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Background Investigations

A reporter from a national news source has contacted ClearanceJobs asking for investigators’ opinions on what’s wrong with the clearance investigation process and how it can be improved. You can of course give background information and not be named. After talking with the reporter for an hour, I’m confident he

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Background InvestigationsObtaining Security Clearance

From the “really bad timing” department, a few days ago the DSS alerted FSOs that TS clearance periodic reinvestigations would be suspended for industry through September 30th 2013 due to the sequester’s budget cuts. What does that mean for those candidates awaiting their PRs to get on the job? With

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Obtaining Security Clearance

This comment thread is closed. Please keyword search the comments to see if your question has already been asked/answered. If it has NOT, please visit this link to ask your question on the new thread. Our popular ongoing series allows you to ask your most complex questions regarding security clearances

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Security Clearance Jobs

Hello all, Here’s your gift…Early next year (by end of  Q1 hopefully) we plan to release a new look and new functionality to this blog.  As regularly users of this blog we wanted to include you in on the decision making.  This blog has naturally morphed into a Security Clearance

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