Rev up your career

Shift your career into high gear with this Human Resources class. The class meets at 3624 Market St., Suite 1B South. For information, call 215-898-3400 or visit Registration required.

Transitioning to Management

This program is designed to help new managers and supervisors transition into their roles with ease. Participants will learn why delegation is a necessary skill and receive guidance on establishing credibility and authority as a supervisor. The multi-session class meets weekly and includes online work to help familiarize participants with Penn’s resources on the Web.

- Oct. 8, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Oct. 15 and 22, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and Oct. 29, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., $50

And for your home life

Human Resources also offers workshops related to personal well-being. The last hour of each of the following workshops is optional and intended for discussion and/or role playing. Feel free to bring your lunch. More details at or contact Orna Rosenthal at 215-898-5116 or

Switching Gears: Transitioning from Work to Home

Learn what things to consider in your transition time between work and home. Examine how factors like commuting and family and personal expectations make that transition difficult. Get tips on how to handle these stressors and how to better manage your time and energy.

- Oct. 10, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Room 223, Houston Hall

Home Safety

This video, hosted by actor Martin Short, takes you on an entertaining and informative safety inspection of his home. Information presented includes first aid procedures and accident prevention.

- Oct. 11, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Room F96, Jon Huntsman Hall

Originally published on October 3, 2002