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  • The 10 Most Read Articles of 2023

    With the New Year just around the corner, let’s practice counting down from 10. Instead of 10 seconds to midnight, we have 10 blogs queued up to help you maintain your security clearance and polish your job search skills. By the time you’ve reviewed our most-read article… more

  • 3 Principles of Non-Sleazy Networking for 1099s and Job Hunters

    Note: This article is adapted from the author’s book: Going 1099: How to become a solo federal sub-contractor and gain control of your working life, earn more money, and unlock more free time. One of the ways I have pursued 1099 gigs is through networking. Yes, every… more

  • How to Apply for a 1099 Gig on ClearedJobs.Net

    In 2020, I received three 1099 offers that started with me uploading a resume to ClearedJobs.Net. The first was with a company supporting DHS for $130/hour. The second was for a contract at ODNI offering $144/hour. The third was for an NGA contract that I ended up taking … more

  • Three Ways to Act Like a Consultant for Career Success

    Note: This article is adapted from the author’s book, Going 1099: How to become a solo federal sub-contractor and gain control of your working life, earn more money, and unlock more free time. If you want to become a solo 1099 sub-contractor or improve your value as an … more

  • How To Manage Your Security Clearance as a 1099 Sub-Contractor

    I’ve been a cleared 1099 sub-contractor since 2015. One of the concerns I had when I first started was how to keep my security clearance “active,” meaning I wanted to be able to take on projects that require a security clearance without having to start from scratch on … more