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Federal Contractors – Labor Regulations & Compliance

  The Dept. of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)  helps federal contractors and their employees become familiar with the regulations enforced by the OFCCP office:   Executive Order 11246 (E.O. 11246) prohibits discrimination, and requires affirmative action to ensure that all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.   Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 503) prohibits … [Read More...]

Disaster Recovery

  When national emergencies or natural disasters occur, supplies and services need to be rushed to affected areas quickly. Small businesses can contract with the federal government to assist in relief and recovery efforts following a major disaster.   The Disaster Response Registry Government agencies search the Disaster Response Registry section in the System for Award Management (SAM), to find contractors that have indicated they can help respond to disasters. The … [Read More...]

Free GSA Schedules Training

  Doing Business with GSA through the GSA Schedules Program. Learn the basics of the program, and the requirements needed to do business with the federal government. Training will cover: The Vendor Toolbox Understanding a GSA Schedules Contract Qualifying for a GSA Schedule Maintaining a GSA Schedule Marketing your GSA Schedule Application, Registration and Certifications, Solicitations and Small Business Resources   On: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 … [Read More...]

Labor Regulations for Government Contractors

  Since we're all now back at our desks after the Labor Day weekend, I thought I'd take a closer look at three common federal regulations regarding labor and employment practices that can affect government contractors: Executive Order 11246 — Equal Employment Opportunity Section 503 – Affirmative Action for Individuals with Disability VEVRAA – Affirmative Action for Veterans   Federal contractors who do over $10,000 a year in government business must take … [Read More...]

Why Didn’t We Win?

  You spent a lot of time and effort to prepare your proposal – what happened?   A lot of work goes into preparing a proposal, but you don’t always win the contract.   Take a deep breath, acknowledge your disappointment....and learn what you can from the experience.   Request a Debriefing – But no Whining! This is not the time or place to complain about how life is unfair. This is a chance to learn exactly where your proposal missed the mark.  The original RFP … [Read More...]

GSA Contract Report Cards – Part Three – Over and Above

  Two earlier postings discussed  GSA’s Contractor Report Card, specifically the Category 1 (Critical) and Category 2 (Mandatory) sections of the report. The final  section - Category 3 questions – can upgrade your report card rating from ‘Very Good’ to ‘Exceptional’.   Are you proactive in proposing to add and delete items from the contract? Do you accept credit card payments over the micro-purchase threshold? Are you using all available e-contracting tools, such … [Read More...]

Home Middle #2 Widget

This is a widgeted area which is called Home Middle #2. It is using the Genesis - Featured Page widget to display what you see on the Metric child theme demo site. To get started, log into your WordPress dashboard, and then go to the Appearance > Widgets screen. There you can drag the Genesis - Featured Page widget into the Home Middle #2 widget area on the right hand side. To get the image to display, simply upload an image through the media uploader on the edit post screen and publish your page. The Featured Page widget will know to display the post image as long as you select that option in the widget interface.

Home Middle #3 Widget

This is a widgeted area which is called Home Middle #3. It is using the Genesis - Featured Page widget to display what you see on the Metric child theme demo site. To get started, log into your WordPress dashboard, and then go to the Appearance > Widgets screen. There you can drag the Genesis - Featured Page widget into the Home Middle #3 widget area on the right hand side. To get the image to display, simply upload an image through the media uploader on the edit post screen and publish your page. The Featured Page widget will know to display the post image as long as you select that option in the widget interface.