Resumes for Defense Employers – Recommended Format

Defense Industry recruiters prefer chronological resumes. Sure, there are various kinds of resumes for various kinds of jobs, and situations.  It is easy to get differing advice on format and style. That advice is not necessarily wrong. It usually represents the industry focus of the presenter. DoD and the IC recruits for specialist: What, When … Read more

Resume Cover Letters – Waste of Time?

Question:   Are cover letters worth your time adding to a resume? Answer: When submitting a resume online, the answer is NO. Almost always no. Sometimes: Yes. Your resume will usually be parsed into an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) which extracts keywords and keyphrases associated with your background, training and experience. Everything an employer needs to … Read more

Bill Golden’s Top 10 Hot Jobs – DoDHeadHunter

Mission: Enable connection of Jobseekers and Employers. Connection begins with sharing your resume with me or connecting via a specific job — see below. Bill Golden 10 Jobs Looking For Immediate Hires Will be glad to send you a job description. Just let me know which position(s) you are interested in: Bill Golden +++ Full Spectrum GEOINT Support … Read more

5 Jobs You Should Know About!

A variety of 5 jobs that you should consider in your Intelligence and National Security Career Search! ++ VIEW/APPLY – DC / LEIDOS seeks Government Affairs Director – National Security ++ VIEW/APPLY – VA / Raytheon seeks Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst ++ VIEW/APPLY – MD / NSA seeks Digital Network Exploitation Analyst – Entry/Mid-Level ++ VIEW/APPLY — Germany / GDIT … Read more

Put expired Security Clearance on Resume?

Question: Should expired security clearances be listed on resumes? Answer: If you are applying for a position with a defense industry or government employer: Yes. Having had a previous security clearance and successful background investigation indicates that you should be able to do it again. Listing a clearance also indicates the level of trust placed … Read more

DoD Headhunter Hot Jobs

Bill Golden, DoD Headhunter and Recruiter, is looking for: ++++++++++++++ FMV Analysts for Joint Special Operations Center (JSOC), Fort Bragg! You need 3+ years of FMV experience and TS/SCI security clearance. Competitive pay! ++++++++++++++ So what does a Hot Job mean? Bill Golden can get your resume directly to the hiring authority. You … Read more

Intelligence Careers and Master Degrees

QUESTION: Am considering a master degree in Security Studies or Intelligence. Will that open doors for me? ANSWER: Maybe. Probably not. I do not recommend pursuing either degree, unless you already have a security clearance and are employed within the world of intelligence on the government side of the house. These degrees are great for expanding your … Read more

Changing Jobs with Interim Clearance? OMG! Red Flags Alert! about changing jobs while your security clearance is in interim status? Or has an employer submitted your paperwork for a clearance but things are still in process? ? Are you at risk of Loss of Jurisdiction? Below is a video by a respected Security Clearance Legal Advisor Annie Stellato that plainly explains what Loss … Read more