5 Most Popular ClearedJobs.Net Stories of 2013

As the year comes to a close we review our most popular blog stories of 2013. This year’s most-read articles have a common theme – security clearances.

We partnered this year with Tully Rinckey to bring you authoritative content on security clearances and it has proven to be very popular. In addition, Nicole Smith with Tully Rinckey will be presenting briefings on What You Need to Know about Your Security Clearance Reinvestigation at our 2014 Cleared Job Fairs.

Our 5 most popular stories of 2013:

5. Security Clearance Loss of Jurisdiction

Few things cause more frustration than being rejected by a prospective employer because of a…

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Our Most Viewed Companies and Cleared Jobs of 2013

It’s list season with a resulting over-supply of top 10 lists. Therefore we bring you several top 7 lists for 2013, based on cleared job seeker activity on ClearedJobs.Net.

7 Most Viewed Cleared Facilities Employers of 2013

These are our top seven most-viewed companies by cleared job seekers. Some are the large defense and intel contractors that you would expect such as General Dynamics-IT or Leidos. Others simply had very popular jobs.

  1. General Dynamics-IT
  2. Leidos
  3. Innovative Info Solutions
  4. GPS
  5. Mission Essential
  6. Johns Hopkins APL
  7. URS

7 Most Viewed Cleared Jobs of 2013

Our most viewed jobs for 2013 show a strong bias toward intel…

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Wreaths Across America

Please consider putting Wreaths Across America on your 2014 calendar – December, 13, 2014. We have.

That’s next year’s date for the annual wreath laying event for veterans buried in national cemeteries. Wreaths Across America’s 2014 goal is to have enough wreaths to cover Arlington National Cemetery for its 150th anniversary next December. Arlington conducts funerals six days a week, so Saturday is the only day that wreaths can be placed.

The first Wreaths Across America event was in 1992 and has since grown to well over 100,000 wreaths and over 10,000 volunteers participating at over 900 cemeteries across the country.

Interview with a Recruiter, Ben Madden, Ambit Group

Ben tell us about yourself and Ambit Group

I am the Director of HR with Ambit. I have been a full-time employee with them since September, 2011. Prior to that I was an HR consultant and provided support off and on for close to three years. As we are a small company, I have the responsibilities for recruiting along with various other aspects of HR.

Ambit is a Woman-owned, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business. We are a leading provider of management and IT consulting services, primarily serving the federal government. We specialize in IT Program and Project Management, Organizational and Capability Assessments, IT strategy and solutions, Change Management Methodology,…

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Defense Roundup: Budget Deal Breaks Faith with Service Members and Retirees, Contractors Report High PTSD Rates, Little Care

Ryan-Murray Deal Hits Younger, Future Military Retirees

Tom Philpott, Stars and Stripes. The shocking news last week was that in a bizarre twist, Republicans and Democrats came together and actually agreed to something. Congressman Paul Ryan and Senator Patty Murray announced late Tuesday a surprising compromise budget proposal that takes out much of the damaging sequestration uncertainty while avoiding many of the larger issues that still linger. As the agreement was looked at closer, many saw things to like and things to worry about. Overall the Pentagon is happy to have some certainty in their budget and a return to a normal process of managing their programs. By Thursday,

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