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  • 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

  • When it Comes to Your Security Clearance, How is Your Judgment

      What causes an individual to be ineligible for a security clearance? Many people believe that only serious misconduct will result in the failure to obtain a security clearance. By “serious,” I’m referring to criminal charges, excessive financial delinquencies and … more

  • Security Clearance Reapplication after Denial or Revocation

    Some of you may ask, “If I had a security clearance ultimately denied or revoked after exhausting all potential appeals, can I ever be granted a security clearance in the future?” The answer: Yes! The process is different between various agencies. The most common agencies … more