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    How to Obtain a Security Clearance

    How to Obtain a Security Clearance
    Suppose you've come across an hourly job that looks like a great fit. There's just one small matter: The position requires a US security clearance, and you don't have one. You may think that you can just apply for the clearance and in no time the job will be yours, but the process isn't quite that simple. You cannot obtain a ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +19
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    5 Steps to Gaining a Security Clearance

    5 Steps to Gaining a Security Clearance
    A security clearance is often essential to landing a job with government contractors or federal agencies who handle sensitive information. Since the creation of the Department of Homeland Security and a huge demand for internet security work, there has never been a greater demand for employees to work on classified programs. Therefore, qualified job seekers will find that they have a ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Don't Let Your Security Clearance Expire

    Don't Let Your Security Clearance Expire
    Eventually, the time comes for many of us to evaluate the marketability of the skills, qualifications, and experiences we have gained through government service. We hope a prospective employer will appreciate our proven leadership abilities, sharp intellect, and valuable training - fortunately, many do. One of the most valuable, and perpetually underestimated, qualifications that many of us bring to the table ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +7
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    3 Levels of Security Clearance

    3 Levels of Security Clearance
    h3. Classification Levels National security information that requires protection against unauthorized disclosure are classified at one of the following three levels.    Top Secret Clearance Top Secret is applied to information that reasonably could be expected to cause exceptionally grave damage to the national security if disclosed to unauthorized sources. This level needs to be reinvestigated every 5 years. [widget:security_clearance] Secret ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +2