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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

RAPDP - Intermediate - FM8 Award Modifications

Course: Functional Development | April 25 | 9-11 a.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: An intermediate workshop on determining when a change to a project requires sponsor approval and/or a formal contract amendment, and the process for working with SPO/IAO to get a contract amended.

 

  Register online

Microsoft Excel Database and Lookup Functions (BETEC024)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | April 25 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

"Course Description
This course details a family of related Excel features and function calculations commonly used in conjunction with large data Ranges or Tables. Emphasis is placed on proper use cases and syntax, and introduces alternative methods to view flat file data on a record-by-record basis.

Learning Objectives
* Understand the differences between Ranges and Tables.
* Review the...   More >

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Conflict Competency for Teams

Workshop: Conflict Resolution and Prevention Training | April 26 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

In order to achieve high performance on teams, team members must be equipped with the knowledge and skills to effectively handle their inevitable differences, disagreements and disputes. This class will focus on types of team conflict and how conflict emerges, as well as common barriers to conflict resolution. Participants will learn how to create the right climate that fosters open and honest...   More >

Microsoft OneNote Fundamentals (BETEC028)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | April 26 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Kathleen Valerio

 Human Resources

"This course details the process of managing information in a structured format using Microsoft OneNote notebooks. Emphasis is placed on data management and formatting, embedded objects and drawing tools, recorded audio and video notes, and protection of sensitive data.

• Identify the elements of the Microsoft OneNote interface.
• Structure Notebooks using Pages, Subpages, Sections, and...   More >

Thursday, April 27, 2017

KEYS: Conducting Difficult Performance Conversations

Workshop: Manager and Supervisor Development | April 27 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

Participants will better understand the supervisor's responsibility for having performance conversations, be able to provide formal and informal feedback for corrective action, value the importance of documentation, clearly articulate expectations and how they have not been met, address behaviors and develop plans for improving them, and be...   More >

  Register online

Job Interviewing II: Practice Your Interviewing Skills

Workshop: Career Development/Job Search Skills | April 27 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, See registration confirmation for Room Number.

 

Staff/Faculty Career Programs, University Health Services

 Staff Learning & Development

In this supportive small-group workshop, you will practice what you learned in the job interviewing I workshop. Walk away with valuable peer-to-peer feedback to incorporate into your interview repertoire.

Registration required by going to the UC Learning Center in Blu. Register for BECAR207

Microsoft Excel Database and Lookup Functions (BETEC024)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | April 27 | 1:30-4 p.m. | S300T Haas School of Business

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

"Course Description
This course details a family of related Excel features and function calculations commonly used in conjunction with large data Ranges or Tables. Emphasis is placed on proper use cases and syntax, and introduces alternative methods to view flat file data on a record-by-record basis.

Learning Objectives
* Understand the differences between Ranges and Tables.
* Review the...   More >

Monday, May 1, 2017

Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet Design and Formatting (BETEC011)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | May 1 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 239 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 Kathleen Valerio

 Human Resources

"Spreadsheet Basics: Learn how to navigate in and across spreadsheets. Use AutoFill to build spreadsheets and link them into quarterly reports with basic equations in Microsoft Excel.

Learning objectives:

* Insert and format data.
* Use AutoFill.
* Insert/delete hide and unhide rows and columns.
* Name, move, add and delete worksheets.
* Apply filters and sorts.
* Export files to Excel...   More >

Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet Design and Formatting (BETEC011)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | May 1 | 1-4 p.m. | 239 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 Kathleen Valerio

 Human Resources

"Spreadsheet Basics: Learn how to navigate in and across spreadsheets. Use AutoFill to build spreadsheets and link them into quarterly reports with basic equations in Microsoft Excel.

Learning objectives:

* Insert and format data.
* Use AutoFill.
* Insert/delete hide and unhide rows and columns.
* Name, move, add and delete worksheets.
* Apply filters and sorts.
* Export files to Excel...   More >

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Workplace Civility: Respect in Action

Workshop: Conflict Resolution and Prevention Training | May 2 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

Practical steps for promoting civility at work: giving constructive feedback, using apologies effectively, helping your unit establish norms for behavior, and supporting the human element in the face of technological change.

