Small company recently bought by NCI...but same upper management still running the division. Benefits are good (better before takeover). Hours on contract are flexible (overtime is only allowed when approved by client).
The FCC is an oppressive place for contractors to work. Example: contractors are required to punch in and out using a high-tech version of a time clock. Government employees openly express their disdain for contractors. Program manager is detached and not tuned in to the day-to-day problems on the contract, nor does he seem to care about them. Management staffed up the contract too much over the past year, then had to lay off people when the budget was cut (they didn't listen to warnings about budgetary issues). Lots of churn; employees are leaving all the time. Uncertainty about what was going to happen since NCI took over
Advice to Management
Management needs to communicate with the rank-and-file. The rumor mill seemed to be the only communication method.
I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Computech, Inc. (Bethesda, MD) in March 2010.
Overall hiring process was very painful. I declined an offer in hand to accept this position only to be fooled by this company. Beware of the HR. Very rude and unprofessional and they think they are doing a huge favor by giving you a job. They delayed my visa filing by 2 months which led me to go out of status. I had to return to my home country to fix the visa issues created by them. If you are visa holder like me dont fall for them. As long as they don't change the HR (I highly doubt they would) it's a risky business to accept a job in this company.
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