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Got asked to join an intel client engagement. TS/SCI role. However, I’m worried about what that means for exit opps. Since there’s no way that I’ll be able to speak about what I’ve done when talking … more

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How do I speak about a federal client in my resume when it is unclear how much I can disclose about the project / client (high profile project, very specific)? I don’t have anyone I feel comfortable a… more

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Would anyone that works in advisory at Grant Thornton be willing to talk? I’m really interested in the firm and want to hear more about the work. I would be very appreciative!!

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I’d like to switch from commercial to GPS and am looking to join a GPS project around Oct/Nov. Any recommendations on projects with human capital work going on? Ideally OT work, but I care less about … more

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Experienced fish, when did you start looking for new positions after your first job? What were your biggest drivers for a change?

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Thoughts on FIAR? I want to achieve some kind of meaningful impact but my management keeps telling me to do what I can and not kill myself over it...

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I have a friend who just got out of the military- moved to Florida for a role with Northrop. Has been awaiting special program access, but Northrop won’t start him until that happens. Been ongoing for… more

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Does anyone having any thoughts on joining the Foreign Service? I wonder how impactful the job is at the junior levels, as well as how comprehensive the language training is.

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Updating resume and CV - do folks typically say who their clients are? Project have not required secret clearance or anything like that.

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Microsoft or Deloitte for TS/SCI FS software developer ?

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Anybody here jumped from contractor to a government position? I'm seriously considering taking the plunge - have a gov offer for $85k, currently make $130k and pretty sure my company will offer … more

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What happens after you are adjudicated for TS clearance? Took 10 months start to finish so I'm thinking maybe there is more steps?

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Why is it so hard to move out of federal consulting and into the private sector?

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Anyone here manage social media accounts for a federal agency? What’s your best client social media story, good or bad!

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Would someone mind explaining to me how much information we can share during behavioral interview questions for a public trust client? I don’t feel comfortable asking anyone I know and would really ap… more

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What salary range can I expect for a Sr. Consulting role at Deloitte?

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What salary range should I be expecting from Guidehouse for a consultant position (1 YOE)?

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How long does it typically take AFS to provide an offer letter after you get a verbal confirmation?

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Recent PHD grad looking to apply for health research roles at Veterans Affairs. What level would I be considered at - GS 11/12 and the avg salary. Typical exit opps - CDC/Industry/Fed consulting etc?

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If same salary offered, would you go with with EY GPS or industry? I don’t know what are the benefits offered by EY but the industry company have very good benefits. I would like to have your insights… more

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Is RMF a dying specialty?

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Anybody go from Deloitte GPS cyber to Accenture Federal cyber? Thoughts?

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What happens to your security clearance if you don’t use it within 2 years? (Secret clearance). Is a reinvestigation easy? Thanks

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Would anyone at Deloitte like to discuss a role and possibly a referral?

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Consultants - need advice on how to get the "inside scoop" of a project (D, BAH, ACN etc). Knowing that satisfaction working for fed contracts in these firms are highly dependent on project … more

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Who is my “FSO”? I’ve been told this is it contact regarding my update but have no idea who that is

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Does anyone here work with smart cities? Whether that be urban development, mobility, IoT, infrastructure, sustainability, etc.,? I’m really interested in this space and I would love to hear about you… more

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Have they restarted doing Poly's yet?... 🤨

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Getting a bit discouraged. My entire team was laid off from COVID. I was in my final TS/SCI with Full Scope Poly (almost a 3 year process). Pretty sure it's a loss of jurisdiction at this point. N… more

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Do all senior (assistant secretary+) national security and treasury officials have law degrees? Finishing up an MA in international relations while working full time and am aiming for the assistant se… more

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Hi all! For those of you who work or recently joined Accenture federal at the consultant level... do you mind sharing what the pay/bonus is for joining at that level? Have a interview coming up so loo… more

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Currently a first year analyst doing software development with a TS/SCI FS poly, my goal is to get to an exec level as soon as possible. Any tips, and apologies for the broad question, just looking fo… more

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Who are you Brian Goodhart ? I’ve been looking at your picture for a year, just waiting on you post but you never do

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What’s the easiest way to move over from federal consulting to a federal job that is of equal or higher rank?

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Has anyone heard when our govt clients will have their offices fully open and expect people back in-person? I know some are opened at limited capacity (personally, I’m in full support of working remot… more

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Anyone works or have worked for Marathon TS? What’s it like?

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Which one is better? EY GPS or Deloitte GPS? EY is lowballing salaries like crazy!!! I was shocked :(

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Can I start an 8A firm as a Latina woman without a clearance?

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Hey, has anyone done the GW Boot Camps, especially Data Analytics Program? Appreciate any good insight on their programs.

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This is more of a rant than anything but advice is welcome. I’m so fed up with my manager micromanaging everything. We miss client deadlines frequently because deliverables are backlogged under their … more

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