Brand Training Workshop 1: Strategy and visual design

Workshop | May 2 | 9-11:30 a.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus

 Public Affairs

Attend this workshop to understand the strategy behind the development of the Berkeley brand platform. See examples of how to apply the brand guidelines in your daily work. Get hands-on practice with the visual design elements of the brand platform. Work on a sample project (or bring a live one of your own) to create a branded piece with your own unique voice. Participants: Anyone who does...   More >

  Register online

Making the Most of Social Security: Beuhs360-170502

Workshop: Health and Wellness | May 2 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Section Club Room

 Wendy Nishikawa

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

Speaker: Eric Schreiber, Workplace Planning & Guidance Consultant, Fidelity Investments
This workshop will cover how Social Security benefits are determined and claiming strategies that can help you optimize your benefits.

 

  Register online

Microsoft Excel Formulas and Functions (BETEC007)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | May 2 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

"This course details the process by which calculations are created in Microsoft Excel workbooks. Emphasis is placed on the underlying theory and syntax of formulas and functions, as well as their complimentary abilities and use cases.

Learning Objectives

* Understand the fundamental differences of values vs. formats.
* Use AutoCalculate to display summary information from multiple...   More >

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

KEYS: Taking Disciplinary Action

Workshop: Manager and Supervisor Development | May 3 | 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

Participants will be provided with information and skills needed to more confidently deal with unacceptable employee behavior and performance. They will learn the Seven Tests of Just Cause as a framework for disciplinary action, and the disciplinary alternatives and ways to determine which ones are appropriate.

  Register online

Thursday, May 4, 2017

RAPDP - Intermediate - FM9 Award Reporting

Course: Functional Development | May 4 | 9-11 a.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: An intermediate workshop that looks at the RA’s responsibilities regarding award reporting, in particulars working with the PI to finalize technical reports and working with CGA to finalize financial reports.

 

  Register online

HCM Training - Data Entry - AP

Course: Technology and Systems Training | May 4 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | 241 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 Lydia A. Jenkins

 Human Resources

Instructor-led – Hands-On training which include realistic HR business process scenarios and exercises related to Academic Personnel
In depth discussion of Academic Personnel Office terminology
AP Personal Data Entry – Add (Hire) a Person based on HR business process
AP Job Data Entry – Updating Employee Job Movements based on HR business process
Understand Position Management updates – APO...   More >

Assessing Personality Type and Your Career with the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

Workshop | May 4 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, See registration confirmation for Room Number

 Staff/Faculty Career Programs, University Health Services

 Staff Learning and Development

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) can help you understand your preferred work style and how it relates to specific careers and work roles. A clearer understanding of these can be beneficial to achieving higher career satisfaction.

Registration required by going to the UC Learning Center in Blu. Register for BECAR 102. Pre-work required for this workshop. See details online at the Learning...   More >

Microsoft Excel Nested and Logical Functions (BETEC023)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | May 4 | 1:30-4 p.m. | S300T Haas School of Business

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

"This course details the theory and syntax of nested Functions, including the integration of Logical Functions as well as the integration of Formulas with Functions. Calculation auditing features are reviewed to provide methods of inspecting concealed processing steps.

Please note: Although there is no required prerequisite for this course, it is highly recommended to attend Microsoft Excel...   More >

Monday, May 8, 2017

Social Networking for Power Users

Workshop | May 8 | 12-1 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, See registration confirmation for Room Number

 Staff/Faculty Career Programs

 Staff Learning and Development

Building on the basics of social networking, this workshop teaches participants how to use LinkedIn to highlight their career accomplishments, put their bast foot forward, research companies, people and job opportunities.

Microsoft Excel Database and Lookup Functions (BETEC024)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | May 8 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 239 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

"Course Description
This course details a family of related Excel features and function calculations commonly used in conjunction with large data Ranges or Tables. Emphasis is placed on proper use cases and syntax, and introduces alternative methods to view flat file data on a record-by-record basis.

Learning Objectives
* Understand the differences between Ranges and Tables.
* Review the...   More >

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

HCM Training - Data Entry - AP

Course: Technology and Systems Training | May 9 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | 241 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 Lydia A. Jenkins

 Human Resources

Instructor-led – Hands-On training which include realistic HR business process scenarios and exercises related to Academic Personnel
In depth discussion of Academic Personnel Office terminology
AP Personal Data Entry – Add (Hire) a Person based on HR business process
AP Job Data Entry – Updating Employee Job Movements based on HR business process
Understand Position Management updates – APO...   More >

Brand Training Workshop 2: Building websites with branded components

Workshop | May 9 | 2-4 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus | Note change in date

 Public Affairs

Attend this workshop to see how the Berkeley brand platform can be applied to your website. See examples of each web template option: Dreamweaver, WordPress, and OpenBerkeley. Get hands-on experience with the Dreamweaver template in order to gain a deeper understanding of the modular branded components and how to use them to build a page.

