Category Archives: Learning and Development

Managing Respect and Tolerance in the Workplace

Having good workplace relationships helps you to be more productive in your job and make going to work every day a pleasant experience.  Getting along with others is at the core of a harmonious work environment.  Workplace relationships can suffer … Continue reading

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Training Required by SMU for Student Workers

Training Requirements for Student Workers Are you hiring student workers in the summer months? Did you know that student workers (both undergraduate and graduate) are required to complete two training tutorials upon employment? The following tutorials are automatically assigned after … Continue reading

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SMU Training Requirements via LawRoom/Everfi and Training “Refresh” Schedule

SMU utilizes Lawroom/Everfi to provide certain web-based training required by SMU policy, state/federal law, or other regulations. Some training assignments are required of all employees and others may be based on the employee’s role with the University.  HR, OIT and … Continue reading

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Professional Development Workshops

Professional Development Opportunities Fall 2019 The Department of Human Resources promotes continuous professional development by offering a variety of workshops during the year. All scheduled classes are offered free of charge and seating is limited. Enrollment is requested through my.SMU>Employee Self … Continue reading

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Announcing the Implementation of ePerformance in my.SMU

HR and OIT have partnered to design and implement a system within my.SMU  for employees and their managers to set goals, track progress toward goal accomplishment, host an informal mid-year and finally an annual review within the my.SMU system. In addition to the work … Continue reading

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Resources to Support You with the ePerformance Implementation

ePerformance, SMU’s new online performance management system, located in my.SMU, is now available!  ePerformance supports ongoing collaboration in goal setting, communication, and feedback between managers and employees. To help you get started, and to provide on-going support,  HR , OIT, and the OIT … Continue reading

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Recent Updates to Training Requirements for SMU Employees via Lawroom/Everfi

Lawroom is now Everfi In June 2014, SMU entered into an agreement with outside vendor, LawRoom, to provide certain web-based training required by SMU policy, state/federal law, or other regulations. Lawroom was recently acquired by Everfi, a nationally known provider … Continue reading

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SMU Training Requirements via LawRoom/Everfi and Training “Refresh” Schedule

Lawroom is now Everfi! In June 2014, SMU entered into an agreement with outside vendor, LawRoom, to provide certain web-based training required by SMU policy, state/federal law, or other regulations. Some training assignments are required of all employees and others may be … Continue reading

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ePerformance Implementation – Drop in Computer Lab Time Scheduled

To support the implementation of the ePerformance module for on-going performance management in my.SMU, the Fondren Library Labs have been scheduled on the following dates and times.  HR and OIT will be available during these times to: walk you through the … Continue reading

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Presentation Advantage – A Franklin Covey Workshop

Presentation Advantage – A Franklin Covey Workshop Wasted time, unproductive meetings, and lost opportunities occur due to poor presentations. The lack of powerful methods to inform and persuade is one of the greatest hidden and pervasive costs of the 21st … Continue reading

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