Posts By Kathleen Smith

Meet Sam: a Cleared Job Fair job seeker with an active security clearance seeking new career opportunities

Meet Sam. Sam is a security cleared job seeker living in Northern Viginia who has attended numerous job fairs beyond our own in the past 15 months. When we met him at our past Cleared Job Fair on January 21, 2010 at the Westin Dulles, Sam was one of the very first job seekers toRead… Read more »

Mother Nature Wants More Telework

The biggest news out of the historic back-to-back snow storms this winter season is not the shortage of snow shovels or the Open Government initiatives deadlines, but rather how telework has become mainstream. As a long time Washington DC professional, I remember numerous snow storms over the last twenty years that have closed schools andRead… Read more »

Valentine’s Day Inspirations From the Farmers Market

Right around the corner is one of those holidays that strikes fear into the heart of many – Valentine’s Day. This day focused on romance and love reminds us that we have to come up with something creative to show that special someone in our life that we care. There is no better medium thanRead… Read more »

Snow Storm Survival Kit

If you have been around the Washington DC area long enough, you will know that whenever there is a single snowflake forecasted to fall on the ground, there is run at the grocery store for critical items such as: I have never understood the critical need for milk, bread and toilet paper during a snowstorm.Read… Read more »

Operation JumpStart VI- A Great Evening even with the Snow!

In its sixth year, “Operation Jump Start VI” event to help the soldiers of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom transition to civilian careers and brings together defense industry executives to supports soldiers and families at Walter Reed Medial Center. The annual event held at the Army Navy Club gathers support for the firstRead… Read more »

ClearedJobs.Net Becomes a Corporate Strategic Sponsor of AFCEA Bethesda’s Virtual Podium Series

Educational webinars aim to extend “Web 2.0 in federal government” conversations beyond traditional hotel conference venues; increase interest in social networking by federal agencies [ Monday, January 25, 2010 ] Falls Church, Virginia — The Bethesda Chapter’s Young AFCEA Council — an organization for DC Metro area young professionals who work in or with civilianRead… Read more »

Meet Marie E. … a job seeker from our Cleared Job Fair last week

At each of our Cleared Job Fairs, we are lucky to work with employers who really go the extra mile to meet and interview with as many job seekers as possible. Our good fortune also extends to the job seekers. Many job seekers come to our job fairs uncertain about what to expect while here.Read… Read more »

Interesting News about GovDelivery Major Stake Purchase by a Private Equity Firm

Article Posted by Next Gov: Private equity firm buys majority of GovDelivery By Gautham Nagesh 01/05/2010 The private equity firm Internet Capital Group Inc. announced on Tuesday it is acquiring a majority stake in the communications firm GovDelivery Inc., based in St. Paul, Minn. Founded in 1999, GovDelivery is a leading provider of e-mail andRead… Read more »

Best Recruiters 2009 in the Security Cleared Marketplace Announced

“Best Recruiters of 2009” Announced ClearedJobs.Net releases 2009’s list of recruiter honorees selected by Security Cleared Job Fair Attendees throughout the year (December 2, 2009) Falls Church, Virginia — During each of the Cleared Job Fairs held throughout 2009, participating security cleared job seekers were given the opportunity to vote for the nation’s top recruitingRead… Read more »

What I am thankful for: Recession, Bad Vendors and the flu

While I look back over the last year, I see that some of the things that I am most thankful for would not have happened unless something bad had happened first. Economic Downturn: While the recession has caused many hardships, it has also spurred creativity, innovation and an appreciation of the simpler things in life.Read… Read more »