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Upcoming Events

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 >

And Campus for All: Diversity, Inclusion, and Free Speech at Berkeley: PEN America on Campus

Panel Discussion | October 23 | 5-6:30 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 Chancellor Carol T. Christ

 Suzanne Nossel; Erwin Chemerinsky; DeRay Mckesson; Rigel Robinson

 Abdi Soltani

 Chancellor's Office, PEN America

A panel of thought leaders discussing what is Free Speech on the Berkeley campus. A complete list of panelists will be announced by October 10. PEN America, our partner for this event, is a free expression organization with a more than 90-year track record of fostering dialogue and understanding that transcends social, political and geographic boundaries. In November 2016 PEN published And Campus...   More >

 

 Open to Faculty, Staff, Students, Parents and Alumni on a reservation basis. More details to come. Make reservations online or or by emailing Maya Goehring-Harris at mgoehring@berkeley.edu by October 20.

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

 

  Register online

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

bDrive and Box File Sharing (BETEC006)

Course | November 1 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Kathleen Valerio

 Human Resources

"Learn to store and share files using Google Drive and Box. Each application has different strengths and limitations, explore which one better suits your workflow depending on your use case. Each application offers the ability to set permission levels per document or folder as Private, UC Berkeley, anyone with a link, or Public. You may also ask others to contribute as editors, make suggestions,...   More >

KEYS Track 3B - ADA/FMLA - What Every Supervisor Needs to Know

Course | November 1 | 1-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Theresa McLemore

 Human Resources

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 overview of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), California...   More >

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Microsoft Excel PivotTables and PivotCharts (BETEC009)

Course | November 2 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

"This course details the process by which large data sets are organized, formatted, summarized, and interactively manipulated using Tables, PivotTables, and PivotCharts.

Learning Objectives

* Convert data ranges into Tables to organize and analyze values using single and multi-field sorts, filters, and totals.
* Create Structured Reference Calculations using formulas and functions within...   More >

Monday, November 6, 2017

Exploring Career Interests with the Strong Interest Inventory

Workshop | November 6 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  University Hall

 Chris McLean, Ph.D., Director of Career Programs, Counseling and Psychological Services

 Human Resources

Clarify themes that draw your interest related to career and work. Explore how they relate to job families and career opportunities on the Berkeley campus.

Pre-work required - see details online at the UC Learning Center and upon registration.

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

 

  Register online

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

KEYS Track 3C - Compensation and Benefits - What Every Supervisor Needs to Know

Course | November 7 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Amy Aguon; Janet Suko

 Human Resources

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 increase? • When is an equity adjustment appropriate? • When should...   More >

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Microsoft Excel Charts (BETEC022)

Course | November 8 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Kathleen Valerio

 Human Resources

"Course Description
This course details the process of chart creation and manipulation in Microsoft Excel. Emphasis is placed on proper structure of source data, functional differences of various chart types, and conversion of charts into pictures for use in other programs.

Learning Objectives
* Understand the functional differences of Charts versus PivotCharts.
* Use best practices for...   More >

9th Annual American Indian Heritage Month Luncheon: Resiliency: Our Past, Present and Future

Social Event | November 8 | 12-2 p.m. |  Anna Head Alumnae Hall (2537 Haste St.)

 Department of Ethnic Studies

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with 
Food, Speakers, Performers, Raffle, Historical Timeline, Poster & Photo Display. 

Wed. Nov​​ 8, 2017 at 12pm to 2pm at
Anna Head Alumnae Hall
2537 Haste St. 
Berkeley, CA 94720

$10 tickets (Donation).
available at door. Buy pre-sale tickets from 
Carmen Foghorn (carmenf@berkeley.edu/ Barrows Hall), 
Cindy Andallo​...   More >

 $10

  Tickets go on sale October 8. Buy tickets by emailing Carmen Foghorn at carmenf@berkeley.edu

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Informational Interviewing

Workshop | November 14 | 12-1 p.m. |  University Hall

 Linda Lundberg, Central Human Resources

 Human Resources

Do you have an idea about a field you want to move into? Have questions about how to get there? Expand your career strategy toolkit by learning how to conduct effective informational interviews.

