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Toward a Respectful Workplace - Closing Session and Activities

Polls What word describes a toxic work environment? (word wall) Have you witnessed/experienced workplace bullying on campus. (Y/N) What word describes a positive work environment? (word wall) What…

From  worklife WorkLife Office on October 20th, 2020 0 plays 0  

Toward a Respectful Workplace - Filling the space: Integrative responding to academic bullying in higher education

Academic bullying represents a serious issue that affects all disciplines and people of all levels of experience. To create a truly safe, productive and vibrant environment in academia requires…

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Toward a Positive Work Environment - Incivility in the workplace: Combating toxicity and improving workplace climate

Complaints about incivility, bullying, and other toxic behaviors in the workplace are often met with advice to “just ignore it,” or “don’t let the haters get to you.” …

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Toward a Positive Work Environment - When “I just didn’t know what to say” isn’t enough: Bystander Training for Bullying

There is increasing awareness of the prevalence of workplace and academic bullying.There is no room for either in a positive workplace environment. Institutional change takes time but, we, as…

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Toward a Positive Work Environment - Keynote and Intro

Keynote SpeakerDr. Barbara Roberts is Executive Director of the WorkLife Office and Senior Advisor to the Provost at MSU, where she also holds an adjunct faculty appointment in the College of…

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Remote Work Strategies in Action

This presentation is designed to provide insight on common issues surrounding remote work while additionally highlighting practical tools and sharing relevant experience as both a supervisor and a…

From  worklife WorkLife Office on October 15th, 2020 37 plays 0  

Resilient Fathers: Thriving in the Midst of a Pandemic: Fatherhood and Work-Life Balance

Speakers: Jaimie Hutchison, Deputy Director with MSU WorkLife Office and Wayne Hutchison, MBA ProgramJaimie Hutchison from the MSU WorkLife Office presents on Work-Life fit. In our fast-paced world,…

From  worklife WorkLife Office on October 9th, 2020 4 plays 0  

Resilient Fathers: Thriving in the Midst of a Pandemic: Kick Off! Family Reloaded

Resilient Fathers: Thriving in the Midst of a PandemicFamilies, businesses, and lives are destroyed in the name of "I'm Doing This For Us". Learn how to build a fail proof family and…

From  worklife WorkLife Office on September 25th, 2020 18 plays 0  

Multigenerational Families and Kinship Care

The Kinship Care Resource Center (KCRC) is a non-profit organization through the School of Social Work at Michigan State University that serves kinship families across the state of Michigan. Kinship…

From  worklife WorkLife Office on September 24th, 2020 5 plays 0  

Women’s Center of Greater Lansing

The Women’s Center of Greater Lansing strives to be an inclusive and empowering community for all womxn in the Lansing area. The private, non-profit organization provides critical resources to…

From  worklife WorkLife Office on September 22nd, 2020 3 plays 0  

Multigenerational Families and Grandparents

Topic: Multigenerational Families and Grandparents The WorkLife Office partners with the community to create an inclusive, responsive work environment where all faculty and staff are respected and…

From  worklife WorkLife Office on September 17th, 2020 5 plays 0  

Building a quaranteam: Could it work for you?

9/16/20 Wednesday: Building a quaranteam: Could it work for you?Presented by: Maranda Holtsclaw, Director, Michigan Higher Education Recruitment Consortium and Jaimie Hutchison, Deputy Director, MSU…

From  worklife WorkLife Office on September 16th, 2020 10 plays 0  

Care.com HomePay simplifies household employment

8/27/20 Thursday: Care.com HomePay simplifies household employmentPresented by: Tom Breedlove, Senior Director and Carolyn Livingston, Senior Manager with Care.com Business Development Care.com…

From  worklife WorkLife Office on August 27th, 2020 9 plays 0  

Hiring Household Employees and Various Tax Responsibilities

8/26/20 Wednesday: Hiring Household Employees and Various Tax ResponsibilitiesPresented by: Craig Godfrey, CPA with Rehmann Advisory and Tax Services Craig Godfrey Bio Learn some of the overall ins…

From  worklife WorkLife Office on August 27th, 2020 9 plays 0  

Engaging with LGBTQA+ Communities - Part 2

Join the LBGT Resource Center as we recap and expand on the first session (click here to watch the first session) and answer your questions! Sometimes Google isn't enough and you want to learn…

From  worklife WorkLife Office on August 20th, 2020 19 plays 0  

Unconscious Bias: How to Enact Micro-Interventions in Response to Microaggressions

8/18/20 Tuesday: Unconscious Bias: How to Enact Micro-Interventions in Response to Microaggressions​​​​​​​Presented by: Amy Bonomi, PhD, MPH, Nelia Viveiros, EdD, LLBLink to PresentationFollowing…

From  worklife WorkLife Office on August 18th, 2020 54 plays 0