Berkeleyan: A newspaper for faculty and staff at UC Berkeley


Berkeleyan HomeSearch BerkeleyanBerkeleyan ArchiveUCB NewsUCB Calendar

This Week's Stories:

 special section:
Cal Neighbors


Regular Features



Staff Enrichment

posted September 23, 1998

Employee Development and Training
For information, call 642-8134. Follow your department training guidelines before signing up for classes.

Customer Service Excellence
Oct. 8, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Oct. 9, 9 a.m.-noon
Participants will learn to understand customers and their needs, to assess departmental barriers to customer service and to enhance creative thinking and problem solving for increased customer satisfaction.

Working in Teams
Oct. 13, 9 a.m.-noon
An overview of basic concepts related to teams and teamwork, this class covers the definition of teamwork, when and how to use it and attributes and skills required in order to be effective team leaders and team members.

UCB Professions: Computer-Related Technical Professions
Oct. 14, 9-11:30 a.m.
A panel of campus employees working in computer-related technical professions will share their perspectives.

New Employee Orientation
Oct. 6 or 20, 8:30 a.m.-noon
This orientation, offered twice monthly, covers campus structure and culture, computer competency, health and safety- related issues.

The CALS Project
The CALS Project will hold a noon-time tutor training for volunteers beginning Oct. 7. Be a part of this quiet and powerful revolution for employees.
For information, check or contact or 643-5280.

CARE Services
For information or to enroll, call 643-7754.

Gay and Lesbian Support Group
Oct. 1, 15, Nov. 5, 19, and Dec. 3, 17, noon-1 p.m.

Balancing Work and Family Series: Choosing Child Care
Oct. 1, noon-1 p.m., 375 LeConte
Gail Ward of campus' Child Care Services is the featured presenter for this free brown bag program. No enrollment is required.
This series is sponsored by Academic personnel, CARE Services (UHS), the Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Dependent Care, Child Care Services, Employee Relations and Benefits (Human Resources), Faculty Welfare Committee, and the Staff Ombuds Office.


For information or to enroll, call 643-4646.

Fall Fitness Kickoff
New Date: Oct. 1, 12:10-1 p.m.
Learn techniques for integrating an exercise program into your lifestyle, develop personal fitness goals and find out how to participate in Tour de Fitness, a prize-incentive exercise program.

Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27, 12:10-1 p.m.
Learn how the body changes during these transition years, methods to cope with symptoms of menopause, the pros/cons of estrogen replacement vs. hormone therapy and practical exercises to help develop bone and muscle strength.

Making Computer Workstations User-Friendly
Oct. 15, 8 a.m.-noon
Learn the basics of a computer workstation evaluation with hands-on practice. This free workshop for departmental computer workstation evaluators is designed to help campus departments set up a successful computer health and safety program.

Workers' Compensation & Vocational Rehabilitation
Workers' Compensation Benefits Refresher Workshop
Oct. 7, 9 a.m.-noon
This refresher covers the major points in the workers' compensation benefits process, for those who previously attended the introductory and advanced classes. To enroll call 643-9403.

ADA Training for Supervisors
Oct. 8, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Case studies highlight this discussion of supervisors' responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act. To enroll call Al Perez at 642-1914 or email


[ Back to top ]


UCB Home

This site is produced and maintained by the Office of Public Affairs, University of California, Berkeley.
Copyright 1998, The Regents of the University of California.
For comments concerning this web service please e-mail