training

The postponed Unconscious Bias for Leaders training will now be hosted via Zoom and led by Holly Lett. This training is scheduled to run from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. Participants are asked to be online 15 minutes prior to the start of the class. A smartphone, tablet, or laptop is suitable for viewing and participating in the class. For more information on the class visit: https://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/cert/schedule.show_course_details?this_course_code=FN000631&this_instr_type=CR&this_fermi_id=

The Working Smart class will be held online via Zoom from 8:30 am to 11:30 am on Tuesday, April 7. A smartphone, tablet, or laptop are suitable to view and participate in the training. To enroll and learn more about the class, follow this link: http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=9722

At Fermilab we mentor postdocs to become full-fledged scientists, supporting both the scientific development and the career advancement of postdocs so they can lead our field into the future. The postdoc mentoring program in the CMS Department has served as a model for similar programs throughout the lab. It relies on three basic elements to guide the postdoc to success: a balanced and ambitious research plan, a personal team of supporting scientists, and regularly scheduled mentoring events.

Reminder 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 is now part of every employee’s and user’s required ITNA training.

Editor’s note: The March 25 WordPress training is now canceled. WordPress training – March 25 from 8:30 a.m. – noon. 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 To enroll visit the Professional Development website: https://hr.fnal.gov/training/curriculum/

We are looking for supervisors/jobs for teachers that will be at Fermilab this summer as part of the Fermilab TRAC program. Any Fermilab employee or user can be a mentor and I would be happy to talk with anyone who would like to learn more about mentoring, or to discuss job possibilities. The teachers are at Fermilab for 8 weeks starting in early June and are fully paid for by the TRAC program. Past mentors of teachers on this programs…

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.

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…

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….