Do you have career aspirations, but are not 100% sure how to get there from where you are now? Even when the work you are engaged in is meaningful and interesting; growth and progress are a natural human need. Did you know there are supports in place at UFV to develop your professional growth plan? … Read moreDeveloping Your Personal Growth Plan
It’s almost that time of year again for us all to gather together for a good, old-fashioned employee fun-filled day of golf, food, and laughs. Join us at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at the Cultus Lake Golf Course. The fee is $40.00 per person (limit of 2 tickets per employee) which includes … Read moreUFV’s 40th Employee Golf Tournament
Pink Shirt Day is recognized all around the world, but actually began in Canada in 2007 when two students took a stand against homophobic bullying, after a peer was bullied for wearing a pink shirt. The goal of this special day it to create schools, workplaces, and communities where all people feel safe, valued and … Read morePink Shirt Day 2020: Lift Each Other Up!
On January 28, 2020 Human Resources ran our latest installment of our Learning Series workshops: Gender Diversity in the Workplace. The workshop was led by Kai Scott, M.A., (pronouns He/Him) a social scientist with 15 years’ experience working with vulnerable populations. The workshop addressed transgender rights and the barriers transgender people face in the workplace, … Read moreGender Diversity in the Workplace
The deadline is fast approaching for nominations for UFV’s Employee Service Excellence Awards! You have until February 14, 2020 to nominate a deserving colleague for the outstanding job they are doing in service, leadership and/or teamwork that supports the values, mission, and goals of UFV. Check out the link on the HR website to determine … Read moreEmployee Service Excellence Awards
Thanks to all of you who participated in our annual Holiday Sweater day on Friday, December 13. It was so fun to see many of our employees decked out so festively for the season! The three sweaters that received the most votes were Holly Zonneveld (Advising), Yvette Fairweather (Research Office), and Emil Fernandes (Conference Services). … Read more2019 Holiday Sweater Day
With December fast approaching and all the stress that comes along with preparing for the holidays, I always try to find ways to make our time at work just a little bit more happy at this time of year. Seeing all the departments decorated so festively puts a smile on my face as I walk … Read moreHoliday Sweater Day!
Well, another successful UFV Employee Halloween party is in the books! Thanks to everyone for coming out yesterday and showing such amazing spirit! I hope you all enjoyed the pizza, cookies and drinks and had fun checking out your colleagues as they donned their crazy, beautiful, scary or silly costumes. A big thanks goes out … Read moreHalloween 2019
As the holiday season is fast approaching, Human Resources has been asked to clarify the upcoming the seasonal break. We are pleased to confirm that the University will close at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 and remain closed until Thursday January 2, 2020. On behalf of the HR team, we hope this helps … Read more2019 Holiday Closure
Movember is the leading charity tackling men’s health on a global scale. We care very deeply for our male employees and their health and are hoping to raise awareness to prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health & suicide prevention. We are looking for as many of our male employees as possible who would be … Read moreMOVEMBER