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The 100% Satisfaction guarantee is subject to the same day federal resume revision rule and is not a money back guarantee.
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(f) SAME DAY FEDERAL RESUME REVISION RULE: You must contact your assigned lead editor the SAME DAY your federal resume is provided to you for your assigned lead editor to make one (1) federal resume revision regardless of satisfaction, or you assume and expressly understand and agree that YOU will be solely responsible for making any and all revisions to your federal resume yourself after the same day your federal resume is provided to you and your one (1) federal resume revision is provided due to the volume of customers similarly situated. All requests for revisions must be
made the same day your federal resume is sent to you and must be
accompanied with very specific substantive information (not subjective opinions) for your editor to incorporate into your federal resume. Subjective claims made by customers and/or third parties as to the quality of services will be ignored since services are provided in accordance with these particular terms only. If you fail to provide your editor with specific information and with instructions on how and where to include the information in your federal resume, then Federal Resume Experts and/or your assigned editor may at his/her discretion
ignore your request, or
make one (1) federal resume revision with or without your input in accordance with the same day federal resume revision rule ONLY to ensure that your federal resume meets minimum U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) resume guidelines per the OPM OF-510 (now obsolete, the content of which has been adopted by USAJOBS®, irrespective of any additional specific information requested in the vacancy announcement or by you.) All federal resumes come with certain editor added job series specific “buzzwords” as determined solely by us and/or your assigned editor. You expressly understand and agree that if your 1 (one) federal resume revision request does not affect the following federal resume (OPM OF-510) items: 1. The Announcement number, title and grade of the job for which applying (indicate the lowest grade level that you will accept if applying for a position advertised at multiple grade levels); or 2. Full name, mailing address, day and evening phone numbers, social security number, country of citizenship, branch and date of military service, and highest federal civilian grade held, if applicable; or 3. High school name and location, date of diploma or highest grade completed, college name and location, majors, type and year of any degrees received; or 4. Work experience that includes job titles, duties and accomplishments, employer’s name and address, supervisor’s name and phone number, starting and ending dates, hours per week and salary; and to include all periods of unemployment; or 5. List of other qualifications such as job related training courses, job related skills, job related certificates and job related honors, awards and special accomplishments; then Federal Resume Experts may in our sole discretion deny your one (1) same day federal resume revision request, and YOU will be solely responsible for making any and all revisions to your federal resume prior to the USAJOBS® vacancy announcement closing date. You assume and expressly understand and agree that your job duties (position description) and/or work history will only be edited in accordance with this rule for spelling errors only; otherwise, your job duties (work history) and/or accomplishments will remain unchanged. Federal Resume Experts does not modify or change a customer’s job duties (position description) and/or work history and accomplishments during the federal resume development process.
You assume and expressly understand and agree that complimentary “FREE”, lifetime KSA
or Questionnaire Creation services, and any KSA/Questionnaire/SES ECQs/PTQs/MTQs, or equivalent services that are provided with your federal resume and/or
separately are strictly provided “AS IS” and revisions are not offered and will not be honored or provided on these services regardless of satisfaction or for any reason due to the huge volume of lifetime service requests. By ordering Federal Resume Experts’ lifetime KSA
Creation, you understand and agree to be bound by the following: ALL LIFETIME KSA
AND/OR QUESTIONNAIRE CUSTOMER SERVICE REQUESTS ARE LIMITED TO ONE (1) REQUEST PER MONTH AND MUST BE SUBMITTED AT LEAST 30 DAYS PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE OF THE USAJOBS® VACANCY ANNOUNCMENT TO BE HONORED DUE TO THE HIGH VOLUME OF LIFETIME KSA AND QUESTIONNAIRE SERVICE REQUESTS. THESE
SPECIFIC AND DETAILED LIFETIME KSA AND QUESTIONNAIRE SERVICE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE TO ENSURE THAT WE MAY CONTINUE TO OFFER ALL CUSTOMERS THIS VALUABLE LIFETIME KSA AND QUESTIONNAIRE SERVICE IN AN EFFICIENT AND TIMELY MANNER. Due to the high volume of lifetime service requests made daily by our customers, Federal Resume Experts will make every attempt to fulfill lifetime Creation service requests in a timely manner in accordance with our policies (which may be amended without notice), however, you understand and agree that not every KSA or Questionnaire lifetime service request made by you will be honored and/or completed each and every time if, (there is a conflict with other customers’ expedited order request(s) which will take priority every time over all lifetime KSA or Questionnaire Creation service requests) and; therefore, there will be times when a submitted KSA or Questionnaire lifetime service request will not be completed prior to the USAJOBS® posted closing date. You agree to accept these specific terms and conditions in consideration for receiving lifetime KSA and/or Questionnaire services.
