Derrick Dortch

  • An update on the clearance job market

    This week on Fed Access, Evan Lesser, founder and president of ClearanceJobs.com, joins host Derrick Dortch to discuss the state of the clearance job market and how the security clearance backlog is impacting the government workforce.

  • 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.

  • To tell the truth: What current and hopeful federal employees should know about polygraphs

    Federal security clearances may grab headlines, but the polygraph portion has gone virtually unchanged for decades. Now they’re getting a closer look.

  • HBCUs & the US Navy: All hands on deck

    Anthony Smith, director of the Department of the Navy’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Institution (HBCU/MI) program., joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss how the program is helping the Navy increase and diversify its pool of researchers and analysts.

  • The clearance job market in 2018

    What is the state of the clearance jobs market in 2018? Find out when Evan Lesser, founder and president of ClearanceJobs.com, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access.

  • Tips to landing that federal job

    What can you do to increase your chances of landing a job in the federal government? Find out when Mike Bruni, talent acquisition manager at KeyW Corporation, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access.

  • The keys to landing a federal job

    What are the keys to getting a federal job? Find out when Dr. Lisa Matthews. founder and president of Top Choice Resumes, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access.

  • Advances in military technology

    Stew Magnuson, editor-in-chief of National Defense Magazine, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss artificial intelligence, army robotics, hypersonic missiles and other advances in military technology.

  • The threat of chemical & biological weapons

    Andrew Weber, former assistant secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical & Biological Defense Programs, joins host Derrick Dortch to discuss increased threats from countries willing to use chemical and biological weapons.

  • U.S. Cyber Command: What’s ahead in 2018?

    Heather Kuldell, managing editor at Nextgov, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to talk about the U.S. Cyber Command, and what a change in leadership this year will mean for the organization.