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Norm Augustine’s Report on NASA’s Bleak Future

After just seven more missions to the International Space Station (ISS), the Space Shuttle will retire without a replacement.  Ex-Lockheed Martin CEO Norm Augustine, chair of the United States Human Space Flight Plans Committee review, has published his committee’s findings, and NASA’s budgetary future looks bleak. Augustine told PBS “the human space flight …

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2010 Census Call Center Led By Vangent

Vangent, Inc. announced that it will provide the information resource website and calling center for the 2010 Census in Sandy, Utah. The call center will hire about 1,200 temporary employees to answer citizen questions when filling out the 2010 Census.  Vangent, Inc. is part of the Decennial Response Integration System (DRIS) …

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IT Industry Recession Proof And Wants College Grads

 “We’re hiring as fast as we can. The past six months have been the peak for us”, said the CEO of Platinum solutions Laila Rossi; not something you would expect to hear given the current global recession. Yet according to the Washington Post  the most expanding industry is the information technology industry due to the steady pace …

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Top CEOs’ leadership lessons from the Navy

Over the years, I’ve noticed an interesting trend: Many executives in leadership positions also served in the U.S. Navy. That little tidbit comes up so often, it’s led us to wonder if there’s something in the water. So, what’s the link between Navy service and being a successful leader in …

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CSC to Run New Facility in Baltimore

Lockheed Martin's subcontracting partner, CSC will be operating the new U.S. Census Bureau office in Baltimore County, Maryland. The facility is a partnership between the U.S. Census Bureau and Lockheed Martin to prepare data processing for the 2010 census. CSC will be in charge of hiring more than 2,500 employees …

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Budget Cuts Prompt GovCon’s Identity Shift

Responding to recent budget changes from the new administration, government contractors like Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin are increasingly diversifying their national defense strategy to include civillian and business assets. The new administration’s defense budget includes major cuts to Missile Defense, Future Combat Systems and Navy shipbuilding operations, as well as killing controversial programs …

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