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Advancing at Berkeley: Ryan Sessler’s Success - What roles have you had throughout your time at Berkeley? Two and a half years ago I started at Cal in the Office of the Registrar as a Classroom Management Specialist. In that role my primary function was to manage a program employing ~60 student… Read more...
Upcoming Events by Communities of Practice -   WARNING: Attending these may result in professional growth and a larger support network. Attend wisely. 🙂   Berkeley Facilitator Network (BFN), Business Process Analysis Working Group (BPAWG), and Cal Assessment Network (CAN) Using Data to Influence Others, with Kari Peterson Friday, Nov. 2, 10:30am… Read more...
Free Ways to Grow at Berkeley (Part I) -   This month at Wisdom Café we’re thinking about gratitude, and we’re grateful for all the MANY ways UC Berkeley invests in our growth. Read on to find out some of the ways you can take advantage of the free (yes, FREE) learning opportunities Berkeley… Read more...
Advancing at Berkeley: Victor Sánchez’s Approach - What roles have you had throughout your time at Berkeley? Lateral Positions Resident Director (July 2014- July 2017) Coordinator for Residential Community Standards (July 2017-September 2018) Promotion Assistant Director for Residential Life (September 2018-current)   Similar to your trajectory more people are currently advancing along… Read more...
Steps for a Productive Performance Review - In the15-minute Lynda.com course, Preparing for Your Review, Todd Dewett says “Whether you love it or hate it, the performance review is tremendously important to your career.” This topic is fresh in the minds of staff on campus right now, as the performance review cycle draws… Read more...
Leadership and Career Enhancement for Staff of Color - I am pleased to announce that we have completed our pilot of the new “Leadership and Career Enhancement Program for Staff of Color” at UC Berkeley! This is an effort by the campus to offer leadership development and career opportunities to staff who have traditionally been underserved in development and in the representation of our leadership.
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.
A Personal Leadership Story: Kristine Lee - My name is Kristine Lee and I’m an Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions at UC Berkeley. I am also Co-Chair for APASA, Asian Pacific American Systemwide Alliance at UC Berkeley. I was chosen for the pilot cohort for this leadership program. I am humbled to be selected and I learned a lot of lessons throughout the program.
Summer of Learning - During the school year it’s easy to get wrapped up in the day-to-day, and become so busy keeping up with work and homelife, that we don’t always make time for ourselves to grow personally or professionally. That’s why I am encouraging you, my UC Berkeley colleagues, to take some time to learn something new this summer.
A Sweet Lunch Story - by Gabriel Gonzalez // There are many ways to show appreciation in the workplace, and one of the most meaningful is through making time for people. This can be as small as taking the time to address a 5-minute hallway question, or as involved as… Read more...
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