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December 2015

HR News

Register now for Professional Development Week

Feb. 15-19, 2016

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear five of the best inspirational and educational speakers in the country speaking on the art of small talk, adventure, leadership lessons and more. See the full lineup and register now!

Fridays@Noon: A look back…

(Dec. 15, 2015) Visit Fridays@Noon to watch some of our popular past sessions including: How to improve your intuition, Intro to team-building, Communicating with non-native speakers of English, Inclusive Excellence, The art of managing up, Causes of dysfunctional teams, and last week’s show, Wayne’s World (the photography of Wayne Armstrong).

New Year’s Resolutions That Stick! A special gift from the People Development team

(Dec. 15, 2015) To help reflect upon this past year and to plan for next, we’ve created a workbook called New Year’s Resolutions That Stick! as our gift to you. This workbook provides a four-step process to create solid resolutions/commitments for 2016 that we hope you’ll enjoy. Included are 30 thought-provoking questions to help you review 2015 and 30 thought-provoking questions to help you move into 2016 with commitment and direction. Download your complimentary copy.

Welcome new hires!

(Dec. 8, 2015) See who joined the University and who transitioned to a new position in the monthly new hire report.

Change: Managing your emotions and expectations

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-noon – University Hall, room 304

Change is something that we face on a daily basis. Changes comes in many forms but not always on our terms. In this class, Ken Pinnock, director of people development, provides an overview of why people tend to resist change, how to adapt to change and how to implement change. Register via PioneerWeb, Employee tab, Training, Professional & Career Development and select Change. 

Navigating your Kaiser healthcare plan (for DU benefited employees)

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 10:30 a.m.-noon – Daniels College of Business, room 100

See how easy healthy can be: join this session to learn about all the benefits you get as a Kaiser Permanente member. Our dedicated Kaiser representatives will be here to provide information and answer your questions. Register via PioneerWeb, Employee tab, Training, HR Processes and select Navigating Your Kaiser Healthcare Plan. You will receive 100 well@du Wellmetrics points for attending.

Medicare 101 & DU retiree benefits (for DU benefited employees)

Thursday, Dec. 3, 9-10 a.m. – Daniels College of Business, room 100

Are you confused about Medicare? Have you ever wondered about your options? Do you know if you are or will be eligible for DU retiree benefits? DU retirees and Human Resources are hosting an educational session on Medicare and Kaiser Senior Advantage Plan options. This session will focus on the DU Group Senior Advantage Plan and Medicare. Registration is via PioneerWeb, Employee tab, Training, HR Processes and select Medicare 101 & DU Retiree Benefits.

Fridays@Noon: Wayne’s World! A Look at the photographs of Wayne Armstrong and stories behind them

Friday, Dec. 11, noon-1 p.m. – Margery Reed Hall, room 203

Join us for the next Fridays@Noon as DU photographer Wayne Armstrong shares some of his best photos over the years and the stories that go along with them. Register via PioneerWeb, Employee tab, Training, Professional & Career Development and select Fridays@Noon. Watch past videos, including our last show on “increasing your intuition.”


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).