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WOSB Program: Certification Oversight Lacking, Says GAO - SmallGovCon

The SBA performs only “minimal oversight” of third-party certifiers for the woman-owned small business program, and thus “lacks reasonable assurance that only eligible businesses receive WOSB set-aside contracts,” says the GAO in a recent report on the WOSB Program. 9 more words

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Networking's Fine When Everybody Works At It.

Networking’s Fine When Everybody Works At It.

Did you hear about the handshake incident at the recent Maryland vs. Penn State game? You know, the one where the Terrapins refused to shake hands with the Nittany Lions prior to… 730 more words

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Lower C.A.B. Fare Can Help Top, Bottom Line.

Lower C.A.B. Fare Can Help Top, Bottom Line.

I had just finished leading the final day of the last Ethical Stalking for Government Contractors™ program for 2014 and was reflecting on the very high-level of energy in the room and the volume of information exchanged during these two days. 732 more words

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SDVOSB: A Commonsense Required Source of Supply!

SDVOSB: A Commonsense Required Source of Supply!

Why are federal and defense agencies required to contract with prisoners above contracting with Americans who are not incarcerated? 414 more words

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Riddle me this Batman! Why aren't SDVOSB companies a Required Source of Supply or Service?

In light of a recent Federal Times op/ed by Michael Fischetti of NCMA regarding the AbilityOne contracting program, I thought it prudent to reissue my own op/ed that asks why Service Disabled Vets can work for AbilityOne and be part of a ‘required source’ to government agencies, but not have the same benefit when they run their own company? 189 more words

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Even Work Meant for Small Business is Elusive. - The American Small Business Coalition

How many jobs could be created if five thousand additional American small businesses received $1 million dollars each in FY2015?  It could happen very easily. 13 more words

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