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General Dynamics Gets Contracts from US Army and US Navy

General Dynamics, which is a leading an aerospace and defense company of USA, has reported that two of its subsidiaries have been awarded contracts from the US Army and the US Navy, and the same was confirmed by the US Department of Defense (DoD).

The first contract was awarded to General Dynamic Electric Boat for a $47 million cost-plus-fixed-fee modification contract by the Naval Sea Systems Command to exercise options to perform non-nuclear submarine repair work on Groton, Connecticut submarines under the New England Manpower Initiative. Under this contract, General Dynamic Electric Boat will provide skilled personnel to perform non-nuclear submarine repair work at the Naval Submarine Base, New London, CT, in support of returning mission ready submarines to the fleet. The work will be performed in Groton, CT and will be completed by Dec 2017. Continue reading General Dynamics Gets Contracts from US Army and US Navy

Educational Qualifications Not a Deal-Breaker in Job Search

According to a recent survey, 52% of job candidates polled lied on their resume about having a college degree. Here are 3 brief horror stories:

A new Director of Logistics and his family were actually loading the moving van provided by his new employer for relocation from California to North Carolina. The phone rang and it was the Human Resource Manager from his new company. The offer was being withdrawn. Through a routine degree verification check, the company learned the potential new employee did not have a degree. He was 3 hours short of graduating. Had the candidate been honest, the job was still his. It was an integrity issue.

Five candidates for a high level software sales job were interviewing. After the face to face interviews, the candidates were offered a “grace period” to revise their application. The company was aware of a problem with one candidate. The lead candidate changed his college degree information to “Did Not Graduate.” He was dropped from contention. Continue reading Educational Qualifications Not a Deal-Breaker in Job Search