Crucial relationships at work become strained when time is not respected, projects run over, email and voicemail is not managed, meetings have no agenda or don't run on schedule and an 'open door' policy becomes a living nightmare for many who haven't learned how to say "not right now". This seminar is based on years of study of real people in real jobs and how effective people manage their time, respect others and have learned how to use email and voicemail for what they are – tools. Participants will practice proven techniques – how to contribute to and run effective meetings; how to get their point over concisely and how to manage interruptions without offending colleagues. The seminar presents a new way of looking at time and how effective people use their personal energy flow to know when to focus on their most challenging projects and tasks; how to avoid procrastination personally and how to inspire others they need to deal with, not to procrastinate either! To Register: http://hr.caltech.edu/Education/courses/timemanagement.htm (or contact email@example.com or Ext. 3204)
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
8:30 – 12:30
Caltech Human Resources is once again sponsoring the annual "Adopt an Angel Program", which provides holiday gifts for children of poverty-level families from the San Gabriel Valley area. Adopting an Angel is an opportunity to buy new toys or clothes for a child who would not normally get a gift this holiday season.
To adopt an "Angel", please visit the Human Resources office at 399 S. Holliston between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. There are many decorated paper angels bearing the name of a child, his/her age and information about the child. You will then be asked to bring in an unwrapped gift for your Angel, with his or her name attached, to the Human Resources office. All gifts must be received by Friday, November 30. This is earlier than the deadline in the past years, so please visit the HR office soon to get your "Angel"!
The Angel Program is affiliated with the Foothill Unity Center, a nonprofit organization that provides critical support in the form of food, clothing, motel vouchers, referrals, and advocacy for people in crisis who reside in Pasadena, South Pasadena, Altadena, Monrovia, Arcadia, Sierra Madre, Bradbury, Duarte, Baldwin Park, Irwindale and Azusa.
Thank you for your support of this program over the years - it is a great way to give back to our community.
For more information, contact Christine Boyle at firstname.lastname@example.org or 395-1745.
HR Events & Education: 2012 Education Fair for Staff
Have you ever thought about going back and getting that degree, but aren't sure what to look for in a program?
This fair will feature representatives and information from 8 different accredited programs that cater to working professionals.
Caltech offers tuition reimbursement to eligible employees. Come talk with university reps who will answer all your questions.
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
San Pasqual Walk
Contact: email@example.com or call ext. 3204
Free flu vaccine will be available to staff, faculty, post-docs, and students starting Monday, October 29, 2012 at the student health center while supplies last. Shots will be available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:30 am to 10:00 am and from 1:00pm to 2:00 p.m. On Wednesday the shot is available from 1:00pm to 2:00 pm only. If you are pregnant, breastfeeding or have a preexisting medical condition, please bring written order from your doctor to receive the flu shot. You must bring a valid Caltech ID.
Division of Biology
Alexander Abramyan - Grant Manager
Benjamin Deverman - Senior Research Scientist
Sripriya Ravindra Kumar - Research Technician
Alejandra Olvera - Research Technician
Gregoire Seyrig - Research Technician
Kiichi Watanabe - Staff Scientist (Biologist)
Bin Yang - Scientific Researcher
Division of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering
Whitney Barlow - Scientific Editor & Coordinator
Julianne Just - Administrative Assistant, JCAP
Youn-Geun Kim - Research Electrochemical Surface Scientist
David Rivera - Shipping/ Receiving/Stockroom Clerk & Purchasing Assistant
Santosh Suram - Scientific Data Processing Engineer, JCAP
Magnus To - Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Assistant Technician
Margarita Veselinov - Grant Manager/Financial Analyst
Division of Engineering & Applied Science
Fivos Drymiotis - Lab Manager
Hailiang Zhang - Computational Scientist
Division of Physics, Math & Astronomy
Ross Williamson - Research Scientist
Hani Zewail - Office Assistant
Development & Institute Relations
Loren Benn - Website Content Coordinator
Bridget McKay - Assistant Director, Annual Giving Programs
Bonnie Peterson - Campaign Associate
Darryl Wilson - Director of Campus Operations & Maintenance
Theresa Slowskei - Senior Budget & Planning Officer
Linda Zhong - Senior Cost Studies Analyst
Marsha Habib - International Student Programs (ISP) - General Office Assistant
Information Management Systems & Services
Bruno Ochoa - Desktop Support
Office of Technology Transfer
Mary Beth Campbell - Licensing Associate
Sofia Archuleta - Dining - Coffee House Attendant & General Helper
Miya Erickson - Student Health Center - Psychology Intern
Dana Matthews - Student Health Center - Psychology Intern
On Monday, October 15th from 11:00am to 2:00pm there will be a Sign-Up Table in the Winnett Quad by the Bookstore for anyone who would like to sign up to join in the United Way's Annual 5K walk to end homelessness. The donation is $25.00 and you can register to join "TEAM CALTECH" and be a runner, a walker or a "virtual" walker.
The event will take place on Saturday, November 17th at Exposition Park. You will receive a "Team Caltech" T-Shirt for registering. This event will feature, once again Kobe Bryant as the Honorary Chairman! Come out and join the fun in support of this effort to address the homeless population of Greater L.A.
For questions, please contact Christine Boyle at firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, October 26 our Annual Family Night Dinner will be held on the Beckman Mall for all faculty, staff and postdocs and their families.
Please get wristbands for the movie starting at 4:30pm, before getting in line for dinner, as seating in the Auditorium is limited. Children under 2 years of age do not need wristbands.
Dinner will be served from 4:30pm to 5:45pm. The movie, "Madagascar 3" will start at 6:00pm.
This event marks the kickoff of our 2013 United Way Campaign.
Please come, bring the family, and enjoy this wonderful event!
For questions please contact Christine Boyle at 626-395-1745 or email email@example.com
Caltech's 2013 United Way Campaign will run from October 15 through November 19.
You can pledge online by going to www.access.caltech.edu and clicking on 2013 United Way.
You can designate the agencies you would like to donate to and you can elect to have payroll deductions or elect to send a one-time check.
The kickoff of the campaign will be Family Night Dinner on Friday, October 26.
If you need assistance with pledging and/or want to know the name of your department/division United Way Ambassador, please contact Christine Boyle at 625-395-1745 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Weight Watchers At Work Program Back By Popular Demand
The Caltech HR Total Rewards team is happy to bring the Weight Watchers At Work Program to campus as part of the ongoing Science of Well-Being series. Start losing weight and live healthier with Weight Watchers! With the Weight Watchers Monthly Pass Program, you will have access to meetings at Caltech and in your community, plus free eTools, the internet weight-loss companion. The discounted Monthly Pass Program rate is $39.95. Weekly meetings will be held on Wednesdays, beginning October 10th from noon to 1 p.m. in the Kerckhoff building (room 024). For more information, contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This year we're going green! Instead of receiving a paper enrollment kit, you'll find all your benefits information on our new Benefits Website, which goes live October 8. (Staff who don't have computer access at Caltech will still receive paper enrollment kits.) What's next...watch for an e-mail from email@example.com with more information and a link to the new Benefits Website.
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