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    Achieve work goals through HR workshops

    Queen’s Human Resources offers a variety of individual workshops as well as lunch and learn sessions. See below for more information about a few of the sessions offered in the coming weeks. Visit the HR website to view the entire learning catalogue and to sign up.

    Effective Communication: Influencing Colleagues and Supervisors
    Tuesday, Jan. 19, 9 am-noon, Seminar Room, Mackintosh-Corry Hall B176

    This workshop allows participants to assess their assertiveness style and use this information to develop skills needed to express themselves directly and honestly. Participants learn techniques to communicate concisely, identify core issues and focus the dialogue accordingly. Participants learn to understand their audience in order to tailor their communication appropriately.

    Anti-Oppression in the Workplace
    Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1-4 pm, Seminar Room, Mackintosh-Corry Hall B176

    This session helps participants define oppression as it relates to equity-seeking groups in Canada as well as identify various forms of oppression and the ways in which they are sustained by institutional, political, economic, cultural and other power structures. Participants also learn how to develop strategies they can draw upon to create communities and workplaces that are anti-oppressive for all people, particularly those most affected by inequity.

    Diversity at Queen’s
    Thursday, Jan. 21, 9 am-noon, Seminar Room, Mackintosh-Corry Hall B176

    This workshop, presented in partnership with Queen’s University International Centre and the Human Rights Office, includes legislation information, scenarios and the opportunity to interact and share perspectives with international students.

    Queen’s Volunteer Engagement Certificate
    Module 3: Setting Volunteers up for Success – Orientation and Training
    Thursday, Jan. 21, 1-3 pm, Seminar Room, Mackintosh-Corry Hall B176

    Learn how Alumni Relations and Annual Giving have developed a comprehensive orientation strategy for close to 300 student volunteers each year to prepare them for Homecoming weekend. Templates and tools will help you create a consistent and standardized orientation program.

    New Staff Orientation
    Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1-4 pm, Seminar Room, Mackintosh-Corry Hall B176

    The Human Resources Department invites all newly hired employees (general staff, CUPE Local 229, CUPE Local 254, CUPE Local 1302, ONA, OPSEU, research grants and contract and post-doctoral fellows) to an informative discussion that includes presentations from various university departments and services. The orientation also covers essential human resources information.