Pros and Cons of Telephone vs In-Person Interviews
Two years ago, all national security background investigations that required an applicant or source interview were done in-person by a background investigator. Only in extreme circumstances (e.g., deployed, geographically challenging to be cost effective, or hospitalization) were telephonic or video interviews allowed. Fast forward to March 2020, now most interviews
Vet looking for job? Check out the Chamber of Commerce
If you haven’t heard of “Hiring Our Heroes” – a program by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation that offers employment advice and connections for both veterans and military spouses – you might check it out. The program hosts a considerable number of workshops across the U.S. offering resume writing,
"Soft Skills": the golden ticket to your next job?
So, your clearance rockets your resume to the top of the pile and secures you an interview. But what can you do during the interview to lock the position? Impress them with your “soft skills.” “Soft skills” include characteristics like integrity, optimism, a sense of humor, good manners, empathy, etc. Employers are
Most Embarrassing or Entertaining Security Clearance Interview Stories
Tradeshows are always a great opportunity for the team at ClearanceJobs.com to make new friends, and occasionally hear a few great stories. We were at the SPIE Defense, Security and Sensing Conference last week, where a young man came to our booth and said that while he didn’t personally have a