October 23, 2019

Enhancing Wellbeing: Practical Workplace Tips & Approaches

This session, presented by Marianne Johnson, will highlight the University of Minnesota’s Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing’s Wellbeing Model and its application in fostering resilience in individuals and teams.

October 15, 2019

The Civil Service Consultative Committee (CSCC) and Employment Rules Subcommittee have proposed revisions to the Civil Service Employment Rules.

March 8, 2019

Emotional Intelligence: Engaging distinct combination of emotional, personal, interpersonal skills and competencies

Catherine Rasmussen has 35 years of experience as an educator of leadership development and is a certified Emotional Intelligence trainer. She brings a passion for engaging participants in the joy of learning about themselves and others in order to create change.    

March 4, 2019

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 Outstanding Unit Award! The Award recognizes a University unit (department, center, institute, college, etc.) judged to be exemplary in its support of P&A staff and the critical role P&A employees fulfill in carrying out the University’s mission. The winning unit receives a $1,000 professional development grant.

January 18, 2019

The Wellbeing Program:  Employee Success Stories and Ways that You Could Benefit

The University of Minnesota’s Wellbeing Program helps faculty and staff take small steps toward a healthy and vibrant future. The Office of Human Resources has many inspiring success stories and is excited to share them with the broader campus community! Hear how the Wellbeing Program has helped colleagues improve their lives and how you can use it to enhance many aspects of your life. Learn about all the options in the program and the variety of resources at your fingertips.

December 21, 2018

The Civil Service Consultative Committee (CSCC) and Employment Rules Subcommittee have proposed revisions to the Civil Service Employment Rules.

November 16, 2018

Generation Z Comes to College   

In this session, you will learn about the current research on our emerging new generation of college students. You will have the opportunity to share your observations and ideas as well as discuss how the characteristics of Gen Z students may affect our practices. How are they similar to and different from the Millennial Generation? How might we best promote their success in college?

September 20, 2018

Whitney MooreLeveraging Positivity: Moving Beyond the Simplistic Idea of “Think Positive”

All too often we hear positivity being associated with certain personality types, being naive, living a charmed life, or facing little hardship. This is simply not accurate! An ability to leverage positivity in everyday life is possible for anyone who chooses it, but can often be more complex than just "thinking positive." 

Presented by Whitney Moore, career counselor

May 24, 2018

The Civil Service Senate Communications and Outreach Subcommittee will be hosting a brown bag session for Civil Service employees regarding the different kinds of employment leaves including: FMLA, sick, and vacation.

April 27, 2018

Let’s Not Call it Networking: Building Professional Relationships 


Headshots of Mary Buschette, Director of Alumni & Constituent Relations, CFANS; Jen Guyer-Wood, HHH Director of Career Services; and Ellie McCann, Family Resiliency Extension Educator and Assoc. Ext. Professor