Security clearances are granted only to those for whom an appropriate personnel security background investigation has been completed.
The ongoing national security crisis created by the backlog of national security background investigations continues to drive ill-conceived solutions that do little for security.
Because applicants aren’t given clear information about what their status is, it’s difficult to know if an investigation is languishing in investigation or adjudication.
The pain is real. But so is the progress. As we lament slow processing times and clearance backlogs, it’s worth looking back at where the government has pushed for progress and reform.
Catching the right talent has always been a challenge. But here are three market trends making it more difficult than ever to hire cleared pros.
Writing your member of congress used to be a key way to move action in the federal bureaucracy. If you’ve been waiting and waiting, it may be time to give it a try.
A report from the Office of Inspector General found the State Department has no idea how long it takes to process its clearances, or the costs.
If a drug or alcohol evaluation is required or recommended as apart of your security clearance investigation process, don’t be nervous. Here’s what to expect.
The requirements for obtaining a security clearance were updated today. Here are the changes you need to know about.
A recent visitor to the ClearanceJobsBlog asks if a history as a sugar daddy will have negative implications in a security clearance determination.
Trying to keep up with changes in the security clearance process? Progress is a game of hurry up and wait – including long-promised updates to the SF86 application.
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