CSU’s Got Talent Online Training: How to be Happy at Work: The Power of Purpose, Hope and Friendships

Dr. Annie McKee will present a compelling argument for why happiness at work is good for us—and for our companies—too. Her presentation is backed by solid research, and is profoundly practical as well. Participants will gain new insights about how to use emotional intelligence to be better colleagues and managers, and how to build a positive culture in their teams. She will share techniques to take charge of your own happiness at work, find deeper meaning in what you do, focus on hope for the future, and build better, stronger relationships in the workplace.

This course will take place Tuesday, October 20 from 10:00 am – 11:00 am. All CSU Faculty & Staff are invited to attend this free webcast.

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CSU’s Got Talent Online Training: INDISTRACTABLE How to Control Your Attention and Choose Life

What could you accomplish if you knew how to improve concentration and overcome distractions? What if you had the power to stay focused and become “indistractable? ” Nir Eyal reveals the hidden psychology driving us to distraction. He describes why solving the problem is not as simple as swearing off our devices. In this session, based on his book, Indistractable, he reveals the key to getting the best out of technology, without letting it get the best of us. Inside, Eyal overturns conventional wisdom and describes: Why distraction at work is a symptom of a dysfunctional company culture – and how to fix it. What really drives human behavior, and why “time management is pain management”. Empowering and optimistic, Indistractable provides practical, novel techniques to control your time and attention – helping you live the life you really want.

This course will take place Wednesday, September 30 from 10:00 am – 11:00 am. All CSU Faculty & Staff are invited to attend this free webcast.

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CSU’s Got Talent Online Training: The Surprising Science of Meetings

A recent estimate suggests that employees endure a staggering 55 million meetings a day in the United States. Most companies and leaders view poor meetings as an inevitable cost of doing business. But managers can take heart: researchers now have a clear understanding of the key drivers that make meetings successful. In The Surprising Science of Meetings, Dr. Steven Rogelberg, draws from extensive research and survey interviews with over 5,000 employees across a range of industries to share the proven practices and techniques that help managers and employees enhance the quality of their meetings. For those who lead and participate in meetings, he provides immediate direction, guidance, and relief, offering a how-to guide to change your working life starting today

This course will take place Thursday, July 30 from 10:00am – 11:00am. All CSU Faculty & Staff are invited to attend this free webcast.

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CSU’s Got Talent: Overcoming & Understanding Implicit Bias in Higher Education & the Workplace

While most people in the United States sincerely reject prejudice and discrimination, many of us exhibit patterns of unwitting bias in our thoughts, feelings, and actions and displays of explicit intergroup hostility and division are increasingly visible as well. This interactive session will explore the social, cultural, and psychological origins of intergroup biases, and the most problematic effects such biases can have in higher education and the workplace. We will also explore strategies that individuals and institutions of higher learning can employ to combat prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination.


CHRS Recruiting System Overview Posted

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The CHRS Recruiting System Overview session held on May 27, 2020 is now posted for review. In addition to the video, the slides used during the presentation are also available. The link to this information is below and can also be found on the CHRS Recruiting Training webpage.

Click here to access the video and slides. Please note, you must be logged into your SJSU email to view this page.

The video includes information about the new recruiting system for faculty and staff. Topics include: why we’re implementing the new software, when the new system will be available for use, high level demonstrations of system functionality, and information on training and support.

After you review the video and/or the slides, please take a few minutes to complete the CHRS Recruitment: Change Readiness Assessment. This will help the Change Management team with future communication and change management initiatives.

If you have any questions regarding the CHRS Recruiting project, please email chrs@sjsu.edu. You can also review the CHRS Recruiting webpage for additional information.