|Human Resources: Upcoming Programs
March 26, 2013,
Volume 59, No. 26
Quality of Worklife Workshops
Dealing with the demands of work and your personal life can be challenging. These free workshops, sponsored by Human Resources and led by experts from Penn’s Employee Assistance Program and Quality of Worklife Department, offer information and support for your personal and professional life challenges. For complete details and to register, visit www.hr.upenn.edu/myhr/registration or contact HR at (215) 573-2471 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dealing with Emotions Professionally; April 10; noon–1 p.m.; free. Discover how your emotions affect your personal and professional life and how you can harness them to generate positive outcomes. You will learn how emotions affect your perspective and contribute to your personal and professional decision-making processes. You will also learn techniques for managing your emotions for the best possible outcomes.
Healthy Living Workshops
Get the tools you need to live well year-round. From expert nutrition and weight loss advice to exercise and disease prevention strategies, we can help you kick-start your body and embrace a healthy lifestyle. These free workshops are sponsored by Human Resources. For complete details and to register, visit www.hr.upenn.edu/myhr/registration and choose Health Promotions from the Browse by Category section. Or contact HR at (215) 898-5116 or email@example.com
Creating a Safe and Healthy Home; April 11; noon–1 p.m.; free. Most people spend at least half the day in their home. That means you need to make sure your house is healthy and hazard-free. Find out how to make your home a safe and healthy place. You will discover how to avoid injuries and reduce triggers for certain illnesses like asthma and allergies. You will also get hands-on practice creating safe, eco-friendly cleaning products and get recipes for making all-purpose cleaners and air fresheners. This workshop will be led by Ashlee Halbritter, health educator for Campus Health, Penn Student Health Services.
Cross-Cultural Miscommunication: Its Effects on Health and Wellness; April 23; noon–1 p.m.; free. Does your stress level rise when you’re struggling to communicate with someone? Miscommunication happens all the time, and it’s not uncommon at a place like Penn that’s brimming with people from all over the world. But that also means that cultural barriers can take a toll on your wellness. Find out how to stay stress-free when you’re communicating on the job. You will learn how poor communication can impact your wellness and what to do to keep your physical and mental health in check. This workshop will be led by Dr. Rodolfo R. Altamirano, director of International Student and Scholar Services.
—Division of Human Resources