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Video Production Team Offers Online Services and...

Monday, September 21, 2020 Do you ever wish you could use high-quality video in a professional setting to more effectively reach your audience? Do you need assistance editing video, creating animations and graphics and improving the quality of your audio or video recording? If so, Valencia Productions is here to help with these and instructional video production […]

Calling Out Great Work: Employee Recognition Strategies...

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 By Samuel Dunham, Assistant Director, Employee Development For many of us, there has been an increase in the amount of remote work that our teams are now required to engage in. While that comes with great positives, it can present challenges in our recognition efforts. Though many of us are not able […]

Tell Us How We’re Doing! Send Us Your Photos and Qu...

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 We know 2020 has presented us with some challenges — and this fall semester is no different — but it has also shown us how to rise to the occasion. We want to know how you’ve met those challenges, so tell us how the past two weeks have gone for you. […]

Establishing Boundaries Within Your Work Team With...

Thursday, August 20, 2020 A Message from Ken Rivera, Director of Network and Infrastructure  I have been managing teams for over 20 years; primarily serving nationally recognized and highly collaborative organizations. Here at Valencia College, I manage a team of six individual contributors responsible for maintaining access and security for wired and wireless connections to […]

Continuing to Work Remotely? Check Out These Guidelines

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 As Valencia continues to monitor and respond to the circumstances surrounding COVID-19, the College is committed to prioritizing the health and wellbeing of our faculty, staff and students, and working to ensure continuity of our student’s learning. With these commitments in mind, the majority of our employees will remain working in […]

Managing Smart: How to Coach in a Virtual Setting

Thursday, June 18, 2020 By Liz Suarez, Senior Director, Organizational Development and Human Resources, and Certified Professional Coach In the past few months, our role as supervisors has changed from in-person to virtual due to COVID-19. Our responsibility to develop, engage and retain talent has not changed; however, the way to lead employees in this remote setting has […]

Zoom Updates and Tips

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 Zoom has become synonymous with meetings due to the pandemic, and many of us have had to become expert “Zoomers” overnight. Like any technology, certain Zoom features and protocols have evolved and changed. To that end, we encourage employees to consider the following important items when using the application. – Meeting […]

Using Creative Thinking to Increase Flexibility

Thursday, May 21, 2020 A Message from Katie Tagye, Director, Organizational Design and Development  Earlier this month, in an email from Valencia College President Sandy Shugart, we learned that while the College will not be closing on Friday afternoons this summer, that full-time employees would, in fact, have the opportunity to continue with our tradition of […]

What Do End-of-Year Check-In and Faculty Evaluations...

Thursday, May 21, 2020 A Message from Jaclyn Taylor, Coordinator, Employee Development While the way we have communicated in the workplace has changed over the last few months, its importance in the workplace has increased tenfold. As leaders, it can be difficult to know how and when to make adjustments in the virtual setting. As […]

Recognize Your Administrative Professionals on April 22

Thursday, April 16, 2020 On Wednesday, April 22, don’t forget to recognize all of our hard working administrative assistants for Administrative Professionals Day. Here are a few ideas for showing your appreciation remotely: Plan a Zoom meeting with your team to thank your administrative professional. It could even be a bring-your-own lunch social hour. Send a personal note […]