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AITP July Meeting Invitation

The AITP DC Area Chapter cordially invites you to our July 14 Dinner meeting.

  Ms Corliss Jackson, President and CEO of Federal Job Results, will speak on:


How to get a Federal Job--Solve the Puzzle of the Process


Presentation Synopsis

 This is targeted to those participants who need to understand the nuts and bolts of the Federal job search process.

 This will benefit all who seek Federal employment not just Information Technology Professionals, so invite your friends.

 Topics include:


  • Understanding the Federal job road map
  • Qualifying for Federal Jobs
  • Reviewing Federal vacancy announcements
  • Understanding how Federal HR staff score your application
  • Understanding the federal job roadmap, and
  • Writing your Federal resume


6:30 - Social Hour
7:15 - Dinner
8:00 - Presentation
9:00 – Adjourn


Alfio's La Trattoria

4515 Willard Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815-3622
(301) 657-9133

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Cost (Pay by cash , check or credit card at the door)

AITP Members: $20
Non-Members: $25
Student Members: $15

Special Note:  Guests of members and speaker are eligible for the Member rate.

Click to RSVP   Please rsvp by July 12.  Space is limited. 

 Read More  for more about our speaker and future events.

About our speaker:

Corliss Jackson is an expert consultant on the Federal Government's hiring process.
 She has over 10 years of hands-on work experience at the Office of Personnel Management,
and at the US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health.
She left her GS15 position to launch a consulting firm, Federal Job Results, which
she heads as President and CEO. The mission of Federal Job Results is to provide
 guidance to individuals who are seeking Federal employment, as well as to consult
with various Federal Government agencies about their recruiting and hiring practices.

  Ms. Jackson is also a Certified Federal Career Counselor, Certified Federal Job
Search Specialist and Certified Federal Resume Specialist.  She is also the author
of the Washington Post's weekly federal jobs column, Corliss's Corner.  She is committed
to helping professionals in transition.  Her experience working with the Federal
 Government as a GS-15 Manager and now as a consultant utilizes this expertise to
give her a unique "insider's view" of the Federal hiring process. She is committed
to helping professionals in transition. She is able to translate her client's background
into the special "Federal language" and "Federal format" required to gain the attention
of the Federal hiring staff.

Go to her website for more information.

  Ms. Jackson's latest achievement is the creation and publication
of  Cracking  the Federal Job Code: Top Secret Tips for Today's Federal Job Seeker,
which is full of detailed, step-by-step information about how to successfully apply
for a Federal job. Cracking the Federal Job Code, is available for purchase at the
website. Signed copies of the publication will be available for purchase at the meeting at a discounted price.

Come and hear Ms. Jackson to get expert guidance on Government employment.  Go to RSVP and make your registration by Tuesday, July 12.


6:00pm to 7:00pm Meet for Cocktails at the bar and handle registration
7:00pm to 8:00pm Dinner served
8:00pm to 9:00pm Presentation (including time for Q&A) before departing for the

About the venue:

Alfio's La Trattoria, in Chevy Chase, MD (, within walking
distance of the Friendship Heights Metro Station and Free Valet Parking, specializing
in Northern Italian Cuisine

Alfio's La Trattoria,  4515 Willard Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD 20815-3622
Phone: 301-657-9133


Upcoming events:

We are back to holding monthly meetings instead of every other month as long as
we can get topics/speakers from our members and guests. It is important to have
consistent, periodic meetings for our members and we will strive to do this. As
long as we have a topic and or speaker for a given month we will hold a meeting
to provide professional, educational growth opportunities for our members. 

Feedback is that networking with peers is an important part of being a Chapter Member.
So take a minute to email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your ideas.

August 11 Meeting:

Our speaker for the August 11th, 2016 meeting will be Tracy B. Wade, President/CEO
of Hire Power, LLC, who will speak on building three separate strategies for your
job search.  If you are hiring or looking for work this presentation will help you understand the market. 

September 8, October 13, November 10 and every second Thursday of the month going
forward are dates we are trying to confirm.

Watch out for our upcoming event about  Ransomware, Is it really give up and pay

Let  us know topics and speakers that you are interested in and  we will follow up.  Have a new
job or responsibility?  Sign up to share with your peers about the company and or products/services.
 Bring your boss so she can appreciate your efforts.

June 9 meeting Recap:

Johnathan Perry presented on Challenges and Strategies for aligning Community Health Center
reporting in a broader health system.  He was well received and entertained lively questions during the presentation.
Click on Attachment below for AITP June 9 Presentation on the professional presentation of 40 slides.

How to join AITP:

You have the opportunity to join the Association of IT Professionals (AITP) - Washington DC Chapter.  Your participation

will help you as you walk your career path from entry level to senior level in technology and managing technology.

For information on joining AITP:  Go to and follow the instructions to join the DC Chapter!