Jillian Hamilton, Author at ClearanceJobs

News & Career Advice

Tips for Attracting Diverse Candidates to National Security Careers

Jillian Hamilton / Aug 25, 2016

What steps can the intelligence community take to attract a more diverse workforce? And why is diversity hiring a critical national security priority.

Exceptional Government Employees and the Problem With Ratings

Jillian Hamilton / Aug 2, 2016

Every government employee is an exceptional government employee. That’s if you believe the current rating system. Like most things in government, however, the issues are more about the policy than the people.

Army Ends ‘Use It or Lose It’ Budget Process

Jillian Hamilton / Jul 21, 2016

The Army is changing its budget process as of this month. No longer will agency’s need to ‘use-it-or-lose it.’ The Army hopes that will put the focus back on better spending and more innovation.

Employee Appreciation Day Dos and Don’ts

Jillian Hamilton / Mar 14, 2016

When it comes to celebrating Employee Appreciation Day, the good news is that you don’t have to be awesome but you do have to appreciate your employees. Appreciated employees tend to work smarter and stick around longer.

How to Cope During a Company Acquisition

Jillian Hamilton / Feb 19, 2016

Company politics throughout a merge process are a lot like the show Survivor, and we can split the employees into three categories.