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Flexible Work Options 03/19/2019 12:30-1:30pm This presentation will provide an overview of Flexible Work Options and provide guidelines for proposing and implementing a flex request including: understanding the applicable HR guidelines and policies, assessing the fit between position and job responsibilities, reviewing a sample proposal, documenting the flexible work option request, and implementing the request. Registration Open
Oral Health 101: All You Want to Know About Your Teeth and More 03/20/2019 12-1 pm Dental Health and Overall Health - Healthy mouth, healthy body: The link between them may surprise you. Taking care of your teeth isn't just about having a nice smile and pleasant breath. The condition of your mouth is closely tied to your overall health. Find out how oral health is linked to diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and more at this interactive seminar with experts from Penn Dental Medicine. Registration Open
Gentle Yoga 03/21/2019 12-1pm Let your body reward itself with movement! Join us for this Gentle Yoga session and explore the natural movements of the spine with slow and fluid moving bends and soft twists. During this session, you will flow into modified sun salutations that loosen those tightened muscles and joints of the lower back, neck, shoulders, and wrists. And as an added bonus, you’ll get a workout in the process. Mats and props will be provided. Registration Open
Resiliency: Secrets of Successful Employees 03/27/2019 12:30-1:30pm Studies have found that when the same events happen to different people, it’s the individual’s response that makes a difference in terms of staying healthy, and using the experience in a positive way in order to grow and thrive—also known as resiliency. What’s the secret? This seminar explores this dynamic and what we can learn from those who are successful at surviving whatever life throws their way and developing their resiliency. The good news is, resiliency can be learned, and many examples exist where it has made all the difference. Participants will leave with tips and techniques for maximizing their own resiliency and positively influencing those around them. Registration Open
Assertiveness Skills 03/28/2019 12:30 - 1:30 You may experience situations when you need to utilize assertiveness to complete a task, goal or project. In this class, we will identify personal blocks to assertiveness, identify both assertive and non-assertive language and behaviors, and learn ways to use assertiveness in everyday situations. Registration Open
OFCCP Compliance Training 03/28/2019 2:00 - 3:00 PM To ensure that Penn is compliant with the conciliation agreement that the University entered into with the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) on July 1, 2018, we are requiring that all schools and centers properly retain their records and train all individuals involved with the hiring process across the University.

This training seeks to ensure that all faculty and staff in hiring roles are identified, trained on compliant hiring procedures and are aware of all tools and services available to them through Central HR.

