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All posts by Doug Munro

  • The Most Important IT Certifications for Security-Cleared Job Seekers

    Certifications are big business and generate debate throughout the technical community. Like them or loathe them, they are a vital part of a robust career. They validate a body of knowledge, set a baseline of expected expertise to align with scope of work, and reflect a level of … more

  • A Guide to IT Certifications for Cleared Professionals

    Federal procurements, including those in the Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC) landscapes, are increasingly calling out specific Information Technology (IT) certifications as requirements for personnel. While these certifications shouldn’t take the pla… more

  • What You Can Do About The Winter of the Cleared Job Market

    Derek Zeller’s “Winter I$ Coming” outlined an increasingly bleak landscape for the cleared professional in today’s federal market. After years of growth and relative prosperity, the cleared job market has begun to contract. In Game of Thrones it was said that “a long su… more

  • The Importance of Certifications for Cleared Job Seekers

    Federal procurements, including those in the Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC) landscapes, are increasingly calling out specific Information Technology (IT) certifications as requirements for personnel. While these certifications shouldn’t take the pla… more