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Learning How to Unplug Like a Boss

Thursday, December 17, 2020 With the advent of multiple technologies making immediate access to communication — and work — as easy as a quick swipe of the smartphone, it’s hard to unplug these days. This is especially true for supervisors, who typically work longer hours and face greater responsibilities. But burnout can affect everyone, supervisors […]

National Boss’s Day Is This Friday! Here’s...

Monday, October 12, 2020 The task of leading and helping others improve while maintaining fairness is not easy. This is truer than ever this year with remote work playing a more prominent role in our working lives. National Boss’s Day is Friday, October 16, 2020, so if you would like to say “thank you” to […]

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

Thursday, April 16, 2020  A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources As the urgency of responding to the pandemic begins to fade into a sense of a “new normal, not normal,” you might find yourself beginning to think about what else you need to do and think about for your department and […]

How to Recognize Employees Virtually

Thursday April 16, 2020 A Message From Sam Dunham, Assistant Director, Employee Development Thank you supervisors for all that you have done over the past few weeks to continue driving our work and supporting your teams. We have been able to do great work for our students and each other due to your leadership and guidance. With […]

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 […]