Stressful situations occur in even the best workplaces. Some stress is good, but too much can negatively affect our performance on the job and be detrimental to our health. In this session, we will explore how stress impacts us and learn strategies and techniques to reduce and manage stress in our lives and on the job.
What can get you fired? What can get you sued?The Department of Organization Effectiveness is offering a half-day training session on critical issues in supervision.Some topics which will be discussed include:Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)Sexual Harassment AwarenessAmericans with Disabilities ActFamily Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Flexible Work OptionsNote: this is one session of the multi-part Supervisory Skills Certificate program; you must sign up for the entire program in order to take this session.
Effective Communication is one of the most important skills for virtually every career path. In fact, communication skills might be more valuable in those professions that are not traditionally regarded as people-oriented as previously thought. The importance of communication skills is not surprising when you look at the astounding amount of time people spend communicating on the job. This workshop outlines the communication process and presents techniques that can make a dramatic change in your ability to communicate effectively and competently while interacting with others. In this interactive program, learn and practice proven methods of interpersonal effectiveness in group situations. Topics include barriers to effective communication, recognizing the importance of non-verbal communication, understanding and practicing effective listening, and developing tools for more effective communication.
The orientation is designed to provide resources and support to help you make a smooth and efficient transition into the Perelman School of Medicine. Our objectives are that upon completion of the program you will:
feel welcome to the Perelman School of Medicine
understand the Perelman School of Medicine's past, mission and vision for the future
understand the Perelman School of Medicine's organizational and reporting structure
be able to identify relevant functional departments, their contact names and numbers
be able to identify the resources that are available to support you as a Perelman School of Medicine employee.
This orientation is designed specifically for your experience at the Perelman School of Medicine. You are also encouraged to attend the general University's orientation when invited.