You only need to attend one session and your attendance will be documented in a report the University is required to submit to the OFCCP in December. We greatly appreciate your time and support in ensuring that the University is in compliance with the regulations governing federal contractors.
Registration Open
INDOOR - March Wellness Walk 03/29/2019 12-1pm March is National Nutrition Month: Meet the Center for Public Health Initiatives Staff inside the Palestra and walk a one mile or two mile route while chatting about nutrition and how you can develop a mindful eating pattern that includes nutritious and flavorful foods. We hope you will be able to join us. Bring your water bottle and don’t forget your sneakers! Registration Open
Positive Momentum 4-Week Mindfulness Course (April 1- April 22) 04/01/2019 12:30-1:45pm This 4-session mindfulness course offers participants an opportunity to practice calming and effective awareness activities adapted by Jennifer Schelter, Best of Philly, Radiant Retreat - your fullest gifts, self-care and creativity retreat. Sessions will begin with a brief guided meditation to feel present. Following this mediation, participants will experience a short journaling exercise to clarify your most cherished gifts or current goals (health, career, community, relationship, etc.). The group will also discuss how to apply mindful awareness to everyday life for greater ease, natural evolution and self-development. The session will conclude with a simple body scan, visualization of successes and communal gratitude circle. No experience necessary. Participants must attend all 4 sessions to earn 30 BITK Bonus Action Points. Registration Open
Guided Meditation 04/02/2019 12:30-1:30pm Practice mindful breathing that focuses your attention on the present moment with kindness, compassion, and awareness. Self-massage and gentle mindful movements that promote relaxation and reduce stress may also be included in the workshop. No experience necessary. Registration Open
April Wellness Walk 04/05/2019 12-1pm It has been proven that spending more time outside reduces stress, increases energy levels, and boosts immunity. We would like to help you achieve these goals by inviting you to join us for our first OUTDOOR wellness walk of 2019. Meet the Center for Public Health Initiatives staff at 12 noon in front of College Hall by the Ben Franklin statue for a 2-mile walk (you may exit the walk at any time). We hope you will be able to join us. Bring a colleague, your water bottle, and don’t forget your sneakers! Registration Open
Ted Talk Tuesday: How to Use Others' Feedback to Learn and Grow 04/09/2019 12:30 - 1:30 Title: How to use others’ feedback to learn and grow
Most efforts to improve individual and organizational learning focus on teaching people how to give feedback. In this Ted Talk, Sheila Heen explains why, if you want to improve learning in your organization, the smart money is on figuring out how to receive feedback and use it to fuel growth.
Registration Open
Get to Know What is Healthy at Houston Market Tour 04/11/2019 11:30-12 pm Join Dan Connolly, Bon Appétit’s Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, on an interesting tour of the many delicious, healthy options in Houston Market. You will meet Dan at Houston Hall's Information Desk, where he will give a brief history of Bon Appétit and explain the elements of a healthy meal. Then, you'll follow Dan downstairs to Houston Market, where he'll walk you through the various food stations and explain how you, too, can eat healthy at Houston Market! Registration Open
PSOM Fundamentals of Strategic Planning 04/11/2019 12:30 - 1:30 In today’s work environment, complex tasks and projects are more common than ever. By utilizing strategic planning skills, you’ll be able to set yourself and/or your team up for success. Participants of this course will learn to identify the foundation for creating a strategic team, discover strategic values, participate in strategic planning efforts and avoid common pitfalls that derail strategic plans. Registration Open
Webinar: Prepare and Prevent: Assisting leaders with behavioral tools to better support employees 04/11/2019 11-12 pm Join us to learn about the benefits of our EAP program and the managerial assistance available to you. Guest speaker Bert Alicea, M.A., will cover topics including employment performance issues, supervisor issues, enabling employees and more. Bert Alicea is Vice President of EAP+Work-Life for Health Advocate and a Licensed Psychologist. Registration Open
Webinar: Prepare and Prevent: Assisting leaders with behavioral tools to better support employees 04/11/2019 3-4 pm Join us to learn about the benefits of our EAP program and the managerial assistance available to you. Guest speaker Bert Alicea, M.A., will cover topics including employment performance issues, supervisor issues, enabling employees and more. Bert Alicea is Vice President of EAP+Work-Life for Health Advocate and a Licensed Psychologist. Registration Open
Oral Health 101: All You Want to Know About Your Teeth and More 04/18/2019 12-1 pm Dental Health and Overall Health - Healthy mouth, healthy body: The link between them may surprise you. Taking care of your teeth isn't just about having a nice smile and pleasant breath. The condition of your mouth is closely tied to your overall health. Find out how oral health is linked to diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and more at this interactive seminar with experts from Penn Dental Medicine. Registration Open
Models of Excellence - 20th Anniversary Celebration 04/23/2019 5-7:30pm The Models of Excellence Award program celebrates the extraordinary achievements of full- and part-time staff across the University's schools and centers. The 20th anniversary celebration will take place on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 4pm in Irvine Auditorium. Please register to attend at www.hr.upenn.edu/attendmodels. Registration Open
SMART Goals 04/23/2019 12:30 - 1:30 SMART is an acronym for the five characteristics of well-designed goals: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Time-bound. It’s a simple tool used to go beyond the realm of fuzzy goal-setting into an actionable plan for results. Put yourself on the fast-track of success by applying the SMART principles to every project or goal on your plate. Registration Open
Guided Meditation 04/24/2019 12:30-1:30pm Practice mindful breathing that focuses your attention on the present moment with kindness, compassion, and awareness. Self-massage and gentle mindful movements that promote relaxation and reduce stress may also be included in the workshop. No experience necessary. Registration Open
Take our Children to Work Day 04/25/2019 8:30-5pm REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2019.

