Hispanic Internal Revenue Employees, Inc.

Promoting Career Advancement Through Training and Education

Conference Workshops



2019 H.I.R.E. National Training Conference

Celebrating H.I.R.E. National's 29th  Anniversary

August 8-9, 2019

Kissimmee, FL



Hosted by the H.I.R.E. South Florida chapter.


Thursday, August 8, 2019

10:30AM to 12:00PM

Meeting Management Expectations - First Time Managers
Discover how to meet organizational expectations as a first-time manager. Learn tips to: balance conflicting expectations of peers, direct reports, and management; establish a productive relationship with your new employees and your new boss.
Importance of Evaluating & Assessing Your Performance
Learn why it is important to conduct a self evaluation on one's self. Identify tips to help you identify your current performance, identify areas of improvement and develop an improvement plan to help you achieve your highest potential.

1:15PM to 2:45PM

Writing Effective Performance Commitments & Self-assessments
Learn important techniques to help you write your yearly performance commitments and self-assessments (mid-year and end-of-year).

What is Effective Writing & Communication?

Writing skills are an important part of communication. Good writing skills allow you to communicate your message with clarity and ease. Learn proper writing techniques to make a document, presentation, e-mail, resumes, etc. more professional so it is received in a positive manner by your audience.

3:00PM to 4:30PM
Becoming an Effective Leader
Leaders from time to time may face challenges navigating through organizational politics.  You will learn methods and strategies to become an effective leader that navigates through the politics and will successfully lead the team to accomplish their organizational goals.
Why are Interviews Important?
A job interview allows both the employer and applicant to get better acquainted with each other. It also allows an employer to determine if the potential applicant has the skills needed for the job position, do their skills align with the needs of the organization and is the applicant willing to perform the duties of the job. A job interview can help the potential applicant present their job skills, learn more about what is required and expected to do the job to determine if the job is the right fit for the applicant's career.

Friday, August 9, 2019

8:30AM to 10:00AM

Introduction to Decision Making Decision making is the process of making choices by identifying a decision, gathering information, and assessing alternative resolutions. Identify steps you can use to make better decisions.

Getting to know your organizational goals and priorities

Business Results and Strategic Planning is critical to any organization. This workshop will help you navigate through various sources (e.g. IRS Strategic Plan, Business Performance Reviews, Program Letters, Annual Report to Congress, etc.) to help you learn more about your organization's metrics and goals to help you understand your role within your organization.

10:15AM to 11:45 AM

 The Art of Successful Negotiations A successful negotiation aims to ensure each stakeholder has received at least something that is important to them. Learn critical steps to help you become successful in any negotiation.
The Importance of Implementing and Embracing Process Improvement
Learn the importance of identifying areas which could benefit from using process improvement techniques. Learn how to identify and document your process, measure the impact, identify any pitfalls and barriers, learn how to keep your process improvement on track, and how to communicate strategically with impacted stakeholders. 

1:00 to 2:30 PM

Basic Project Management 101

Project Management is just one segment of a specified project with a specific scope, a detailed plan with beginning and ending dates as to how you and your organization can achieve its goal. You will learn how to identify a series of steps, time, resources and reporting tools needed to be successful.

Employee Engagement - Empower Your Inner Self Employee engagement is a level of commitment, passion, and loyalty to help an employee's personal goals and interest align with the vision and goals of their work and organization. You will learn techniques to help you become more self-empowered to help you and your organization grow and change.

2:45PM to 4:15PM

Completed Staff Work

Identify the elements of completed staff work. You will learn how to identify issue(s), leveraging tools and resources, gathering and preparing data for analysis, analyzing data, developing alternatives, recommending solutions, presenting the findings, outlining the next steps and putting it all together so all your boss needs to do is review and approve.

What Does Political Savvy Really Mean?

When dealing with power and influence you may need to navigate political waters. Most everyone knows that politics are a reality in any organization or workplace and even if you dislike it, you cannot eliminate it. Learn tips to help you navigate the political waters while also being able to influence positive outcomes.