Date change for START OFF RIGHT: FIRST DAY AND BEYOND FOR STUDENT EMPLOYEES – JUNE 19, 11:30 A.M., UNIVERSITY HALL 306
(June 18, 2013) First impressions are everything! Preparing for the first day, week, etc., is important in retaining and engaging student employees. By providing a great start, students are more likely to understand their role and be more engaged.
- Pre-first day communication
- First day (required new hire paperwork, tour and introductions, project, check-in, setting expectations)
- Setting expectations (scheduling, timesheets, unit policies, role responsibilities, etc.)
- Value in meaningful work
- Recognizing achievements
- Job training
Performance management: setting expectations – June 25, 9 a.m., Sturm 353
(June 11, 2013) Whether you are a new employee and this is your first year completing the performance management process or you are an employee who just needs a refresher, it is not too late to register for the last "Performance Management: Setting Expectations" session. This session will provide an overview of DU's performance management process and how to complete "setting expectations" in the online form. In addition, this session will provide an overview of the new functionality for the 2012-2013 performance management cycle.
Registration is through webCentral, employee tab, training (lower right) then Performance Management.
If you have questions, please contact Josh Navarro at email@example.com or 303-871-7726.
Division and Department Resources
Want to learn more about your teams' strengths and how to optimize them for performance and engagement? Use Strengths Finder 2.0 for your next professional development or team building workshop. Contact Ken Pinnock in Human Resources for details.
Strengths Finder 2.0
Each person has unique and valuable talents. If we can leverage these diverse individual strengths, we are more likely to experience success individually and as a team. Through the Strengths Finder assessment, participants will learn their top five signature strengths. Through the team building workshop, your group can learn how to leverage these strengths throughout the year for increased engagement and overall success. Included is a personalized strengths discovery guide, action planning guide, access to the strengths finder community and much more.
free online Professional and Career Development Resources
Online learning via SkillSoft is a great professional and career development tool. SkillSoft hosts Knowledge Centers for Leadership, Foundations and Microsoft 2010. These Knowledge Centers are designed to be user-friendly learning portals that allow you to have instant access to trusted, targeted content. Each Knowledge Center's content is refreshed monthly. Access is free for all staff, faculty and students. From the Knowledge Centers, you can access the following learning resources:
- Books 24x7
- Featured Topic
- Practice Labs
- Connect with the Experts
- Learning Roadmaps
- External Resources