Penn understands the importance of providing children with positive, productive experiences in their formative years. That's why we host the annual Take Our Children to Work Day, an event that encourages and inspires youngsters, and introduces them to the workplace. Each year on the fourth Thursday in April, Penn provides an exciting array of activities on campus for children ages 9–15. Please note, all participants must have supervisory approval and must accompany their young guests to all activities. Watch for details on the next Take Our Children to Work Day in the Spring of 2019.
Registration Open
Admissions Brown Bag-Making the Most of the Campus Visit 04/29/2019 12:30-1:30pm Faculty and staff with college age dependents are invited to join Penn’s undergraduate admissions office to discuss the importance of the campus visit. The session will cover helpful information to assist you and your child in planning and making the most of campus visits. Registration Open
Creative Problem Solving 04/30/2019 9:00 - 12:00 While problems come in all shapes and sizes, knowing how to overcome them in a creative way can help find new solutions in various situations. This program will identify roadblocks that prevent creative thinking, rediscover your creative ability, learn techniques to recognize and identify problems, and explore ways to manage creative people. There is a $75 charge for this workshop.  Once registered, please send your department’s 26-digit budget code to japgar@upenn.edu to complete your registration. Registration Open
Oral Health 101: All You Want to Know About Your Teeth and More 04/30/2019 12-1 pm Dental Health and Overall Health - Healthy mouth, healthy body: The link between them may surprise you. Taking care of your teeth isn't just about having a nice smile and pleasant breath. The condition of your mouth is closely tied to your overall health. Find out how oral health is linked to diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and more at this interactive seminar with experts from Penn Dental Medicine. Registration Open
Guided Meditation 05/01/2019 12:30-1:30pm Practice mindful breathing that focuses your attention on the present moment with kindness, compassion, and awareness. Self-massage and gentle mindful movements that promote relaxation and reduce stress may also be included in the workshop. No experience necessary. Registration Open
Smart Money Moves Later In Your Career 05/01/2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm This financial wellness workshop, sponsored by MetLife, covers 10 key practical financial and retirement planning tips to consider later in your career (your 40s, 50s, 60s, and beyond.) Important topics range from managing taxes, to having the right asset allocation, to setting realistic goals. Join our speaker, Albert Corrato, Jr., Certified Financial Planner Professional from Creative Financial Group, MassMutual, for this financial wellness learning opportunity. Registration Open
Important Resources for Family Caregivers 05/07/2019 1-2 pm As family caregivers, we are often confronted with a confusing array of choices. How can you sort out the various senior living arrangements, in-home services and care options, so you can determine what’s best for your loved one? How do you find the right support for yourself so you can handle your caregiving responsibilities along with everything else? Learn about the long-term care landscape including resources and costs so that you can be an informed and proactive caregiver. Registration Open
PSOM Behavioral Interviews 05/08/2019 12:30 - 1:30 This interview approach to hiring can make all the difference when looking for the right candidate for your department. A bad hire can contribute to several negative consequences including: lost productivity, time required to hire and train another person, decreased department morale, and legal issues. Give this method a try while interviewing for your department’s next open role. Registration Open
Biometric Screenings - Houston Hall Hall of Flags A (9:00-9:30) 05/09/2019 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Be in the Know encourages you to have a biometric screening once per year. If you did not complete a screening at an on-campus event last fall (October – November 2018) or winter (January - March 2019), or submit personal results to AREUFIT on or after September 1, 2018, Human Resources is offering these last chance on-campus screening dates for this campaign year. At our on-campus events, you’ll receive a biometric screening from AREUFIT and earn 50 points toward the first $100 Be in the Know cash incentive.

Please note: Do not register if you’ve already completed a biometric screening, or submitted personal results, on or after September 1, 2018. Participants will only receive credit for one biometric screening during this year’s Be in the Know campaign, which runs September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019.

Start this year’s Be in the Know campaign and sign up for a free and confidential biometric screening, which measures your blood pressure, blood sugar (glucose), and non-fasting total and high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol. You may also choose to fast to include low-density cholesterol (LDL) and triglyceride results.

Get started today and earn up to $300* this campaign year!
Registration Open
Biometric Screenings - Houston Hall Hall of Flags B (9:30-10:00) 05/09/2019 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Be in the Know encourages you to have a biometric screening once per year. If you did not complete a screening at an on-campus event last fall (October – November 2018) or winter (January - March 2019), or submit personal results to AREUFIT on or after September 1, 2018, Human Resources is offering these last chance on-campus screening dates for this campaign year. At our on-campus events, you’ll receive a biometric screening from AREUFIT and earn 50 points toward the first $100 Be in the Know cash incentive.

Please note: Do not register if you’ve already completed a biometric screening, or submitted personal results, on or after September 1, 2018. Participants will only receive credit for one biometric screening during this year’s Be in the Know campaign, which runs September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019.

Start this year’s Be in the Know campaign and sign up for a free and confidential biometric screening, which measures your blood pressure, blood sugar (glucose), and non-fasting total and high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol. You may also choose to fast to include low-density cholesterol (LDL) and triglyceride results.