  Register online

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

KEYS: Recruiting and Hiring Staff

Workshop: Manager and Supervisor Development | May 10 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

Learn how to effectively recruit and hire staff based on federal and state regulations and UC policies to conduct consistent, legal, and fair hiring processes. This entails all stages of the full-cycle recruitment process to include proper job description creation, how to apply principles of inclusion, manage Special Placement Candidate and...   More >

  Register online

bMail Fundamentals (BETEC005)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | May 10 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Kathleen Valerio

 Human Resources

"bMail is Berkeley's version of Google Mail.

This class looks at ways Google Apps are integrated (Mail, Calendar, Drive). Learn basic navigation, how to compose and respond to e-mails, set up your account signature and vacation messages, activate useful labs, create groups and manage contacts, use e-mail to generate a calendar event and vice versa. Create and manage Labels and Filters, use...   More >

Brand Training Workshop 2: Building websites with branded components

Workshop | May 10 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus

 Public Affairs

Attend this workshop to see how the Berkeley brand platform can be applied to your website. See examples of each web template option: Dreamweaver, WordPress, and OpenBerkeley. Get hands-on experience with the Dreamweaver template in order to gain a deeper understanding of the modular branded components and how to use them to build a page.

  Register online

Thursday, May 11, 2017

RAPDP - Advanced - ST1 Fellowships and Training Grants

Course: Functional Development | May 11 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: A specialty workshop that covers the unique pre- and post-award issues associated with research fellowships and training grants.

 

  Register online

bCal Fundamentals (BETEC003)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | May 11 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | S300T Haas School of Business

 Kathleen Valerio

 Human Resources

"bCal is Berkeley's version of Google Calendar.

Learn how to:

* Create and use groups to share content and/or schedule a video call.
* Create repeating meetings and/or all day events.
* Use “find a time” to schedule appointments; invite guests and resources to an event.
* Add location details through Google Maps and attachments.
* Monitor RSVP’s and follow up with people based on...   More >

HCM Training - Data Entry

Course: Technology and Systems Training | May 11 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | 241 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 Lydia A. Jenkins

 Human Resources

Instructor-led – Hands-On training which include realistic HR business process scenarios and exercises
Personal Data Entry – Add (Hire) a Person based on HR business process
Job Data Entry – Updating Employee Job Movements based on HR business process
Understand Action/Reason and Sequence Numbering
Understand Transfer Process : Within a Department and Out of Department
Understand Promotions...   More >

Microsoft Excel Database and Lookup Functions (BETEC024)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | May 11 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

"Course Description
This course details a family of related Excel features and function calculations commonly used in conjunction with large data Ranges or Tables. Emphasis is placed on proper use cases and syntax, and introduces alternative methods to view flat file data on a record-by-record basis.

Learning Objectives
* Understand the differences between Ranges and Tables.
* Review the...   More >

Monday, May 15, 2017

Microsoft Excel Nested and Logical Functions (BETEC023)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | May 15 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 239 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

"This course details the theory and syntax of nested Functions, including the integration of Logical Functions as well as the integration of Formulas with Functions. Calculation auditing features are reviewed to provide methods of inspecting concealed processing steps.

Please note: Although there is no required prerequisite for this course, it is highly recommended to attend Microsoft Excel...   More >

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

New Employee Orientation

Orientation: New Employees | May 16 | 8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 150

 Human Resources

New Employee Orientation is held every other month. We encourage new employees to attend as soon as possible after beginning work at Berkeley - you'll learn about the campus, gain understanding of your benefits, and discover some new opportunities that are free to staff.

Identifying Your Vital Skills

Workshop | May 16 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, See registration confirmation for Room Number

 Staff/Faculty Career Programs

 Staff Learning and Development

This workshop will focus on helping you identify your skills, including those you enjoy using most, and those you would like to develop further in your career at UC Berkeley. Campus resources for learning and/or developing skills will be discussed.

Registration required by going to the UC learning Center in Blu. Register for BECAR104

Microsoft Excel Nested and Logical Functions (BETEC023)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | May 16 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

"This course details the theory and syntax of nested Functions, including the integration of Logical Functions as well as the integration of Formulas with Functions. Calculation auditing features are reviewed to provide methods of inspecting concealed processing steps.

Please note: Although there is no required prerequisite for this course, it is highly recommended to attend Microsoft Excel...   More >

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

RAPDP - Advanced - ST2 Cost Share

Course: Functional Development | May 17 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: A specialty workshop that details the processes for proposing, setting up, tracking, and reporting on cost share commitments to a sponsored project.