Terms and conditions for add-on lifetime Creation services may be amended from time to time by us without notice to you, and as long as Federal Resume Experts chooses to continue to offer lifetime creation services and/or remains in business and/or the federal government requires KSAs
or equivalent requirements.
(h) Federal Resume Experts is not responsible for providing KSA/Questionnaire/SES ECQs/PTQs/MTQs, or equivalent services to you if the KSA/Questionnaire/SES ECQs/ PTQs/MTQs, or equivalent are not DISPLAYED DIRECTLY IN THE USAJOBS® VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT; this requirement will not be waived even if you provide the questionnaire questions to your editor. KSA/Questionnaire/SES ECQs/ PTQs/MTQs, or equivalent independently provided by you will not be accepted by editors if the KSA/Questionnaire/SES ECQs/ PTQs/MTQs, or equivalent are not displayed directly in the USAJOBS® announcement; NO EXCEPTIONS. In other words, if completed KSAs and/or Questionnaires are NOT INCLUDED WITH the FEDERAL RESUME PACKAGE that is sent to you by us and/or your assigned editor; IT IS DUE TO THE FACT THAT Federal Resume Experts and/or your assigned editor ONLY ADDRESS KSA/Questionnaires/SES ECQs/ PTQs/MTQs, or equivalent DISPLAYED DIRECTLY IN, AND ONLY IN, currently advertised and open and/or active USAJOBS® VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS ONLY; EDITORS ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LINKING TO KSAs/Questionnaires/SES ECQs/ PTQs/MTQs, or equivalent job announcement required documents and/or other vacancy announcement questions called for in the USAJOBS® vacancy announcement that are CONTAINED IN A WEBSITE LINKED OFF THE USAJOBS® WEBSITE WHICH MAY OR MAY NOT REQUIRE your assigned EDITOR TO CREATE A User ID and/or Password OR link to or ACCESS in anyway ANOTHER FEDERAL JOB WEBSITE(S).
The fact that you independently provide KSA and/or questionnaire questions to us and/or your an editor or attempt to provide us with a USER ID and/or password is irrelevant in completing your request(s). Random KSAs and/or Questionnaires may not be submitted or supplied by you to us or your assigned editor under any circumstances. KSAs and/or Questionnaires must be directly viewable by us and/or editor in the active USAJOBS® job announcement itself. Only KSA and/or Questionnaire requests which comply with these specific KSA and Questionnaire terms will be honored. KSAs and/or Questionnaires will not provided as part of your federal resume package if any of the following is applicable:
*No USAJOBS announcement was specified or a non USAJOBS announcement was provided; or
*Knowledge skills and abilities were listed under the ‘Qualifications & Evaluations’ tab, but were not required to be independently answered only verified in your federal resume; or
*KSAs were not directly listed in the USAJOBS® vacancy announcement itself (i.e., editors are not responsible to answer KSA and/or Questionnaire questions that are linked off the actual USAJOBS announcement, such as, “To preview questions please click here”); or
*KSAs or Questionnaires were not specified as a required document specifically under the ‘How to Apply’ tab in your USAJOBS® vacancy announcement; IMPORTANT (customers are responsible for self-responding to the following themselves: Application Manager questions/Questionnaire radio buttons, any Online Questionnaire questions which are not directly viewable from the USAJOBS® Site by clicking a preview link, i.e., unless the link from USAOJBS to the questionnaire says, “To preview questionnaire questions please click here”, the questionnaire is not covered under the terms; questionnaires containing more than two (2) essay questions, core questions, writing samples, mandatory/optional written statements, Assessment Factors, etc., and similar non-KSA questions themselves).
