AdvanceUGA 2019
by Andrea Parris

Thank you for a great 2019 AdvanceUGA!

We hope you walked out of the conference feeling motivated by our speakers and energized about our team, our culture and our collective direction. Both the energy and enthusiasm in the room were contagious. We appreciate all of you helping us…
by Andrea Parris

Want more hours in your day?

Here are some tips for planning more efficient meetings. According to Franklin Covey, employees typically spend up to 40 percent of their time preparing for and participating in meetings. “With poor planning and unclear agendas, meetings…
UGA Campus in spring
by Andrea Parris

2019 AdvanceUGA Conference

Ready to be inspired? 2019 AdvanceUGA Conference Friday, May 3 8am to 4:30pm University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel Mahler Hall Deadline to register: April 19   2019 Keynote Speakers   James…
March 2019 Development Meeting
by Krislyn Johnson

March 2019 Development Meeting Recap

On behalf of the Special Meetings and Training Team, thank you to everyone who attended the Development meeting on Monday, March 25. Please provide us feedback by taking a very brief meeting survey. Below please find the presentations from…
Workaholics
by Andrea Parris

Workaholics are Bad for Team Morale

Did you know that workaholics are bad for team morale? According to a recent study of 5,000 workers, the best performers were those who were most focused at work, not the ones who were most present at work. “The main finding, and it's…
Public Administration and Policy Professor Amanda Abraham teaches a class.
by Laura Bayne

TAP: How UGA Employees Can Get More Education for Free and Why They Should

In 37 days I will walk across the stage in Stegeman and graduate with a Master of Public Administration without having to take out student loans or having spent (much) of my own money. Did you know the University System of Georgia allows employees…
by Andrea Parris

February 2019 Division Meeting Recap

Thank you to everyone who made it to the DAR Division meeting on February 11th! Below is a recap of what was covered along with some helpful links. Kelly Kerner introduced the first-ever SIC'Em award winners. DARCOMM presented the new…
Sic Em
by Krislyn Johnson

Hey Superhero, What's Your Strength?

In almost every job interview, a candidate is asked to share their strengths and weaknesses. Though most people will answer generally, most will answer the question with regard to the position being sought. In other words, they refer to their…
by Andrea Parris

First-ever DAR SIC'Em Award Winners

The purpose of the DAR SIC'Em Awards program is to recognize each other for going above and beyond in embodying the values of Servant Leadership, Innovation and Commitment. We had an impressive 53 nominations for 36 individuals this first…
by Michelle Carter

Diversity and Inclusion: Honoring Two Trailblazers

It is always prudent to take a moment to reflect on the great history of the University of Georgia. Today we will take a look at two trailblazers, Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Hunter, the first two African American students to enroll at the…