Continuous Learning

UC Core Competencies - Achieving Results

  • Demonstrates responsibility and ownership for one’s job and career path by identifying and expanding skill sets needed to perform successfully on the job. Consistently works to learn and increase knowledge. Asks for help when needed, admits mistakes and is open to feedback.

    • Development

    • Trainings, staying up to date

    • Seeking coaching/feedback

    • Self-awareness

    • Personal growth

    • Technology/systems trainings

    • Staff Recognition

    • Delegating

10 Informal Learning Activities to Boost Employee Engagement

Workplaces can benefit greatly from implementing informal learning activities alongside formal learning training. Informal learning provides hands-on, practical experience in an unstructured setting that allows learners to set their own goals and objectives. Exploration in informal, unstructured settings allows for intuitive learning that is low stress while encouraging curiousity and fitting easily into a work routine. Because informal learning often comes off as less intimidating than formal learning structures, it has the added benefit of boosting employee engagement.

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Tips For Career Success

You’ve met with quite a few staff at UC Berkeley to provide career coaching. As you’re gearing up for retirement in two weeks, and reflecting on your experiences with staff, what would you say are the most common aspects that staff seek support with and what would you recommend readers try if they have similar needs?

It’s been a real privilege to work with UC Berkeley staff on a wide variety of career development questions. There are common themes, although each person’s concerns are also unique. I’ve met with people about specifics like updating their resumes, and also with...

Take Your Social Learning to the Next Level: Sustain Quality Development Partnerships

Use the this guide to help employees how to sustain an effective development partnership by asking the right questions.

Provide employees with the guidelines on what effective development partnerships look like at your organization. Then collectively make an intentional plan for everyone to get more from their partnerships.

On-the-job Learning: Identify the Skills You Need

Employees can significantly improve productivity and success in current roles by embracing on-the-job learning. Employees should use...

Maximize What You Learn at Work

You are spending 39% of your work time learning and most of that learning occurs on the job. However, 11% of work-time is spent on wasted learning that does not improve your performance. This guidebook helps foster more productive learners and improve performance by prioritizing the most relevant learning, seeking information and learning from colleagues, and reflecting on learning experiences.

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Three Keys to Developing Women Leaders

Organizations are focused on improving the gender diversity of their leadership teams. Despite the aspiration to have more diverse leadership teams, few women occupy senior leadership positions. Although women constitute the majority of students obtaining higher-education degrees, the proportion of women in management decreases as seniority increases. Women are not falling through the cracks in the leadership pipeline because of poor performance. This research study will help you maximize the impact of your leadership development efforts by following these three keys:

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Why You Never Seem to Have Enough Time

As researcher Cassie Mogilner and her colleagues write in a 2012 paper, “With waking hours largely consumed by work, precious minutes remain for the daily list of to-dos, including exercise, cleaning, and socializing with friends and family.”

At first glance, the issue seems straightforward. Time pressure comes down to a lack of time, right? Well, partly. It’s the feeling that we don’t have enough time to do what we want to do—but it turns out that feelings...

Want to Find FulFillment at Last? Think Like a Designer

You’re going to learn how to find a fulfilling career. You’re going to learn how to better navigate life’s big-moment decisions and kill your “wicked problems” dead. How? By training yourself to think like a designer.

That, anyway, is the premise of “Designing Your Life,” a class taught at Stanford University (the school’s “most popular class,” according to Fast Company magazine) as well as the just-published book that grew out of it, “Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life” (Knopf).

The two men who created the class and wrote the book are Silicon Valley...

Counter Potential Unconscious Bias

We're all biased. Our experiences shape who we are, and our race, ethnicity, gender, height, weight, sexual orientation, place of birth, and other factors impact the lens with which we view the world. In this course, diversity expert Stacey Gordon helps you recognize and acknowledge your own biases so that you can identify them when making decisions, and prevent yourself from making calls based on a biased viewpoint. Stacey explains some of the most common forms that a bias takes: affinity bias, halo bias, perception bias, and confirmation bias. She helps you recognize the negative effects of...

Top 19 LinkedIn Learning Courses of 2019

Stay at the top of your career by learning what’s popular on campus. We’ve made a list of the most frequently completed courses by our colleagues to help you start the year off right!

Here are the top 19 LinkedIn Learning Courses of 2019


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