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Just had a 4 pm meeting with 2 gov clients and they quibbled about the stupidest stuff in a document. I felt my will to live leave my body. I really don't understand how people like this walk our … more

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Seems like guidehouse is hiring a lot lately. Any chance roles can be done remotely indefinitely? Or maybe minimal travel?

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D 🐟, what does the travel (in non-covid times, of course) look like in GPS? I'm my offer letter it mentions the chance of significant overnight travel. I'm assuming that's in there becaus… more

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Friends & Fish - my team and I are recruiting users for the first round of interviews for the startup we're working on. 🔥 We are looking for : ✅ Team leads ✅ Team leads ✅ Startup CEOs ✅ Team leads ✅ Corporate program managers ✅ Corporate team managers Please DM me, if you have such professionals among your connections. We are offering Amazon gift cards for people we interview.

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Anyone have experience with co-workers heading to a part time role Permanently? Really close to not needing a full time job to cover the bills. Been in govcon forever and I’ve never known someone to d… more

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How do you handle the immense boredom that comes with federal consulting? Any tips appreciated as my mind is numb.

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What’s the salary I should ask when switching to another company? Project manager/5yoe/SC/PMP and CSM certified/experience with commercial consulting so no clearance but have an interview with public … more

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Looking for a referral to Cognosante. Dm me for details!

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All, need some help. My husband works in the intelligence community, and he's been on furlough since March, but was laid today off because the client halted our work (COVID related). He's been… more

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Range for senior manager salaries at AFS with technology focus? Aws, azure, salesforce, etc The glassdoor ranges are insane and not helpful

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Deloitte GPS case interview coming up. Any tips/pointers or general knowledge on questions/expectations?

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Currently looking for a new opportunity in the DOD/intel space. TS/SCI w/ CI poly, 3 YOE, policy background, elementary critical language skill and looking to expand. Willing to relocate anywhere, pre… more

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Thoughts on Capgemini Govt for technology consulting?

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Currently looking for opportunities, would be able to share my resume in DM. I am looking for projects with a good WLB. Secret clearance

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What are the different TS “levels”? TS, TS/SCI, TS/SCI with FS poly, TS/SCI with CI poly...

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What’s the typical salary for an SC in DC with a secret clearance and a masters? 1 YOE in fed space, 4 years of other experience.

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Looking to explore opportunities in Federal. USC but no SC. 15+ years in consulting, MBA from Top Tier. Anyone hiring in Federal practices and can refer me? Also any specific job sites for Federal rel… more

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Anyone else at Guidehouse get the bait and switch? Have you boomeranged back?

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any functional consultants move from D to BAH and get an increase? (Think BPR, business analysis, comms)

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How do promotions work at KPMG? Manager -> Director, etc.

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What are the bowl's thoughts on Deloitte GPS, AFS, or BAH for data science/data work?

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Has anyone here heard of FedTech? What is it like to work there?

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Is there a Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) and FedRAMP course/tutorial online anyone could recommend? I'm not having much luck on Youtube or Udemy. TIA!

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What firm has the best 401K match?

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Which is worse: IBM or CGI Federal Explanations are suggested

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I'm not actively looking for work there, but man, the new Guidehouse careers website is garbage. Who thought removing the ability to sort positions by posted date was a good idea?

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For those who work in the cleared space, have any of you been able to return on-site for work and what has the experience been like? Is it rotations for parts of your teams to come in during the week?… more

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Do you need a public trust to work for the federal reserve?

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Which federal practice is best for transitioning into commercial work? MBA prospects?

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Commercial mgmt consultant passionate about poverty reduction because of my own personal background. Worth it to transition over to the public sector to do work at clients like the World Bank? Is it… more

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How are the annual raises at Palantir? Thinking about leaving but afraid of stagnant comp relative to up or out system in consulting.

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How long until amazon responds to my application that I was referred to 🙁

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As a Manager in strategy, M7 MBA, and TS:SCI, currently making 170k with 12 YOE. What level would I need to target at Booz Allen to get a comp bump?

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Do practitioners at Booz Allen have to work on proposals? How do proposals at Booz or other companies you know compare to Deloitte?

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Currently working with a large federal contractor (think along the lines of Leidos, Del, Booz). What are some growing pains I should expect working for a small to medium sized boutique firm focusing o… more

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Pay wise- is $80-85,000 lowballed for having a clearance? I have two years of experience + TS/POLY FS.

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I’ve worked in a staff aug role on a low-stress project with a great chill team for about the past 1.5 years. I barely do anything, maybe working like 5-10 solid hours per week (even pre-pandemic). Al… more

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How’s everyone’s work life balance as a senior analyst or analyst?

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Hi! Going through a top secret full scope poly at the moment. Anyone gone through it? How was it?

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Had an interview with a federal agency last Wednesday and they told me that they will have interviews during this week before closing the process and make their decision. Should I follow-up with them … more

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