HSU Professional Development Newsletter - May 2019

May 1, 2019

This month inside HSU Professional Development Newsletter

  • New Beginnings - It's May! The sun and flowers have come out and soon another cohort of students will walk across the stage and onwards to new and exciting things. It's hard to not join in the feeling of accomplishment and new beginnings as the academic year draws to a close. Take a moment to congratulate yourself on all you have accomplished this year to contribute to the success of the Class of 2019!
  • Featured Tech Skills Course - Data Visualization: Essentials - In this course, you'll learn the essentials of creating great data visualizations and how to use different forms of data visualizations. 
  • Featured Soft Skills Course - Using Performance Appraisals to Advance Your Career - In this course, you'll discover the value of learning how to manage the performance appraisal process on a year-round basis, and you'll be given tips for using formal and informal performance appraisals to your best advantage.
  • CSU's Got Talent - Working With Difficult People: Handling Types of Problem People Without Losing Your Mind - May 14 @ 10AM
  • Tips for Leading and Serving on a Search Committee - One of the hallmarks of being a higher education professional is leading and serving on hiring committees. While this work is important to university life, how do you decide if you should serve on a hiring committee?
  • On the Bookshelf - Communicating Across Cultures - From high-level business negotiations to casual conversations among friends, every interpersonal interaction is shaped by cultural norms and expectations. 
  • From the Front Desk - Appointment & Separation Documents Submission Reminder - Remember to submit all Appointment and Separation Documents several weeks prior to the effective date to ensure timely processing.
  • Performance Evaluations - Due to Human Resources by May 31, 2019, it is important to review the procedural obligations outlined in the appropriate staff Collective Bargaining Agreements.
  • CSU's Got Talent Archive - Managing Student Employees- Learn how to prepare students to be successful employees in your department. 
  • Ten Ways To Spot A Truly Exceptional Employee - A recent international study surveyed more than 500 business leaders and asked them what sets great employees apart.
  • Video - Just for fun! May the 4th Celebration
  • Tech Tips - CSU Learn Resource Library
  • Skillshops @ the Library 
  • HSU Workshop for Avoiding Unconscious Bias in the Hiring Process - May 9 @ 2 PM and 13 @ 9 AM
  • Upcoming Training Opportunities 
  • and more!

Please visit our May 2019 Newsletter.