Fed Access

  • The impact of the security clearance backlog

    How bad is the security clearance backlog and what can be done to improve it? Find out when Evan Lesser, founder and president of ClearanceJobs.com, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access. November 17, 2017

  • Whistleblower protections & more

    Debra D’Agostino, founding partner of The Federal Practice Group, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss whistle blower protections for federal employees, and how to navigate the security clearance process in the federal government. November 3, 2017

  • Innovation at the NGA

    Sue Kalweit, director of analysis at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and NGA analysts Jeremy Boss and Mali Math, join host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss the agency’s Analyis Innovation Experience program. October 20, 2017

  • The future of intelligence training

    Erin O’Brien, director of education and training services at the Wright State Research Institute, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss how the institute is preparing the next generation of intelligence analysts. September 29, 2017

  • Interesting times in the federal hiring market

    What can be done to improve and speed up the process for granting security clearances to federal workers and contractors? Find out when Evan Lesser, president of ClearanceJobs.com, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access. September 15, 2017

  • Understanding the federal job market

    What is the state of the federal job market? What can you do to increase your chances of landing a government job? Find out when Corliss Jackson, president and CEO of Federal Job Results, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access. August 18, 2017

  • The new realm of cyber warfare

    Allan Liska, threat intelligence analyst at Recorded Future, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss the rise in ransomware attacks around the world, and what you can do to protect your company or agency from these threats. July 7, 2017

  • The future of mental health care

    How would a Republican-backed health care bill affect mental health programs in the US? Find out this week when Ron Honberg joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access. May 12, 2017

  • A clearance job market update

    What is the state of the clearance job market in 2017? Find out this week on Fed Access when host Derrick Dortch speaks with Evan Lesser, president of ClearanceJobs.com. April 21, 2017

  • Confronting terrorism & cyber attacks

    What is the federal government doing to combat terrorism and cyber threats? Find out this week on Fed Access when host Derrick Dortch speaks with Fred Burton, chief security officer at Stratfor. April 14, 2017

  • Black history & the National Park Service

    Dr. Joy Kinard, superintendent of the Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss national park historic sites that highlight the contributions of African Americans. February 24, 2017

  • AFGE’s take on pay and hiring freezes

    J. David Cox, national president of AFGE, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss federal workers will be affected by pay and hiring freezes imposed by President Donald Trump. February 3, 2017

  • The Army’s Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program

    Col. Walter Herd, director of the Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Program, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss how his organization helps transitioning Army soldiers prepare for civilian careers. January 20, 2017

  • The clearance jobs market in 2017

    Evan Lesser, president of ClearanceJobs.com, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss job opportunities in 2017 for workers with security clearances. January 6, 2016