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off-duty employment for military members

Off-Duty Employment for Military Members

Updated: November 9, 2022

It is common for service members to accept off-duty employment whether they are assigned to a stateside base or overseas. The military regulates off-duty employment, and service members are required to observe these regulations, regardless of where they take a second job or the nature of that employment. Off-Duty Employment: Regulated at Five Levels Accepting […]

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How To Get TS-SCI Security Clearance

How to Get a TS-SCI Security Clearance

Updated: November 9, 2022

TS/SCI stands for Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information. For a TS/SCI clearance, the Department of Defense extensively vets military members and civilian employees. You can read about average security clearance processing timelines in our article here. Here’s what you need to know about getting a TS/SCI security clearance. Security Clearance Levels For members of the Department […]

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Security Clearance Disqualifiers

Security Clearance Disqualifiers

Updated: November 9, 2022

Security clearances are essential for many federal service jobs and military occupational specialties. Whether you are a military or civilian member of the Army, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard, Marine Corps or Space Force, you’ll need a security clearance to access the classified information you need to do your job. Getting a clearance is not […]

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rejection of a security clearance

Security Clearance Rejection

Updated: November 9, 2022

Military service often requires a security clearance. Whether you’re a military member, a federal civilian employee or a contractor, you must obtain a security clearance if you need to access classified information while working for the Department of Defense (DOD). DOD may also require you to have a clearance to work with certain equipment or […]

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Joining the Military With A Criminal Record

Updated: November 2, 2022

Joining the military with issues in your past, such as a criminal record, is not impossible, but much depends on the age, nature and severity of the issues that led to the run-ins with the law. DoD ‘Moral Standards’ This issue comes up because the Department of Defense has a set of criteria it will […]

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Military Security Clearances

Security Clearance Levels

Updated: November 2, 2022

The issue of security clearances comes up for both military members and civilian employees working for the federal government. Clearances are granted in order to allow troops, employees, and contractors access to sensitive information, facilities or circumstances and are not granted lightly. What you don’t know about the security clearance process won’t hurt you by […]

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Space Force Careers

Space Force Careers

Updated: November 2, 2022

Ever since the announcement of the United States Space Force (USSF), there have been many people contemplating the types of military careers that could happen as a result of having a new branch of military service. Now that the USSF has become a reality, the interest in the new military branch is high enough to […]

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veterans unemployment benefits

Unemployment Benefits for Veterans

Updated: November 2, 2022

Several unemployment benefits and programs exist for veterans. If you’re a veteran who’s out of work, here are some programs you may be eligible for. Types of Unemployment Benefits for Veterans State unemployment benefits: If you’ve lost your civilian job, you can file for your state’s regular unemployment compensation program based on your salary, how […]

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veterans re-employment resources

Veterans Re-Employment Resources

Updated: July 21, 2022

Veterans who are rejoining the civilian workforce or who are interested in changing careers have several resources available to help. The Department of Veterans Affairs is a great place to start. They offer a “Veterans Employment Toolkit” on their website, which includes a variety of resources to find a job, advance or change their careers […]

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Security Clearance Jobs After The Military

Security Clearance Jobs After the Military

Updated: November 4, 2022

A security clearance can be a significant advantage for a veteran or soon-to-be-separating service members who are seeking employment. Thousands of employers in fields such as commercial defense and government agencies are seeking to find qualified employees with active or current security clearance positions. Skills in demand vary greatly but include engineering, programming, intelligence, overseas […]

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