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Stories of a GovCon Professional – Part 2 (fin)

inner-peace

I have already told you of the bad experience with the newly-established US office of a foreign company to make stuff for the government. Now let me continue on with the newly-established DC area office of the US company to … Continue reading

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Brief Confessions of an ex-Compliance Officer

I normally find a riveting, edge-of-your-seat article or idea to write about, but I couldn’t help going back into my coffers of experience to do a little browsing around.  Let me give you some background… My bio will tell you … Continue reading

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Executive Order Addresses National Defense Resources Preparedness

     President Obama has issued Executive Order 13603, titled “National Defense Resources Preparedness,” effective March 16, 2012.  The order delegates authorities and addresses national defense resource policies and programs under the Defense Production Act of 1940, as amended.       To … Continue reading

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Staying Out of “The Washington Post”

The topic can be easily interchangeable with any newspaper title, but I know one of my former bosses used to always talk about bad publicity ending up in The Washington Post (assuming Congress and Contracting Officers read this publication on … Continue reading

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Working From Home Bad for Your Health?

Across the country and across the world, many people are being afforded the ability to work from home, at least on occasion.  Government employees are being given more and more flexibility along with their contractor counterparts.  The mobile environment provides … Continue reading

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Ethics vs. Compliance

Unfortunately enough, there is a BIG difference between ethics and compliance in many people’s minds.  I have had the opportunity to be in a company that was both compliant (to the letter of the law), but also unethical.  Seems strange that … Continue reading

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