Is It Time to Reboot Your Job Search or Your Career

Reboot your careerAre you feeling stuck at work? Is your search taking far longer than you expected? Have you missed promotions or pay increases? Lost more than you can recoup holding out for the perfect paycheck? For at least two decades I have regularly talked with people who were unemployed for months longer than they expected and with those who wanted a new job, but….These are tough situations to be in for anyone.

These people were competent and had the performance reviews and references to prove it. Many thought they would have a new job with only a couple of phone calls because they had not had to do much searching in…

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DoD Contracts: Northrop Grumman Corp. Awarded $7M for E-2D Aircraft


Northrop Grumman Corp., Melbourne, Florida, is being awarded $7,671,202 for ceiling-priced delivery order 0016 under an existing basic ordering agreement (N00383-12-G-034G) for repair of the Advanced Hawkeye system used on the E-2D aircraft. Work will be performed in Liverpool, New York (73 percent); Woodland Hill, California (9 percent); Davenport, Iowa (8 percent); Marlboro, Massachusetts (6 percent); and North Hollywood, California (4 percent); and work will be completed by May 23, 2016. Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $7,671,202 will be obligated at the time of award and funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. One firm was solicited for this…

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Memorial Day 2015

Memorial Day 2015Even with the United States combat operations in South West Asia and the Middle East now officially concluded, news headlines of violent struggles around the globe continue on a weekly basis. The world political stage is an uncertain one at best, and because of this, many of our military members are standing at the ready to defend our way of life.

The skirmishes may be smaller, however make no mistake; we have Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines in harm’s way every day. And they do this voluntarily for the love of country.

Over the past twelve years, many have made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedoms. And…

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DoD Contracts: Lockheed Martin Space System Co. Awarded $735M for Defense Satellite Communications Systems


Lockheed Martin Space System Co., Sunnyvale, California, has been awarded a $735,514,938 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for satellite sustainment. Contractor will provide sustainment of the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF), Milstar, and Defense Satellite Communications System III. Work will be performed at Sunnyvale, California, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, and Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, and is expected to be complete by Nov. 30, 2015. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $36,646,878 are being obligated at the time of award. Space and Missile Systems Center, Peterson Air Force Base,…

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DoD Contracts: L-3 Combat Propulsion Systems Awarded $19M for Bradley Fighting Vehicle Systems


L-3 Combat Propulsion Systems, Muskegon, Michigan, was awarded a $19,004,796 firm-fixed-price contract with options for 63 transmissions and associated parts and test equipment for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle System. Work will be performed in Muskegon, Michigan, with an estimated completion date of Nov. 30, 2014. One bid was solicited with one received. Fiscal 2015 other procurement funds in the amount of $18,565,974 were obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity (W56HZV-15-C-0119).

Earthworks Mortenson JV, Redlake, Minnesota (W912DY-15-D-0054); GSI Pacific Inc.,* Honolulu, Hawaii (W912DY-15-D-0055); MOWA-Barlovento JV A,* Gautier, Mississippi (W912DY-15-D-0056); Earthworks Mortenson JV,* Redlake, Minnesota (W912DY-15-D-0057); Global Engineering and Construction LLC,*…

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