How To Gain A Security Clearance For Employment

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How To Get a Security Clearance You can’t just apply for a security clearance. Applying for a clearance requires that you’re working for a government approved contractor, holding political office, or working with some kind of government approved entity. To even apply requires that organization to sponsor you. There are no individual applications for a… Read more »

12 Surprising Aerospace Inventions That We Use on Earth

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One could argue that government funded space exploration hasn’t done anything for you lately. You’d be wrong. We have collected a list of inventions from NASA, used in space that help people right here on everyone’s favorite spinning rock: Infrared Ear Thermometers Developed to measure the thermal radiation emitted by the eardrum, similar to the… Read more »

6 Steps to Translating Military Experience to a Civilian Resume

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Assume the Employer Doesn’t Understand Anything About Your Military Resume Write your resume and cover letter with this in mind, no matter what. Avoid military jargon and make things clear for them. While staffing agencies are full of people experienced in this, most future civilian employers probably won’t know their meaning. When you explain skills,… Read more »

Top 4 Engineering Careers for 2019

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Aerospace Engineer While you immediately think of airplanes, aerospace engineers also work on multidisciplinary teams, engineering, design, develop and test spaceships, aircraft and missiles, and using knowledge spanning aerodynamics, avionics, propulsion, and materials science. Generally this requires years of experience, but not necessarily. This does require at least a related bachelor’s degree for entry-level positions…. Read more »

6 Ways Turning Down a Job Offer Hurts Your Future Chances

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Most employers understand that candidates might turn down offers, and that there is never a requirement to accept an offer, and only a particularly strange employer would hold it against you if you did.  You’re absolutely entitled to turn down an offer as an employer is to turn you down, and reasonable people understand that…. Read more »

Tough To Find Skills You May Have That Companies Are Looking For

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It may come as a surprise to you as a job seeker, but employers are ready to fight for the industries top talent to make sure they have the professionals they need to grow and succeed as a company. That means they are eager to hire employees just like you. But oftentimes they are having… Read more »

Tips For Getting Your Security Clearance

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As a contractor, it can be very rewarding to pursue and obtain a security clearance. This helps differentiate you from your competition, and many non-government employers find it helpful in gauging whether you are a trustworthy and committed employee. Here are a few tips to help you ensure you have what you need to get… Read more »

4 Industries That Are Looking For Skilled People Like You

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It really is amazing how many jobs and how many markets are available to professionals in the modern day. Whatever your unique talents and skills are, there is a job opportunity waiting for you. But it’s important to know where to look. There are several industries in particular who are in constant need of skilled… Read more »

3 Ways You Can Leverage Your Resume Beyond The Interview

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Resumes are a powerful tool. They tell your professional story in a succinct and easily digestible way. But don’t think that they are built for the single purpose of setting you up for an interview. Here are 3 ways you can leverage your resume beyond the interview. 1) Networking The importance of professional networking hardly… Read more »