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  • What’s Happening in the DoD World of Security Clearance Processing

    Laura Hickman, Director of the Defense Security Service (DSS, aka the agency formerly known as DISCO) spoke at the recent annual meeting of the Chesapeake chapter of the National Classification Management Society, (NCMS aka the Society of Industrial Security Professionals). NC… more

  • Do You Meet the Requirements of the Jobs You Apply For

    You want a new job. You are searching every online site you can. You have job agents searching ClearedJobs.Net. You are just one reply away from a new job. Or are you? Say you see a job listing somewhere:  What exactly about the ad appeals to you? How does it match your go… more

  • What is the Difference Between a Contingent vs. Current Billable Job Opening

    If you're a cleared job seeker you may have run into contingent vs. current billable job openings. What's the difference? The short answer is whether or not the position is currently funded or not. The definition of contingent in Webster’s Dictionary is likely but not certai… more

  • Keys to a Successful Transition for Female Veterans

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for post-9/11 female veterans surged to 19.9% in September, vs. 14.7% a year earlier and 12.1% in August. While the unemployment rate for veterans as a whole is now lower than the general public, that’s obvious… more

  • Cleared Job Seeker Tips from an HP Recruiter

    “I’m a little crazy on social media,” HP Strategic Sourcing Lead Celinda Appleby shares. Celinda also wants you to have a profile picture if you connect with her via social media. Check out the job seeker tips and more in this video interview that informs us that HP i… more