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Workshop on “Criticism and Discipline Skills for Managers and Supervisors” offered

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Date: Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 974-7642

For Immediate Release

The College of Continuing Education and Community Service (CCECS) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo is sponsoring a workshop on dealing with difficult employees on Friday, September 12, 8:30-3:30 p.m., in UH Hilo’s Campus Center 306. There is a $150 fee.

“Criticism and Discipline Skills for Managers and Supervisors” will cover:

• Approaching an employee about problem behaviors in a way that minimizes accusations, hostility, and defensiveness
• Creating an improvement plan and having employee commit to it
• Coaching the employee so there’s no chance of misunderstanding
• Documenting the process to encourage steady progress

The workshop will be conducted by Grant Chambers, an experienced professional who has completed a rigorous certification program from Fred Pryor Seminars and CareerTrack.

Employment and Training Funds (ETF) are available. The deadline to apply for ETF is Friday, August 29.

Call CCECS at 974-7664 for more information or to register. For a full course description, visit http://hilo.hawaii.edu/academics/ccecs/courses.


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