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.
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.
Adam A. Hillier Office of Undergraduate Admissions “Receiving the COSA was a true honor. It is one of those events in your life that you call your parents about, even at the age of 40, and want them to be proud of (and secretly want… Read more…
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.
The Wisdom Café sat down with Julie Hooper, UC Berkeley’s Vice Chancellor of University Development and Alumni Relations and President of the UC Berkeley Foundation, to talk about her career path and what it means to be a leader.
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!
Here is a fun summer music playlist for you to listen to at work, play at barbecues, or sing-along to during road trips. Comment down below songs you would like to see featured in the playlist and we’ll add them throughout the summer!
Check out some of these great events happening this summer in Berkeley and the greater Bay area! Have fun! Share with us in the comments other events you know of…
Read about our two featured Chancellor Outstanding Staff Award Recipients from 2017, Josephine and Marco!
The Multicultural Education Program is looking to add more Diversity Facilitators! You may have been recommended to join the MEPDF team, or you may have expressed interest in becoming a Multicultural Education Program Diversity Facilitator, or this invitation may be coming to you for the… Read more…