Cultural and Linguistic Services
Office of Talent Management, Office of Human Resources

UPCOMING EVENTS
                                                                

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Delivering Effective Feedback
November 30, 2017, 9:30 - 11:00 am
School of Human Ecology, Room 2235

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FP2L - Time and Self-Management
December 6, 2017, 9:00 - 11:30 am
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Thrive@UW-Madison - Thriving in a Time of Change
December 7, 2017, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Thrive@UW-Madison - Creating Inclusive Work Environments
December 12, 2017, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Thrive@UW-Madison - Communicating Effectively for Authentic Collaboration
December 14, 2017, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Introduction to Plain Language
January 10, 2018, 10:00 - 11:30 am
21 N Park Street, Room 1106

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Thrive@UW Madison - Building and Managing Work Relationships
January 31, 2018, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Thrive@UW Madison - Communicating Effectively for Authentic Collaboration
February 6, 2018, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Thrive@UW Madison - Expanding Self-Knowledge to Adapt and Thrive
February 8, 2018, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Thrive@UW Madison - Thriving in a Time of Change
February 13, 2018, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Thrive@UW Madison - Creating Inclusive Work Environments
February 14, 2018, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045 

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Write with Plain Language
February 16, 2018, 9:00 - 11:00 am
21 N Park Street, Room 1106

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Design for Plain Language
March 2, 2018, 9:00 - 11:00 am
21 N Park Street, room 1106

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Thrive@UW Madison - Expanding Self-Knowledge to Adapt and Thrive
March 6, 2018, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045


NEW! Register Today!
Thrive@UW Madison - Thriving in a Time of Change
March 8, 2018, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045


NEW! Register Today!
Introduction to Plain Language
March 13, 2018, 1:00 - 2:30 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 1106

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Thrive@UW Madison - Creating Inclusive Work Environments
March 14, 2018, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Thrive@UW Madison - Communicating Effective for Authentic Collaboration
March 15, 2018, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Thrive@UW Madison - Building and Managing Work Relationships
March 21, 2018, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045 

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Introduction to Plain Language
June 4, 2018, 1:00 - 2:30 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 1106

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Write with Plain Language
June 29, 2018, 9:00 - 11:00 am
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Design with Plain Language
July 13, 2018, 9:00 - 11:00 am
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Introduction to Plain Language
August 6, 2018, 1:00 - 2:30 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 1106

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Introduction to Plain Language
October 23, 2018, 10:00 - 11:30 am
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Write with Plain Language
November 30, 2018, 2:30 - 4:30 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 1106

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Design with Plain Language
December 7, 2018, 9:00 - 11:00 am
21 N Park Street, Room 1106

Volunteer Tutors Needed
Cultural Linguistic Services, within the Office of Talent Management, is in need of tutors to help UW-Madison employees develop their learning in areas such as: English language, literacy (English and Spanish), writing, math, and other subjects. Scheduling and meeting locations are flexible. To become a tutor, complete an application or contact Jzong Thao at jzong.thao@wisc.edu.

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If you are interested in requesting to have an event registration posted on the Office of Talent Management Site, please complete your event information ​HERE.


The WiGrow program is an engagement effort aimed to increase the positive impact of student employment through supervisor and student employee conversations.
 

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WORKPLACE LEARNING PROGRAM AND TRAINING


 This program is composed of:

 1. Workplace English Language Learning Classes are for employees who have limited English proficiency. The classes are taught in the workplace and develop verbal and written English workplace skills to foster effective communication between employees and managers/supervisors. Employees develop workplace competencies in the following areas: workplace interactions, workplace safety, human resource topics, workplace culture, talking about work, and social interactions. At the same time, they practice listening, speaking, pronunciation, writing, reading, and grammar.
 
2. Plain Language Services support UW-Madison staff to facilitate written effective communication.

3. The 
Employee Learning Center helps UW-Madison employees (including J-1 visa scholars) identify and work toward educational goals to enhance opportunities for workplace advancement.

The Employee Learning Center is a drop-in center, located at 21 N. Park Street in room 1106/1108 (1st floor). The Employee Learning Center is open every Monday from 4 – 5 PM and every Wednesday from 4 - 5  PM. No appointment or registration is necessary.

Areas of instruction may include:

  • English conversation, pronunciation, and listening practice
  • Workplace and Research Vocabulary
  • U.S.A. Culture and American Idioms 
  • Learning about UW-Madison 

For more information, please see the Employee Learning Center Flyer:

English| Spanish | Hmong | Tibetan |​​ Chinese

4. Multilingual Training and Information sessions in English, Spanish, Hmong, Mandarin Chinese and Tibetan. 

  • Work and Life Skills Training, such as Resume Writing, Understanding Earnings Statements, Using UW Libraries, and Resources Available for UW-Madison Employees
  • Working Effectively with an Interpreter
  • Beyond Words: Non-verbal Communication in the Workplace
  • Basic Computer Classes

5. The Volunteer Tutoring Program matches employees with tutors who provide one-on-one instruction. Learners can pursue individual learning goals at convenient times and locations. A Tutor Training Certificate is offered every semester. 

 For additional information please see below:


 

Community through respect & civility. Excellence through diversity. Success through learning.
Cultural and Linguistic Services
Office of Talent Management, Office of Human Resources
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Suite 5101 -21 N Park Street - Madison, WI 53715
Contact our office at 608.265.2257
Email: Registrations2@ohr.wisc.edu

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