Interview with a Recruiter, Candace Mangum, Fulcrum

Candace MangumCandace tell us about yourself and Fulcrum

I am a PHR certified Human Resources professional with 10+ years of recruiting experience. I have 9+ years in the defense contracting industry and have been a Senior Recruiter with Fulcrum for almost four years. In my role at Fulcrum, I am responsible for full-lifecycle recruiting of technical, executive, managerial, intelligence, analytical, financial, and administrative candidates for various government clients and combatant commands nationwide and overseas.

Most of our positions require cleared candidates. In addition, I also assist in the administration and monitoring of OFCCP from a recruiting standpoint and other compliance reporting efforts. I am a graduate of Old Dominion University with…

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DoD Contracts: The Boeing Co. Awarded $60M to Support P-8A Poseidon

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The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a $60,745,967 modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm contract (N00019-12-C-0112) for the procurement of recurring Advanced Airborne Sensor Capability Platform Integration Kit In-Line modifications in support of the P-8A Poseidon Low Rate Initial Production Lot IV (13 aircraft) and Full Rate Production Lot I (16 aircraft). Work will be performed in Seattle, Washington (78 percent); Glendale, California (14 percent); Greenlawn, New York (4 percent); Torrance, California (3 percent); and Killdeer, North Dakota (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in April 2017. Fiscal 2013 and 2014 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $60,745,967 will be obligated on this…

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Veterans Roundup: 14 Most Popular Veterans Stories of 2014 and a Host of Underreported Stories on the Brain, Intimacy, War and more for 2015

Wounded Troops Battle Obstacles to Sex and Intimacy
Patricia Kime (@PatriciaKime), Military Times. It’s a topic that rarely gets discussed in in public, but many severely wounded warriors and their spousal caregivers struggle with sex and intimacy after combat injuries. A recent conference hosted by the Bob Woodruff Foundation raised awareness about these issues, the lack of resources available for couples struggling with intimacy, and the challenge of infertility after injury. –MC
Bottom line: This is not a comfortable topic of discussion for Americans, whether in or out of the military, so we cannot expect quick or easy solutions. The oft-absurd stigma smothering open discussions of sexuality in the U.S.…

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4 Keys to an Effective Job Board Resume

Think like a recruiterIt’s the job seeker’s golden rule: If you want to be found, think like a recruiter.

Nowhere is this more true than with job boards such as ClearedJobs.Net.

Unfortunately many candidates don’t understand how job boards work, or how recruiters use them. This leads to many a qualified candidate going unseen by recruiters and hiring managers. Follow the golden rule, however and you’ll have a leg up on the competition.

Many job seekers are surprised to learn that job boards are more than just a collection of job postings. Recruiters are also paying to have access to the database of job seeker resumes. There are actually many organizations that don’t…

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DoD Contracts: General Electric Awarded $459M for Program Support for F/A-18 E,F and EA-18G Aircraft

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General Electric, Lynn, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $459,572,000 three-year performance based logistics requirements contract for the repair, replacement, consumables support, and program support for 757 F414 engine (F/A-18 E, F and EA-18G aircraft) components. Work will be performed in Lynn, Massachusetts (99 percent), and Jacksonville, Florida (1 percent), and work is expected to be completed by December 2017. No funds will be obligated at the time of award. Navy working capital funds will be obligated as delivery orders are issued, and these funds will not expire before the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with FAR 15.002(a). NAVSUP Weapon Systems…

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