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HR Tips Q1 2019 – PDR and Leave Management at the University

PDR The University expects all continuing staff and staff on fixed term contracts of greater than 12 months to participate in the University’s Planning, Development and Review (PDR) process. Setting work objectives is central to PDR and establishes a framework for review and feedback. The Objective Setting meeting, which takes place before 31 March 2019, […]

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Professional development: PPE – chemical protective gloves and respirators workshop

  This session would be suitable for HSW Officers who may be providing advice or need a refresher. Gloves and respirators are common in many lab, clinical, industrial and agricultural environments. Safety data sheets for chemicals often provide non-specific advice or simply refer to “suitable” or “impervious” gloves and respiratory protection. Choosing the wrong glove […]

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Challenging Conversations Workshop – 10 November 2016

All managers, in managing the performance of their staff, will at some point come across the need to engage in conversations which can be challenging, and will need to be equipped with the skills to manage them effectively. This workshop looks at how and why performance and behavioural issues can arise and the benefits of […]

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HR Handbook – Revised PDR Procedure and Templates

Minor amendments have been made to the PDR procedure and templates to simplify the PDR record and clarify the information required. The amendments include: Removal of Appendix A “PDR – Preparation template for Staff” as this is a supporting resource only  (i.e. optional not mandatory); Change of title from “PDR Review meeting record” to “PDR […]

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PDR for Staff Workshop – 9 November 2016

Planning, Development and Review (PDR) provides a mechanism for setting performance objectives and for planning the development required to achieve them. PDR is also about enhancing communication between staff members and managers and providing an opportunity for ongoing feedback on all levels of performance. This workshop will give participants an understanding of the PDR process […]

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Flexible Work Arrangements Masterclass – 5 October 2016

The University is committed to providing working conditions for its staff that help staff to balance the competing demands of the University and personal responsibilities. This masterclass will inform managers as to the flexible work options available at the University and the steps that they should take to consider a request by a staff member […]

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PDR for Supervisors Part Two: Review Conversations – 26 October 2016

This workshop will provide participants with clear guidelines and some practical tools and skills-practice to increase capability and confidence to plan and conduct PDR review conversations with their staff. It will enable supervisors/managers to plan and conduct a meeting to review performance and development for the year, acknowledge and document achievement of objectives, and share […]

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VC Welcome Event – 11 October 2016

The Vice-Chancellor’s Welcome to Adelaide event provides an opportunity for new staff to hear from the University’s senior leaders and learn more about the University’s history, mission, culture, goals and values. The welcome forms part of the induction process and is run three times a year. All new staff, with the exception of casual staff […]

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Managers Induction – 6 & 13 October 2016

The Manager’s Induction program is designed for managers who are new to the University or new to a leadership role within the University. The two-part program gives managers an overview of how the University works enabling them to integrate into the University and their role more quickly and effectively. It is a requirement for new […]

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Managing Unsatisfactory Performance Masterclass – 29 September 2016

This workshop will provide clarity in the informal and formal management of unsatisfactory performance from an industrial relations perspective. You will discuss strategies for managing through this process and have an opportunity to ask questions of the HR Director and Manager, Workplace Relations. Find out more and register.

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