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Liz Suarez Receives Coaching Designations

Congratulations to Liz Suarez, director, organizational development and human resources, Osceola Region, for earning two coaching designations that will inform her work supporting Valencia College employees. She recently earned the designation of Certified Professional Coach (CPC), as well as the designation Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner (ELI-MP) from the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (IPEC). This rich, intense […]

Leadership Quotes for Leaders by Leaders

By Lisandra “Liz” Suarez, Campus Director, Organizational Development and Human Resources “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” — Mother Teresa This quote is at the top of my favorite quotes list, alongside quotes from Helen Keller and Mark Twain. These words truly […]

What We Are Reading: Search Inside Yourself: The...

Book: Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace) Author: Chade-Meng Tan Reviewed by: Liz Suarez, Osceola and Lake Nona Campus Director, Organizational Development and Human Resources Google is known for service, creativity, innovation and Emotional Intelligence (EQ). In the book by Chade-Meng Tan, “Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path […]

Osceola/Lake Nona Organizational Development and Human...

Left to right: Carolina Simone, Lisandra “Liz” Suarez and Vincent “Vinny” Mirandi A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola and Lake Nona Campuses The Osceola/Lake Nona Organizational Development and Human Resources (OD/HR) team has moved. Find the team now on the Osceola Campus in Building 1 in the following office locations: Lisandra “Liz” Suarez, campus director, […]

Valencia Provides Tool Kits to Florida Diversity and...

A message from Lisandra “Liz” Suarez Lopez, Osceola and Lake Nona Campus Director, Organizational Development and Human Resources and Florida Diversity and Leadership Conference Co-Chair The Sixth Annual Florida Diversity and Leadership Conference, hosted by the National Diversity Council, took place in Miami on Thursday, April 30, 2015, at the Kovens Conference Center. The conference […]

Employee Relations: Absenteeism & Tardiness

From Your Employee Relations Team A fundamental expectation of employment is that employees will come to work when scheduled and perform their duties in an acceptable manner. As supervisors, the management of attendance in the workplace is critical to the success of each function. The impact of excessive absenteeism and tardiness is considerable since every […]

Employee Relations: How to Manage Job Performance Concerns

From Your Employee Relations Team Valencia supervisors wear many hats and have diverse responsibilities, but one key responsibility that all supervisors share is developing their employees. As a supervisor, you are responsible for coaching your employees. This includes guiding, assessing, communicating, providing feedback and managing performance. Coaching is the first, proactive approach to use with […]

Introducing Liz Suarez, Assistant Director of Employee Re...

From Michelle Sever, Director of Employee Relations I am pleased to introduce Lisandra “Liz” Suarez Lopez, who joined Valencia as the assistant director of employee relations on November 26, 2012. She joins Valencia with 14 years of experience in human resources, most recently in the timeshare industry. Liz holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration/human […]