Workplace Conversations

Staff Engagement in MedIT

Staff Engagement in MedIT

Submitted by Adrienne Hammond, Office Manager at MedIT MedIT is a somewhat unique department in that we have approximately 100 staff on seven different teams, and we are distributed throughout the province, with staff in multiple Vancouver locations as well Prince George, Victoria, and Kelowna. The size and distribution of our team requires some creativity […]

Business Career Centre’s Focus on Bringing People Together

Business Career Centre’s Focus on Bringing People Together

Submitted by Nicole Yeasting, Co-op Coordinator at the Business Career Centre in UBC’s Sauder School of Business How do you engage your unit and team? There are two main channels used to engage colleagues at the Business Career Centre – the Healthy Workplace Initiative and the Social Committee. Both complement one another nicely and share the […]

Focus on Vision, Values, and Culture: Creating a High Functioning Team

Focus on Vision, Values, and Culture: Creating a High Functioning Team

Submitted by Barbara Gobis, Director, Pharmacists Clinic, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences The UBC Pharmacists Clinic was established to achieve a triple mandate as a: Model of patient care best-practices Site where learners can come for skill development Site for evaluation and research As a team, we were able to clearly see what we were hired […]

Continuing Workplace Conversations

Continuing Workplace Conversations

Thank you to everyone who submitted stories about how you recognize and engage staff and faculty in your departments on this blog. Your stories provide inspiration and ideas for other departments at UBC. We will be sending out Starbucks cards soon at a thank-you for participating. Let’s keep the workplace conversations going! We’d love to […]

Recognizing Staff at UBC Robson Square

Submitted by Daniela Stockfleth-Menis, Sales & Events Manager at UBC Robson Square At UBC Robson Square we are proud of how we recognize our staff. However, we never stop looking for ways to improve and come up with new ideas. Please see below our information for submission. Briefly describe the recognition activities Recognize birthdays each […]