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Jobs within certain departments of the federal or local government require that employees have specific levels of security clearances. In order to qualify for security clearance, a candidate must successfully pass a detailed and thorough background check. The levels of clearance are confidential, secret and top secret. There are also private sector security clearance jobs in finance, education and healthcare.
What is security clearance and how can it help you? Get the details in this FAQ.
One of the most valuable qualifications that a transitioning servicemember can bring to the table is active security...
Is it a security violation when you list your clearance level on your resume and post it online?
The National Background Investigation Bureau will be replacing U.S. Investigations Services in security clearance processing.
What's the process of getting a security clearance? We guide you through it step by step.
What goes into getting security clearance? Here are official guidelines, plus tips on how to expedite the process.
How are you judged to be eligible for security clearance? Read up on the major guidelines that you should follow.
Lie detector tests aren't always reqiured to obtain a security clearance, but it's best not to go into the exam blind.
It's possible you'll fail the lie-detector test (polygraph), and it's not that big of a deal.
SF-86 is a difficult document to fill out, so here are four tips to help you on your way.
Having a security clearance is a sign that you can be trusted and demonstrates that the government has faith that you are...
Service members are often told to leverage their security clearance for a job. But what sort of jobs are we talking about?
Do we need changes in how we gain and renew security clearance in the near future?
In spite of what almost everyone will tell you, it will not be the end of the world if you don't keep your security clearance...
Misuse that may warrant some form of adjudicative action commonly falls under one of the following categories.
An active security clearance is a commodity that must be actively maintained and managed.
Keeping your security clearance current is important, but do you know that it may not expire right on the five-year mark?