Staff Development

Generations in the Workplace (6/24)

Tuesday, June 24 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Faculty Club Lounge facilitated by Kevin Thomas Today’s workforce includes an unprecedented mixture of generations of faculty, staff and students, born and raised during vastly different circumstances.  In this program, you will:   Discover how people’s beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors have… Continue reading »

Career Coaching Conversations

Sign up for a fun, empowering career coaching session with Training and Development Manager Kevin Thomas.  Find out more about your strengths.  Explore the development opportunities within your current position.  Get tips on networking, cover letters and resumes, interviewing, and other key career skills.  Or chat about any other… Continue reading »

Up and Running With LinkedIn

Up & Running With LinkedIn: A Lynda.com session Facilitated by Kevin Thomas and Mika Hirai Wednesday, June 18, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Jesup 205 Networking is an essential skill for your career success, and LinkedIn is the most broadly used… Continue reading »

Supervising Student Workers

Wednesday, August 6 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Faculty House Lounge The students are coming! The students are coming! Supervising students this year? In this fast paced, practice based session, you’ll learn the basic supervisory skills that will help you get the most from student workers: Managing millennials. Setting student… Continue reading »

Meeting Management (09/11)

Meeting Management Thursday, September 11, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Faculty House Lounge 49% of managers believe they are wasting 3 hours a week in meetings.  21% believe 4 out of 5 meetings are a total waste of time.  Yet meetings are an indispensable tool for team decision-making and… Continue reading »

Customer Service (10/2)

Thursday, October 2, 2014 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Faculty House Lounge Not everyone at Williams is directly selling products and services to people, but we all serve customers.  To do our jobs well, we need to understand our various customer groups and their needs, build rapport with one… Continue reading »