A Personal Leadership Story: Shirley Salanio

I have often considered myself a reluctant leader. You see, I am an introvert and not usually the first person to speak up in a meeting, nor do I necessarily feel comfortable being the center of attention. Therefore, it was quite a surprise to receive the privilege and honor of being nominated and selected as one of the first participants of the UCB Leadership and Career Enhancement Program for Staff of Color.

NOW Conference 2018

July 19, 2018 marks the 6th annual Next Opportunity at Work (NOW) Conference for UC Berkeley staff. This all-day conference is designed to support staff career development through inspiring keynote speakers, concurrent workshops, and career planning resources.

Summer & Fall 2018 Career Workshops

The next set of career development workshops is scheduled and open for registration.  Topics span career-planning, identifying strengths that underpin both enjoyment and effectiveness at work; and effectively communicating those strengths.  The workshop dates (beginning late July) are planned to offer ongoing resources to all staff, whether or not they’re able to attend this year’s NOW conference.

Spotlight: Summer Fun

All of our UCB staff work so hard that we are taking a moment with this Summer Fun Spotlight to help you take a breather, recalibrate, refresh, renew. Enjoy these posts while you listen to our fun summer playlist and check out some summer happenings in the Bay area!