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  • Lies and Security Clearances: How Could This Happen?

    Recently in the headlines, a story of a high-ranking government employee was found to have made exaggerated claims about her professional career. It seems that this person had “souped up” her credentials both inside and outside the federal government to obtain her positi… more

  • You Don’t Have to Connect with Everyone

    A challenge for many who want to move onto social media, especially to support their job search, is how to “connect” or “link” or “friend” some requests, but not all requests. If you’re a cleared job seeker with very little online experience, this is especially true… more

  • 9 Interviewing Mistakes Security Cleared Job Seekers Should Avoid

    You've been called in for an interview. As you know, first impressions are critical. The people you interview with will unknowingly make judgments about you within the first 30 seconds of meeting you. Those impressions may be based on how you shake hands or how you're dressed, am… more

  • Social Media for the Security Cleared Job Seeker, Facebook

    As the story goes, Facebook was started in a Harvard dorm room in 2003 and was used as part of a final assignment project. Since then it has grown considerably in its membership, features and challenges. Some of the major challenges with Facebook are that Facebook constantly chan… more

  • Social Media for the Security Cleared Job Seeker, Twitter

    Social media is now a common means of communicating, doing business and supporting career search and development. But as with everything there is a huge divide between those who adopted technology early and most of the rest of us. I was reminded on a recent family visit that t… more