Get started today and earn up to $300* this campaign year!
Registration Open
Biometric Screenings - Houston Hall Hall of Flags C (10:00-10:30) 05/09/2019 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Be in the Know encourages you to have a biometric screening once per year. If you did not complete a screening at an on-campus event last fall (October – November 2018) or winter (January - March 2019), or submit personal results to AREUFIT on or after September 1, 2018, Human Resources is offering these last chance on-campus screening dates for this campaign year. At our on-campus events, you’ll receive a biometric screening from AREUFIT and earn 50 points toward the first $100 Be in the Know cash incentive.

Please note: Do not register if you’ve already completed a biometric screening, or submitted personal results, on or after September 1, 2018. Participants will only receive credit for one biometric screening during this year’s Be in the Know campaign, which runs September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019.

Start this year’s Be in the Know campaign and sign up for a free and confidential biometric screening, which measures your blood pressure, blood sugar (glucose), and non-fasting total and high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol. You may also choose to fast to include low-density cholesterol (LDL) and triglyceride results.

Get started today and earn up to $300* this campaign year!
Registration Open
Biometric Screenings - Houston Hall Hall of Flags D (10:30-11:00 05/09/2019 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Be in the Know encourages you to have a biometric screening once per year. If you did not complete a screening at an on-campus event last fall (October – November 2018) or winter (January - March 2019), or submit personal results to AREUFIT on or after September 1, 2018, Human Resources is offering these last chance on-campus screening dates for this campaign year. At our on-campus events, you’ll receive a biometric screening from AREUFIT and earn 50 points toward the first $100 Be in the Know cash incentive.

Please note: Do not register if you’ve already completed a biometric screening, or submitted personal results, on or after September 1, 2018. Participants will only receive credit for one biometric screening during this year’s Be in the Know campaign, which runs September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019.

Start this year’s Be in the Know campaign and sign up for a free and confidential biometric screening, which measures your blood pressure, blood sugar (glucose), and non-fasting total and high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol. You may also choose to fast to include low-density cholesterol (LDL) and triglyceride results.

Get started today and earn up to $300* this campaign year!
Registration Open
Biometric Screenings - Houston Hall Hall of Flags E (11:00-11:30) 05/09/2019 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Be in the Know encourages you to have a biometric screening once per year. If you did not complete a screening at an on-campus event last fall (October – November 2018) or winter (January - March 2019), or submit personal results to AREUFIT on or after September 1, 2018, Human Resources is offering these last chance on-campus screening dates for this campaign year. At our on-campus events, you’ll receive a biometric screening from AREUFIT and earn 50 points toward the first $100 Be in the Know cash incentive.

Please note: Do not register if you’ve already completed a biometric screening, or submitted personal results, on or after September 1, 2018. Participants will only receive credit for one biometric screening during this year’s Be in the Know campaign, which runs September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019.

Start this year’s Be in the Know campaign and sign up for a free and confidential biometric screening, which measures your blood pressure, blood sugar (glucose), and non-fasting total and high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol. You may also choose to fast to include low-density cholesterol (LDL) and triglyceride results.

Get started today and earn up to $300* this campaign year!
Registration Open
Biometric Screenings - Houston Hall Hall of Flags F (11:30-12:00) 05/09/2019 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Be in the Know encourages you to have a biometric screening once per year. If you did not complete a screening at an on-campus event last fall (October – November 2018) or winter (January - March 2019), or submit personal results to AREUFIT on or after September 1, 2018, Human Resources is offering these last chance on-campus screening dates for this campaign year. At our on-campus events, you’ll receive a biometric screening from AREUFIT and earn 50 points toward the first $100 Be in the Know cash incentive.

Please note: Do not register if you’ve already completed a biometric screening, or submitted personal results, on or after September 1, 2018. Participants will only receive credit for one biometric screening during this year’s Be in the Know campaign, which runs September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019.

Start this year’s Be in the Know campaign and sign up for a free and confidential biometric screening, which measures your blood pressure, blood sugar (glucose), and non-fasting total and high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol. You may also choose to fast to include low-density cholesterol (LDL) and triglyceride results.

Get started today and earn up to $300* this campaign year!
Registration Open
Biometric Screenings - Houston Hall Hall of Flags G (12:00-12:30) 05/09/2019 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Be in the Know encourages you to have a biometric screening once per year. If you did not complete a screening at an on-campus event last fall (October – November 2018) or winter (January - March 2019), or submit personal results to AREUFIT on or after September 1, 2018, Human Resources is offering these last chance on-campus screening dates for this campaign year. At our on-campus events, you’ll receive a biometric screening from AREUFIT and earn 50 points toward the first $100 Be in the Know cash incentive.

