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

A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources So much is written during the lead-up to the holidays about slowing down, enjoying the time and traditions, and focusing on what really matters in the hustle and bustle of the season. It’s all lovely advice, really, and, if I could simply manage […]

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

A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources You’ve seen it in cartoons, heard jokes on the radio and viewed Internet memes — all alluding to the monotony of Mondays, when you trade in weekend fun and relaxation for the drudgery of the work week. Hopefully, as a Valencia employee, you struggle […]

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

A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources As Valencia employees — and people from across the nation — learn about the recent changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), it’s only natural they feel curiosity, concern and, in some cases, angst. However, it’s important to keep in mind that […]

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

A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President of Organizational Development and Human Resources This is a great question. I’ve read a lot about generations and generational differences, especially as they are expressed in the work place. You may have seen articles touting that today’s workforce has, for the first time, four generations in the workplace […]

Ask Amy — Practical Advice for Supervisors: How Will the...

A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President of Organizational Development and Human Resources This is a great question that has generated a lot of interest across the College (and the nation). To summarize the issue, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued a ruling, updating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The FLSA is a […]

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

A message from Amy Bosley, Vice President of Organizational Development and Human Resources On Friday, April 1, 2016, we completed the first part of our transition of the Retirement Incentive Program. The first transition group made elections under the program and will retire through Monday, May 1, 2017. Supervisors of retiring employees have been notified. […]

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

A message from Amy Bosley, Vice President of Organizational Development and Human Resources On Friday, April 1, 2016, we completed the first part of our transition of the Retirement Incentive Program. The first transition group made elections under the program and will retire through Monday, May 1, 2017. Supervisors of retiring employees have been notified. The […]

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

A message from Amy Bosley, Vice President of Organizational Development and Human Resources First, for those who may be unaware, an IAP, or Individual Action Plan, is a relatively new informal tool for performance improvement. Found in the “My Development” portal in Atlas (on the Employees tab), the IAP is a performance management template that […]

Ask Amy — Practical Advice for Supervisors: Should I...

A message from Amy Bosley, Vice President of Organizational Development and Human Resources Our fantastic supervisors at Valencia are employees who perform tasks, oversee projects, develop strategy, manage budgets and also provide leadership, direction and day-to-day management of others. We are all “working supervisors,” meaning that supervision is a part of our job, but not […]

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

A message from Amy Bosley, Vice President of Organizational Development and Human Resources “Creating a culture for employee success allows employees to provide the quality of service essential to high performance and enables them to acquire the tools and support they need to perform well. By cultivating a rich growth environment, supervisors can positively influence […]