All posts by Kathleen Smith

  • Military Spouse Appreciation Day 2018 is May 11

    President Ronald Reagan greatly admired military spouses and realized their significant commitment to the well-being of service members so he introduced Proclamation 5184 on April 17, 1984 to honor these military wives, husbands and partners. In 1999, Congress officially named Mi… more

  • Top Strategies for Cleared Job Fair Success

    Job fairs are a terrific opportunity for cleared professionals to meet recruiters and hiring managers from top defense and intel contractors. These events give job seekers access to key contacts all in one room. To make the most of these opportunities you need to plan ahead and … more

  • How to Attract Millennials and Gen Z

    Around 50% of the population today is comprised of Millennials and Gen Z which means attracting these groups for open cleared jobs at your company is now more of a requirement than ever before. The Millenials and Zs are a vast and commanding group with a new outlook on today’s … more

  • Spring Forward Into Better Cleared Recruiting: AI

    Is artificial intelligence the key to the future of the cleared recruiting process? For years the resume has been the fundamental element of the hiring process.  Job seekers across the world have distilled their work history into an acceptable one or two page summary. They ha… more

  • Do Cleared Job Seekers Love Your Employer Brand?

    The task of recruiting top talent gets tougher every year, especially when unemployment is low and trained candidates can be difficult to identify.  There are multiple articles and many suggestions on ways to improve the process but consider one over-arching factor that could ma… more