Location: Marriott Coral Springs Hotel 11775 Heron Bay Boulevard, Coral Springs, FL 33076

Workshop Descriptions

  • Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) from A to Z Arvella Collins - TSP Training Specialist This course covers every aspect of TSP participation, and would be beneficial for a mixed group covering every stage of professional life. Topics include the benefits of savings, traditional vs. Roth contributions, investments, loans, and post-separation withdrawals
  • Overview of Retirement Processes - CSRS & FERS Maura Solomita - Manager, Learning, Development, and Diversity - Tampa, FL. In this workshop you will receive an overview of information available on the retirement websites and be provided a workbook on this subject. They will cover both Civil Service retirement and FERS retirement.
  • Polishing Your Promotion Application Barbara Munoz, - Staffing Specialist, Lorraine Ramsey - Field Recruiter Tips on proper completion of eCareer Profile and how to make your Profile stand out from the crowd. You will learn how to answer a KSA, how to organize and begin and end documents effectively.
  • Interviewing Skills Mike Vecchitto - Postmaster, Pompano Beach & Ernie Onody – Postmaster, West Palm Beach Surviving an interview can be a nerve-racking or uplifting experience, depending on which way you approach it. Learn what managers are looking for, how to answer interview questions, and discover techniques that will help you convince a board that you are the best person for the job
  • Writing for Career Advancement Debbie Fetterly - Communications Programs Specialist Effective business writing can open doors and can help you move up the corporate ladder. Clear, concise written communication always stands out as an impressive credential. Your ability to express yourself, in writing, often creates a first impression to the Review Board that reads your eCareer application or to a manager who reads your detail request letter. What does your writing style say about you? Like most things in life, writing well gets easier with practice. Learn more about the importance of good writing skills in today’s workplace and how to develop that distinct competitive edge.
  • Career in Customer Services Enrique Suarez – Postmaster, Miami and David Guiney – Postmaster, Fort Lauderdale Discover career opportunities available in the Customer Service side of the Postal Service
  • Career in Mail Processing Henry Dominguez - Senior Plant Manager Discover the many career opportunities within a Mail Processing Plant.
  • Individual Development Plan Tyann J. Kinard - Management Professional Recruitment, HQ An individual development plan (IDP) is a documented (two-year) plan that serves as a roadmap to guide developmental activities that help you obtain competencies, skills, and experiences to grow in your current role and prepare for larger or cross-functional roles. All employees are encouraged to create an IDP. Find out where and how.
  • Change Management : Keeping Up with the Times Kim Paulissen - Manager, Learning, Development & Diversity Specialist (Area) In any organization, change is inevitable. From the sun setting of our LMS training system to the innovation of the new HERO system, you can play an important role in supporting change adoption across our workforce to ensure a viable future for the USPS. Join us to learn about upcoming changes and how you can prepare for these.
  • How to get a Detail Assignment Sheldon Dixon – Plant Manager ISC & Louis Klegin – Manager, Post Office Operations Experience Matters: How to Get a Detail Opportunity? You may not know the value of experience gained through a detail assignment or know how to get a detail opportunity. This session can provide guidance and strategies to prepare for and obtain a detail assignment opportunity.
  • Step Up and Stand Out Sharon Johnson - Employee Engagement Ambassador (Area) So you’re interested in moving up the ladder! Do you know the possibilities? At USPS you can go anywhere you want to go. If you are motivated in acquiring some new tools and ideas, come join us and find out how
  • Transitioning from Craft to EAS Charisse Nadal – Manager, I.S. Administration, USPIS It does not matter what craft you start in. What matters is how you prepare for the future. You can get anywhere – Join us and we will show you how to reach the opportunities that are around you
  • eCareer Profile Reviews District Leadership - So, you didn’t make the cut? This session will provide participants with the opportunity to have their eCareer profiles reviewed and critiqued by higher-level managers and potential selecting officials. The feedback will help participants gain insight and information on how to best sell themselves through eCareer applications. Submit your eCareer profile no later than September 6, 2018 to Learning, Development and Diversity, ATTN: eCareer Profiles, 2200 NW 72 Ave – Room 102d, Miami FL 33152.

Please note that the ECareer Profile Reviews will be offered as a class to attendees. This is a limited class and you must bring your completed eCareer Profile that includes completed KSAs to be reviewed by a District Leadership member who will discuss your profile and give you advice on how to improve it. Sign up today because we only have space for 50 attendees.