Cleared Recruitment: Everything You Need to Know

Apr 15, 2023

You just won a government contract but now cannot find capable security-cleared candidates to execute it. You end up losing money and time. What should you do?

Recruiting cleared candidates can be challenging, but with a comprehensive strategy, rigor, and experience, you can overcome this challenge. Here is everything you need to know about cleared recruitment – from recruiting and retaining to keeping up with the latest trends in this industry.

How to recruit cleared candidates

How to Recruit Cleared Candidates for your Government Contracts

When recruiting for government contracts, one of the most challenging aspects of the work is to reach and hire cleared candidates. Anyone performing in an environment requiring sensitive information access must hold a security clearance.


Latest trends in Cleared recruitment industry | iQuasar

Top 6 Trends in the Cleared Recruitment Industry

The use of AI or some form of technology for HR has risen to 88% of companies using it globally and 83% of companies using it in the US. More than 40% of US employers use chatbots to engage with candidates during recruitment, and 39% use them for employee self-service.


Hiring On Site Cleared Candidates | iQuasar

5 Strategies for Hiring On-Site Cleared Candidates

As more organizations institute on-site work policies, filling positions with on-site employees has become increasingly difficult. How do you hire when there are no remote work opportunities?


7 Best Practices for Recruiting Cleared Candidates for Non-Funded Proposal Positions | iQuasar

7 Best Practices for Recruiting Cleared Candidates for Non-Funded Proposal Positions

Federal recruitment is challenging when recruiting for a non-funded proposal position or a key personnel position. To recruit for such a position, one must maintain a good relationship with the cleared candidates and the program/project manager.


Retaining cleared candidates | iQuasar

Eight Things to do to Retain Security Cleared Professionals

With new government contracts and opportunities coming up every day, cleared professionals don’t think twice before switching their full-scope polygraph jobs if their current one doesn’t suit them.


Recruiting Cleared cybersecurity candidates | iQuasar

Succeeding at Recruitment for Cleared Cybersecurity Positions

Hiring the right, cleared cybersecurity professionals is challenging due to the Cybersecurity skills shortage and increased cyber attacks. Ransomware attacks targeted 14 of the 16 critical infrastructures.



iQuasar offers Cleared Recruitment Services to Government Contractors for agencies such as DoD, DHS, DOE, CONUS, and OCONUS. Our established network and vast pool of candidates accumulated over 18+ years, coupled with the latest tools, technologies, and methods, can address the unique challenges of cleared community.

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