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James Hassett


Role and Company

Major of the Guard Unit Management. Professional Educator, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections(retired 2001). Currently Licensed PA Educator


27 years experience in law enforcement & security


Jefferson, PA

About James

Spent the majority of my career in law enforcement, as a police officer, juvenile counselor and rose through the ranks in the PA department of Corrections. I am. Veteran( US Army 1968 - 1971). Used the G.I. Bill to get my bachelor's degree in Administration of Justice, university of Pittsburgh. Became a Professional Educator in 2001 after Inretired from corrections. Earned my Masters of Education degree 2005 from California University of Pa. I am passionate about my family, teaching, volunteering, gardening, a social golfer, I volunteer to teach AARP's Driver Satey course. I enjoy helping others.

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6 years ago

Advice on countering a past charge

Andrew, As a former Human Resources interviewer the most important aspect of a potential hire was their honesty. Just be...

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6 years ago

Any mentors with experience, knowledge or connections in the Criminal Justice field?

Having been a police officer, youth counselor and working in the Pa Department of Corrections I can agree that comprehensive...

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6 years ago

How can I convince potetial employers that my military experience and my 20+ years of work experience are better than a recently graduated 4 year degree person?

Comparing yourself to young out of college grads is wasted effort. Build you skill and achievement level. Do accounting work...

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6 years ago

Job opportunities

Joel, I would suggest you first determine what you want to do and then research where that fits with government...

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6 years ago

I am a veteran with BA in Business Administration. I am struggling to find a career/job in this field. What can I do to get into the Federal Government?

Bridgette, The website is a terrific site to visit if you are interested in a Federal Government...

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