Security Clearance Career Advice

Transforming Your Résumé From Military to Civilian

Duncan Mathison, co-author of "Unlock the Hidden Job Market: Six Steps to a Successful Job Search When Times Are Tough," recalls working with an ex-Navy SEAL who was trying to land a civilian job.

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Be an Expert: 5 Ways to Keep Up With Trends in Your Industry

Being an expert in your field gives you a competitive edge whether you're searching for a new job, making a career change or attempting a swift climb up the corporate ladder.

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Proving That You're Ready To Be a Leader

You've been in your industry for a while now. You've paid your dues. Now you're ready to be in charge. The problem is you haven't held an official "leadership role" since your tenure as captain of your high school softball team. So how do you prove that you're prepared to take the reins if you don't have managerial experience?

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Independent Contracting 101

There are many different independent contractors that specialize in myriad industries, from security clearance jobs to cosmetic sales to Web site design.

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What Jobs In Security Pay

To say modern culture is obsessed with security is an understatement. No politician runs for office without assuring voters that security is a top priority. Financial institutions and the government spent the past two years vowing that your money is safe and secure. Local news commercials constantly ask if your children are safe.

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