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What Government Contractors Need to Know about the President’s Executive Orders

President Obama has released several executive orders this year that will bring changes in the government contracting world. Starting with his most recent order, we’ve compiled some “need-to-know’s” to help you understand what’s coming in the future. President Obama’s most recent executive order now prevents…

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Agency or Contractor? Where to Focus your Government IT Career Search

There is an abundant amount of jobs offered in both agency and contracting sides of the federal IT sector. You must be qualified with a security clearance to be considered for most positions. Considering the challenges and multiple steps involved in entering the federal IT…

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Coding vs. College: Looking Toward the Future of IT Career Development

As we fast forward to the future of technology, many IT organizations are increasing their emphasis on recruiting and training coders. From career changes to starting an IT career, professionals are looking for the best route to take to become computer programmers or software engineers….

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Women in IT: Why Gender Balance is an Urgent Priority for Federal IT

Requiring gender balance as a priority for Federal IT is necessary for many reasons, only one of which is to ensure that women are fairly represented in the government IT sector. It also helps each agency or company become more diverse and expose the organization…

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How the Pentagon’s Private-Sector Cyber Exchanges Will Change the Game in IT

In October of 2015, the Defense Department’s CIO, Terry Halverson, announced that the Pentagon will bring in private sector IT experts in an exchange process that will also send military personnel into the corporate world. This program is being referred to as the Information Technology…

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4 Tips for Teaming: How to Find the Right Teaming Partner for Your Next Government Contract

Teaming is a great way to collaborate and build repertoire with small businesses. It gives contractors access to contracts that they would otherwise be ineligible to bid on, and it’s a beneficial route for small businesses to take when they simply can’t perform the high…

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Cybersecurity: The Next Frontier for Government Contractors

With an expanding generation of cyber hackers at large, government contractors are in dire need of successful strategies to keep their business initiatives, information systems, hardware and software protected. Furthermore, as digital capabilities grow and the world moves aggressively to build interconnected online communities, the…

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Focus on the Future: 3 Coming Changes in Government Contracting

As 2016 quickly approaches, the reality of new and emerging changes in government contracting becomes increasingly important to plan for. The government and individual agencies are identifying the most effective ways to update and improve government contracting for the future. Here are three changes to…

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Which Government Contracting Certifications Are Right for You?

Government contracting is a complex business that involves a myriad of essential factors. Certainly, your company’s qualifications and ability to perform the work for which you seek contracts is at the top of the list of priorities. However, right next to that in many cases…

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3 Secrets to Successful Employee Onboarding

How many times are you allowed a second chance to make a first impression? The answer is distinctly straightforward: never. This is why employee onboarding has become a crucial tactic to businesses – it provides the invaluable first impression of the company to its new…

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