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All posts by Greg Rinckey

  • Alcohol and Your Security Clearance

    Your use of alcohol and, more specifically, the following circumstances, can impact your eligibility for a security clearance: a. Criminal conduct involving alcohol b. Counseling or treatment for alcohol use c. Excessive use/drinking to intoxication There are various … more

  • Foreign Influence and Your Security Clearance

    Foreign Contacts Contact with foreign nationals is one of the top reasons that security clearances are denied, suspended, or revoked. The concern agencies have is whether there is anything about your contact that could lead you to compromise classified information. However,… more

  • Financial Issues and Your Security Clearance

    In this economy, it is not uncommon for individuals to have delinquent debts reflected on their credit report. Credit cards are the most common source of delinquent debts. However, as times become tough, Americans are having problems paying debts such as mortgages, car notes, stu… more

  • Misuse of IT Systems and Your Security Clearance

    Misuse of information technology systems, whether intentional or unintentional, is of serious concern when it comes to evaluating your eligibility for a security clearance. Noncompliance with rules, procedures, guidelines or regulations pertaining to information technology system… more

  • Tips for Recruiters and FSOs to Get New Hires Through the Security Clearance Process

    If You're a Recruiter So, you’re filling a position that requires your prospective employee to be able to obtain a security clearance. This is a challenge that many recruiters face because, although your applicant may have the skills and qualifications to perform the job, … more