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February is American Heart Month!

Let’s focus on our hearts and health. Include healthy habits in your daily routines to reduce your risk for heart disease and stroke. Your heart is a muscle, the more exercise, and activity you do, the stronger and healthier it becomes. See the links below for some tips and facts about heart health, cardio fitness […]

Webinar on Bright Horizons Back-Up Care – February 16, 2021

The Bright Horizons Back-Up Care benefit makes it easier to find reliable care in advance or at the last minute. Learn more about your back-up care benefit so that your children and adult or elder relatives are well cared for — even when you have to be at work — at this webinar on Feb. […]

Boost your career this year with the UC Alumni Career Network

Did you ever wish you had a community of experts to call upon for help navigating the ins and outs of your career, from dealing with difficult situations to managing work-life balance? The UC Alumni Career Network offers just that: Each month, join UC alumni and other members of the UC community for real-world, pertinent […]

Spring 2021 WorkFit Virtual Workshops

Do you miss working out at the gym or taking class with your friends? Are you struggling to exercise consistently at home? Do you wish you had an expert at your side to help you out with your yoga practice, exercise routine or cardio workout? Well then, join us for a WorkFit workshop! Our instruction-based, […]

Be Well at Work: The Emotional Aspects of Caregiving – January 26, 2021

“Caregiving is a temporary stage in a relationship which will take you to a level of compassion that you have never before experienced…” Beth Witrogen McLeod. Caring for or concern for an elder creates a multitude of emotional responses, including anxiety, frustration, and guilt. It also can provide an opportunity for new self- awareness and […]

Be Well at Work: Habits: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly – January 25, 2021

Brought to you by our friends at UC Berkeley’s Be Well at Work program: For most of us, the pandemic, sheltering in place, and the struggle for racial justice have upended our daily lives. We’ve been forced to adapt, and adapt quickly, to radical change and uncertainty. In the face of so much upheaval, our […]

New Accessibility Tool: Zoom, Google Meet Captioning

Video meeting platforms help remote work teams stay connected; however, they can have hidden accessibility barriers. Thanks to our IT Collaboration Services Group, live captioning — a tool that can help ensure that content is accessible for all — is now enabled on Zoom as well as Google Meet. Video meeting platforms have become the […]

Improving separation between work and home during COVID

The Women Scientist & Engineers Council conducted a survey of their members that showed that 79% of respondents are struggling to establish a separation between work and home when both are happening in the same place. This presentation shares a LinkedIn Learning training that discusses how to create a productive workspace at home and how […]

Wellness Resources from UC: Helping our community stay strong

This has been a year of many challenges — the pandemic, political and racial turmoil, natural disasters and more. Our community has come together and demonstrated resilience — but doing so is a skill set that can always use some nurturing. That’s why staff at many UC locations have built and compiled tools, articles and […]

New Employee Communications Tool Kit

Do you have news you’d like to share with the Lab community and beyond? Strategic Communications has put together a new Employee Communications Tool Kit to help you share your news with internal and/or external audiences. It includes: A road map for staff who want to share news internally & externally Communications contacts in their […]