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biggest challenges of Government Contracting Career Field

1. What are some of the biggest challenges you see facing those in the Government Contracting Career Field Today?

2. In addition to contractual authority we need to think about the fundamental elements that comprise a contract? In the common law certain elements that comprise a contract have been developed over time. what are those elements of a contract? How does the FAR define a contract versus the common law elements?

3. The three types of acquisition methods are simplified acquisitions, sealed bidding and competitive proposals, what are some of the key differences?

4. What is a void contract and what effect does it have on the parties to the contract?

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1. What are some of the biggest challenges you see facing those in the Government Contracting Career Field Today?
Some of the biggest challenges that face those in the government contracting career field are that even though there are many experience professionals currently, there are not many new professionals entering the field. New entrants avoid Government Contracting careers. Further, there is a mismatch of skills and requirements. Even though, most of the government purchases are in the field of IT and services, the professionals in the area construction, material purchases, and building facilities. Another important challenge is that the culture and mindset of the government has not changed. They continue with old methods and cause frustration to contractors. Finally, the government is not satisfied with the quality of solicitations it receives from the industry.
2. In addition to contractual authority we need to think about the fundamental elements that comprise a contract? In the common law certain elements that comprise a contract have been developed over time. what are those elements of a contract? How does the FAR define a contract versus the common law elements?
The elements of a contract under common law are mutual assent. This means there must be an offer and acceptance of the offer. In ...

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