Cleared Professionals Recruiting

Our clear advantage

Founded in 1998, Hugonet is trusted by top government defense contractors and security-cleared professionals for clearance recruiting.

Trusted by those who safeguard our nation

Our proven process and continuously growing network

Through our 20 years delivering clearance staffing solutions for government contractors, we’ve developed strong relationships with thousands of DoD Secret, TS/SCI, Top Secret, DOE, DHS, Polygraph professionals who help safeguard our nation.

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Empower your recruiting team with AI

We can train and setup your recruiting team on our recruiting platform that leverages AI innovation, CRM workflow, SMS, and our terrabyte cleared database to speed DoD Secret, TS/SCI, Top Secret, DOE, DHS, Polygraph candidates to you.  Combine that with our ability to sell your opportunity at the right salary, we ensure your contract succeeds.

Cleared roles we recruit for

A range of services tailored to your needs

Our process outsourcing solutions are shaped by an optimal blend of people, process, and technology to help clients improve business processes with a new, more connected operating model—one that creates hyper relevant customer experiences, heightens collaboration among both internal groups and external partners to drive successful and sustainable growth.

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Technical recruiting specialty

Deep technical knowledge

Our team has deep technical knowledge and strive to improve your cleared recruiting metrics.  It all starts with listening to you.  We help you succeed in your digital transformation.

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We are the GovCon experts

  • We are trusted by a network of hundreds of thousands of cleared Secret, TS/SCI, and Polygraph professionals
  • We understand Government Consulting requirements like clearance, FAR, telework, period of performance, and technical/professional certifications.
  • We understand reciprocity of security clearance process when it comes to clearance transfers
  • We understand how to assist reservist and our retiring military

Recruiting strategy roadmap

We develop a visionary plan for your Clearance Recruiting Strategy Roadmap.  We will create an initial vision roadmap from our findings and based on our expertise. This roadmap sketch will be the foundation for weekly meetings with your recruiting team for input and buy-in. The resulting collaboratively developed roadmap will be our living working document.

  • Developing personas
  • Dissolving pain points
  • Re-inventing candidate journeys
  • Improving recruiting segmentation
  • Devising lead scoring, and lead grading
  • Designing intelligent workflows
  • Selecting technologies and methodologies

We are confident sellers of your brand

  • We nerd out to learn your job. We are enthusiastic sellers of your opportunity
  • We put you in the best light.  75% of job seekers research a company’s reputation.
  • Trust the best with your brand.  Corporate branding results in three-fold likelihood of a quality hire.
  • Oozing with enthusiasm.  Our genuine passion for your opportunity and care for the candidate shines through

Best-in-class candidate experience

  • Candidate communications.  63% of job seekers will likely reject a job offer because of a bad candidate experience.
  • Continuous communications.  81% of candidates reported that timely updates would greatly improve their recruiting experience.
  • No post and pray.  We do not just advertise your job and hope for nibbles. We proactively contact rock stars.
  • Repeat candidate customers.  80% of candidates are more likely to apply again if they already had a positive candidate experience.

Partnership with HR and hiring managers

  • Timely updates.  We keep HR and hiring managers informed of the recruiting pipeline, plan, and status.
  • We develop a genuine expertise.  We nerd out on your job’s technical requirements and nuances.
  • Insight candidate assessment.  We provide strategic, qualitative, and quantitative candidate assessment beyond the resume.
  • Sense of urgency.  By 2030, there will be a global human talent shortage of over 85 million people. That’s $8.5 trillion in unrealized annual revenues.

Automated recruiting platform

  • Speed – selection – quality.  Our recruiting automation platform means recruiting quality candidates faster.
  • 20 years experience feedback loop.  Our 20 yrs experience helps boots our search accuracy and refinement.
  • Robotic process automation.  Advanced CRM tools and social media integration allow us to automate outreach.
  • Nurtured candidate relationships.  We continually nurture our tens of thousands of loyal social media connections.


We lead technical and cleared communities

  • Long reach to millions.  Our access to multiple recruiting databases and our social media connections gives you access to millions of candidates nationwide.
  • Community leadership.  We host weekly live cloud user immersions on Meetup, LinkedIn, and Facebook to help hundreds of professionals.
  • Professional communities.  We nerd out on technical social media groups to foster professional relationships and give to the community.
  • Technical leadership.  Becase we lead cloud and automation communities, we are better positioned to qualify candidates.
Our process

Solutions rooted in close client collaboration

We’ll inquire, listen, provoke, and ultimately create solutions together. No one knows your organization and needs better than you do. Our phased approach respects you and your perspective.  The quality you expect; the dialogue and continuous improvements you need. 

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You are assigned an onboarding manager who will help to build your team using a detailed project management approach from roadmapping, project scope, timing, cost, recruiting, processes, training and launch!


Our recruiting team leverages its AI-enabled platform to recruit candidates.  Our sense of urgency to hit the ground running, sell your offering, and get candidates to the finish line help us tailor fit talent into your business.

Optimizing through empowerment

We can set up and train your recruiting team on our AI-enabled recruiting platform. We’re keen to help your team leverage technical platforms and candidate databases to succeed.


Hugonet recruiters meet with your recruiting team weekly to review the candidate pipeline and new job reqs. We begin to measure against KPIs and goals.

Continuous improvement

A CSM is assigned to you to ensure you are happy with Hugonet. They will help to continuously improve by meeting with your recruiting team/hiring managers and analyzing salary costs/time-to-hire.  Level up production, increase efficiency, improve the bottom line, grow your team!

Our Locations

Leesburg, VA

Ann Arbor, MI

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