Tag Archives: cleared jobs

  • 5 Things to Avoid When Designing Your Resume

    Your resume is going to be scanned at some point in your job search so plan accordingly when designing it. This holds true even when you provide someone with a hard-copy of your resume. Gone are the days of sharing paper. If a recruiter gives your resume to a hiring manager, the… more

  • I’m Seeking an Executive Position as I Transition Out of Civil Service, Why Would I Attend a Cleared Job Fair

    I teach classes on career search and social media for transitioning government and military personnel. This question and my response below came from a senior professional at a recent class. Many of the tips are valid no matter your level within an organization. We understand th… more

  • What Do You Really Want to do Next

    [caption id="attachment_4233" align="alignright" width="139"] World War I Victory Medal[/caption] May is National Military Appreciation Month. Each day this month we highlight articles to aid transitioning military in their job search and stories to honor our nation's veterans… more

  • Security Clearance Reciprocity

    At a recent briefing by the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive (ONCIX) and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) at the Government Technology & Services Coalition (GTSC), Charlie Sowell, ODNI Deputy Assistant Director, shared some of the… more

  • How Much Time Does a Recruiter Spend Looking at a Resume

    In the last few weeks there has been a lot of discussion in the recruiting world about a study that reviewed recruiters' resume scanning behavior. The recruiters in the study self-reported that they spent up to four to five minutes reviewing a resume. However the study found … more