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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Leveraging 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
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.
Let’s Not Call it Networking: Building Professional Relationships