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  • Security Clearances: Your Obligation to Report Foreign Contacts

    Security Consultant, TC Mitchell, explains security clearance holders’ obligation to report foreign national contacts. A foreign national is any person who is not a U.S. citizen or U.S. national. One of your many responsibilities as a person that holds a security cleara… more

  • 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