employee training

This year’s diversity and inclusion training series, Inclusion Matters: Building a Sense of Community, starts up this month. It builds on the awareness that last year’s series raised of the impact of social stereotypes and biases in the workforce. The training requirement has been placed on each employee’s ITNA, and the first presentation, by the Chicago Sinfonietta, takes place on Thursday, Feb. 20, in Ramsey Auditorium.

Two-day workshop: Presentation Skills for Scientific and Technical Professionals, April 20 and 21. Recent comments on the December 2019 class: “The recordings and the reviews of our presentations were very useful to understand problems and how to improve our presentation skills. The class had a nice pace and was very useful.” “I loved the quantity and quality of practical exercises and the feedback that helps develop presenting skills. The class creates a better mindset for presenting and preparing the presentation.”…

Fermilab updated its Communication Policy in July 2019. The Office of Communication has created a short ITNA training called Telling Your Fermilab Stories that summarizes the main points of the policy and provides examples of situations that employees and users might encounter and how to handle them. The new training requirement will be rolled out this week.

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 differs from yours. The half-day workshop includes a 20-page workplace-specific report that focuses on your priorities and strengths as well as those of others and provides clear strategies for building…

Just a few seats remain: Presentation Skills for Scientific and Technical Professionals, December 11 & 12 In this powerful two-day workshop technical and scientific professionals will develop presentation skills to make clear and persuasive presentations. Participants will learn the basics of, and gain practice in delivering effective presentations with a special emphasis on: understanding the needs and interest of different audiences with varying levels of technical expertise focusing on the “big picture” rather than the technical and scientific details converting…

The WDRS Talent Acquisition team has created a supplemental workshop to assist members of hiring committees with interview training.  We will host monthly Just In Time Management Interview Training sessions from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. in the ConFESSional conference room (WH5E). This class will provide an overview of the interviewing/hiring process at Fermilab. The class is open to anyone who serves on a Hiring Committee and has not completed the “Behavioral Interviewing” class within the Fermilab Management Practices (FMP) curriculum….

Limited Seating: Presentation Skills for Scientific and Technical Professionals December 11 & 12 In this powerful two-day workshop technical and scientific professionals will develop presentation skills to make clear and persuasive presentations. Participants will learn the basics of and gain practice in delivering effective presentations with a special emphasis on: understanding the needs and interest of different audiences with varying levels of technical expertise focusing on the “big picture” rather than the technical and scientific details converting jargon and technical…

Have you completed your Inclusion Matters training? If not, you now have an online opportunity to do so. So far, 90% of the Fermilab team has participated, and our goal is to reach 100% before the 2019 fiscal year ends. The deadline to complete this training requirement is September 30th. If you were not able to attend an Inclusion Matters course in person, we now have an online, E-Learning Module available. To receive course credit you must complete and submit…

ASME BPV Code, Section IX: Welding, Brazing, and Fusing Qualifications is a 3-day course for Mechanical Engineers, QC Personnel, Welding Supervisors, and Welding Inspectors who need to stay in compliance with Section IX requirements. 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 and welding the test coupon Welder and welding operator qualifications Impact tested…

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 comes with a 20-page workplace-specific report that focuses on your priorities and strengths as well as those of others and provides clear…