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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Training & Development

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The Human Resources department offers an extensive catalog of training opportunities for all job types and levels. Refer questions to Senior Training Coordinators Tony Beasley or Debbie Speed at 972-941-7339 and 972-941-7217, respectively. Have you completed the 2018 citywide mandatory development course?
Here are some other courses to consider:

Volunteer Management Training Series

Get to know all the ways volunteers can help your department at the Brown Bag Series, “VIP Campfire Conversations.” As a supervisor of the extra workers, you’ll learn about several aspects of managing volunteers. All classes are held at Haggard Library. Direct questions to Corina Sadler.

Wednesday, November 28:  Integrate Volunteer Functions & Save Time

Wednesday, December 19:  Training Volunteers for Success

11 a.m.-1 p.m. (each session)

PeopleSoft Codes: SV3205, SV3208, SV3209 and SV3210 (respectively)

Goal Setting

Learn the importance of SMART (Specific. Measurable. Attainable. Relevant. Time-bound.) goals as it identifies the five key criteria for writing proper goals. Gain insight about how to determine when targets are reached.

Tuesday, December 11

8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Municipal Center, Training Room A

PeopleSoft Code:  AP3405

Harassment Prevention for Employees - State and Local Government Edition (mandatory 2018 training)

City Manager Bruce Glasscock’s required 2018 employee training focuses on prevention of sexual misconduct and harassment. The online course supports City Policy 219 (Harassment-Free Workplace), which has zero tolerance for any form of harassment. Learn how to recognize and prevent harassment. Along with the course, he asks you to review the updated Harassment-Free Workplace Policy. If you have questions, contact your direct supervisor or Human Resources.

Pass the course by Monday, Dec. 31, 2018

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