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May 2015

HR News

Welcome new hires!

(May 26, 2015) See who joined the University in April in the monthly new hire report.

Professional development classes 

(May 26, 2015) Coaching Skills for Managers (Part 2) on May 27 and Eight Simple Rules for Managing Conflict on June 4 are full. We will be offering both classes again in the fall. In the meantime, should you need any immediate coaching in either area, contact Greg Giesen at 303-871-3307. See the full list of classes.

Careers@DU

(May 26, 2015) Check out all the open positions at the University via the Employee tab of PioneerWeb (select “DU Career Opportunities” under the Performance and Career Development section on the left side). New this week:

Fridays@Noon: Emergency Preparedness

Friday, May 29, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Margery Reed Hall, room 203

Join us for the next Fridays@Noon lunch and learn session as Lieutenant Mark Wilson and Sergeant James Johnson of Campus Safety join Greg Giesen to discuss emergency preparedness and why it’s so important. Videos of all Fridays@Noon session are available on the website.

Careers@DU

(May 19, 2015) Check out all the open positions at the University via the Employee tab of PioneerWeb (select “DU Career Opportunities” under the Performance and Career Development section on the left side). New this week:

Open enrollment ends this Friday, May 15

(May 12, 2015) May 1-15 is the annual open enrollment period for benefited employees; any elections or changes to your voluntary benefits must be made during this time. Learn more

Understanding the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and DU Policies

Wednesday, May 20, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. – Ricketson Law Building, room 259

This interactive course will provide you with an overview of common wage and hour laws that apply to managing people, DU policies and procedures, and includes scenarios to help understand how this all applies in the workplace. Register via PioneerWeb, Employee tab, Training: Management and Supervisory.

Mondays at 3: A Story for Managers Learning to Lead

(May 12, 2015) Are you a new manager who likes to read? Contact Greg Giesen to get your complimentary copy of his latest book, Mondays At 3: A Story for Managers Learning to Lead. A corresponding study guide is available for download as well.

Careers@DU

(May 12, 2015) Check out all the open positions at the University via the Employee tab of PioneerWeb (select “DU Career Opportunities” under the Performance and Career Development section on the left side). New this week:

Open enrollment is NOW!

(May 5, 2015) May 1-15 is the annual open enrollment period for benefited employees; any elections or changes to your voluntary benefits must be made during this time. Learn more

Benefits Fair offers something for everyone

Wednesday, May 6, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. – Ritchie Center concourse

Stop by the annual Benefits Fair to learn about the many benefits available to all DU employees. Learn about local vendor discounts, DU resources such as the wellness program and more!  

Coaching Skills for Managers (Part I)

Wednesday, May 6, 10-11:30 a.m. – Nagel Hall, room 102

Traditional supervision without coaching is about getting things done. Using coaching as a skill set while supervising others not only gets things done, but grows and develops your employees at the same time. Register via PioneerWeb, Employee tab, Training: Professional and Career Development. See all upcoming professional development courses.

Fridays@Noon: Managers’ impact on employee health and well-being

Friday, May 15, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Margery Reed Hall, room 203

Join us for the next Fridays@Noon session as Ken Pinnock, director of People Development, joins Greg Giesen to discuss the impact managers have on employee health and well-being. Ken has been speaking across the country on this topic and has fascinating research to share. Register via PioneerWeb, Employee tab, Training: Professional and Career Development, and feel free to bring your lunch!

Calling all mentors!

(May 5, 2015) If you are interested in becoming a mentor for DU staff or faculty, your time has come. Step one is to watch the introduction video and fill out the mentor application form. The mentor program is planned to begin June 1, 2015.

Careers@DU

(May 5, 2015) Check out all the open positions at the University via the Employee tab of PioneerWeb (select “DU Career Opportunities” under the Performance and Career Development section on the left side).