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Parsons Corporation

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Headquarters:Centreville, VA
Parsons Corporation is an American technology-focused defense, intelligence, security, and infrastructure engineering firm headquartered in Centreville, Virginia. The company was founded in 1944. Parsons has more than 16,000 employees across 24 countries.
Opened:June 12, 1944, Los Angeles, CA
CEO:Charles L. Harrington (May 2008–)

FEATURED BLOG POSTS

  • What Makes a Company a Great Place to Work

    After one too many after-hours emails, you’re on the hunt for a new gig. But what makes a company a great place to work? And how will you know when you find one? Finding a motivating, safe, and productive work environment is important for our mental and physical health. If you’re financially frustrated, creatively stuck, or just plain over it, it’s time to find a healthier workplace where you can flourish.  

  • What Makes a Good Boss? The Top 12 Qualities & Attributes

    Think back to the best boss you’ve ever had—does someone come to mind? We hope so! Okay, now think back to the worst boss you’ve ever had. I’m sure you can conjure up a few faces. 

  • 5 Common Interview Mistakes

    Everyone's interview process is unique in some form or fashion. Like most, your interview process is crafted so you can get the most information out of your candidates to increase hiring confidence and make the right hiring decisions. However, there are often small problems in interview processes that could ultimately affect the success of hiring decisions.

  • How to Get a W2 From Previous Employers

    When tax time rolls around, the last thing you want to worry about is having to track down a W-2 from your former employer. Many times you won’t have to because the IRS requires companies to send these forms to all current and former employees who have earned more than $600 in the last year. Unfortunately, there are employers who don’t do what they’re supposed to. There are even times where something else may happen that prevents the W-2 from getting where it’s supposed to go.

  • How to Ask Someone to be a Reference + Email Templates

    One part of the job-hunting process that frequently gets overlooked is putting together a list of good references. Most of the time we focus on creating the perfect resume, writing an awesome cover letter, and getting our hands on letters of recommendation. We think about what outfit we’ll wear to the job interview, how we’ll answer those tricky questions, and what our career plan looks like. But, in fact, having multiple references lined up who will speak favorably about you to a potential employer is critical to landing a job. This aspect of job searching really can’t be ignored. 

  • Job Rejection Email Response with Examples

    Glassdoor estimates that, on average, there are about 250 applicants for every job vacancy out there. If you’ve ever applied for a job, the odds are that you’ve received the dreaded job rejection email.