Upcoming Workshops for Faculty and Staff
The following is a list of upcoming workshops/classes put on through Staff
Personnel Services to assist and inform employees in a variety of areas.
Friday, Feb. 25, noon-1:30 p.m.
Adult Children of Aging Parents - This workshop will be held in the
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Room 108. Anyone caring for an aging
relative or parent is invited to this monthly open forum. Professor Jeanne Bader
from gerontology will facilitate the discussion.
Friday, Feb. 25, noon-1 p.m.
Staying Healthy: Women's and Men's Preventative Health Screenings,
part of the Health for Life series, with Maziyar Shoaee, M.D., Talbert Medical
Group. Learn what to do now to prevent illness in the future. Learn what tests
you should have done regularly and at what age you should have them. In
the Faculty Development Center, Gallery, fifth floor, Main Library. Bring your
Wednesday, March 2, 9 a.m.-noon
Communicating with Tact and Skill with Sheryl Benzon from Starfire Training.
In this three-hour workshop, learn to identify your style of communication,
manage conflict and get your point across with tact and finesse. This class
also will focus on personality styles, body language, attitude, and mental and
emotional filters that influence perceptions. Registration is required.
Friday, March 4, 9-10 a.m. (note location change below)
First Friday for Managers and Supervisors - Facilitated by Tom Angell,
director of Staff Personnel Services, and Leslie Nix-Baker, director of Employee
Relations. All managers and supervisors are encouraged to attend this monthly
informative meeting. Held on the first Friday of every month, it is a great
time to meet other managers, ask questions and stay updated on what's going
on around the university. Each month a different management topic is addressed.
No need to register online. This workshop is located in the Library East, Room
Tuesday, March 8, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
From Managing to Leading: Bringing Your Values to Work sponsored by
the Office of Systemwide Professional Development, Chancellor's Office, at The
Pointe. There is a fee for this workshop. Before you can become a leader, you
have to change the way you look at the whole concept of what management and
leadership means. For more information or to register (required), visit www.TheSource.calstate.edu.
Thursday, March 10, 9-11 a.m.
Navigating the Recruitment Process, facilitated by Vickie Hamilton,
recruitment manager, Staff Personnel Services. Gain a better understanding of
the hiring process, related forms, and university policies and procedures. Register
Friday, March 11, 9 a.m.-noon
Managing Performance and Reward Systems with Patricia Lynch. For HEERA
managers and supervisors. Learn the importance of the performance evaluation
process, forms, and setting goals. Register
Tuesday, March 15, 8:30 a.m.-noon
E-mail: Strategies for Writing Messages with Steven Belisle, Belisle
& Associates. A three-hour workshop designed for those who use e-mail technology
as part of their business communication. Program agenda includes: “Watch
your tone,” “be aware of e-mail etiquette and politics,” “make a good first-screen
impression,” “make the subject line compelling,” and other important tips. Register
You may register online for
the workshops/classes that require registration, or for more information, contact
Vickie Hamilton at 562/985-2299.