 

  Register online

Google Forms Design (BETEC008)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | May 17 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Kathleen Valerio

 Human Resources

"Learn how to work with Google Forms. Create questionnaires, quizzes, surveys, or collect e-mail addresses for newsletters. With Google Forms you can collect and analyze data directly in your web browser.

Build a form from scratch using various question types:

* short answer
* multiple choice
* check boxes
* drop down selection
* linear scales
* multiple choice grids

Collaborate...   More >

Thursday, May 18, 2017

KEYS: Compensation and Benefits - What Every Supervisor Needs to Know

Workshop: Manager and Supervisor Development | May 18 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

This workshop will cover the basics of managing compensation and understanding the benefits structure at UC Berkeley. The Compensation session will provide guidance on how to address frequently asked compensation questions, including:
• How do I determine the appropriate salary for a new hire?
• What is an appropriate promotional...   More >

  Register online

Brand Training Workshop 3: Social media guidelines and tips

Workshop | May 18 | 9-11:30 a.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus

 Public Affairs

This workshop will give you tips and tricks on how best to approach and manage your social media presence. We will review our campus social media guidelines, talk about strategy and goal setting, and get some hands on practice analyzing metrics. Bring your questions! Participants: Anyone who manages a social media channel for their unit or department or is considering starting one.

  Register online

Microsoft Excel VBA Function Programming (BETEC010)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | May 18 | 1:30-4 p.m. | S300T Haas School of Business

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

"This course details the process by which custom, user-defined functions are created using the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) programming language. Once defined, VBA functions may be used in Microsoft Excel to produce custom calculated outcomes that extend beyond the capabilities of the standard Excel function library.

Learning Objectives

* Understand the VBA Project hierarchy and...   More >

Monday, May 22, 2017

Exploring Career Interests with the Strong Interest Inventory

Workshop | May 22 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, See registration confirmation for Room Number

 Staff/Faculty Career Programs, University Health Services

 Staff Learning and Development

The Strong Interest Inventory is used to clarify prominent career and work interests. These themes will be discussed and related to job families and career opportunities on the Berkeley campus.

Registration required by going to the UC Learning Center in Blu. Register for BECAR101. See details there for PRE-WORK required for this workshop.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Microsoft Visio Fundamentals (BETEC014)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | May 23 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

"Course Description
This course details the process by which Microsoft Visio diagrams are developed using Stencils, Shapes, Connectors, and through the incorporation of design tools and visual aids. Emphasis is placed on common diagram types and object organization using multi-page and multi-layer design layouts.

Learning Objectives
* Understand diagramming concepts and the relationships...   More >

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

KEYS: ADA/FMLA - What Every Supervisor Needs to Know

Workshop: Manager and Supervisor Development | May 24 | 1-4:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

Topics covered in this workshop include current information about the laws, eligibility, rights and responsibilities, and how these laws interact with one another. The workshop introduces the Interactive Process of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and examples of reasonable accommodation in the workplace. It also provides an...   More >

  Register online

Thursday, May 25, 2017

RAPDP - Advanced - PD3 Developing Large/Complex Proposals

Course: Functional Development | May 25 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: An advanced workshop that integrates topics from other workshops to explore developing larger, more complex proposals, including working with the Berkeley Research Development Office.

 

  Register online

Informational Interviewing

Workshop | May 25 | 12-1 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, See registration confirmation for Room Number

 Staff/Faculty Career Programs

 Staff Learning and Development

Do you have an idea about a field you want to go into but don't know how to get there? Learning how to conduct informational interviews with experienced staff can be a great resource in your career strategy toolkit.

Registration required by going to the UC learning Center in Blu. Register for BECAR303

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Job Interviewing

Workshop | May 30 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, See registration confirmation for Room Number

 Staff/Faculty Career Programs

 Staff Learning and Development

This hands-on workshop gives you tips for acing the intrview. This is a great workshop whether you are switching fields, applying for a new position in your current job track, or would simply like some practice sharpening your interviewing skills.

Registration required by going to the UC learning Center in Blu. Register for BECAR304

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

KEYS: Supervising in a Union Environment

Workshop: Manager and Supervisor Development | May 31 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

Supervisors will learn how to manage their represented employees within the constraints of the laws and the labor contracts. They will also learn about management rights, employee rights and union rights, and how to communicate with represented employees and unions.

