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May-June 2017

HR News

Career development and coaching at DU

(June 20, 2017) You spoke and we heard you! Many of you told us that you want more professional and career development opportunities and DU has responded. Over the past two years, Human Resources' People Development team has focused on providing rich and diverse professional development offerings. Now the team is adding career development services to this portfolio. DU staff and faculty can visit Career Development for more information. These initiatives help create a thriving workforce, which is a key outcome of the DU IMPACT 2025 strategic plan.

congratulations to leadership academy cohort-2

(June 13, 2017) We are proud to present our recent graduates: Carole Bellfi, Nicole McLain, Mary Sue Brown, Salvador Mercado, Lara Bruce, Julianne Mitchell, Renee Colburn, Christopher Newman, Erin Dietrich, Megan Pendley Pickett, Andrea Gross, Virginia Pitts, Michelle Hanson and Sarah Sweetman. This group represented OneDU at its best! Learn more about the Leadership Academy.

fridays@noon: How does waste work?

Friday, June16, noon-12:45 p.m., HR conference room, 4th Floor, Mary Reed
(June 6, 2017) Do you ever get confused as to which trash bin to throw your paper coffee cup into? Well, worry no more as Chad King, DU's sustainability coordinator, clears up any confusion when he discusses, "How does waste work." All past shows are available on the website; scroll down to Past Shows. If you'd like to attend Chad's interview on June 16, register in PioneerWeb—Employee—Training—Professional & Career Development—Fridays@Noon.

Looking for a mentor over the summer?

(May 30, 2017) The DU Mentor Program provides support, advice and guidance in multiple areas for any staff or faculty member. Learn more about the program at this website.

Lynda.com: Recommended courses

(May 23, 2017) Here are some useful courses on Lynda.com: Learning LinkedIn with Oliver Schinkten, Managing Stress with Todd Dewett, Microsoft Outlook with David Rivers, Business Writing Fundamentals with Judy Steiner-Williams, Leadership Insights with Dan Rockwell and Humor in the Workplace with Izzy Gesell. All these courses also go towards the Colorado 14ers Lynda.com pathway and many others. Check out these courses on the Lynda.com website by typing the name of the class in the search box.

Watch the Fish Out of Water storytelling event

(May 16, 2017) Watch a video of the Fish Out of Water storytelling event sponsored by the Leadership Academy (cohort-2) and People Development. The show features faculty, staff and students sharing powerful stories about a time when they felt like a fish out of water.