Conference Location: BONAVENTURE RESORT & SPA | 250 Racquet Club Rd | Weston, Florida 33326
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Workshops Descriptions

 

Leader of the Pack

Henry Dominguez - A/Senior Plant Manager

So you want to be a Leader? Henry will share some of his tips for success over the past several years of his career.

 

Making the Most of Your Benefits

Erica Hayton – Manager Benefits and Wellness USPS

 The Postal Service provides a valuable package of benefits, but many employees do not know how to make the most of them. Whether you are new to the Postal Service or you are preparing for retirement, come find out how to make sure you are making the right decisions to protect your physical and financial health now and in the future. 

 

Thrift Saving 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.

 

Winning at the Financial Game

Catalina Franco-Cicero – Director of Financial Wellness and Fiscal Fitness Clubs of America

Can you imagine going onto a football field and not knowing who you are playing, not knowing who’s on your team, or running plays without a playbook? Not anybody who wants to win! This class introduces you to the playing field, who’s on the other team that you must be prepared for, and some of the critical team members that you need to vet as the quarterback. It’s a fun way to understand personal finances and some of the players’ life will throw at you. The feedback we’ve gotten is: “It’s a really fun class!”

 

Overview of Retirement Processes - CSRS & FERS

Richard DeFeo - Supervisor HRSSC Operations and Nancy Castiglione - Personnel Processing Specialist HRSSC

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.

 

Nutrition & Fitness

Roeyon Ragin, CEO of Operation F.I.N.E. (Fit Individuals No Excuses)

This class will help you jump start or recharge your diet and exercise regimen with a few fat burning techniques and super food additions that will help you look and feel amazing!

 

ECareer - How to Apply for Jobs

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.

 

Career in Maintenance

Carl Powell, Manager - Maintenance West Palm Beach P&DC - Michael Kirk, Manager Maintenance Operations Miami P&DC

This workshop provides an overview of the application, testing and candidate supplemental application booklet for the Maintenance craft. Receive insight on how to prepare for a career in the technical fields for employment with the USPS Maintenance Department.

 

Are We Worth the Investment?

Javier A. Gates Algarin - Industrial Engineer and Denise Young - Manager Post Office Operations For new employees - this class is just for you to see how your career will matter and the many opportunities the Post Service can offer.

 

 

 

 

Interviewing Skills

Joseph A. Croce Jr. - Manager, Customer Service Operations & Phyllis A. Reed - Postmaster, Hollywood, FL 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 Law Enforcement

Ivan Ramirez - US Postal Inspector Southern Division, Jeldrys Lowry - Assistant Special Agent In-Charge, Office of Inspector General and Captain Don Martin, Postal Police

Learn what career opportunities are available, with the Postal Police, Postal Inspection Service and the Office of Inspector General.

 

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

Juan Gonzalez - Plant Manager, Miami P&DC, Linda Gray - Plant Manager, West Palm Beach P&DC

Discover the many career opportunities within a Mail Processing Plant.

 

Career in Finance

Joel Oullette - Manager of Finance

Learn what career opportunities are available in the Finance Department.

 

Career in Marketing

Juan Nadal - Manager Marketing and Lilliana Castro, Manager Consumer & Industry Contact

Learn what exciting career opportunities are available in the Marketing department.

 

A Career in Operation Programs Support

Kristopher Novy - Manager Delivery/Customer Service Programs

Learn the Career opportunities that are available in the Operation’s Support department.

 

Career in Human Resources

Tom Noone - Manager Labor Relations, and Charisse Nadal - Manager Safety

Learn about a career opportunities that are available in Human Resources Department.

 

Building Team Success

Sharon Johnson - Southern Area Employee Engagement Ambassador

Success is not a destination, it is a process, a lifelong strategy of building on strengths, minimizing weaknesses, and focus on the people and points of life that are most important. You will achieve great things by understanding four very important success building areas: Relationships, Equipping, Attitude and Learning.

 

Motivation – Seize Your Dreams – Sharon Johnson - Southern Employee Ambassador

Your Dream, it can inspire you, it can empower you. But will it reward you?  Most people fail to realize their potential because their dream remains hypothetical.  Together we will discuss the Ownership Question: Is my dream really my dream? The Clarity question: Do I clearly see my dream?