Tag: Security Clearance

COVID-Related Financial Considerations and Your Security Clearance

August 19, 2020 8:50 AM , Updated August 19, 2020 1:04 PM
COVID-Related Financial Considerations and Your Security Clearance

Financial difficulties brought about by the COVID-19 coronavirus could threaten your security clearance.

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Obtaining and Maintaining Your Security Clearance Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 1, 2020 3:07 PM , Updated April 12, 2020 7:30 AM
Obtaining and Maintaining Your Security Clearance Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic

The author discusses the impact the coronavirus could have on the security clearance process.

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Over 3k OPM Employees to Move to DoD

July 31, 2019 11:04 AM , Updated August 9, 2019 4:12 PM
Over 3k OPM Employees to Move to DoD

Over 3,000 employees at OPM were notified they will be moving over to DoD as part of the transition of how the government handles background investigations.

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Background Investigations Are Moving From OPM To DoD – What Happens Next Will Make Or Break Them

July 8, 2019 10:44 AM , Updated July 22, 2019 5:59 PM
Background Investigations Are Moving From OPM To DoD – What Happens Next Will Make Or Break Them

The author says there are some important best practices that should be followed in moving background investigations to DoD.

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DoD Expected to Take Over Background Checks in October

June 26, 2019 9:03 AM , Updated July 9, 2019 7:05 PM
DoD Expected to Take Over Background Checks in October

DoD is expected to take over responsibility for conducting background investigations starting FY 2020.

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Revoked Security Clearance Leads to Indefinite Suspension

May 30, 2019 11:48 AM , Updated June 8, 2019 10:33 AM
Revoked Security Clearance Leads to Indefinite Suspension

An employee who lost his required security clearance and was indefinitely suspended as a result lost his appeal challenging the agency’s action.

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Dismantling OPM and Changing the Face of the Federal HR Program

April 26, 2019 6:09 AM , Updated May 6, 2019 11:51 AM
Dismantling OPM and Changing the Face of the Federal HR Program

The dismantling of OPM is starting with a new executive order transferring much of the OPM work to the Department of Defense.

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What Federal Employees Can Expect From the Overhauled Security Clearance Process

March 21, 2019 4:05 PM , Updated June 29, 2019 4:40 PM
What Federal Employees Can Expect From the Overhauled Security Clearance Process

The government is laying the framework for overhauling the security clearance process. What are the implications for federal employees?

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Marijuana Investments: Where is the Line?

March 8, 2019 12:14 PM , Updated March 20, 2019 9:02 AM

Recent guidance on marijuana related investments raises questions for federal employees who hold security clearances.

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No Base Access, No Job

July 30, 2018 11:29 AM , Updated August 6, 2018 11:18 AM

An Air Force employee whose job required both base access and a security clearance found out the hard way that a previous criminal conviction added up to no job.

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