adds Career Services office
an effort to encourage professional development among U.Va. employees,
Human Resources has
created a career services office.
since the fall, the office provides services ranging from conducting
career-related assessments for job enrichment and advancement,
to career change guidance and preparation for retirement. The
office will host a variety of career planning workshops this spring
through Human Resources Division of Training, as well as
a series of lunchtime seminars to be held around Grounds.
also offer no-charge career planning appointments, including assessments,
to individuals, and are available for group or departmental workshops
or meetings, said Career Services director Emily Bardeen.
The University is committed to helping all of its employees
achieve career and job satisfaction. In todays world, employees
need to take charge of their own jobs and careers.
former director of career services at the Alumni Association,
said career services are growing in popularity as a benefit offered
by private and public sector employers.
third phase of compensation reform for classified staff is the
development of career progression models and career development
guides, said Tom Gausvik, chief Human Resources officer.
U.Va. staff have been major participants in this career
Career Services has absorbed two programs previously administered
by the former Organizational Development and Training group
the Administrative Internship Program, and the administration
of the educational benefits program.
is a competitively selected internship for classified staff with
leadership potential who apply to work with senior managers. Sponsored
by the Office of the President, the competition is announced in
early spring, with selections made in early summer and six-month
internships starting between November and January.
benefits include the popular U.Va. tuition waiver program and
the tuition reimbursement and assistance programs. Career development
is even more important in times of tight budgets, according to
need to know they have career options even in tight budget times.
We want to encourage our employees to continue to work on their
professional development and career plans because this kind of
situation doesnt last forever.
Career Services is located at 914 Emmet St., rooms 220A &
B and on the Web at www.hrs.virginia.edu/career.
For information on these programs, call Emily Bardeen at 924-4343
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information on the Administrative Internship Program or to
schedule an appointment, call career consultant Rick Benner at
924-7918 or e-mail email@example.com.