employee training

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…

“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…

We continue to make the laboratory’s Inclusion Matters workshop offerings available online, and I encourage all who have not yet fulfilled their annual training requirement to take a look at the opportunities below. Some of you have already taken an Inclusion Matters course and may want to learn more on a particular topic. Sign up to participate to discuss physics and disability, person-first language, imposter syndrome, or allyship and bystander intervention.

FermiWorks self-evaluation demonstrations: Tuesdays in June from 11-11:45 a.m. (June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30). HR partners and the FermiWorks HR team will host demos to prepare individuals for the self evaluation portion of the performance review. A brief overview of the performance review process will follow with a demo on how to best navigate the self-evaluation in FermiWorks. Contact your HR partner for a Zoom link and password.  

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.

Editor’s note: This has been edited to add two dates for the demo sessions. Goal Setting in FermiWorks: HR Partners and the FermiWorks HR team is adding more demos to prepare individuals for the upcoming performance review season. A brief overview of SMART goal setting will be followed by a demo on how to best manage your goals in FermiWorks. Learn how to edit, add and archive goals; view individual goals; view team goals and add goals to employees (for…

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/