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

A message from Amy Bosley, Vice President of Organizational Development and Human Resources ‘Tis the season for reflection on the many accomplishments and significant contributions of the excellent team members we work with each day. As you identify these accomplishments, whether big or small, take a moment to share your appreciation with your team. Sometimes, […]

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

A message from Amy Bosley, Vice President of Organizational Development and Human Resources Valencia has always had a deep appetite for continuing change for the betterment of the College, the community, our students and our employees. Remember when we first started talking about “big rocks?” Many of these stretch changes are now part of our […]

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

A message from Amy Bosley, Vice President of Organizational Development and Human Resources Here’s a special edition of “Ask Amy” as our way of reassuring you, our supervisors, that “we’ve got you covered.” This fall has ushered in many changes, especially pertaining to employee benefits. Please know that as you continue to be a resource […]

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

A message from Amy Bosley, Vice President of Organizational Development and Human Resources In all aspects of our lives, change is constant. The process of change can be challenging at times, especially when it comes to something as personal as our benefits. Each employee is unique and is impacted and affected by change at different […]

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

A message from Amy Bosley, Vice President of Organizational Development and Human Resources Although we’re here each day to get work done, who says we can’t have a little fun and make friends at work? When we have friends in the workplace, our jobs are more enjoyable, worthwhile and satisfying, and that is reflected in […]

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

A message from Amy Bosley, Vice President of Organizational Development and Human Resources What is considered “bullying” anyway? According to the Workplace Bullying Institute in Bellingham, Washington, bullying is repeated mistreatment, verbal abuse, threatening, humiliating or intimidating behavior or conduct or sabotage that prevents work from getting done and jeopardizes the target’s health. The bully may be a supervisor, […]

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

A message from Amy Bosley, Vice President of Organizational Development and Human Resources Oooh, this is a great question. As a leader, the first thing that often comes to mind is how to best lead and connect with your own team. This is very important, but there’s a lot more to it. You must also […]

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

A message from Amy Bosley, Vice President of Organizational Development and Human Resources The most influential factor in maintaining a healthy relationship with your employees is the way you treat the individuals on your team. Building self-esteem and self-confidence in your employees is critical to your role as a supervisor. Helping your team identify and […]

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

A message from Amy Bosley, Vice President of Organizational Development and Human Resources We all have job descriptions that we must follow, and as a supervisor, you should review your employees’ job descriptions with them during the Check-In process to confirm that the work they are doing is in alignment, and they understand what responsibilities make up […]

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

A message from Amy Bosley, Vice President of Organizational Development and Human Resources I realize as a supervisor that your time is extremely valuable. You wear many hats and have a fast-paced schedule filled with meetings, project deadlines, budgets to balance, planning, scheduling and multiple other daily tasks to oversee. Whew! And in addition to […]