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What is your most important commodity in the workplace? Time. Sign up for the Professional Development and Learning course: Working Smart: Time Management and Organization Skills to master your time and maximize your effectiveness. You will learn: how you manage your time and how to improve interactions with others by recognizing different time management styles the real reasons for procrastination and how to overcome them how to identify which priorities are truly urgent and important ways to manage distractions and interruptions. This…

ASME BPV Code, Section IX: Welding, Brazing, and Fusing Qualifications is a 5-day course for Mechanical Engineers, QC Personnel, Welding Supervisors and Welding Inspectors who need to stay in compliance with Section IX requirements. The class runs September 21-25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. via Zoom. The course content includes: Historic perspective of welding and code development Relationship of Section IX to other codes Review of welding processes In-depth review of SMA (shield metal arc welding) Practical aspects Selecting, preparing…

Interpersonal Communication Skills will be held via Zoom on July 27 and 28 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. This course provides participants with the tools and techniques for clear and compelling communication and uses techniques to communicate professionally and collaboratively. You will learn to: -Build a trust relationship -Gain self-insight to ensure successful communication -Use assertive communications -Use active listening skills and avoid common misunderstandings -Read non-verbal messages from others -Avoid barriers to effective communication -Resolve conflict and work…

Are you managing WordPress content for your area? This course teaches the essentials of editing web pages using WordPress. You will learn: dashboard navigation content management using WordPress Editor to add/delete pages, images, photo galleries and create links how to update versus publish content when to use a post rather than a page This class will be held via Zoom, and all participants will need VPN access and a laptop, smartphone, or tablet to participate. To enroll, visit the Professional Development…

“When careers get knocked off track, the most common reason (75%) is that people lack crucial emotional competencies – they can’t deal effectively with interpersonal problems, guide teams through conflicts and other turbulence, and adapt to change or gain trust.” – The Center for Creative Leadership Emotional intelligence is an individual’s capacity to recognize their feelings and those of others and manage their own feelings in a way to positively guide their actions, thinking and how they engage those around…

The Everything DiSC Workplace assessment helps you gain insight into your own behavior and that of others. Understand and appreciate the styles of the people you work with. Learn how to communicate and influence others more effectively, and create strategies for overcoming obstacles when working with those whose DiSC style is different from yours. The half-day workshop led via Zoom comes with a 20-page workplace-specific report that focuses on your priorities and strengths as well as those of others and…

Managing Conflict will be held on the mornings of May 19 & 20 via Zoom. Participants will: Develop Listening Skills Develop Decision Methods Understand Conflict Behaviors Change Undesirable Conflict Behaviors Hearing what isn’t said Make Rational Team Decisions For more details and to enroll visit the Curriculum page: https://hr.fnal.gov/training/curriculum/ or contact Callie Surber at csurber@fnal.gov.

Are you managing WordPress content for your area? This course teaches the essentials of editing web pages using WordPress. You will learn: dashboard navigation content management using WordPress Editor to add/delete pages, images, photo galleries and create links how to update versus publish content when to use a post rather than a page This class will be held via Zoom, and all participants will need VPN access and a laptop, smartphone, or tablet to participate. To enroll, visit the Professional Development…

What is your most important commodity in the workplace? Time. Sign up for the Professional Development and Learning course: Working Smart: Time Management and Organization Skills to master your time and maximize your effectiveness. You will learn: how you manage your time and how to improve interactions with others by recognizing different time management styles the real reasons for procrastination and how to overcome them how to identify which priorities are truly urgent and important ways to manage distractions and interruptions. This…

Interpersonal Communication Skills will be held via Zoom on April 14 and 16 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. This course provides participants with the tools and techniques for clear and compelling communication and uses techniques to communicate professionally and collaboratively. For more information, visit Professional Development and Learning’s Curriculum page: https://hr.fnal.gov/training/curriculum/