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Four Keys to Landing Your First Government IT Job

Getting your career off the ground or starting down a new career path can take time, but it is possible with focus and commitment. When entering the federal IT world, the key is to become familiar with the industry and its unique requirements. To be…

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FAR Fundamentals: What Every Government Contractor Should Know About Federal Acquisition Strategy

Federal acquisition strategy is one of the most critical elements in successful planning for the growth of your government contracting business. Federal acquisition strategy in both the defense and civilian agencies is mission-critical to not only the success of acquisition itself, but also to the…

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6 Essential Books Every IT Professional Should Read

“There’s nothing like a good book!” We tend to apply this phrase when we’re thinking of curling up with the next great fiction novel on the beach or in a hammock. But as an IT professional, whether your career is on the executive level or…

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How to Determine If a Company’s Culture Is The Right Fit For You

Have you ever been asked in a job interview, “What type of management style works best for you?” or “What’s your ideal work environment?” Typically, the hiring manager is learning more about you to determine if you would be a great fit for the company’s…

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Four Steps in the Government Security Clearance Process

You’ve been hired for your first government position, so what happens next? After you have accepted the offer, your next step may be to complete the government security clearance process. Security clearances are administered to make sure that a person who is hired is reliable,…

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3 Essential Steps to Take Before Pursuing Your First Government Contract

In the highly competitive government contracting marketplace, it’s important to understand the strategy and environment of government contracting in its entirety in order to choose the right customer and the right opportunity, before pursuing a contract. Once you know the bottom line for both your…

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3 Ways to Identify the Right Candidate for Your Next Government Contract

Recruiters are responsible for connecting the right candidate to the right position and the right organization. Finding the ideal match can be challenging at times, even with a pool of active job seekers. According to the 2015 Job Seeker Nation Study, half of employed job…

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GovTech Trends: Insights for GovCon Executives [July 2015]

As government IT continues to evolve and adjust, keeping up with the latest news is essential for organizations that are focused on government contracting in the IT industry. From government contracting proposals to understanding the importance of cybersecurity, remaining knowledgeable for both your organization and…

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Changing the Face of the Staffing Industry in Greater Washington

Marc Berman, President & CEO of Vector Technical Resources, was recently interviewed by Washington SmartCEO magazine, the leading publication for business owners and executives in the Greater Washington, D.C. region, about the future of the staffing industry.   In this detailed profile, Mr. Berman discusses…

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What can agency program managers do to make sure the talent they need on a contract is available when they need them? Federal Times shares 7 inside tips, via Marc Berman, CEO of Vector.

Marc Berman is president of Vector Technical Resources, an IT and staff augmentation company servicing the private, federal and state sectors In federal IT procurement, the bid-to-win phase can be a challenge – for agency buyers as well as contractors. Once the agency approves the…

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