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Tag Archives: Security Clearance

  • New Entity Responsible for Security Clearance Investigations

    A new federal entity titled the National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) will process security clearance investigations. This change was driven both by concerns in the wake of Snowden’s document release and Aaron Alexis’ shooting at the Navy Yard, as well as the OPM d… more

  • 10 Most Popular Articles of 2015

    What were job seekers reading on our blog in 2015? Our 10 most-read articles from 2015 cover a wide variety of topics from intel to certifications to security clearances. Here’s another look at our top 10 if you missed them the first time: Strike a Power Pose, Improve Your … more

  • Continuous Evaluation Rollout Must Be Fast-Tracked after OPM Data Breach, Clearance Holders Must Address Problems Faster

    Even before hackers, presumably from China, stole from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) sensitive personal information for millions of current and former federal employees and contractors, the government had been pushing to more frequently put security clearance holders u… more

  • 5 Data Points for the Top of Your Resume

    Job seekers and recruiters can both be frustrated with the job search process. At times we blame technology, but often it's the data we provide the technology that can be a big part of the problem. The old adage of “garbage in, garbage out” applies to job search just as it… more

  • Big Declines in Security Clearance Determinations

    ODNI recently released its 2014 Report on Security Clearance Determinations, which details individuals holding a clearance as of October 1, and the number of individuals approved or denied a clearance during the fiscal year. For a second year the numbers reveal an across the boar… more