REGISTRATION required at the UC Learning Center through the Blu portal. Course code - BECAR303

 

  Register online

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

KEYS Track 3D - Supervising in a Union Environment

Course | November 15 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Julie Hoxie

 Human Resources

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. This workshop addresses the following Core Competencies: * Inclusiveness * Managing People * Communication KEYS Former code: BEHRT055

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

KEYS Track 4A - Minimizing Risk

Course | November 29 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Andy Goldblatt

 Human Resources

Eager to spend days in front of a judge and jury answering embarrassing questions about how you treated an employee? 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 employees, and the ten best practices you should follow to minimize or even...   More >

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Identifying and Addressing Workplace Bullying

Workshop | November 30 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Sara Thacker, Staff Ombuds Office

 Staff Ombuds Office

Bullying can take many forms, some of which are obvious and others of which, though more indirect, can be equally destructive to working relationships. Participants will learn about how to recognize bullying behavior; how to distinguish bullying from incivility; what climates encourage bullying; the impact of workplace bullying; options for how bystanders can effectively respond; and constructive...   More >

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Certificate Program in Human Resource Management Online Information Session

Information Session | December 5 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Discover how this certificate, approved by the Human Resource Certification Institute, can help you make the most of growing opportunities in human resource management.

  Register online

Microsoft Excel Formulas and Functions (BETEC007)

Course | December 5 | 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, December 6, 2017

bMail Fundamentals (BETEC005)

Course | December 6 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 239 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 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 >

KEYS Track 4B - Dealing with Disputes and Disagreements

Course | December 6 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Sara Thacker

 Human Resources

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 workplace conflicts • Learn how to analyze and map workplace...   More >

Monday, December 11, 2017

Microsoft Project Fundamentals (BETEC001)

Course | December 11 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

"This foundation course combines industry-standard project management theory with practical application using Microsoft Project to plan, execute, and track progression throughout the project lifecycle.

Learning Objectives

* Define key project management concepts.
* Identify the elements and views of the Microsoft Project interface.
* Set the scheduling direction of new projects.
* Create...   More >

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Microsoft Excel VBA Function Programming (BETEC010)

Course | December 12 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 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 >

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Microsoft OneNote Fundamentals (BETEC028)

Course | December 13 | 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 >

KEYS Track 4C - Disability Management: Understanding the Process

Course | December 13 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Mary Kelly; Gretchen Scott

 Human Resources

Required Pre-Work: View video on UC Learning Center: "The Interactive Process: Reasonable Accommodation", class code BECOE506 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...   More >

Monday, December 18, 2017

Microsoft Excel PivotTables and PivotCharts (BETEC009)

Course | December 18 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 239 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

"This course details the process by which large data sets are organized, formatted, summarized, and interactively manipulated using Tables, PivotTables, and PivotCharts.

Learning Objectives

* Convert data ranges into Tables to organize and analyze values using single and multi-field sorts, filters, and totals.
* Create Structured Reference Calculations using formulas and functions within...   More >

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

KEYS Track 4D - Creating a Safe and Healthy Workplace

Course | December 19 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Cori Evans; Tim Bean

 Human Resources

Required Pre-Work: View eCourse on UC Learning Center: "Workplace Health & Safety Awareness", class code BEEHSWHSP_11-18-09 Supervisors play a significant role in addressing the University's commitment to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment. This training provides supervisors with the knowledge and skills to meet their responsibilities for creating a safe, healthy and...   More >

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Workplace Civility: Respect in Action

Workshop | February 15 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Julia Horvath, Staff Ombuds Office

 Staff Ombuds Office

Learn practical steps for promoting civility at work, including guidelines for considerate conduct and ideas for creating a more inclusive work environment. Participants will also learn how to help their unit establish group norms and effective ways to respond to rudeness.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Identifying and Addressing Workplace Bullying

Workshop | May 17 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Sara Thacker, Staff Ombuds Office

 Staff Ombuds Office

Bullying can take many forms, some of which are obvious and others of which, though more indirect, can be equally destructive to working relationships. Participants will learn about how to recognize bullying behavior; how to distinguish bullying from incivility; what climates encourage bullying; the impact of workplace bullying; options for how bystanders can effectively respond; and constructive...   More >