Posts Tagged: Schedule

Houston, I Think We Have A Problem! The Inherent Dilemmas of a Schedule “A” Appointee

http://www.psretirement.com/inherent-dilemmas-of-a-schedule-a-appointee-section-501/ On May 15, 2014, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC/Commission) published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register (79 Fed.Reg. 27,824-27,826). The Notice was titled “The Federal Sector’s Obligation To Be A Model Employer of Individuals with Disabilities.” The EEOC is seeking public comment on how to implement the federal… Read more »

Three ways to maximize the value of your GSA Schedule contract

GSA Schedule contracts can be a huge asset to your organization. They have been described as a “license to hunt” with government agencies for up to 20 years (if renewals are executed), but once you earn the Schedule status – you need to be ready to do the hunting. The question many contractors ask after… Read more »

Work the GSA Schedules Program and Make MORE Money

The GSA is the centralized procurement arm of the federal government, establishing long term contracts with private businesses and agencies to provide billions of dollars of products, professional services, equipment, supplies telecommunications, and IT to federal agencies serving the public. Over 12,000,000 commercial items are made available each year through over 19,000 GSA Schedule contracts… Read more »

Survey Reveals 97% of Executives Place High Value on Becoming a Socially Enabled Enterprise

Contrary to popular belief, teenagers are not the only ones posting pictures and content on social media platforms. Federal, state, and local government agencies have been implementing commercially provided media technologies to promote their services and support their missions. The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) highlighted several distinct methods that 23 of 24 major agencies… Read more »

Government Saves Time, Money, and Resources with Improved Help Desk Software

The city of San Mateo, California is witnessing booming growth in both its population and infrastructure development. Since the year 2008, San Mateo has experienced an 8% increase in population, and home sales have jumped a staggering 28%. Consequently, the municipal government of San Mateo is faced with the enormous task of managing and overseeing… Read more »

Pricing and a GSA Contract

There is much to learn about federal contracting, especially between your Schedule Solicitation document and the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). But there is also a great deal to gain in the federal market. An example is with a manufacturer who gives distributors a 50% discount, retailers a 30% discount, and the list price for general… Read more »

Complete List of GSA Schedules

After you have isolated the proper GSA Schedule, you will want to view the list of Special Item Numbers (SIN’s) under that Schedule. SIN’s are the subcategories of a GSA Schedule. For example the Facilities Maintenance Schedule has a SIN for Electrician services and another for HVAC services, and so on. These sub-categories can help… Read more »

How Much Does a GSA Contract Cost?

There are so many choices when it comes to obtaining a GSA Contract, but they all can be categorized into 3 basic groups (everything can be categorized, right!). The first category is the “Do-it-yourself” where either the an chief executive officer staffer or assistant is tasked with acquiring their GSA Contract. They do not know… Read more »