“We are to regard the mind, not . . . as a receptacle into which knowledge may be poured; but as a flame that is to be fed, as an active being that must be strengthened to think and to feel.” – Mark Hopkins
Inspired by Williams’ educational mission, the Office of Human Resources helps individuals and groups to thrive and reach their full potential by providing rich learning and development opportunities.
In cooperation with subject matter experts from across Williams and our hand-picked external consultants, we provide:
Transformational learning experiences that result in:
- Higher performance on the job
- Developing the professional qualities needed for success in any workplace
- Better working relationships
- Stronger management and leadership skills
- Successful career management
- Personal wellness
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Programming and Benefits
HR programs and benefits that support individual and organizational development, such as:
- Performance Development
- Tuition Reimbursement
Employees in regular or term, fully benefited positions, who have completed six months of service, are eligible for full tuition for for credit classes at accredited institutions. Courses do not need to be job related, and there is no limit on how many classes you can take.
- Professional Development
The college provides the opportunity for eligible administrative staff to pursue unique opportunities that advance professional development objectives consistent with their position.
- Reduced Fees or free auditing of Williams College Courses
Services that help to improve the functioning of an organization, such as:
- strategic planning
- organizational design
- succession planning
- team building activities
Skilled facilitation of conversations to resolve conflict and reach mutually beneficial outcomes.
Coaching that helps senior managers create and follow a personalized plan for their development as leaders.
To find out more about our offerings, contact Kevin Thomas, Training and Development Manager.