News & Career Advice

Can an SF86 Be Used to Discriminate Against an Applicant?

Lindy Kyzer / Aug 12, 2017

Most employers carefully avoid any perception of discriminatory hiring policies, but the government plays by its own rules.

Lockheed Martin Awarded $8 Billion SOF GLSS Requirement Contract – DoD Daily Contracts

Lindy Kyzer / Aug 11, 2017

Lockheed Martin Corp. was awarded an $8 billion contract for the Special Operations Forces Global Logistics Support Services (SOF GLSS) requirement.

How Important is Diversity in the Workplace?

Jack Butler / Aug 11, 2017

A Google memo calls out the company’s diversity efforts. Is a diverse workforce the goal of minority hiring efforts, or is it just a PR move?

Online School Enrollment On the Rise, For-Profit Schools Declining

Ron Kness / Aug 11, 2017

Online school enrollment is on the rise – except for one segment. For-profit school enrollment is declining.

Security Contractors are Not “Mercenaries”

Tom McCuin / Aug 11, 2017

There are few words as loaded as mercenary. Say it, and most people automatically think of men, many likely unable to adapt from their military careers into “polite society,” who become guns-for-hire.

Health IT – How IT Is Improving Healthcare

Lindy Kyzer / Aug 10, 2017

Electronic health records are hardly a new phenomenon. But as they grow more prevalent in government, the need for better IT security is highlighted.

How a Burial Plot Won A Security Clearance Case

Sean Bigley / Aug 10, 2017

One creative way to prove your allegiance is the the United States and not your country of birth? Plan to get buried here.

North Korea Debate is War Over Words

Tom McCuin / Aug 10, 2017

The debate in Washington is less about North Korea’s policies than a critique of the President’s words.