Human Resources Professional Development and Training

Available Course Offerings from 07/01/2018 to 06/30/2019

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3-Night Retirement Workshop

David K. Carboni, PhD., CFP, an authority in the field of retirement planning, will lead this workshop. Program topics include: Basics of Financial Planning for Retirement, Social Security, Medicare, health insurance planning, housing issues, estate planning, decisions around employee benefits in retirement, managing your retirement nest egg, and creating a satisfying retirement life-style. Enrollment is limited to 35 employees, first-come, first served basis. The commitment for this program is for three nights.

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Anti-Harassment-Staff Only

This seminar is a requirement for all employees, and will cover such topics as: policy and laws governing illegal harassment, what is harassment and what should you do if harassed. This seminar will be offered on several dates throughout the year, and is required within three months of hire.

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Networking Luncheon

This event is a networking opportunity to connect with colleagues as we begin the New Year. Human Resources cordially invites you to meet, greet and connect with other members of the Skidmore Community, while enjoying a delicious buffet luncheon. We hope you can join us for this event.

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New Employee Orientation

The session begins with refreshments and an opportunity to meet other staff new to the Skidmore community. The purpose of this program is to provide an overview of the College, which includes its mission, structure, long range goals, communication processes, as well as its policies and procedures. Attending this orientation session is beneficial and will answer many questions about the inner workings of Skidmore. The design of the program enables new employees to explore life at Skidmore through a variety of departmental presentations. Please join us for an informative morning to be followed by a welcome luncheon.

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Understanding Your Actual & Budgeted Expenses

Get acquainted with a straightforward and readily-available tool, General Ledger Viewing, which enables those who manage departmental budgets to keep up-to-date with the latest information on their revenues and expenses. This session will include a demonstration of GL viewing, and will provide an opportunity for all to ask questions about the information that is available.

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