The reduced operations period offers an opportunity for the University to maximize energy savings during a routinely lower level of campus activity and has saved thousands of dollars in energy costs since the program began. This year's reduced operations period is Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019 through Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. This period includes three university holidays (Dec. 24, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1), four weekend days and five work days (Dec. 23, 26, 27, 30 and 31).
HRS Latest News & Events
The Professional Development Committee is hosting a panel discussion today (12/9) from 2 PM - 3:30 PM in CBB 109.
The Professional Development Committee is hosting a morning of learning on November 13 from 8:30 AM - 11 AM in Maucker Union (University Room). Join us as we have invited Kingsley Botchway II (Chief Officer of Human Resources & Equity with Waterloo Community School District) to be our opening speaker, which will be followed by a workshop on Implicit Bias: What It Is, Why It Matters and What You Can DO About It led by Susan Hill & Brittany Flokstra.
Join Tom Farley (from Employee & Family Resources) from 2 PM - 4 PM on Monday, October 14th to hear techniques on Managing Conflict. While workplace conflict is natural and healthy, destructive conflict can easily occur when things get tough. Poorly managed, conflict can become a costly business problem that destroys performance. Registration is req
For the first time in history, five generations co-exist in the workplace. Learn how understanding the unique experiences and viewpoints of multiple generations can shape your work environment, as well as how to use that understanding to enhance productivity and secure each employee's personal commitment to a compelling vision.
Few would argue that our society has become less civil -- and the workplace is no exception.
Enroll in our Managing Conflict session being held on Thursday, February 21 at 1:30 PM. While workplace conflict is natural and healthy, destructive conflict can easily occur when things get tough. Poorly managed, conflict can become a costly business problem that destroys employee and team performance.
HRS has additional spots available in the Art of Active Listening workshop! This session will be presented by Lori Garder from Employee & Family Resources. It will be held on Thursday, November 29 from 10 AM - 11:30 AM in the State College Room (lower level of Maucker Union). Enroll online. Participants will learn to identify barriers to effective communication, explore their personal communication style and learn to apply five key principles of more effective interaction.
This year's reduced operations period is Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018 through Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. To learn how this impacts your department, please view the Reduced Operations supporting web page.