Internet Correspondence Specialist (contract) (Former Employee) – Chantilly, VA – June 3, 2016
I worked a total of 11 years in this company in several section even as a team leader over 14 people and it was great i must say i have met some awesome people at PTO and the work was at a full load sometime but thats what production jobs are all about but we got together as a team and completed the task with in that time frame and Im glad the staff was willing people to work with unfortunately that contract ended as well.
Application Clerk (Former Employee) – Washington, DC – July 1, 2018
My position was an Application Clerk, patent clerk and receptionist . This was work program job that I greatly enjoyed. I was able to work in between college breaks. No benefits was offered due to it being an intern job. There was great Managers and and great colleagues at this job. This would have been a job that I would have loved to have retired from. Received a certificate of Good Job Performance while work there.
Senior Contract Specialist/Team Lead (Contractor) (Former Employee) – Washington, DC – June 27, 2018
I work on a team where shared knowledge is valued. With a varying backgrounds, mentoring the junior-level and middle-level Contract Specialists and even Contracting Officers are daily duties. Occasionally, Contracting Officer Representatives (COR) must be reminded of their delegation authorities, as to what is/is not their COR delegation authorities directing first to their delegation letters.
Daily, I try to see and find the value in everyone. Mostly, I try have the team and/or peers to see their own valued-added to projects that were positively re-shaped or pushed forward to completion.
There is a way to mentor, train, and educate a team and individual peers to be equipped, esteemed, and encouraged without them feeling put-upons or belittled. The outcome results can be win-wins.
A satisfied team or peer is the firm foundation which solid blocks are built.
Deputy Director of Human Resources (Former Employee) – Washington, DC – June 25, 2018
Department of Commerce offered a good workplace. I learned a lot from my manager and was able to sharpen my management skills. Overall, I was also able to coach and develop my team to achieve objectives in alliance with the mission.
State of Alaska is one of the better places to work
Administrative Clerk (Former Employee) – Juneau, AK – June 24, 2018
You were always met with a smile, customer or employee. Customer Service was always available over the phone, email, or in person. Licenses were processed in a timely manner. The stuffing envelope parties were always fun and a place where employees could gather and have social time.
excellent co-workers, friendly atmosphere, lunch cafe on 8th floor
Patent Extern in Tech Center 2100 (Former Employee) – Alexandria, VA – June 22, 2018
united states patent and trademark is located in Alexandria. it is one of the biggest office in old town Alexandria. It has relax and comfortable environment. great place to work. flexible hours. paid holiday. private office.
DECKHAND (Former Employee) – Norfolk, VA – June 19, 2018
The boat I was on went from the Canadian border to the Mexican border 2 years in a row, the first ship I was on went to the Bahamas, Honduras. I learned a lot about working on ships and it was fun to travel.
Legal Documents Review Clerk, (Former Employee) – Arlington, VA – June 16, 2018
and updating data and creating statistical reports using the Salesforce database, and identifying and interviewing qualified candidates for our program. I have been providing support to executives since my first professional job at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. In that capacity, I prepared reports for senior management, made travel arrangements, planned for meetings and served as the liaison between division leaders and government contractors.
Trademark Attorney (Current Employee) – Alexandria, VA – June 15, 2018
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is a demanding working environment handling hundreds of thousands of files and applications yearly. The work involves all aspects of trademark law, domestic and international, as well as TTAB work.
The most enjoyable parts of the job are applying the Trademark Act of 1946 to applications and before the TTAB, helping copious applicants and attorneys expedite the registration of marks, if possible.
The Department of Commerce (DoC) is a faced paced constantly changing job that requires learning new skills on the fly to adapt to rapidly changing requirements. The team at the DoC is well versed in their positions and the job and the focus of the team is a reflection of solid teamwork and communication.