(i) KSA/Questionnaire/SES ECQs/ PTQs/MTQs, or equivalent responses ARE WRITTEN IN A STYLE AND FORMAT CHOSEN BY YOUR ASSIGNED EDITOR NOT BY YOU AND ARE WRITTEN “AS IS” COMPREHENSIVELY IN BULLET and/or NARRATIVE STYLE FORMAT which you expressly understand and agree to, AND KSA/Questionnaire/SES ECQs/ PTQs/MTQs, or equivalent REWRITES ARE NOT OFFERED ON ANY KSA/Questionnaire/SES ECQs/ PTQs/MTQs, or equivalent OR OTHER COMPLIMENTARY “FREE”, LIFETIME SERVICE CREATION OR ADVERTISED LIMITED TIME SERVICE OFFER(S) REGARDLESS OF CUSTOMER SATISFACTION OR REASON; Our Satisfaction Guarantee
is subject to our same day federal resume revision rule and does
not apply to other services, i.e., Lifetime Creation Services/KSA/Questionnaire/SES ECQs/MTQs, or equivalent services; YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE TO ANSWER ALL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT (KSA/SES ECQs/ PTQs/MTQs, or equivalent or other) QUESTIONS NOT DIRECTLY DISPLAYED IN YOUR TARGET USAJOBS® VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT YOURSELF AND YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE AND NOT YOUR ASSIGNED EDITOR OR FEDERAL RESUME EXPERTS TO ENSURE THE TRUTHFULNESS AND/OR ACCURACY OF INFORMATION CONTAINED IN ANY PART OF YOUR FEDERAL RESUME PACKAGE PRIOR TO SUBMISSION. IN GENERAL, ALL COMPLETED SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ELECTRONICALLY TO A CUSTOMER SPECIFIED AND/OR PROVIDED EMAIL(S) ADDRESS(ES) PROVIDED TO FEDERAL RESUME EXPERTS AND/OR PROVIDED OR USED BY YOU TO COMMUNICATE WITH FEDERAL RESUME EXPERTS AT ANYTIME; YOU HEREBY EXPRESSLY CONSENT, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT WE IDENTIFY YOU BY YOUR EMAIL(S) ADDRESS(ES) AND ANY AND ALL DOCUMENTS (EMAIL(S) OR OTHERWISE) SENT TO FEDERAL RESUME EXPERTS BY YOU USING ANY OF THESE EMAIL(S) ADDRESS(ES) WILL BE ASSUMED BY US TO IN FACT BE YOU (THE PAYMENT METHOD CARDHOLDER AND NOONE ELSE) AND THAT YOU EXPRESSLY CONSENT, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY FEES AND/OR CHARGES INCURRED TO YOUR PAYMENT METHOD (YOUR CREDIT CARD) AS A RESULT OF ANY DOCUMENTS, EMAIL(S), OR COMMUNICATIONS BY YOU TO US VIA THESE PROVIDED AND/OR USED EMAIL(S) ADDRESS(ES) FOR SERVICES WHETHER ACTUALLY SENT BY YOU OR SOMEONE ELSE USING YOUR PROVIDED EMAIL(S) ADDRESS(ES), INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FEDERAL RESUME CUSTOM-TAILORING SERVICES.
(j) CUSTOMERS UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT AS PART OF THE FEDERAL RESUME CREATION PROCESS, Federal Resume Experts and/or your assigned editor SHALL LEAVE your ORIGINALLY SUBMITTED RESUME EMPLOYMENT HISTORY INFORMATION (i.e., JOB DUTIES/JOB DESCRIPTIONS/ACCOMPLISHMENTS) “AS IS” EXCEPT FOR spelling or typographical errors; otherwise, your employment history/ job duties/job descriptions and/or accomplishments will remain unchanged. YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IT WILL BE YOUR PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY TO MODIFY/CONFIGURE/MANIPULATE/INPUT THE PROVIDED FEDERAL RESUME INFORMATION FROM Federal Resume Experts and/or your assigned editor INTO THE HIRING AGENCY’S REQUIRED FORMAT, I.E., RESUMIX OR OTHER SPECIALIZED RESUME FORMAT, STYLE, ETC., IF APPLICABLE, OR INPUT AND/OR CUT AND PASTE THE INFORMATION PROVIDED INTO THE HIRING AGENCY’S DATABASE YOURSELF. (k) FEDERAL RESUME EXPERTS AND/OR EDITORS ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE IN ANYWAY FOR ASSISTING/AIDING/OR PROVIDING INSTRUCTIONS TO CUSTOMERS WITH SUBMITTING THEIR APPLICATION MATERIALS.
