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good staffing company for getting your foot in the door in the federal government

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Program Analyst in Washington, DC
Current Employee - Program Analyst in Washington, DC

I have been working at GAP Solutions, Inc. (GAPSI) full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Easy way to get your foot in the door in federal government

Cons

Little contact with company if you work in a gov. facility. Not much room for job growth/training.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Network with on-site employees to fill higher level contract positions, use your current pool of employees to fill these positions. Provide more training and education benefits.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    The worst contracting company ever

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - FOIA Analyst in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - FOIA Analyst in Washington, DC

    I worked at GAP Solutions, Inc. (GAPSI) full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    I honestly cannot think of anything

    Cons

    The owner is the worst !!! They don't like if you take time off, and will chastise you when you do. Very close-mind individuals. All about "their" company instead of their employees. Be careful of their non-compete agreement they make you sign. If you choose to resign, and go to work for another contracting company - they may sue you, or attempt to - for breaking their agreement with
    you!! Beware!!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Mr. Pao needs improvement

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Hostility and Paranoia

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    Former Employee - Senior Management Analyst in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Senior Management Analyst in Washington, DC

    I worked at GAP Solutions, Inc. (GAPSI) full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Management and client relations specialists look good in suits and make a lot of money for the company.

    Cons

    There is an atmosphere of paranoia. They operate under this notion the Federal client is going to strip them of their contract, and this fear becomes the burden of the talent under contract. I had no timekeeping issues for the 4 years I worked there (and senior HHS leaders found me invaluable in the role I performed for the Enterprise Executive Committee), but I was terminated effective immediately for placing 6 hours I worked on a Sunday in the Saturday column of my timesheet. I did not think this would be important to anyone. (No one works weekends anyway). The error in judgment did get caught and corrected in the QA process I co-designed with my on-site technical monitor, but GAPSI was angry with me because they approved my timesheet before they should have (i.e., before my technical monitor and I could finalize it). This happened largely because a holiday weekend put everyone under unusual time pressure. Nevertheless, if there is any "foul" to speak of here, GAPSI is just as much to blame as me, but washed its hands of its responsibility and tried to make me the scapegoat for something that never presented to the client as a problem or issue. The impact of the termination on my young family was severe. GAPSI was aware I had a 10 month old child and dragged me into the meeting to terminate me despite the fact they approved me to take a sick day to care for the infant, who they knew had a fever of 102 and who I described as "leaking from every orifice." In short, when I think of GAPSI, I think of sub-standard human beings in addition to young, immature, and quasi-educated professionals.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire a consultant to train you in the human side of managing a business.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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