Tuesday, 26 June 2018

July Lunch and Learn Bulletin

Join us this month and learn how to improve workplace communication, discover the art of relaxation, and enjoy a walk around campus to view planters and beds adopted and cared for by your colleagues as part of the annual Adopt a Planter program. 

For more information on the Lunch and Learn sessions, please see the Human Resource Services July 2018 Lunch & Learn Bulletin and visit The Learning Shop to register.

Recognition Awards

Help us celebrate excellence! Nominate an outstanding colleague or peer today!  Nominations for the Annual Support Staff Recognition Award and Annual Achievement Award for APOs, FSOs and Librarians are being accepted from July 1 to September 30, 2018. To access the nomination form and view award details, please visit www.ualberta.ca/faculty-and-staff/recognition.

Life Lines: The Link Between Concussion and Depression

Life Lines is a publication brought to you by the University’s Employee and Family Assistance Program provider, Homewood Health. With the aim of "Improving Your Quality of Life – One Step at a Time”, this month’s edition focuses on "The Link Between Concussion and Depression". Read Life Lines July 2018 to learn more. Lignes de Vie Juillet 2018: "Le lien qui existe entre la commotion cérébrale et la dépression".

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Cannabis Impairment in the Workplace Workshop

HRS and Homewood Health have partnered to present a workshop on Cannabis Impairment in the Workplace. Dr. Brendan Adams will discuss scientific studies, their outcomes and impact on the private sector as well as the development of corporate policies with particular attention to safety sensitive work.

Two sessions will be offered on June 15, 2018:
10:30am - 12:00pm - This session is intended for mangers, supervisors and those in a leadership role
1:00pm - 2:30pm - This session is intended for all interested faculty and staff 

Please visit the The Learning Shop for more information and to register.

Friday, 25 May 2018

June Lunch and Learn Bulletin

Join us for a guided tour of the five water features on campus while you enjoy some fresh air and exercise. Attend 'Understanding Grief and Loss' to help understand the grieving process and healthy ways to deal with loss. At 'Hoarding: What is it and how can we help?' you will get a brief overview of what hoarding is and its impact. For more information on these Lunch and Learn sessions, please see the Human Resource Services June 2018 Lunch & Learn Bulletin and visit The Learning Shop to register.

Retirement Planning Workshop: How to Prepare Emotionally and Financially for Retirement

This full-day workshop is intended for faculty and staff, and their spouse/partner, who are contemplating retirement within the next five to ten years. The session will provide details about the emotional aspects of moving to the retirement stage of your life as well as the financial planning knowledge needed to successfully create income in retirement. Seating is limited - register now at the Learning Shop. To register your partner, please email org.health@ualberta.ca.

Thursday, 24 May 2018

Excellence in Leadership Award - Nomination Deadline May 31st

The Excellence in Leadership Award is intended to recognize outstanding leaders or leadership teams for their awareness of and attention to issues and concerns that impact the quality of the work and learning environment. If you know a deserving leader or team, consider nominating them for the Excellence in Leadership Award. Visit Recognition Programs for nomination criteria and forms.