Discover how the latest class in UAB’s flagship leadership development program for high-potential faculty and staff responded to the pandemic; nominations for fall 2021 class are open now.

Employee engagement is an ongoing priority, and UAB leadership will continue to explore new ways to seek input and feedback as campus life and operations return to pre-COVID levels.

Staff in all campus schools and units in workgroup A will continue to use UAB's standard process and timeframe for annual performance evaluations. The performance management app opens for use July 1 and must be completed by Sept. 30.

Lisa Harvey, Timothy Key, Malcolm Marler, Kerry McAlpine, Akia McCurdy and Justin Roth are the first six honorees of the UAB Shared Values in Action Program launched this year to honor employees whose work best exemplifies institutional values.

Career Wise sessions starting April 7 can help clarify professional objectives and identify co-mentoring groups.

This year, the new President’s Award for Excellence in Shared Values honors Blazers who demonstrated one or more of UAB’s shared values in the course of their work during the extraordinary times presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Check out these networking tips, portable skills, career mapping advice and more words of wisdom UAB staff shared in February’s “Taking Charge of Your Career” forum.
Meet the latest class in UAB’s flagship leadership development program for high-potential faculty and staff; nominations for fall 2021 will open this summer.

UAB’s Employee of the Month program has been revamped to recognize staff who demonstrate at least one of the university’s shared values. Submit a nomination for the first quarter of 2021 by March 31.

Managers and employees across UAB are encouraged to have quarterly performance check-ins this year. Find out what to cover and how to access tools and resources to help.

Build your brand, influence, resilience and more with new and returning series from Learning and Development, including Coaching Circles and a five-part training for new managers.

Senior leaders responded to queries on vaccine distribution, the spring semester, UAB’s commitment to diversity and more.

Powerful discussions and vulnerability in this pandemic-inspired series keep UAB leaders connected and inspired.

UAB’s flagship training program for high-potential faculty and staff is accepting nominations for its 2021 cohort through the end of November. Three alumni share what mentoring has meant for them.

Tina Simpson, M.D., director of Faculty Development in the Department of Pediatrics, explains the training and other resources available from her office.

At UAB, Alicia Booker helps unpack the meaning in struggle and defuse tension.

The JobArchitect platform will provide improved security, search functions and responsiveness.

OKR and CLEAR are two goal-setting methods that may be better suited for work on teams or groups.

President Watts and other senior leaders responded to queries on the hiring freeze, student mental health, working from home in 2021 and more.

Hear from three managers who practiced coaching skills with small groups of peers from across campus this spring, then register for your own Circle starting this month.

Nominations are being accepted for one of two new awards that will debut in 2021.

Questions employees submitted during the virtual town hall Sept. 11 that could not be addressed due to time constraints are answered here; find responses from leaders on employee recognition, office safety and more.

UAB leaders discussed data and reactions from the first weeks of fall semester and answered questions on mask compliance, work restrictions, benefits changes and more.

Advice on mental and emotional well-being from UAB leadership and professional development expert Michael Wiederman, Ph.D.

Employees submitted more than 160 questions and comments during the virtual town hall Aug. 14; find answers to questions that couldn’t be answered live due to time constraints, including explanations of benefits, mask compliance, remote working expectations and more.

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