Calendar and Events

<< October 2017 >>

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Social Networking

Workshop | October 3 | 12-1 p.m. |  University Hall

 Robyn Pease, Talent Acquisition Manager, Fundraising & Development

 Human Resources

Building on the basics, learn how to use LinkedIn to highlight career accomplishments; put your best foot forward; and research companies, people and job opportunities.

REGISTRATION required at the UC Learning Center through the Blu portal. Course code - BECAR306


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Microsoft Excel Formulas and Functions (BETEC007)

Course | October 3 | 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, October 4, 2017

KEYS Track 2E - Coaching for Performance and Development

Course | October 4 | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Inette Dishler

 Human Resources

Participants will learn the differences between coaching for performance and coaching for development, know how to prepare for a coaching conversation, learn and use a coaching model, and practice and prepare to give both positive and constructive feedback. This workshop addresses the following Core Competencies: * Inclusiveness * Managing People * Communication * Quality Improvement KEYS Former...   More >

bCal Fundamentals (BETEC003)

Course | October 4 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 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 >

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Job Interviewing: Interviewing Success

Workshop | October 10 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  University Hall

 Human Resources

This hands-on workshop gives you tips for acing the interview. Job-interviewing is an important skillset whether you are switching fields, seeking an advanced position along your current path, or just keeping your skills sharp.

REGISTRATION required at the UC Learning Center through the Blu portal. Course code - BECAR304


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Microsoft Excel Nested and Logical Functions (BETEC023)

Course | October 10 | 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, October 11, 2017

KEYS Track 2C - Taking Disciplinary Action

Course | October 11 | 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Bianca Bowman

 Human Resources

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. This workshop addresses the following Core Competencies: * Inclusiveness * Managing...   More >

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Microsoft Excel Database and Lookup Functions (BETEC024)

Course | October 17 | 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, October 18, 2017

KEYS Track 2B - Conducting Difficult Performance Conversations

Course | October 18 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Roberta Streimer

 Human Resources

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 able to deal with negative emotions and reactions. This...   More >

Microsoft OneNote Fundamentals (BETEC028)

Course | October 18 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 239 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 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 >

Monday, October 23, 2017

KEYS Track 3A - Recruiting and Hiring Staff

Course | October 23 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Tara Herstein; Marc Ovalle; Linda Lundberg

 Human Resources

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 Medical Separation applicants and qualify applicants...   More >

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Job Interviewing II: Practice Your Interviewing Skills

Workshop | October 24 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  University Hall

 Terrie Moore, Staff Career Development

 Human Resources

Practice what you learned in Job Interviewing I in this supportive small-group workshop. Gain valuable peer-to-peer feedback to incorporate into your interview repertoire.

REGISTRATION required at the UC Learning Center through the Blu portal. Course code - BECAR207


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