We haven't had raises in a few years, so I'm wondering:What are the best alternate sources (part-time jobs, residual income, passive income, etc.) for federal employees? Sounds off below.Continue
For those of us who have read the Four Hour Work Week, we want to experience true remote work -- work anywhere in the world, remotely, and still have your boss be happy. This is possible in the…Continue
Engineers will sometimes use a contractor's statement of work, whether it is a competitive or sole-source acquisition. After all, a contractor they are friends with will say "Hey, let me help you…Continue
Some of us in the 1102 community have called for a TurboTax like solution to picking contract clauses for the past few years. Well, DOD has answered our prayers.
The sequester is looking more likely, so what are you doing to adapt if your paycheck is cut 20%? Here are a few things you can do:
NCMA’s December 2012 flagship publication, Contract Management, published the article Comparative Best Practices in Public Sector Contracting — How the FAR Excels in the Socioeconomic Perspective. The piece provides a brief breakdown of five major procurement regimes including the the European Union’s Procurement Directives used by the European Union and the U.S.’s Federal Acquisition Regulation. However,…Continue
You probably have a New Year’s resolution. It may be losing 15 lbs. It may be spending an extra hour each week with your family. I have a few, but one is specific to government contracting: providing better customer service. One of the recurring themes of this blog is government contract specialists are in the customer service business. I plan to check with them on the 2nd of each month to find any opportunities for or problems with the contract. Afterwards, I will record that I checked…Continue