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  • What a Recruiter Needs Upfront to Verify Your Security Clearance

    Should I give my security clearance information to a recruiter when they ask for it over the phone? As a recruiter I frequently ask job seekers for this information. I need to know you have a security clearance before you come in for an interview. That means I need your ful… more

  • 4,917,751 Individuals Hold a Security Clearance

    There are interesting numbers to be found in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) 2012 Report on Security Clearance Determinations. As of October 1, 2012 4,917,751 individuals held a security clearance. It's a snapshot in time, so the number is always cha… more

  • Security Clearance Loss of Jurisdiction

    Few things cause more frustration than being rejected by a prospective employer because of a “Loss of Jurisdiction” and an “Incident Report.” When you’re terminated from a job where you held a Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance, your former employer “se… more

  • Top 10 Reasons DISCO and OPM Reject Security Clearance Requests

    Check out this just released list of top 10 reasons that security clearance requests are rejected. You may have thought drug use or credit issues were to blame, but it's not nearly as juicy as that. It's mundane simple mistakes, such as missing information, lack of fingerprint ca… more

  • 6 Recommendations for Improving Security Clearance Management

    [caption id="attachment_4054" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Tim Clark, Government Executive, Charlie Allen, INSA, John Fitzpatrick, National Archives"][/caption] On the whole we’ve slain the dragon of taking months, if not years, to process clearances on the front … more