  Register online

Microsoft OneNote Fundamentals (BETEC028)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | May 31 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Kathleen Valerio

 Human Resources

"This course details the process of managing information in a structured format using Microsoft OneNote notebooks. Emphasis is placed on data management and formatting, embedded objects and drawing tools, recorded audio and video notes, and protection of sensitive data.

• Identify the elements of the Microsoft OneNote interface.
• Structure Notebooks using Pages, Subpages, Sections, and...   More >

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Google Sheets Spreadsheet Design and Formatting (BETEC004)

Course: Technology and Systems Training | June 1 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Kathleen Valerio

 Human Resources

"Spreadsheet Basics: These features are similar to Microsoft Excel.

* Insert and format data.
* Use AutoFill.
* Insert/delete, hide and unhide rows and columns.
* Name, move, add and delete sheets.
* Apply filters and sorts.
* Export files to Excel and/or upload to Google Drive.
* Insert/delete comments.
* Do simple functions (e.g. Sum, Average, Count).
* Create charts and...   More >

Email Civility

Workshop: Conflict Resolution and Prevention Training | June 1 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

Email is a wonderful tool, but when used improperly it can inflame existing conflicts or even create new ones. Learn when and how to use email effectively so that you can foster a more civil and productive workplace.

Taking Action and Moving Forward in Your Career

Workshop | June 1 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, See registration confirmation for Room Number

 Staff/Faculty Career Programs, University Health Services

 Staff Learning and Development

Goal setting and decision making strategies will be addressed in this workshop. Participants will clarify specific career-related goals and learn ways of coping with potential obstacles to career development.

Registration required by going to the UC learning Center in Blu. Register for BECAR201

Friday, June 2, 2017

Advancing Practice - The Architect of Hope, Elizabeth Wilcox, Sr. Consultant for Advising, 6/2/17

Workshop: Professional Skills Development | June 2 | 9-10:30 a.m. | 150 University Hall

 Elizabeth Wilcox

 Human Resources

Most students enter college with a wide range of very personal hopes and dreams. But why are some students more successful at meeting their goals than others? Richard Synder’s hope theory offers an explanation for why some students are better at meeting goals than others. Research shows that hope is measurable, predictive of academic achievement and GPA, and can be developed. It also indicates...   More >

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

KEYS: Minimizing Risk

Workshop: Manager and Supervisor Development | June 6 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

Eager to spend days in front of a judge and jury answering embarrassing questions about how you treated an employee? Didn’t think so. Learn how to reduce workplace risk – and what to do if it becomes unavoidable – in this gateway course to the Risk Management Track. We’ll talk about what risk management is, how it applies to managing...   More >

  Register online

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Advancing Practice - Life After Advising 2.0: Identifying Crossover Career Skills and Pathways - Core Career Skills Mapping (An Interactive Workshop), 6/7/17

Workshop: Career Development/Job Search Skills: Professional Skills Development | June 7 | 9-10:30 a.m. | 150 University Hall

 Elizabeth Wilcox

 Human Resources

In this interactive workshop we will help you identify transferable core skills (by looking carefully at your recent projects and assignments) and map these to employment sectors beyond advising. You will be able to see where you have strengths and where more development will be needed for career mobility.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Understanding Your Work Related Values

Workshop | June 8 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, See registration confirmation for Room Number

 Staff/Faculty Career Programs, University Health Services

 Staff Learning and Development

Identifying and clarifying your most important values is fundamental in career planning. This workshop will focus on clarifying what matters to you most in work and work environments.

Registration required by going to the UC learning Center in Blu. Register for BECAR103

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

KEYS: Dealing with Disputes and Disagreements

Workshop: Manager and Supervisor Development | June 13 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

Effectively managing conflict in the workplace is a key management responsibility. When conflicts are not resolved, individuals, work groups, and even the entire department may become dysfunctional. Managing conflict requires skills that can be taught. Course participants will:
• Learn how to select the appropriate strategy for managing...   More >

  Register online

KEYS Track 4b- Dealing with Disputes and Disagreements

Workshop: Conflict Resolution and Prevention Training: Manager and Supervisor Development | June 13 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

Please arrive on time for class . Ten minutes after the workshop starts, vacant seats will be given to those on the waitlist.

