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Cobec Consulting Overview

Washington, DC
51 to 200 employees
2007
Company - Private
Consulting
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Who we are:
Cobec is a management consulting company where people would want to work. A business powered by smart, diverse people passionate about doing meaningful, quality work. A work place valuing the well-being of employees and trusting them to balance work with ... Read more

Mission: Organizations need to have the capabilities, expertise, and the tools to increase the odds of project/program success in an environment of challenging budgets and costly program delays.

Cobec Consulting is your solution. We are an energetic and innovative ... Read more

Company Updates

  • At Cobec, we value our people and a couple of weeks ago, we took time to celebrate our accomplishments as a company with family and friends at Wintergreen Resorts. This is a Cobec tradition, where the company staff and families gather at the ski resort to enjoy shared activities, connect, and celebrate the great people that work here. Activities include social gatherings, team building, tubing, skiing, snowboarding, kids fun, brewery/winery tours, and spa/chilling. Check out this photo from our team building session, where we had to trust each other in forming a square, blind-folded.

  • Another great award for us in 2017! We are thrilled to be named to the Society of Human Resource Managers – When Work Works award winners list!

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Cobec Consulting – Why Work For Us?


Cobec Consulting, Washington, DC

We employ a variety of disciplines, methods, and tools to partner with our clients, helping them to shape the future success of their organizations—all at an exceptional value. With diverse backgrounds in finance, engineering, and mission critical government system acquisition, our expert team is uniquely qualified to provide high-quality analyses to our respected clients.

2017 Washingtonian Magazine - Great Places to Work winner

Cobec Consulting was named as one of the 50 great places to work in the DC metro area by the Washingtonian Magazine.

Cobec is truly proud of our team’s accomplishments! This award means a lot to many of the people that have worked tirelessly over the years at Cobec. More great things to come in 2017! What a great start to this 10 year anniversary!!

2017 Society for Human Resource Management - When Work Works winner

Cobec Consulting was named a When Work Works Award Winner by the Society for Human Resource Management.

Cobec is humbled by our team’s accomplishment! The When Work Works Award Winners of 2017 are from 44 different states and the District of Columbia. They represent a variety of industries ranging from technology to manufacturing to finance to health care. And all are proving that effective and flexible workplace practices can work in organizations of all sizes.

Our employees are our most important asset at Cobec Consulting, and we like to treat them as such. We’ve developed an impressive benefits package that shows how much we value the talent and commitment of our team.

PTO/Holidays

Recognizing that everyone needs to time to recharge their battery, we offer an impressive combined six weeks of personal, sick, and holiday paid time off (PTO).

Retirement

Cobec is committed to making a significant contribution towards each employee’s retirement objective. Our retirement plan consists of 401(k) with Cobec matching and Employer Discretionary Contributions.

Insurance

The insurance options include medical, dental, group life and AD&D, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability.

Pre-tax Benefits

We offer pre-tax benefits on health care, child care, and transit and parking expenses.

Other Benefits

In addition to all the benefits described above, we also provide a smartphone, employee referral bonus, charitable matching program, professional association membership, and tuition reimbursement program.

Cobec Consulting Reviews

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    "Growing Innovative Consulting Company"

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    I have been working at Cobec Consulting full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Compared to its peers, Cobec is innovative, intellectual, and a leader in the development of cost estimating, schedule development, and benefits analyses.
    - A place for opportunity, personal growth, and development
    - Innovative ideas are appreciated, recognized, and often developed.
    - A familial culture of camaraderie, teamwork, and fun
    - Cobec consultants work hard and play hard.
    - Individual recognition for hard work and contributions

    Cons

    Cobec is a destination company, not a stop-over for other career goals. Not a destination for job hoppers.

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Cobec Consulting Photos

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Cobec Consulting photo of: Enjoying the Slopes at Our Company's Retreat at Wintergreen
Cobec Consulting photo of: Team Building Exercise at Wintergreen
Cobec Consulting photo of: Cobec Dinner at Wintergreen
Cobec Consulting photo of: The Blindfold Test at Wintergreen
Cobec Consulting photo of: Wintergreen Team Building
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Cobec Consulting Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Cobec Consulting (Washington, DC) in August 2016.

    Interview

    Two sets of interviews. One- group phone interview. Two- in-person one-on-one interview. See below for types of interview questions. Then an offer. Slight negotiations during the offer process. After the acceptance of the offer, there was additional time prior to onboarding to do a background check. The background check took the longest- it's a Public Trust US government background check.

    Interview Questions

    • What prior experience do you have running a large project? What government contracting experience do you have? What are some work challenges you've experienced and how have you overcome them?   Answer Question
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Cobec Consulting Awards & Accolades

  • When Work Works Award, Society for Human Resource Management, 2017
  • Top 50 Great Places to Work, Washingtonian Magazine, 2017

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