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April 2017 HR Newsletter

Modified: April 27, 2017

myHR Learn is live!
myHR Learn, your single point of access for learning, is live! myHR Learn (formerly Learn@Northwestern) has been expanded to include learning for professional and leadership development across the University.

Your myHR Learn portal provides a single, easy-to-use resource for all course information and registration, and direct access to a growing catalog of online learning. Go to learn.northwestern.edu to register for workshops!

Leadership Development Takes a New Northwestern Direction
myHR Learn hosts a new expanded curriculum for leadership development at all levels of the organization. You will find a progression of learning suited to your role, represented by the ideas Lead Yourself (individual contributors), Lead Others (managers), and Lead Organization (unit leaders).

If you are a manager, a new Manager Development Series replaces and expands on the Leadership & Management Series. It offers you the tools you need to deliver breakthrough results through your teams. Many of these new programs for managers are now open for registration and filling up fast! Go to learn.northwestern.edu and choose Manager Development Series.

Resources and Support for New and Expectant Parents
Are you anticipating the arrival of a baby, or contemplating maternity or parental leave during the 2017-2018 academic year? If so, please consider scheduling a New Parent Meeting with the Office of Work/Life & Family Resources or Work/Life & Family Resources Director, Lori Anne Henderson to learn about:

  1. Child care tips and resources
  2. Maternity Leave Checklist (link)
  3. Transitioning back to work after maternity/parental leave
  4. Lactation rooms and accommodation
  5. Integrating the competing demands of work and family life
  6. Opportunities for social/emotional support
  7. Much more!

YourLife: "Wellness Wednesdays"
Wellness Wednesdays - a collaborative offering of the YourLife Wellness Program and Northwestern Recreation - have begun for the Spring quarter! These on-site group exercise classes, and Lunch & Learns, support Northwestern's ongoing objective of promoting faculty and staff health and well-being. Click here for information about the Spring 2017 Wellness Wednesdays schedule.

YourLife: "Nutrition Resource Group" (NRG)
The YourLife Nutrition Resource Group (NRG) provides valuable information and support regarding nutrition and wellness strategies. New members and drop-ins are always welcome, as membership is not necessary to attend the weekly meetings. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Chicago Campus
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm
McGaw Pavilion 240 E. Huron Street
Room 2-403 Evanston Campus
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm
Searle Hall, 633 Emerson Street
Room 3-226

For more information, contact Evelyn Cordero at evelyn.cordero@northwestern.edu or
(847) 467-6246.