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Better Hiring Practices

One of the most critical components of a Human Resource system is the hiring process. Hiring can be just as stressful and difficult for the hiring manager as it is for applicants. Also, good hiring practices do not end when an applicant is chosen. Consider some of the onboarding techniques discussed in this article. Read [...]

September 1st, 2017|Human Resources, Resources|

How to Protect Your Small Business from Ransomware

Malware comes in many shapes and sizes, but ransomeware is one of the worst types. It infects computers through various methods and effectively holds the files on the computer hostage until you pay to have them released. It poses a much greater threat to small businesses as they are less likely to have I.T. experts [...]

August 25th, 2017|Resources, Small Business|

EnRep Celebrates Women’s History Month

  March is Women’s History Month. In 1981, Congress passed the law authorizing March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week”  and in 1987 designated the month of March as “Women’s History Month”.  Please join EnRep in paying tribute to the multitude of women whose commitment to environmental preservation, political integrity and technological improvements have positively impacted our communities [...]

March 10th, 2016|Resources|

The SBA Proposes an Ammendement to Give Credit for Lower Tier Small Business Subcontracting

The Small Business Administration proposed an amendment on October 6, 2015, to implement Section 1614 of the National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2014 to give credit for lower tier small business subcontracting.  This would allow certain prime contractors to receive credit towards their small business subcontracting goals at any tier.  Comments to this [...]

January 11th, 2016|Small Business|

The Department of Energy Publishes its “2015 Year in Review”

The Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management has issued its 2015 Year in Review.  The report highlights key accomplishments and milestones, both at headquarters and at each EM site including: Hanford, Savannah River, Oak Ridge, and Los Alamos National Laboratory. For more information, click here.

January 7th, 2016|DOE|

October is National Women’s Small Business Month

On Wednesday, October 7, 2015, the Senate decided to approve a simple resolution highlighting women in small business. Among the various simple resolutions that were passed, such as S.Res. 275 for Dyslexia Awareness, and S.Res. 281 that designates the week of October 5th as National Health Information Technology Week, Senate also passed S.Res. 280, designating October as National [...]

October 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|

DOE announces inaugural National Cleanup Workshop

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced its first ever National Cleanup Workshop to be held on September 29-30, 2015 in Arlington, VA.  Discussion topics include planned cleanup of some of the 107 sites across the U.S. (MAP), developing new cleanup technology, and improving contract and project management, to name a few. DOE officials will [...]

September 16th, 2015|Events|

Happy 62nd Birthday, SBA!

Did you know that the U.S. Small Business Administration was founded on July 30, 1953?  Although earlier agencies were based on similar philosophies and ideas, the SBA was created to “aid, counsel, assist and protect, insofar as is possible, the interests of small business concerns” as stated in the 1953 Small Business Act. Today, the [...]

August 5th, 2015|Events|

Project Accounting vs. Standard Accounting

If your company has or may have government contracts, then establishing a Project Accounting System is extremely important.  One of the key differences between Project Accounting and Standard Accounting is that costs are allocated and tracked amongst the different contracts (or projects) and not corporate divisions or functional groups. The ideal situation is to have [...]

July 31st, 2015|Resources|

Government Contracting Goals

The U.S. Small Business Administration plays an important role in awarding at least 23% of all prime government contract dollars to small businesses.  They also assist federal agencies in meeting specific statutory goals for socio economic categories: Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB)—5% Goal Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB)—5% Goal Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone)—3% Goal Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned [...]

July 7th, 2015|Resources, Small Business|