AuthorsDen.com   Join (free) | Login  

   Your Online Literary Community! 
 Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

Signed Bookstore | Authors | Books | Stories | Articles | Poetry | Blogs | News | Events | Reviews | Videos | Success | Gold Members | Testimonials

Featured Authors:  Ron Cox, iCharles Neff, iLloyd Lofthouse, iArmineh Ohanian, iJames Milward, iJ.E. Thompson, iNina Anderson, i

 
Home > Author > Marvin D Pirila
 
Marvin D Pirila

· Become a Fan
· Contact author
· Books
· Blog
· 2 Titles
· Add to My Library
· Share with a friend
·
Member Since: Dec, 2007

Marvin D Pirila, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.






  Marvin D Pirila           

Share  Save   [ Subscribe]        

I'm an obsessed perfectionist who learned from early on, through much trial and error, to manage both difficult and great people.


Background Information

I have a BBA degree in finance (minor in Economics) from the University of Minnesota, Duluth.

I have been a manager for the Postal Service since 1990, working in various capacities with many different groups of people.  These include:

  • Postmaster
  • Supervisor, Distribution Operations
  • Customer Services Supervisor
  • Operations Support
  • Plant Manager

During this same time, I worked as a tax professional for H & R Block.  Currently, I work in as the marketing/tax partner/copywriter for Fishing Webmaster, LLC (web development specialists).  Prior to my employment with the Postal Service I had also worked as a crew leader for teenagers. 

Committees:  Labor-Management, Contract Negotiations (two unions over two contracts), Ideas Committee, Management Operations Data Systems, Safety-Health, Breakthrough-Productivity Coordinator, Program Evaluation Guide (Emergency Preparedness)

Courses/Training:  Affirmative Action, Sexual Harassment, Injury Compensation, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Labor Relations, Diversity, Equal Employment Opportunities, Violence in the Workplace, Managing Performance and Conflict Resolution, Corporate Messaging, Process Management, Safety Training Observation Program, Highway Contract Route Management, Rural Route Management, and Powerlift.  Trained in copywriting through AWAI.
 

Birth Place
GRAND RAPIDS, MN USA
Accomplishments

Awards/Recognition: Commendation letter for professionalism and contributions to automation. Special Achievement Award for management skills. SPOT award for achievements in Operations Support. Special Achievement Award for contributions to processing operations.

Additional Information

Team manager for Destination Imagination teams for four years. If you think managing adults are hard, try a bunch of creative elementary and high school students. There's a reason we love our teachers! I've also published "Gorgo, A Visitor Alien" and a chapbook of poems, "Sweet Somethings." Currently working on a comedy and SEO book.

Contact Information

1 NORTH CLOQUET RD W 
ESKO MN 55733   USA
Contact Author: Marvin D Pirila


Featured Book
Wild Birds in the Parks of Hudson County
by Patricia Hilliard

A bird-watching guide to Hudson County, New Jersey, which is located west of the Statue of Liberty, across from New York City...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
The Atlantis Crystal
by Will Clark

Digger, a shady archaeologist, becomes involved with smugglers in his desperation to dig in dirt. An unusual find at the dig site starts a frantic episode that leads to m..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members





Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.