Considering a Career that Requires Security Clearance - Get Advice from a Retired Special Agent

March 9, 2016
Hosted by Alise Cortez, PhD

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If you are considering a career that requires obtaining federal security clearance, or you’ve just been curious about what it’s like to work for the Department of Defense, this episode is for you. Did you know there are countless jobs that require a federal, military, or industrial security clearance, or even a simple background investigation, to be hired? Absent concrete knowledge of the process, many people make avoidable mistakes that result in not obtaining the security clearance they need to start their job. In this episode, a special agent with 21 years of experience conducting such investigations shares his wisdom, experience, and tips to get through the process efficiently and effectively, so you can get to work.

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Alise Cortez, PhD

Dr. Alise Cortez is affectionately referred to as “The Anti-Undertaker” as she awakens the often otherwise “walking dead” to discover and nurture their passion, inspiration, and purpose in life and at work. She is one part Chief Purpose Officer and Management Consultant specializing in meaning and purpose, and one part Inspirational Speaker, Author, and Radio Host. Having developed her expertise within the Human Capital / Organizational Excellence industry over the last 20 years, today she is focused on enabling organizations to lead from purpose and create cultures of meaning that inspire impassioned performance, energizing engagement and fulfillment, while encouraging a devoted stay within the organization. For individuals, she also facilitates the online Catch Fire global community and various retreats to enable people hungry for a more meaningful and purposeful life to discover and create it for themselves.

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