Winter All-Employee Professional Development Day

You are invited to attend the 2014 Winter All-Employee Professional Development Day on Wednesday, January 22, 2014.  You are welcome to attend one, some, or all of the workshops.
Because of limited space in each session, please be sure to RSVP to Human Resources at by Friday, January 17 and indicate which session(s) you will be attending. These sessions will take place in either MAC 237 or IS 1129, Lab E.  There is no cost to your department for you to attend.
Best Practices/Tips in Outlook
Time: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Location: IS1129, Lab E
Presenter: Pat Theyerl, IT Training Manager
You use Outlook every day. But are you really using all of the features and functions at your fingertips that can make your life easier and streamline your workday? Come and learn about Quick Parts, sending text messages, calendar options, and MORE!
Quiet: Tapping the Power of Introverts
Time: 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Location: MAC 237
Presenters: Pam Harvey-Jacobs, Director of Admissions
Kris Anderson, UW-River Falls Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment & Student Services
In a world that emphasizes talking and talking and talking, we are missing the voices and power of introverts, ½ of the population. Taking a page from Susan Cain’s book “Quiet”, we explore the many contributions introverts can make on your staff and the ways in which offices can structure themselves to elicit those contributions. This workshop is applicable to everyone, at all levels of the University community.
Best Practices/Tips in Excel
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: IS1129, Lab E
Presenter: Pat Theyerl, IT Training Manager
There are many ways to use Excel formulas to decrease the amount of time you spend in Excel and increase the accuracy of your reports. Learn the Excel functions that will save you time from manual manipulation of your data. Hands-on practice with sum, count, counta, len, trim, right, left mid, vlookup, if, sumif, countif, averageif, concatenate, and MORE?
Gen Y: Ways to Motivate, Retain, and Focus the Gen Y Student and Worker
Time: 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Location: MAC 237
Presenters: Stacie Christian, Diversity Director
Melissa Pufall, Human Resources Assistant
The Gen Y population includes individuals born approximately between 1980 and 1998. At the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, Gen Y includes our current students and our younger workforce. In this interactive session we will examine common traits and values of this generation. Ways to motivate, retain, and focus the Gen Y student and worker in an inclusive environment will be discussed.