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You’re Invited to the February Supervisor Summit

Thursday, January 21, 2021  Date: Friday, February 19, 2021 Time: 9 – 10:30 a.m.  Location: Zoom  Supervisors, we invite you to attend our February Supervisor Summit, focused on “Finding Work-Life Harmony” and supporting your team members to do the same. During the session, participants will: Acknowledge accomplishments from the past year; Identify current or anticipated challenges; […]

Why You Should Encourage Your Team Members to...

Thursday, January 21, 2021  By Katie Tagye, Director, Organizational Design and Development On Tuesday, January 19, 2021, you may have seen an article in The Juice and The Grove about the upcoming idea gathering sessions. The article describes the reason for the sessions and outlines the ways to participate. Why should I participate? Why should I invite […]

New Year, New Skills

Thursday, January 2021  By Jaclyn Taylor, Coordinator, Employee Development Welcome to 2021! The new year is a time full of optimism and possibility when we reflect, we dream big and we set goals for the future. However, research suggests that while about half of us set goals at the start of the year, only about […]

Supervisor Development Opportunities

Thursday, January 21, 2021 Supervisors, check out these courses on LinkedIn Learning to get your new year off to a great start: Making Big Goals Achievable Long-term success is the result of setting big, meaningful goals and breaking them down into small, daily actions. In this course, productive leadership expert Dave Crenshaw shares a proven seven-step […]

Managing Smart: Planning and Goal Setting in Uncertainty

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 By Lisandra “Liz” Suarez, Senior Director, Organizational Development and Human Resources Happy new “planning and goal setting” time of the year! Usually, for supervisors, the beginning of the calendar year is the time for leaders to begin planning the strategies and tasks that align with the work ahead for the year […]

Information for Supervisors About Learning Day 2021

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 Learning Day 2021 is less than a month away on Friday, February 12. As a supervisor, please review the details provided below. As Learning Day is a special part of Valencia College’s culture and community, we would love your help communicating these important details to your team. – This year, Learning Day […]

Learning How to Unplug Like a Boss

Thursday, December 17, 2020 With the advent of multiple technologies making immediate access to communication — and work — as easy as a quick swipe of the smartphone, it’s hard to unplug these days. This is especially true for supervisors, who typically work longer hours and face greater responsibilities. But burnout can affect everyone, supervisors […]

Appreciating Your Employees During the Holidays … R...

Thursday, December 17, 2020 In a recent employee survey about the fall term, some employees shared that they don’t feel appreciated in our virtual environment. During this time of year that’s usually filled with potlucks, in-person comradery and face-to-face thank yous, it can be even more difficult to feel appreciated with the loss of in-person connections. […]

Managing Smart: Five Tips to Care for Yourself as a Super...

Thursday, December 17, 2020 As supervisors, it’s easy to get so caught up in the happiness and success of our team members that we forget to think about ourselves. But, to be a good leader, we must take care of ourselves. Follow these five tips to care for yourself, so you can be the best supervisor […]

Playing Games at Work

Thursday, December 17, 2020 By Daniel Barkowitz, Assistant Vice President, Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs Any way you look at it, it has been a tough year. We have all had to think creatively on our feet, move services online in a way we could never imagine, and work at odd hours in heretofore-unknown ways to […]