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Policy Update: Workers’ Compensation and Injury or...

In this Policy Update series, you’ll receive information about recently updated, repealed or approved policies to ensure you are kept abreast of key policy changes. We are excited to provide you with relevant and timely policy information to assist you in your role and your team’s contributions to the College.  By Michelle Sever, Director, Human Resources Policy and […]

Software Purchasing: Now Easier with Latest OIT Updates

Are you in need of new software for your department, but are not sure where to begin? Then, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) has a solution for you! In an effort to simplify the software acquisition process, the OIT website has been updated to include information regarding current enterprise licensing as well as resources […]

Encourage Participation in 2014 PIVOT 180 – The New...

Encouraging your top performers to participate in PIVOT 180 (formerly known as the Leadership Academy) is a great way to acknowledge and reward your high-potential team members. Providing support and development creates an environment for employee success and demonstrates your appreciation for your employees. Throughout this leadership program, which spans eleven months, participants will embark upon […]

Managing Smart: Practice the five R’s to Motivate Workers

By R. Brayton Bowen Compensation pundits frequently suggest that the “right” reward system will drive performance by motivating workers to achieve new levels of performance. But rewards alone don’t drive organizational behavior. In an age where loyalty is dead and at-will employment reigns, free agent workers are looking for currency that involves more than just […]

Employee Relations Pathways: Conversations about Breaks...

From your Employee Relations Team As a supervisor, you create work schedules geared toward fulfilling the needs of those we serve, while at the same time providing reasonable accommodations to your employees, which supports the culture of a healthy work-life balance at Valencia. But, what happens when the employee does not follow the schedule or […]

Save the Date – Supervisor Summit: July 19, 2013

Mark your calendar, and plan to join your colleagues at the next Supervisor Summit on Friday, July 19 at the Criminal Justice Institute (CJI) auditorium. This event is designed especially for Valencia supervisors and is sure to be a wonderful resource. Topics at this Supervisor Summit include: Valencia EDGE Schedule – Learn about the latest […]

Managing Workplace Conflict – A Cigna Seminar

The Cigna Employee Assistance Program (EAP) team will host a free seminar titled “Manager’s Guide: Managing Workplace Conflict” on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Seminar Description: Understanding how to diffuse conflict is a valuable tool. In this seminar you will learn the steps necessary to effectively manage conflict and facilitate solutions to disruptive […]

PDP End/Beginning Phase: Preparing for the Conversation

As the end/beginning of the Performance Development Process (PDP) Cycle draws near, many supervisors find that it’s an effective use of time to combine PDP conversations for the end of year review, with setting and creating objectives for the next year. Tips for Closing the 2012/13 PDP Cycle Plan: Set up an appointment to collaboratively […]

Managing Smart: Lead with Hope

By Shane J. Lopez, Ph.D. Managers don’t necessarily have the budget or staff they need or want, but they do have an infinite resource—their own hope and the hopeful thinking of their followers. Your hope for the future can make hope happen for the people who work for you. Employees need your hope, according to […]

Essential Supervisors Competencies Certificate Program...

The second cohort of the Essential Supervisory Competencies (ESC) Certificate Program met on Tuesday, February 26, for a mid-point gathering to engage in activities that put their supervisory competencies to work using “real life” scenarios and situations. During this workshop, supervisors shared how they are implementing the skills they are learning in the ESC program, […]