Jillian Hamilton, Author at ClearanceJobs

News & Career Advice

Terms That Can Sink Your Position Description

Jillian Hamilton / Nov 25, 2015

Finding the right candidate starts with crafting the right job descriptions. A concise and effective job description can set you apart from the competition and attract the best candidates. A good job description seems like a simple task, but a lot goes into writing one. You don’t want to see resumes filled with terms like […]

Locality Pay Changes Could Mean Smaller Cost of Living Increases for Feds

Jillian Hamilton / Nov 20, 2015

Locality pay changes are increasing the size of some localities, which could reduce the size of any pay increase for federal workers in those areas.

Army Slicing Force Size – Without BRAC

Jillian Hamilton / Oct 30, 2015

With congressional push back against another round of BRAC, the Pentagon is opting for a ‘slow bleed’ – which may or may not be even more painful.

Pentagon Proposal to Overhaul Civilian Workforce Met with Criticism

Jillian Hamilton / Sep 21, 2015

A Pentagon proposal to overhaul the civilian workforce to a pay-for-performance system is being met with criticism from government employee unions.

5 Things Recruiters Wish You Knew Before You Applied

Jillian Hamilton / Aug 28, 2015

Preparation is critical to your job search. And essential if you want to impress a recruiter. Here are five things they want you to know before you apply.