Please note: Do not register if you’ve already completed a biometric screening, or submitted personal results, on or after September 1, 2018. Participants will only receive credit for one biometric screening during this year’s Be in the Know campaign, which runs September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019.

Start this year’s Be in the Know campaign and sign up for a free and confidential biometric screening, which measures your blood pressure, blood sugar (glucose), and non-fasting total and high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol. You may also choose to fast to include low-density cholesterol (LDL) and triglyceride results.

Get started today and earn up to $300* this campaign year!
Registration Open
Biometric Screenings - Houston Hall Hall of Flags H (12:30-1:00) 05/09/2019 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Be in the Know encourages you to have a biometric screening once per year. If you did not complete a screening at an on-campus event last fall (October – November 2018) or winter (January - March 2019), or submit personal results to AREUFIT on or after September 1, 2018, Human Resources is offering these last chance on-campus screening dates for this campaign year. At our on-campus events, you’ll receive a biometric screening from AREUFIT and earn 50 points toward the first $100 Be in the Know cash incentive.

Please note: Do not register if you’ve already completed a biometric screening, or submitted personal results, on or after September 1, 2018. Participants will only receive credit for one biometric screening during this year’s Be in the Know campaign, which runs September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019.

Start this year’s Be in the Know campaign and sign up for a free and confidential biometric screening, which measures your blood pressure, blood sugar (glucose), and non-fasting total and high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol. You may also choose to fast to include low-density cholesterol (LDL) and triglyceride results.

Get started today and earn up to $300* this campaign year!
Registration Open
Getting Work Done 05/16/2019 12:30 - 1:30 Throughout a normal workday, there are multiple distractions that can get many of us off task and behind on our to-do lists.  In this course, we’ll review tactics to help you stay on target with the many moving pieces of your role.  You’ll identify your biggest time sponges and ways to manage them, create priority lists, understand ways to delegate when not in a position of authority, and earn ways to achieve an acceptable work life balance. Registration Open
Sugar Detox Workshop 05/21/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM Sugar has been receiving a tremendous amount of negative media attention, so join us to learn why. A Family Food Registered Dietitian will help you identify hidden forms of sugar, consider ways to reduce the amount of added sugars you consume, and explain which sugars to avoid. Registration Open
Managing Teams 05/23/2019 9:00 - 12:00 Whether you’re a seasoned manager or leading a department project, knowing how to effectively manage teams is an essential skill in today’s workforce. Understand ways to manage teams by learning the various aspects of team leadership such as establishing groups, clarifying roles, facilitating meetings, handling conflict and rewarding accomplishments Registration Open
Guided Meditation 05/28/2019 12:30-1:30pm Practice mindful breathing that focuses your attention on the present moment with kindness, compassion, and awareness. Self-massage and gentle mindful movements that promote relaxation and reduce stress may also be included in the workshop. No experience necessary. Registration Open
Why We Struggle with Tough Decisions 05/29/2019 12:30 - 1:30 Knowing how to make a high-impact decision that is effective, practical, and successful can be a challenging feat. During this course, we will look at how you can enhance your confidence and skill at making–and implementing–tough decisions by allowing you to increase your value to your organization and actively contribute to its success. Registration Open
May Wellness Walks 05/31/2019 12-1pm Spring has sprung, so let's get outdoors and do some walking! Our wellness walks encourage participants to increase their physical activity by stepping outside to pump up their heart rate by walking through Penn's beautiful campus. What better way to get motivated and gain energy for the day! Meet the Center for Public Health Initiatives staff at 12 noon in front of College Hall by the Ben Franklin statue. The walk will be approximately 2-miles and we will inform you when we have reached the 1-mile mark in the event that you need to exit the walk early. We hope you will be able to join us. Bring your water bottle and don’t forget your bring along a colleague and your sneakers! Registration Open
PSOM Challenging Negative Attitudes 06/04/2019 12:30 - 1:30 By challenging negative attitudes, we have the power to take control of pessimistic perspectives and stressful situations. During this course, participants will learn to manage the impact of negative situations, deal with negative people more effectively, and learn coping tools for dealing with change. Registration Open
Digital Distraction - When Technology Takes Over 06/06/2019 12:30-1:30pm Digital distraction or “information addiction” is a timely topic that can help employees increase their awareness of their time spent online whether engaging in social media, surfing the internet, gaming, checking messages compulsively, spending time on dating sites, etc. When does technology move from being a tool to taking over a person’s life? This seminar increases awareness of this modern dilemma while sharing specific strategies for employees to consider in order to experience a more balanced life where technology enhances versus detracts from being their best on the job, spending quality time with family and friends, and/or enjoying hobbies and other interests outside of the virtual world. Registration Open
Guided Meditation 06/07/2019 12:30-1:30pm Practice mindful breathing that focuses your attention on the present moment with kindness, compassion, and awareness. Self-massage and gentle mindful movements that promote relaxation and reduce stress may also be included in the workshop. No experience necessary. Registration Open
How To Help Your Parents Live at Home as They Age 06/11/2019 12:30-1:30pm Ninety percent of seniors want to remain in their homes as they age, but supports may be needed to make this possible. Successful aging requires knowing what resources, tools and technology are available to help keep a loved one stay safe in their home. This seminar will address where to start if a loved one wants to remain at home as they age, promoting healthy aging, and resources available to keep mom or dad safe at home. Registration Open
Fundamentals of Strategic Planning 06/12/2019 12:30 - 1:30 In today’s work environment, complex tasks and projects are more common than ever. By utilizing strategic planning skills, you’ll be able to set yourself and/or your team up for success. Participants of this course will learn to identify the foundation for creating a strategic team, discover strategic values, participate in strategic planning efforts and avoid common pitfalls that derail strategic plans. Registration Open
Mindfulness 06/12/2019 12:30-1:30pm This monthly workshop will offer participants an opportunity to practice awareness activities adapted from Jon Kabat-Zinn's Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program. During the first part of our practice, we will begin with a guided meditation focusing on the breath. The second half of our session will focus our attention on a guided exploration of the body, bringing awareness to the different areas of the body, and allowing ourselves to experience how each part feels, without trying to change anything. No experience necessary. All warmly welcome. Registration Open
Navigating Your Career at Penn 06/17/2019 12:30 - 1:30 Navigating Your Career at Penn has been developed to assist staff in building their careers at Penn by helping to connect your skills and abilities with career opportunities. The session will be facilitated by Penn HR. Topics include: Increasing Your Marketability at Penn and Internal Job Strategies. Registration Open
Biometric Screenings - Houston Bodek Lounge A (9:00-9:30) 06/18/2019 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Be in the Know encourages you to have a biometric screening once per year. If you did not complete a screening at an on-campus event last fall (October – November 2018) or winter (January - March 2019), or submit personal results to AREUFIT on or after September 1, 2018, Human Resources is offering these last chance on-campus screening dates for this campaign year. At our on-campus events, you’ll receive a biometric screening from AREUFIT and earn 50 points toward the first $100 Be in the Know cash incentive.