(l) GENERALLY, CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEE FEDERAL RESUME EXPERTS’ CUSTOMERS EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU MUST PROVIDE A COPY OF YOUR LATEST OFFICIAL SF-50 TO US AS A CONDITION PRECENDENT TO RECEIVE ANY FREE RESUME SERVICES AND/OR LIFETIME KSA SERVICES, SUBJECT TO CHANGE; IT IS WITHIN Federal Resume Experts’ and/or your assigned editor’s SOLE DISCRETION TO DENY YOUR REQUEST FOR THESE SERVICES AT ANY TIME IF WE DO NOT HAVE A COPY OF YOUR LATEST OFFICIAL SF-50 ON FILE SHOWING PROOF OF YOUR CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT STATUS. WE MUST HAVE A COPY OF YOUR LATEST OFFICIAL SF-50 BEFORE WE PROVIDE YOU WITH ANY FREE SERVICES (RESUME UPDATING AND REVISING AND/OR LIFETIME KSA SERVICES). FREE FEDERAL RESUME UPDATING AND REVISING SERVICES AS ADVERTISED MEANS AND ONLY INCLUDES ADDING NEW INFORMATION PROVIDED BY YOU, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: ADDING NEW EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION, AWARDS, TRAININGS, VOLUNTEER WORK, ETC. IT DOES NOT INCLUDE FEDERAL RESUME CUSTOM-TAILORING SERVICES WHICH SHALL INCLUDE A $100 MINIMUM FEDERAL RESUME CUSTOM-TAILORING FEE ($150 FEE SHALL APPLY FOR GS-14, GS-15 and SES REQUESTS).
(m) FEDERAL RESUME CUSTOM-TAILORING SERVICES MEANS ADDING JOB SERIES SPECIFIC “BUZZWORDS” (the content and choice of buzzwords are SOLELY WITHIN FEDERAL RESUME EXPERTS’ DISCRETION) AND/OR MODIFYING A CUSTOMER’S ORIGINALLY PROVIDED FEDERAL RESUME AS SPECIFIED HEREIN TO APPLY TO A DIFFERENT/NEW VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER. ADDITIONAL CHARGES SHALL APPLY FOR FEDERAL RESUME CUSTOM-TAILORING SERVICES WHETHER A CUSTOMER IS MADE AWARE OF THEM OR NOT. YOU EXPRESSLY ASSUME, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT AS A CONDITION TO RECEIVE FEDERAL RESUME CUSTOM-TAILORING SERVICES YOU AUTHORIZE FEDERAL RESUME EXPERTS OR ITS AGENTS TO CHARGE YOUR PAYMENT METHOD (YOUR CREDIT CARD) AUTOMATICALLY WITHOUT YOUR EXPRESS OR SIGNED WRITTEN CONSENT.
(n) If multiple vacancy announcements are sent for completion, editors may use their own discretion in deciding which announcement to work on and complete first regardless of order (unless you specify and it is unequivocally clear to the editor which announcement you want worked on first).
(o) ADDITIONAL CHARGES SHALL APPLY FOR FEDERAL RESUME CUSTOM-TAILORING SERVICES WHETHER YOU ARE MADE AWARE OF THEM OR NOT. Federal Resume Custom-Tailoring Services have a minimum fee of $100.00. Additional fees are applicable for expedited services. Federal Resume Custom-Tailoring Service fees are subject to change without notice. YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND, CONSENT TO AND AGREE THAT AS A CONDITION TO RECEIVE FEDERAL RESUME CUSTOM-TAILORING SERVICES YOU AUTHORIZE FEDERAL RESUME EXPERTS OR ITS AGENTS TO CHARGE YOUR PAYMENT METHOD (YOUR CREDIT CARD) AUTOMATICALLY WITHOUT YOUR EXPRESS OR SIGNED WRITTEN CONSENT. ALL COMPLETED SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ELECTRONICALLY TO YOUR SPECIFIED AND/OR PROVIDED EMAIL(S) ADDRESS(ES) PROVIDED TO FEDERAL RESUME EXPERTS VIA YOUR INITIAL ORDER AND/OR PROVIDED OR USED BY YOU TO COMMUNICATE WITH FEDERAL RESUME EXPERTS AT ANYTIME; “SELF-AUTHENTICATING PROVISION”: YOU HEREBY CONSENT AND EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT ANY ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION(S) (i.e., EMAIL) SENT TO FEDERAL RESUME EXPERTS BY YOU USING ANY OF THESE EMAIL(S) ADDRESS(ES) IS YOU (THE PAYMENT METHOD “CREDIT CARD” CARDHOLDER AND NOONE ELSE) AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY FEES AND/OR CHARGES INCURRED TO YOUR PAYMENT METHOD (YOUR CREDIT CARD) AS A RESULT OF THE COMMUNICATION(S) TO US VIA YOUR PROVIDED AND/OR THESE USED EMAIL(S) ADDRESS(ES) FOR SERVICES PROVIDED TO YOU WHETHER ACTUALLY SENT BY YOU OR SOMEONE ELSE USING YOUR PROVIDED EMAIL(S) ADDRESS(ES), INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FEDERAL RESUME CUSTOM-TAILORING SERVICES. FEDERAL RESUME EXPERTS SHALL HAVE THE RIGHT TO MODIFY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.
