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September 25, 2018

PPSA Presents: Parenting Up and Parenting Down: Resources and Benefits for Caretakers

Sue Sproat, Executive Director for Benefits, and Karen Kille, Senior Work-life Consultant, will join us from Penn HR to discuss the benefits and resources that Penn provides to its employees as they relate to parents of children and resources for those of us who provide regular care for our aging parents and loved ones.  Topics to be covered include the Paid Parental Leave policy, best practices for proposing Flexible Work Options, and Penn’s Health Advocate services.

Lunch will be provided.

Space is limited.  Register today: https://upenn.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3KUkU8sscR2XU4R

Start: September 25, 2018
End: September 25, 2018
Venue: Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge
Address:
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3417 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States, 19104

HR presents: Develop Your Presentation Skills

Fear. That’s the main reason most people won’t make presentations – or make them poorly. By following some simple lessons anyone can conquer presentation phobia and go on to make his or her case successfully and professionally.

Register here: https://upenn.plateau.com/learning/user/deeplink_redirect.jsp?linkId=SCHEDULED_OFFERING_DETAILS&scheduleID=3466994

When: Tuesday, September 25, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Where: 3624 Market Street, Suite 1A South

Start: September 25, 2018 12:30 pm
End: September 25, 2018 1:30 pm
Venue: Suite 1 A South
Phone: (215) 898-3400
Address:
3624 Market St, Philadelphia, 19104

September 27, 2018

HR presents: QOWL – Models BB

Do you work with someone who shows special initiative or demonstrates outstanding leadership? Have you noticed that a colleague or team excels at fostering workplace collaboration or shows an especially deep commitment to service? If so, then recognize them as a Model of Excellence. The Selection Committee depends on the content of the nominations to make its decisions. Therefore, nominations submitted should be as detailed and descriptive as possible in order to convey a nominee’s exceptional performance and award-worthiness. Be sure to attend this workshop and learn about how best to write your nomination and obtain some tips on doing so!

Register here: https://upenn.plateau.com/learning/user/deeplink_redirect.jsp?linkId=ITEM_DETAILS&componentID=UP.92029.ITEM.MODELS&componentTypeID=COURSE&revisionDate=1470234840000

When: Thursday, September 27, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Where: 3624 Market Street, Suite 1A South

Start: September 27, 2018 12:30 pm
End: September 27, 2018 1:30 pm
Venue: Suite 1 A South
Phone: (215) 898-3400
Address:
3624 Market St, Philadelphia, 19104

September 28, 2018

HR presents: QOWL Guided Meditation

Practice mindful breathing that focuses your attention on the present moment with kindness, compassion, and awareness. Self-massage and gentle mindful movements that promote relaxation and reduce stress may also be included in the workshop. No experience necessary.

Register here: https://www.hr.upenn.edu/PennHR/learn-grow/trainings-courses-and-webinars/onsite-programs/event-view?category=62&event=QW00000-092818

When: Friday, September 28, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Where: 3624 Market Street, Suite 1A South

Start: September 28, 2018 12:30 pm
End: September 28, 2018 1:30 pm
Venue: Suite 1 A South
Phone: (215) 898-3400
Address:
3624 Market St, Philadelphia, 19104

October 2, 2018

Employee Resource and Volunteer Fair

The Penn Professional Staff Assembly (PPSA) and the Penn Weekly-Paid Professional Staff Assembly (WPPSA), in partnership with the offices of the Executive Vice President and the Division of Human Resources, are co-sponsoring an Employee Resource and Volunteer Fair on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 from 12:00-1:30 p.m. in Bodek Lounge and the Reading Room, Houston Hall. The purpose of the fair is to provide information to employees regarding the vast and varied campus resources and services available to them as well as volunteer opportunities. The fair will be open to the entire Penn community.

In addition to the Employee Resource Fair there will be a Volunteer Fair organized in tandem with the event. This Volunteer Fair takes place in the Reading Room of Houston Hall. PPSA invites groups from the Philadelphia area to inform members of the Penn community about the volunteer opportunities they have available. There will be approximately 10-15 local non-profits represented at the fair.

Thank you for your thoughtful consideration to participate in the 2018 Employee Resource Fair. For all inquiries, please contact ppsa@lists.upenn.edu. We look forward to seeing you on October 2nd!

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Start: October 2, 2018
End: October 2, 2018
Venue: Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall
Address:
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3417 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States, 19104
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