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Federal Resume Workshop

  • 04 Apr 2013
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Georgetown Public Library 3260 R Street, NW Washington DC 20007
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  • MLA Members may register with a code. Please contact organizer Karen Quash for the code at
  • VLA Members may register with a code. Please contact organizer Karen Quash for the code at

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Seeking federal employment?  

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Wonder what happens to your application when you click "submit"? 

Join DCLA for an evening with Antoine Dotson, Director of Human Resources and Lamar Porter, Senior HR Specialist, Institute of Museum and Library Science (IMLS). Our guest speakers will explain to participants how to interpret a federal job posting; what GS means as well as other pay grades in the government; competitive service positions vs. excepted service positions; how to answer certain questions in the application process; and helpful tips with crafting a Federal resume that’s appealing to the hiring officials. There will be an opportunity for questions and answers, followed by a peer review of federal job applications/resumes (time permitting).
***Presentation Materials now available from the event!

Our speakers:

Antoine Dotson was appointed as IMLS Director of Human Resources in December 2011. Previously he served as IMLS Deputy Director of Human Resources from 2009-2011. He brings over 20 years of experience in the Federal sector in Human Resources Management, and studied Human Resources Management at Strayer University. Prior to joining IMLS, Mr. Dotson has served in the Human Resources capacity at Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEOC), US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Federal Maritime Commission, and Department of Interior (DOI–National Business Center). Mr. Dotson currently serves on the Human Resources Small Agency Council. 

Lamar Porter is the Senior HR Specialist at IMLS, and holds more than 10 years experience in Federal HR management. 

When: April 4, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Where: Georgetown Public Library, Meeting Room (Buses: 31, 32, 36, 38B, DC Circulator)
Other details: Light refreshments provided

Please register for this event.  Space is limited.

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