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October 2015

HR News

Eight simple rules to managing conflict (Part 2)

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m.-noon – University Hall, room 304

If you missed part one of Eight Simple Rules to Managing Conflict, no problem. You can still sign up for part two! Read about all eight simple rules. Register via PioneerWeb, Employee tab, Training, Professional & Career Development and select Eight Simple Rules. 

National Retirement Security Week

Oct. 18-24

(Oct. 20, 2015) This week is National Retirement Security week. Take this opportunity to assess your savings progress! If you’re not currently enrolled in the DU retirement plan, learn more and even enroll today.

Quick Questions with Lloyd Moore, director of benefits

(Oct. 20, 2015) We’re continuing our series in getting to know Human Resources. In case you missed it, we already spoke with Amy King about the new HR strategic plan, and with Ken Pinnock about people development. Next, we sit down with Lloyd Moore, director of benefits. More

When was the last time you checked your emergency contacts list?

(Oct. 20, 2015) Human Resources offers this friendly reminder to make sure that you periodically check the emergency contact information all employees provide when they start work at DU. It’s easy to check: log on to PioneerWeb, go to the Employee tab and look under the Employee Information list for Emergency Contacts. You’ll see what is currently on file for you and instructions to update information as needed.

Performance management: complete your appraisals

(Oct. 20, 2015) Thank you to those who have successfully completed their performance review appraisals. If you have not yet completed the performance review either for yourself or your direct reports for the 2014-2015 cycle, please log in to Performance and complete the items located in the To Do section of the homepage. If you have any questions or concerns, please email

Fridays@Noon: Improving your intuition

Friday, Oct. 30, noon-1 p.m. –Margery Reed Hall, room 203

Join us for a special Halloween version of Fridays@Noon with master psychic and medium, Karen Storsteen. Learn how to increase your intuition and, if you dare, what your future holds for you. Space is limited. Registration is via PioneerWeb, Employee tab, Training, Professional & Career Development and select Fridays@Noon. See the full Fridays@Noon schedule

Leadership Academy – applications due Nov. 4

(Oct. 20, 2015) If you are thinking about applying for the Leadership Academy but haven’t applied yet, you may want to watch last week’s Fridays@Noon video to help you decide. Applications are due Wednesday, Nov. 4, as well as statements of support from your supervisor. More

Welcome new hires!

(Oct. 20, 2015) See who joined the University in the September new hire report.

Fridays@Noon: Leadership Academy

Friday, Oct. 16, noon-1 p.m. – Mary Reed Building, DuPont room

(Oct. 6, 2015) Join us for the next Fridays@Noon session as Greg Giesen and Ken Pinnock discuss DU’s hottest new program, The Leadership Academy. Registration is via PioneerWeb, Employee tab, Training, Professional & Career Development and select Fridays@Noon. Watch the latest Fridays@Noon sessions focusing on managing up, Staff Advisory Council, team building and inclusive excellence.

Eight simple rules to managing conflict (Part 1)

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 10 a.m.-noon – University Hall, room 304

(Oct. 6, 2015) Conflict is unavoidable and has the power to be a real asset to any business, let alone relationship. How we handle conflict determines if a workplace is stuck or thriving. This training with Greg Giesen examines the common causes of conflict and provides eight critical rules for preventing or defusing conflict in the workplace. Register via PioneerWeb, Employee tab, Training, Professional & Career Development and select Eight Simple Rules.  

Leadership Academy now accepting applications

(Oct. 6, 2015) Are you ready to remake DU? In the draft strategic plan – DU Impact 2025 – Chancellor Chopp states, “This remarkable University is at a turning point in its development, and it is time to remake higher education in this country.” Apply for the Leadership Academy and develop the skills you’ll need to lead DU into the future. More


(Oct. 6, 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).