Be Well at Work Berkeley Manager News - December 2016

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November 22, 2016

Make your holiday parties fun and healthy!

UC Berkeley has a long-standing commitment to promoting healthy eating and active living. Supervisors can play an important role toward this commitment by ensuring healthier choices are included in meetings and events when food and/or beverages are provided.  Here are resources you can use for meetings and events throughout the year and especially with the upcoming holiday season!

UC Retirement Plan (UCRP) Class – The Pension Plan

Thursday, December 8, 5-7pm, Tang Ed Center
Speaker: Don Goldberg, Senior Benefits Analyst, UC Retirement Administration Service Center

Please spread the word! This class, designed for active career employees, addresses the many areas to consider for a successful and satisfying retirement and the benefits available through the UC Retirement Plan (UCRP). Information will include monthly retirement income and how it is calculated, cost of living adjustments, lump sum cash out, disability income, survivor income, basic death benefit, service credit buybacks, the Retirement Savings Program, and retiree health and welfare benefits. Printed resources will be available. 

Sign up on the UC Learning Center.

Spring 2017 Staff Career Development Workshops open for registration!  

Hold your spot before winter break! PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. 
Click on workshop title links or visit the UC Learning Center for registration:
  1. Go to
  2. Authenticate using your Calnet ID. 
  3. Select “UCB Learning Center” in the “Self Service” section.
  4. From there click on the “Learn” tab, then “Learning Activities.”
  5. Search for the appropriate workshop by the class code (BECAR### code) to find the course you want to enroll in.

Free Individual Career Counseling

In addition, to learn more about the free individual career counseling that is available to staff, visit the Career Counseling Library for Faculty/Staff.

Career Outreach/Orientations

If you are interested in a career development orientation to your staff group, please complete the Outreach Request Form

Online Career Development Guide 
If attending a workshop or career counseling does not currently work with your schedule, you can find detailed information on the Online Career Development Guide.
Call the Career Counseling Library (510) 642-2367 at University Health Services with questions about any of the above.

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