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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.  

The Office of Human Resources is pleased to announce some exciting updates to performance evaluations for the coming year. The performance evaluation criteria have been simplified and clarified.  Now one performance evaluation will be used for all professional, support, and administrative staff.
Human Resources will be offering a number of training session to discuss the new evaluation criteria.  You can sign up for one of these sessions at the "Register" button.  Please work with your manager/staff to find a time that you can attend.  We highly encourage everyone to participate in one of these sessions.
Kindly review the Performance Evaluation Rating Standard Explanation at this site:  http://www.apsu.edu/human-resources/documents/peopleadmin/PERFORMANCE_EVALUATION_STANDARD_RATING_EXPLANATION.pdf



This presentation by Chief Michael Kasitz will cover essential information relative to keeping yourself safe in multiple situations.  Please choose one of the venues to attend this vital seminar.  1 Hour.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 10 to 11 AM, UC 305

Thursday, February 22, 2018, 9 to 10 AM, UC 307


 Learn to use Lynda for work skills training and your professional and personal development.


Tuesday, February 13, 2018 from 2 to 3 PM in UC 307

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 from 9 to 10 AM in UC 307

Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 10 to 11 AM in UC 307



QPR training is designed to detect persons who are in the thinking or ideational phase of a suicide plan. Participants in the training will be able to recognize someone at risk for suicide, demonstrate increased knowledge of intervention skills, and describe knowledge of referral resources and how to refer someone to help.

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 11:30 AM, UC 306

Wednesday, March 14, 11:30 AM, UC 306

Thursday, April 12, 11:30 AM, UC 306


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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