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Seriously With a Government Shutdown?

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In what is now an annual rite of passage, federal contractors face another potential government shutdown.  This one looks more likely to happen than in years past.  But fear not, it’s not our first rodeo.  Here’s some quick, actionable advice.  Is it different from any other article you’ve already seen on this subject?  Not really, […]

Mastering Annual Budgets, Forecasting, and the Power Moves of GovCon

Budget Forecasting

Mastering Annual Budgets, Forecasting, and the Power Moves of Government Contracting Alright, it’s time to dive headfirst into the electrifying realm of budgeting for GovCons (government contractors). Strap in, because we’re not just scratching the surface – we’re plunging deep into annual budgets, forecasting, and the power moves of success in the finance universe. We’re […]

Welcome Back To GovCon School: August’s GovCon Tips

August's GovCon Tips: Unlocking Success - BOOST LLC

Unlocking GovCon Success: The Key Role of Interview Training for Hiring Managers No, not just any questions, but the right questions. It is crucial to emphasize interview training practices for GovCon hiring managers to avoid conducting ill-fated interviews that lead to hiring the wrong candidates or having to contact your lawyer because you asked the […]

Don’t Let Taxes Rain on Your Parade

Government Contractor’s Business Taxes: Five Essential Truths You Can’t Afford to Ignore Recent world-wide events have rocked the business world, causing many to adapt and revamp their operations. With remote work and multi-state operations becoming the norm, it’s opened up a whole new can of worms for business owners: taxes. That’s right, as business owners […]

Identifying and Communicating Employee Competency Models for GovCons

Competency Model for GovCons: BOOST Your Competitive Edge

Competency modeling provides a framework to identify and define the specific skills, knowledge, abilities, and behavioral requirements that an employee needs to be successful in their role within your organization. Do you know what your people need to know?   Identifying, articulating, and communicating employee competency models is an essential strategic move for any business, particularly […]

The Key Role of Interview Training for Hiring Managers

The Importance of Interview Training for GovCon Hiring Managers

The government contracting (GovCon) industry relies on highly skilled professionals to successfully deliver projects and services to government agencies. In this context, the importance of hiring the right talent cannot be overstated, making comprehensive training for GovCon hiring managers invaluable. In this blog, we will delve into the significance of training GovCon hiring managers and […]

Navigating Employee Benefits in GovCon

How to Build a Competitive Employee Benefits Package in GovCon

Is your Open Enrollment coming soon? It’s almost never too early to be thinking about your benefit options! Employee benefits play a pivotal role in attracting and retaining top talent in the competitive world of Government Contracting (GovCon). Determining the right benefits to offer requires careful consideration of various factors specific to the industry, such as compliance with government regulations, budget constraints, and the needs and expectations of employees. Let’s explore the key steps GovCons should take to determine employee benefits and provide practical tips for shopping for these benefits effectively.