2017-06-08

PD Opportunity for the HR Community of Practice: Selection Interviewing: Ensuring Equity: June 27, 2017

HR is hosting a one-day workshop focusing on Selection Interviewing: Ensuring Equity, on June 27, 2017. This workshop is designed for managers and administrators who currently have responsibility for the hiring and selection of staff. The cost of this workshop is $25.

About the workshop

The interview is a vital step in the hiring process, so you want it to be as effective as possible. This workshop will focus on the essential skills of behavioural interviewing so that you can more effectively get to know your candidates and find the best fit for your team.

Through group exercises, discussions and role-play within this workshop, participants will:

  1. Develop questions and practice behavioural interviewing skills
  2. Develop tools to select the best candidate for the position
  3. Understand basic concepts of human rights, employment equity, and the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy legislation

Facilitation Team

  • Sheri Hoegler, Human Resources Manager
  • Lani McGill, Human Resources Advisor
  • Kathryn Stagg, Human Resources Advisor
  • Lindi Frost, Director, Employee Relations
  • Jude Tate, Director of Equity and Inclusion

Participants will also review current Human Rights and Employment Equity legislation and discuss the objectives of UBC’s policy on employment equity.

Register for this workshop.

Understanding Your Travel Benefits: June 20, 2017

The spring and summer are fast approaching and many staff and faculty are preparing for vacations both at home and abroad. A medical emergency while travelling can be a frightening and also costly experience. Join UBC Benefits Specialist Stephanie Mah for a one-hour session on understanding your UBC travel benefits, and ensure that your well-earned vacation is as stress free as possible.

This session will also include a Q & A period and we encourage you to come with questions.

June 20, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Point Grey: Life Sciences Centre room 1002
DHCC/VGH room 2263 (webcast)
Register Online

Learn more about your UBC travel benefits (part of the staff and faculty extended health plan).