Effectively managing conflict in the workplace is a key management responsibility. When conflicts are not resolved, individuals, work groups, and even the entire department may become dysfunctional. Managing...   More >

Monday, June 19, 2017

Advancing Practice - Life After Advising: Resume Review (An Interactive Workshop), 6/19/17

Workshop: Career Development/Job Search Skills: Professional Skills Development | June 19 | 9-10:30 a.m. | 150 University Hall

 Elizabeth Wilcox

 Human Resources

Is your resume effectively skimmable? Does it use key words and phrases to describe your core skills and value added? Is it the right length? Are there skill, experience or education gaps? How could you fill these? Is it focused on the job you want instead of the job you have? Bring your current resume to this session and we will work to improve and streamline it together.

Marketing Yourself for Your Next Job: Resume Writing

Workshop | June 19 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, See registration confirmation for Room Number

 Staff/Faculty Career Programs

 Staff Learning and Development

Create a resume that gets attention and results. Learn how to create documents that showcase your transferable skills and highlight the strengths of your unique work history.

Registration required by going to the UC learning Center in Blu. Register for BECAR301

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

KEYS: Creating a Safe and Healthy Workplace

Workshop: Manager and Supervisor Development | June 21 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

Pre-work:
1) View eCourse on UC Learning Center: "Workplace Health & Safety Awareness", class code BEEHSWHSP_11-18-09
2) Ask the staff you supervise for input – what are their health and safety concerns?

Managers and supervisors play a significant role in addressing the University's commitment to providing a safe, healthy and...   More >

  Register online

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Assessing Personality Type and Your Career with the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

Workshop | June 22 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, See registration confirmation for Room Number

 Staff/Faculty Career Programs

 Staff Learning and Development

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) can help you understand your preferred work style and how it relates to specific career/work roles. A clearer understanding of these can be beneficial to achieving higher career satisfaction.

Registration required by going to the UC learning Center in Blu. Register for BECAR102. See details there for PRE-WORK required for this workshop.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Exploring Career Interests with the Strong Interest Inventory

Workshop | June 26 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, See registration confirmation for Room Number

 Staff/Faculty Career Programs

 Staff Learning and Development

The Strong Interest Inventory is used to clarify prominent career and work interests. These themes will be discussed and related to job families and career opportunities on the Berkeley campus.

Registration required by going to the UC learning Center in Blu. Register for BECAR101. See details there for PRE-WORK required for this workshop.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

KEYS: Disability Management: Understanding the Process

Workshop: Manager and Supervisor Development | June 28 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS ONLY.

This workshop provides supervisors with the background and tools necessary to manage the disability process. Topics include disability laws, workers’ compensation, non-occupational disability, transitional return-to-work, reasonable accommodation, and the interactive process.

  Register online

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Job Interviewing II: Practice Your Interviewing Skills

Workshop | June 29 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, See registration confirmation for Room Number

 Staff/Faculty Career Programs

 Staff Learning and Development

In this supportive small-group workshop, you will practice what you learned in the job interviewing I workshop. Walk away with valuable peer-to-peer feedback to incorporate into your interview repertoire.

Registration required by going to the UC learning Center in Blu. Register for BECAR207

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

New Employee Orientation

Orientation: New Employees | January 10 – September 12, 2017 the second Tuesday of the month every other month with exceptions | 8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 150

 Human Resources

New Employee Orientation is held every other month. We encourage new employees to attend as soon as possible after beginning work at Berkeley - you'll learn about the campus, gain understanding of your benefits, and discover some new opportunities that are free to staff.

New Employee Orientation

Orientation: New Employees | July 11 | 8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 150 University Hall

 Human Resources

New employees are encouraged to attend this orientation to learn about the Berkeley campus, gain understanding about your benefits and discover new opportunities for staff. An optional campus tour will be offered from 11:40am to 12:30pm following Campus Services and Staff Organizations. NOTE: New hires should meet with their departmental benefits managers to arrange to sign up for benefits during...   More >

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

New Employee Orientation

Orientation: New Employees | January 10 – September 12, 2017 the second Tuesday of the month every other month with exceptions | 8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | University Hall, Room 150

 Human Resources

New Employee Orientation is held every other month. We encourage new employees to attend as soon as possible after beginning work at Berkeley - you'll learn about the campus, gain understanding of your benefits, and discover some new opportunities that are free to staff.

New Employee Orientation

Orientation: New Employees | September 12 | 8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 150 University Hall

 Human Resources

New employees are encouraged to attend this orientation to learn about the Berkeley campus, gain understanding about your benefits and discover new opportunities for staff. An optional campus tour will be offered from 11:40am to 12:30pm following Campus Services and Staff Organizations. NOTE: New hires should meet with their departmental benefits managers to arrange to sign up for benefits during...   More >