Are you a cryptocurrency buff? Have a spouse who swipes their credit card like it’s going out of style? Unsure of your clearance status post-military? Here are some answers to ClearanceJobs’ most common questions from veterans.
In today’s tight candidate’s market, possessing a security clearance may be one of the greatest assets you bring to your job search. Unfortunately, many veterans allow their terminal leave to pass without understanding the valuable credential a security clearance should be.
Like most things, TAP is what you make it. But don’t let yourself be fooled by a rumor that the program is a waste of time. Taken as one part of a broader, personalized transition plan, it should be considered an essential step toward your new mission – a civilian job.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the federal agency responsible for financial consumer protection, issued new guidance warning of the career implications on service members who may be subject to continuous evaluation as the Department of Defense looks to take over and automate the reinvestigation program.
Clearance costs are released – and go up – every year. Tier 1 investigations aren’t even clearances, they’re simple automated checks for low-risk positions. Tier 5 investigations are the investigations at the Top Secret level and require the most work – and the most cost.