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The Multitasking Mirage—Find Your Focus, Flow, and Finish Line

HR Building 903 West University Ave, Gainesville

The research is overwhelming—our brains aren’t built for multitasking. When we constantly juggle various cognitive tasks, we experience decreased productivity, impaired cognitive ability, increased stress, and diminished creativity—all of which reduce us to fractions of the effective professionals we are capable of being. Many professionals surrender to a frantic and unfocused workstyle out of the […]

Planning/Priorities/Delegation

HR Building 903 West University Ave, Gainesville

"It takes too much time to plan--besides, I've been successful so far without planning." "Everything I have to do is important." Sound familiar? In today's work environment, supervisors often are bombarded with simply too much to do. And, while it is true that we don't have enough time to do it all--it is equally true […]

Guide to OPS Employment for UF Administrators

Webinar

This workshop is designed to Increase participants' understanding of Other Personnel Services (OPS) employment at UF so they may manage the appointment processes associated with these employees more effectively and ensure other relevant guidelines are followed. This workshop will introduce concepts surrounding OPS appointments and will discuss general OPS employment, student employment, and Academic OPS. […]

Enterprise Analytics – Analysis Studio Quick Start Workshop

Webinar

The “Analysis Studio Quick Start Workshop" Is intended for experienced PowerPlay (FIT Cube) users. The workshop will focus on providing students with a fast-paced overview of the new Analysis Studio interface and how to complete basic tasks such as searching for data, adding data to the report layout, creating new views and running drill-through reports. […]

Course and Academic Room Scheduling

Webinar

This Pro3 workshop will introduce key concepts surrounding course scheduling at the University of Florida. In this session, the schedule calendar will be discussed and an overview of relevant web screens will be provided. Additionally, participants will learn how to schedule classroom space, the final exam requirement, and instructors. Use of web-based templates also will […]

Embracing the Growth Mindset

HR Building 903 West University Ave, Gainesville

Explore how a Growth Mindset can encourage continuous improvement and innovation. This perspective can free people to think creatively and hold themselves accountable for their results. Experience a life-changing way of tackling work-related problems. In this session, we’ll: Define the growth and fixed mindset; Identify why and how we learn from failure; and Discuss strategies […]

Cultivating Judgment: Critical thinking skills for complex work environments

HR Building 903 West University Ave, Gainesville

Things change rapidly and continually at work which requires us to address unanticipated, uncertain, time-pressured and complex problems and decisions. In this session we will consider how critical thinking, along with self-awareness and understanding of the mental shortcuts we often, and unknowingly, take can be integrated into a process to help cultivate good judgment. Pre-registration […]

Guide to Faculty Appointments

Webinar

This workshop is designed to increase participants' understanding of the faculty appointment, recruitment, and hiring process. In the session, faculty appointments and titles will be covered, including appointment status modifiers and administrative titles. The faculty recruitment process will be explained. Additionally, information about required paperwork when completing a range of transactions on behalf of OPS, […]

Enterprise Analytics – Analysis Studio Quick Start Workshop

Webinar

The “Analysis Studio Quick Start Workshop" Is intended for experienced PowerPlay (FIT Cube) users. The workshop will focus on providing students with a fast-paced overview of the new Analysis Studio interface and how to complete basic tasks such as searching for data, adding data to the report layout, creating new views and running drill-through reports. […]

UF Travel Directives Workshop

Elmore Hall 971 Elmore Dr, Gainesville

Business travel at the University of Florida can be very complex due to the overwhelming amount of rules and guidelines that must be followed. This workshop is designed for departmental representatives that perform travel-related duties. This is not a "how to" workshop. This workshop is designed to provide an in-depth review of travel-related rules/guidelines and […]