Please note: Do not register if you’ve already completed a biometric screening, or submitted personal results, on or after September 1, 2018. Participants will only receive credit for one biometric screening during this year’s Be in the Know campaign, which runs September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019.

Start this year’s Be in the Know campaign and sign up for a free and confidential biometric screening, which measures your blood pressure, blood sugar (glucose), and non-fasting total and high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol. You may also choose to fast to include low-density cholesterol (LDL) and triglyceride results.

Get started today and earn up to $300* this campaign year!
Registration Open
Biometric Screenings - Houston Bodek Lounge B (9:30-10:00) 06/18/2019 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Be in the Know encourages you to have a biometric screening once per year. If you did not complete a screening at an on-campus event last fall (October – November 2018) or winter (January - March 2019), or submit personal results to AREUFIT on or after September 1, 2018, Human Resources is offering these last chance on-campus screening dates for this campaign year. At our on-campus events, you’ll receive a biometric screening from AREUFIT and earn 50 points toward the first $100 Be in the Know cash incentive.

Please note: Do not register if you’ve already completed a biometric screening, or submitted personal results, on or after September 1, 2018. Participants will only receive credit for one biometric screening during this year’s Be in the Know campaign, which runs September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019.

Start this year’s Be in the Know campaign and sign up for a free and confidential biometric screening, which measures your blood pressure, blood sugar (glucose), and non-fasting total and high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol. You may also choose to fast to include low-density cholesterol (LDL) and triglyceride results.

Get started today and earn up to $300* this campaign year!
Registration Open
Biometric Screenings - Houston Bodek Lounge C (10:00-10:30) 06/18/2019 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Be in the Know encourages you to have a biometric screening once per year. If you did not complete a screening at an on-campus event last fall (October – November 2018) or winter (January - March 2019), or submit personal results to AREUFIT on or after September 1, 2018, Human Resources is offering these last chance on-campus screening dates for this campaign year. At our on-campus events, you’ll receive a biometric screening from AREUFIT and earn 50 points toward the first $100 Be in the Know cash incentive.

