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Thriving at Work: Contributing to a Culture of Respect
We all want to be respected in all aspects of our lives: at home, in our relationships and at work. Respectful relationships are fundamental to achieving a healthy and positive workplace environment and critical to achieving our professional goals. Employees who feel respected demonstrate higher levels of engagement and satisfaction, stronger collaboration and increased productivity. Healthy and respectful workplaces don’t just happen; they are built and we each play a role. In this session, you will:
- Explore why respect in the workplace is critical to success;
- Consider the benefits of an inclusive and diverse workforce;
- Learn how to better understand colleagues and what both respect and disrespect means to them; and
- Discover how to identify your role in supporting a healthy and respectful workplace culture.
Date: Nov. 13, 2019
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Jocelyn Spurr, Talent Development Consultant, Talent Management, Human Resources, University of Calgary
Jocelyn is passionate about employee development, exploring self-awareness, and working with people on finding a supportive and engaging job fit. Jocelyn has more than 27 years of broad-based business experience including training, career-development, administration, logistics management and international projects.
Currently, Jocelyn works with the Talent Development team in Human Resources at the University of Calgary. Her career with UCalgary began in 2006 at the Haskayne School of Business as a career consultant, working with undergraduates and MBA students. Over the years, she has worked with staff, students and faculty across campus. In addition to facilitating workshops for employees, managers and leaders in the area of personal and professional development, Jocelyn in a facilitator for the UCalgary Respect in the Workplace program.
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