Employer demand for Proposal Writer certifications is on the rise. In Greater Washington, D.C., 28% of employers required or preferred Shipley certification and another 14% required or preferred APMP certification for many of their posted positions.
In January, 2016, APMP announced that certifications increased by 5% from 2014 and surpassed all other years of certification in the organizations history. This included 1,007 Proposal Writers achieving Foundation level certification, and an additional 143 experienced Proposal Writers achieving advanced certifications.
Locally, companies requiring or preferring certification this year include:
- CGI Group
- Social and Scientific Systems
- BRTRC Federal Solutions
- Iron Mountain
- Camber Corporation
- Arctic Slope Regional Corporation
- Octo Consulting Group
- Parsons Corporation
- Futrend Technology