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(r) Federal Resume Experts reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently any services (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that Federal Resume Experts shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of any services to you for any reason.
(s) Expedited Service orders are guaranteed only on orders received by 6:00am (EST) of the date of order; expedited orders received after 6:00am (EST) on the date of order will be completed by midnight the following “business” day.
(t) Federal resumes are prepared as expeditiously as possible when all required information is provided by you upon placing your initial order; services may be delayed beyond the stated or promised completion time or vacancy closing date if all requested information or needed information is not initially provided to us and/or your assigned editor.
(u) Customers understand and agree to communicate with their assigned editor via email only, and communication with an editor by telephone and/or in person may or may not be possible since editors are located throughout the United States in their respective federal positions. Although Editors make every attempt to contact you prior to beginning work on your federal resume package, we cannot guarantee that your assigned editor will in fact contact you by phone prior to completing your federal resume package. Editors handle multiple accounts simultaneously and customers understand and agree that they will experience delays in receiving responses from editors from time to time. Editors are only responsible for working on one vacancy announcement per order; an applicable $100 federal resume custom-tailoring fee shall apply for each subsequent job announcement request.
(v) Failure to provide the hiring agency and/or officials with all the required information as stated in the vacancy announcement in the manner required which may result in an ineligible rating or which may affect your overall rating is solely your responsibility and not Federal Resume Experts and/or its editors. Federal Resume Experts and its editors are not responsible for the accuracy of personal information; customers must review their information and correct any inaccuracies prior to use.
(w) You expressly understand, consent to and agree that if an editor with direct knowledge and experience in your job field and/or job series cannot be contracted, identified, secured, retained, located or otherwise assigned to your account as advertised or for whatever reason then any Federal Resume Experts’ editor will be immediately assigned to your account to ensure that your ordered services are provided to you in a timely manner and/or to meet your target vacancy announcement closing date regardless of user satisfaction.
(x) If your vacancy announcement closes or is canceled prior to the stated announcement closing date, you agree to pay Federal Resume Experts the full amount of your order for any services provided.
(y) Federal Resume Experts Refer-A-Friend Referral Program
Take advantage of our Refer-A-Friend Referral Program and receive a check for $100 for referring 10 friends to us. For every 10 qualified referrals*, you’ll earn $100. Then refer another 10 new friends and get another check for $100. There’s no limit on the number of referrals you can make or the number of $100 checks you can earn! S o refer anyone you think would be interested in getting a federal resume.
Simply email us your name and customer ID to firstname.lastname@example.org along with the names and e-mail addresses of those friends you want to refer OR who has purchased either a $205.00 or $299.95 federal resume package on or after September 1, 2016 through your referral. After 10 qualified referrals*, you’ll earn $100, as long as your account is in good standing. Earn with our simple refer 10 get $100 program and help us connect more job seekers with federal employment opportunities across the United States and around the world!
*Qualified referrals are verified new customers who purchase either a $205.00 or $299.95 federal resume package on or after September 1, 2016. Terms and conditions subject to change without notice.
(z) Veteran of military spouse must submit and provide us acceptable documentation of your preference or appointment eligibility to receive free military spouse resume. Family Member Appointing Authorities are not an entitlement. Knowing about these authorities and identifying your eligibility will enhance your job search. Check vacancy announcements, which should clearly state "Who May Apply." Military Spouse Appointing Authority (Executive Order 13473) allows agencies to appoint a military spouse without competition. Agencies can choose to use this authority when filling competitive service positions on a temporary (not to exceed 1 year), term (more than 1 year but not more than 4 years), or permanent basis. The authority does not entitle spouses to an appointment over any other applicant. As a military spouse you are eligible under this authority if your active duty military spouse: 1) receives a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move; 2) has a 100% disability rating; or 3) died while on active duty.
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