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Ask Amy — Practical Advice for Supervisors: Planning for...

A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources With Beginning-of-Year Check-Ins and Faculty Evaluations as well as the start of the new fiscal year right around the corner, now is the perfect time to think about your employees’ development and how conferences, workshops, seminars and classes may facilitate that development. Often, these kinds […]

Ask Amy — Practical Advice for Supervisors: Managing...

A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources Without doubt, half-day Fridays are one of our employees’ favorite Total Rewards. They serve as the perfect opportunity to get some much-needed rest and relaxation or tackle must-dos easily put off. As a supervisor, however, half-day Fridays also come with added responsibility as you must ensure the College’s […]

Ask Amy — Practical Advice for Supervisors: What is the...

A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources Have you ever wondered what the purpose of the Travel Authorization form is? Great question! This month, I invited another guest columnist who is an expert on this topic to explain — Michelle Rodgriguez, accounts payable coordinator. By Michelle Rodgriguez, Accounts Payable Coordinator Look no further […]

Ask Amy — Practical Advice for Supervisors: What are...

A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources The beginning of a new year often brings us to places of reflection, planning, goal setting and naming our intentions for the coming year. I often find myself thinking forward at this time of year, considering changes I’d like to make in my personal and […]

Ask Amy — Practical Advice for Supervisors: What is a...

A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources It seems like we are constantly hearing about active threats in the news — at concerts, in businesses, on bicycle paths and many other everyday locations, including colleges. While we hope this never happens at Valencia, we must always be prepared, be on alert and […]

Ask Amy – Practical Advice for Supervisors: What’s...

A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources With Open Enrollment just around the corner, it’s imperative that each of us understand how to participate in 2018 Open Enrollment and the process change that is effective this year. Fortunately, I’m happy to share that the change is not a hike in premiums. Actually, […]

Ask Amy — Practical Advice for Supervisors: How Do I...

A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources Throughout 2016 and up through Monday, May 1, 2017, many of our colleagues retired from Valencia College as part of our first transition and closure of the Retirement Incentive Program. Many departments and supervisors thoughtfully planned for this transition in our workforce, both for short- […]

Ask Amy — Practical Advice for Supervisors: How Do I...

A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources Since internal controls help you and the College assure we are meeting objectives, maintaining accuracy, reporting reliable information and are compliant with laws, regulations and policies, this is a great question. This month, to help answer this question, I’ve invited a guest author, Cynthia Santiago-Guzman, to […]

Ask Amy — Practical Advice for Supervisors: How Do I...

A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources As a supervisor, it is important to familiarize yourself with the two avenues available to address performance and/or behavior concerns. Corrective action, like a written counseling or Individual Action Plan (IAP), are informal in nature and are kept at the department level. These […]

Ask Amy — Practical Advice for Supervisors: Why is Team...

A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources Recognition is a cornerstone of building a caring, engaged team — and it’s a vital component to quality leadership. In my leadership experience, there are three key opportunities that I use to recognize the performance of my team members: Encourage Efforts. We work […]