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

Federal Resume - Objective 5 Analyze the Time
00:35

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

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.

Phase Line Analyze Practical Exercise
00:50
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Federal Resume - Phase Line Recon
7 Lectures 01:07:18

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

Federal Resume - Phase Line Recon
06:36

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

Federal Resume - Objective 6 Recon the Overview Tab
12:44

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

Federal Resume - Objective 7 Recon the Duties Tab
08:30

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

Federal Resume - Objective 8 Recon the Qualifications and Evaluation Tab
20:21

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

Federal Resume - Objective 9 Recon the Benefits and Other Information Tab
04:06

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

Federal Resume - Objective 10 Recon the How to Apply Tab
09:12

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

Federal Resume - Objective 11 Recon the Questionnaire
05:49
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Federal Resume - Phase Line Recon (Exercise 2)
12 Lectures 02:03:12

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

Federal Resume - Objective 6 Recon the Overview Tab
11:19

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

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

Federal Resume - Object 7 Recon the Duties Tab
09:43

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

Federal Resume - Objective 8 Recon the Qualifications Tab
09:17

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

Federal Resume - Objective 9 Recon the Benefits Tab
01:43

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

Federal Resume - Objective 10 Recon the How to Apply Tab
10:04

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

Federal Resume - Objective 11 Recon the Questionnaire
13:28

Position Descriptions
2 questions

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.

Phase Line Recon Practical Exercise
00:30
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Federal Resume - Phase Line Exploit and Shape
6 Lectures 01:08:54

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

Federal Resume - Objective 12 (Part 1) - Separate the Key Words/Requirements
16:23

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

Federal Resume - Objective 12 (Part 2) - Separate the Key Words/Requirements
13:11

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

Federal Resume - Objective 13 - Decisive Point - KSA Section
18:56

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

Federal Resume - Objective 14 - Decisive Point - Qualifications Required
11:08

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

Federal Resume - Objective 15 - Decisive Point - Duties Section
08:51

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.

Phase Line Exploit and Shape Practical Exercise
00:25
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Federal Resume - Phase Line Attack
6 Lectures 38:16

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

Federal Resume - Objective Attack - Actions on the Objective
13:46

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

Federal Resume - Objective Penetrate - Penetrate the Perimeter Guards/HR Office
08:43

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

Federal Resume - Objective Infiltrate - Infiltrate the Enemy Perimeter
06:41

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.

Federal Resume - Objective FIRE - Target Your Main Enemy - Get the Interview (a)
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.

Federal Resume - Objective FIRE - Target Your Main Enemy - Get the Interview (b)
03:46

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

What is the Battlefield Resume Methodology?
1 question

What is the Battlefield Resume Methodology?
1 question

What is the Battlefield Resume Methodology?
1 question

What is the Battlefield Resume Methodology?
2 questions

What is the Battlefield Resume Methodology?
1 question

What is the Battlefield Resume Methodology?
1 question

What is the Battlefield Resume Methodology?
1 question

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.

Phase Line ATTACK - Practical Exercise
00:40
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MISSION ACCOMPLISHED
3 Lectures 26:12

Learn hos to integrate all phases of the operation into the USAJOBS resume builder in a way that will get you "referred" and interviewed.

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED (a)
17:22

Learn hos to integrate all phases of the operation into the USAJOBS resume builder in a way that will get you "referred" and interviewed.

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED (b)
04:51

Learn hos to integrate all phases of the operation into the USAJOBS resume builder in a way that will get you "referred" and interviewed.

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED (c)
03:59
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About the Instructor
Bruce Benedict
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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.