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Training and Development

The Office of Human Resources at APSU is pleased to announce weekly training modules designed to enhance your career goals, as well as personal and professional development.  The Office of Human Resources endeavors to provide as many different topics as possible for your benefit.  You may take as many modules as you wish. Please consider taking advantage of these prestigious resources by registering for the trainings listed below. If you have a subject matter you would like to share with others, please advise Human Resources, and we will attempt to accommodate your training request.  

Join Janice Weyant, Payroll Manager, as she explains the changes to the bi-weekly checks for employees paid semi-monthly from twice a month to every other week.

Date/Time:  July 27, 2017 from 2 PM to 3 PM in UC 307

Date/Time:  September 19, 2017 from 11 AM to 12 Noon in UC 305

Webinar. Customer service has never been more important ... are you up to the challenge? There’s no doubt about it. Customer service teams play THE MOST IMPORTANT role in every organization. What you say and do is what your customers remember and tell other folks. In today’s tough business environment, losing customers to your competition simply isn’t an option. The ability to WOW your customers ... to provide an environment of customer service excellence ... is the advantage your organization needs to stay successful. But the truth is you’re facing tighter-than-ever budgets ... fewer people and more work ... and more pressure than ever before. Your team is feeling the heat and so are you.


Date/Time: July 12, 2017 from 10 to 11 AM in UC 306



Webinar. Develop a career profile; identify the things you bring to the table as well as your lifestyle choices and preferred work culture; open the doors by discovering your career options; look at researching roles and industries that match your needs; salary considerations, the type of people you'd like to work with, and the environment you'd like to work in. Once you have an idea of your career options, then look at your top choice and identify what you need to do to get to that position.


Date/Time: September 6, 2017 from 1 to 2 PM in UC 308 



Webinar. Learn ways to discover what you're truly best at doing and how to leverage those strengths and abilities in your professional life. This course reveals how to uncover your strengths and talents, match them to job responsibilities, and develop a path to apply those strengths at work. Set yourself up for continued success with self-assessments and the ability to invest in yourself and make continual improvements as your career grows.


Date/Time: September 13, 2017 from 1 to 2 PM in UC 308



Webinar. Learn smart ways to set up a foundation for negotiating your salary, discuss your strengths, and follow up to achieve agreement. Discover how to research the salary range for the position you're applying for, put it in the context of your salary history, and make a persuasive request. Whether you're at your current job or making a leap to the next, this course will help compare your expectations and performance with others, and negotiate for not only the best take-home pay, but also a combination of benefits, such as vacation days and flextime, that work for both you and your employer. February 7, 2018 from 11 AM to 12 PM in UC 307 Register


Date/Time: February 7, 2018 from 11 AM to 12 PM in UC 307



Webinar. Finding a job is hard, but it's only half the challenge. What you do after you've received your offer letter is what determines if you'll succeed at a new job. Dr. Chaz Austin helps you create a great first impression, with 14 actionable tips for taking on a new role and joining a new company.


Date/Time: February 21, 2018 from 11 AM to 12 PM in UC 307



AI Pro provides access to training on critical issues facing higher education.  Any APSU faculty or staff member can participate in webinars and utilize the training library for free.  Discounts are also offered on conference registrations and CD-ROM recordings. Use your APSU email address and the code AIPRO_AA9A86 to log in to the dashboard.  Check out AI Pro now and take advantage of everything this valuable membership has to offer!


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