Please note: Do not register if you’ve already completed a biometric screening, or submitted personal results, on or after September 1, 2018. Participants will only receive credit for one biometric screening during this year’s Be in the Know campaign, which runs September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019.

Start this year’s Be in the Know campaign and sign up for a free and confidential biometric screening, which measures your blood pressure, blood sugar (glucose), and non-fasting total and high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol. You may also choose to fast to include low-density cholesterol (LDL) and triglyceride results.

Get started today and earn up to $300* this campaign year!
Registration Open
Biometric Screenings - Houston Bodek Lounge D (10:30-11:00 06/18/2019 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Be in the Know encourages you to have a biometric screening once per year. If you did not complete a screening at an on-campus event last fall (October – November 2018) or winter (January - March 2019), or submit personal results to AREUFIT on or after September 1, 2018, Human Resources is offering these last chance on-campus screening dates for this campaign year. At our on-campus events, you’ll receive a biometric screening from AREUFIT and earn 50 points toward the first $100 Be in the Know cash incentive.

Please note: Do not register if you’ve already completed a biometric screening, or submitted personal results, on or after September 1, 2018. Participants will only receive credit for one biometric screening during this year’s Be in the Know campaign, which runs September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019.

Start this year’s Be in the Know campaign and sign up for a free and confidential biometric screening, which measures your blood pressure, blood sugar (glucose), and non-fasting total and high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol. You may also choose to fast to include low-density cholesterol (LDL) and triglyceride results.

Get started today and earn up to $300* this campaign year!
Registration Open
Biometric Screenings - Houston Bodek Lounge E (11:00-11:30) 06/18/2019 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Be in the Know encourages you to have a biometric screening once per year. If you did not complete a screening at an on-campus event last fall (October – November 2018) or winter (January - March 2019), or submit personal results to AREUFIT on or after September 1, 2018, Human Resources is offering these last chance on-campus screening dates for this campaign year. At our on-campus events, you’ll receive a biometric screening from AREUFIT and earn 50 points toward the first $100 Be in the Know cash incentive.

Please note: Do not register if you’ve already completed a biometric screening, or submitted personal results, on or after September 1, 2018. Participants will only receive credit for one biometric screening during this year’s Be in the Know campaign, which runs September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019.

Start this year’s Be in the Know campaign and sign up for a free and confidential biometric screening, which measures your blood pressure, blood sugar (glucose), and non-fasting total and high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol. You may also choose to fast to include low-density cholesterol (LDL) and triglyceride results.

Get started today and earn up to $300* this campaign year!
Registration Open
Biometric Screenings - Houston Bodek Lounge F (11:30-12:00) 06/18/2019 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Be in the Know encourages you to have a biometric screening once per year. If you did not complete a screening at an on-campus event last fall (October – November 2018) or winter (January - March 2019), or submit personal results to AREUFIT on or after September 1, 2018, Human Resources is offering these last chance on-campus screening dates for this campaign year. At our on-campus events, you’ll receive a biometric screening from AREUFIT and earn 50 points toward the first $100 Be in the Know cash incentive.

Please note: Do not register if you’ve already completed a biometric screening, or submitted personal results, on or after September 1, 2018. Participants will only receive credit for one biometric screening during this year’s Be in the Know campaign, which runs September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019.

Start this year’s Be in the Know campaign and sign up for a free and confidential biometric screening, which measures your blood pressure, blood sugar (glucose), and non-fasting total and high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol. You may also choose to fast to include low-density cholesterol (LDL) and triglyceride results.

Get started today and earn up to $300* this campaign year!
Registration Open
Biometric Screenings - Houston Bodek Lounge G (12:00-12:30) 06/18/2019 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Be in the Know encourages you to have a biometric screening once per year. If you did not complete a screening at an on-campus event last fall (October – November 2018) or winter (January - March 2019), or submit personal results to AREUFIT on or after September 1, 2018, Human Resources is offering these last chance on-campus screening dates for this campaign year. At our on-campus events, you’ll receive a biometric screening from AREUFIT and earn 50 points toward the first $100 Be in the Know cash incentive.

Please note: Do not register if you’ve already completed a biometric screening, or submitted personal results, on or after September 1, 2018. Participants will only receive credit for one biometric screening during this year’s Be in the Know campaign, which runs September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019.

