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CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
Employee Development Day is back! The Passport to Excellence: Develop U themed day will be held Wednesday, May 20th in the W. A. Franke College of Business and Rolle Activity Center. A great way to participate in this important day of development is to be a presenter and share your knowledge. We are hopeful that you will consider facilitating a workshop. We hope to attract workshops which address various topics on a personal or individual level and workshops which address a variety of topics on a professional work-related level. The purpose of this day is to offer workshops for our employees to further their development (personally or professionally) or learn a new skill in a variety of areas.
The conference format is designed for participants to join us for
a half-day – either the morning or the afternoon for three one-hour sessions.
Each workshop will be offered one time in the morning and one time in the
afternoon. Therefore, we are asking for a time commitment of two 60-minute
sessions for each workshop. The timing for the sessions will be as follows:
Session 1 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. and 12:50 – 1:50 p.m.
Session 2 9:10 – 10:10 a.m. and 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Session 3 10:45 – 11:45 a.m. and 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
We hope that you will consider submitting a program proposal for
the May 20, 2015 Employee Development Day and join us both as a presenter and a
participant. Submit proposals online through April 15, 2015 using the following link: http://goo.gl/forms/nqIikpLO4N
Specific questions about the program call may be directed to
Cassie Petit at (928) 523.9338.
Theme: Passport to Excellence: Develop U
of these suggestions can be explored on a personal level, professional level.
Feel free to use these topics as starting points – or submit your own ideas.
- Responding to change
- Personal health and
- Group exercise class
- Information on eating
- Personal financial
- Planning for the future
- Goal setting
- Retirement Planning
- Mentoring or being mentored
- Managing stress
- Info for supervisors on
- help employees stay
- manage and negotiate
- resolve conflict
- foster collaboration
- recognize and address
high stress behaviors
- Strategies for building
- Any current trends and
issues in higher education in areas of service to students – changes in
housing, changes in study habits,
- Challenges of serving
students on decreased budgets – steps to success in creatively thinking
outside the box
- Innovative practices
- Cultural conversations
- Managing a
- Creating a common
vision and shared objectives
university design; awareness of meeting special needs
- Customer service
- Peer mentor programs –Recruiting
and motivating volunteers
- Resiliency and care of
- Volunteerism and
- Career exploration and
All classes listed below are open to all benefit-eligible
employees! You must register for your seat in the classes below through
LOUIE. The course number is included for
an easier search in the LOUIE system.
Interviewing from your Gut: facilitated by the Human Resources
Employment & Compensation team (HR339)
How do you make the best hire for your open position? There
are many pieces to the employment process and interviewing is one of the most
critical. This class is designed for those employees who are involved in the
interviewing and hiring of benefit-eligible staff. This class explores interviewing
skills that help you find the best candidate for the job. Also covered in this class are best practices
on how to matrix candidates and getting the most out of reference checks.
Compensation at NAU:
facilitated by the Human Resources Employment & Compensation team (HR909)
This session is designed to
discuss the staff compensation philosophy and structure at NAU. Topics include: establishing
salaries – posting ranges and reclassifications, market analysis, internal
equity, and compensation programs and processes such as workforce planning,
performance based increases, and special assignments.
Payroll: What you need to know: facilitated by the Human Resources
Payroll team (HR350)
This course is designed for supervisors and will cover all
the “need to know” about payroll. This
includes topics such as Fair Labor and Standards Act (FLSA) law, timesheet
responsibilities, overtime/comp time, vacation and sick pay, eROA
responsibilities, and ePAR responsibilities.
Managing Leaves: facilitated by the Human Resources Benefits team
This course is designed to help you navigate the world of
leave management. This course defines
the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)- the various types of leave under the
policy and your responsibility as a supervisor.
We will discuss the “to do” and “not to do” in your role as a supervisor
and will also explore Extended leave (both personal and medical). The course will also explain how the new eROA
process helps accounting for time off during leave.
Communicating Performance Expectations: co-facilitated by Cassie Petit,
Learning & Development Manager, Human Resources and Cindy Chilcoat,
Director, Human Resources Programs (HR342)
One of most common reasons we don’t get the results we
expect? Communication! This session is designed to provide useful tools in
communicating performance expectations. Whether
you have a new employee to on-board, a new project with roles and responsibilities
to communicate or just want to learn more, join us! In this class we will
discuss best practices and how to use the performance appraisal to help you in
The Art of Delegation: facilitated by
Dr. Wanda Costen, Associate Professor & Executive Director, School of Hotel
& Restaurant Management (HR340)
This session is designed
for managers to learn about delegation. This class will discuss why it is
important, how to do it, and what to delegate.
This class teaches the skills necessary for delegation and allows a safe
classroom environment for participants to practice those skills.
Recognition: facilitated by Cassie Petit, Learning & Development
Manager, Human Resources (HR353)
Why is recognition so important? How often do you recognize
your employees? There are many different ways to show appreciation for those
who work with and for you. Come learn
the various “languages” of recognition and how to become fluent (or at least
aware) of them.
Using ITS services to be More Productive: facilitated by the ITS
Learning & Professional Development team (HR344)
More than ever supervisors are being ask to do
more with less. Come learn how Information Technology Services (ITS) can help
you leverage technology to increase your productivity.
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