If you’ve worked overseas you may be entitled to Social Security benefits in that country. The good news for security clearance holders is that benefit may be transferable to the US Social Security system.
You get a call from an FBI agent requesting to speak with you about your security clearance application. Learn why this is not a part of the background investigations process, and why you should be concerned.
In an effort to clean house and raise its suitability standards, the Department of Homeland Security, specifically Customs and Border Patrol, is implementing more widespread polygraph testing as an employment requirement.
The government may define ‘intoxication’ differently than you do. And how you respond to a security clearance investigator’s question about the last time you were intoxicated could create unintentional issues.
Having an incident report or being in a ‘loss of jurisdiction’ status creates a catch-22 situation for many clearance holders. You need a government sponsor to get your clearance adjudicated, but may have trouble finding an employer willing to take that chance.