Start this year’s Be in the Know campaign and sign up for a free and confidential biometric screening, which measures your blood pressure, blood sugar (glucose), and non-fasting total and high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol. You may also choose to fast to include low-density cholesterol (LDL) and triglyceride results.

Get started today and earn up to $300* this campaign year!
Registration Open
Biometric Screenings - Houston Bodek Lounge H (12:30-1:00) 06/18/2019 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Be in the Know encourages you to have a biometric screening once per year. If you did not complete a screening at an on-campus event last fall (October – November 2018) or winter (January - March 2019), or submit personal results to AREUFIT on or after September 1, 2018, Human Resources is offering these last chance on-campus screening dates for this campaign year. At our on-campus events, you’ll receive a biometric screening from AREUFIT and earn 50 points toward the first $100 Be in the Know cash incentive.

Please note: Do not register if you’ve already completed a biometric screening, or submitted personal results, on or after September 1, 2018. Participants will only receive credit for one biometric screening during this year’s Be in the Know campaign, which runs September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019.

Start this year’s Be in the Know campaign and sign up for a free and confidential biometric screening, which measures your blood pressure, blood sugar (glucose), and non-fasting total and high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol. You may also choose to fast to include low-density cholesterol (LDL) and triglyceride results.

Get started today and earn up to $300* this campaign year!
Registration Open
New and Expectant Parent Briefing 06/18/2019 12:30-1:30pm This is an introductory resource briefing designed for expectant parents and those who are new to parenting or child care. Participants will learn about local and university childcare and parenting resources including breastfeeding support and the nursing mothers program, childcare locators, back-up care, adjusting to new schedules, flexible work options, among other topics. This session will also cover Penn's time away policies including short-term disability (STD), parental leave, and related sick leave policies. Registration Open
Guided Meditation 06/19/2019 12:30-1:30pm Practice mindful breathing that focuses your attention on the present moment with kindness, compassion, and awareness. Self-massage and gentle mindful movements that promote relaxation and reduce stress may also be included in the workshop. No experience necessary. Registration Open
Flexible Work Options 06/25/2019 12:30-1:30pm This presentation will provide an overview of Flexible Work Options and provide guidelines for proposing and implementing a flex request including: understanding the applicable HR guidelines and policies, assessing the fit between position and job responsibilities, reviewing a sample proposal, documenting the flexible work option request, and implementing the request. Registration Open
Chair Yoga 06/26/2019 12-1pm Interested in trying yoga but don't know where to start? Join us on Friday, September 15 for a wonderful class of chair yoga. You get the same benefits of a regular yoga workout (like increased strength, flexibility and balance) but don’t have to master complex poses. Chair yoga can even better your breathing and teach you how to relax your mind and improve your wellbeing. Registration Open
How to Make Yourself Indispensable 06/26/2019 12:30 - 1:30 Indispensable employees perform with a mindset that drives them to think, act, and behave differently. In this seminar, you’ll learn how to: take ownership of your responsibilities and results, take initiative to go above and beyond what is expected of you, expand your sphere of influence, perform well under pressure, adapt to changing situations, and avoid being irreplaceable. Registration Open
Making Sense of the Roth: Is It Right for You? 06/27/2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm In this financial wellness workshop, sponsored by MetLife, staff and faculty will explore the basics of a Roth IRA and 403(b) and learn about tax diversification, eligibility, contribution and withdrawal rules, and conversion. Join our speaker, Albert Corrato, Jr., Certified Financial Planner Professional from Creative Financial Group, MassMutual, for this financial wellness learning opportunity. Registration Open
Alzheimers Disease and Dementia: Caregiving Challenges and Strategies 08/06/2019 1-2 pm There are more than 5 million Americans currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and more than 15 million family caregivers who help them in the U.S. Within the next 10 years, that number is projected to increase by 40 percent. This seminar will review the different forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s, and signs your loved one may have the disease. Despite the devastating nature of Alzheimer’s disease, there are supports out there that can make a difference and help you continue to connect with your Mom or Dad. Learn about caregiving strategies and types of care that can improve the quality of life for both you and your parent. Registration Open
Maximizing Quality of Life as You Age 11/05/2019 1-2 pm Whether retirement seems far away or just around the corner, it’s important to maximize quality of life as we age. In order to do that, it’s helpful to consider how best to enhance wellbeing, independence and social connection. This seminar will cover topics such as livable communities, in-home supports, technology resources and the cost of long-term care. Registration Open