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Forty Tips from iForty Welcome to…. Tip #1: Reach Out & Learn ICE BREAKER: (allow 3 - 5 minutes) For this activity, you need to group more than 4 people.

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1 Forty Tips from iForty Welcome to…

2 Tip #1: Reach Out & Learn ICE BREAKER: (allow minutes) For this activity, you need to group more than 4 people together. Now, in the next 3 minutes, people in a single group should discuss and jot down on the back of your NOTES sheet, at least 10 things they have in common. The things (like school, home city or state, favorite cuisine, favorite sport, movies, etc.; anything except topics related to work) should be common among all individuals in the group.

3 Tip #2: Join iForty Does your professional organization fit you? iForty -- Staff Council -- Black Faculty & Staff Association -- Hispanic Faculty Staff Association -- Asian/Asian-American Faculty & Staff Association -- UT Staff Toastmasters Club -- International Association of Administrative Professionals --

4 Tip #3: Jump start your career Who said Knowing where to go and what to learn can have a major impact on the success of your career? (a prize for the correct answer)

5 Tip #4: Increase your professional net worth André Paul Guillaume Gide was a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in "Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight with the shore"

6 Tip #5: Explore TXClass...the Universitys complete training resource for UT Faculty and Staff

7 Tip #6: Visit the Professional Development Center Advance in your field, gain new skills, or train for a new career.

8 Tip #7: Become familiar with Are you using the tools available on our home page?

9 Tip #8: Use askUS... Why you need the Universitys search engine... https://austin-utexas.custhelp.com/

10 Tip #9: Use UT Direct Your homepage away from home... https://utdirect.utexas.edu/utdirect/index.WBX

11 Tip #10: Know your role How do you impact the success of your organization?

12 Tip #11: Time to Stretch & Wiggle... Every 20 minutes, stand for 20 seconds and shake things out...

13 Tip #12: Learn the Lingo.. Can you name these acronyms ? BDP EOM HOP ITS WORQS GRA EAP CCYYS FBS AIR DEFINE DPAC NSF TLC

14 Tip #13: Network and develop your contacts Why who you know can be just as important as what you know... Understanding the culture Understanding the culture Building a network Building a network Knowing who has the answers Knowing who has the answers

15 Tip #14: To be happier… Be organized! Can any of us be truly organized in our frenzied, multi-tasking worlds? Set priorities each day – Plan your work – Stick to your plan – Delegate – Hire Workstudy students!

16 Tip #15: Be in the Know Use your calendar to track deadlines, meetings... And use UT calendars to track special events, academic deadlines, etc!

17 Tip #16: Accounting is all around us … Get to know the many faces of your colleagues in Accounting and the many facets of their work!

18 Tip #17: Track that inventory... Inventory reconciliation is always just around the corner; do you know where your equipment is?

19 Tip #18: *DEFINE yourself while you can… Know the Universitys major data base and why it is transitioning to the web...

20 Tip #19: Hire the next superstar for your office HRMS can help you hire a Full-time Employee (FTE), a Temp-to-Permanent, or a Student.

21 Tip #20: Helping the troubled employee How do you help your employee (or yourself) get back on track?

22 Tip #21: Time to Stretch & Wiggle... Every 20 minutes, stand for 20 seconds and shake things out...

23 Tip #22: Persevere like a Champion... Name the University sports team who won their NCAA 2012 national championship – National Championship, loss to Stanford 2005 – Sweet 16, loss to Hawaii 2006 – Elite 8, loss to Stanford 2007 – Elite 8, loss to USC 2008 – Final 4, loss to Stanford 2009 – National Championship, loss to Penn State 2010 – Final 4, loss to Penn State 2011 – Sweet 16, loss to UCLA 2012 – NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!!

24 Tip #23: Know where to find University policies and procedures Every employee is responsible for making sure that the University conducts its business with honesty and integrity. Let this website serve as your guide to university policies; it has a new look...and new numbering system for HOP policies.

25 Tip #24: Be In Compliance What does University Compliance Services do for you and your organization? )

26 Tip #25: Finding meeting space…and time! How do you find meeting space on campus? Toughest part of meeting planning…

27 Tip #26: Meetings can be virtual! Will a Virtual Meeting work for you and what are the options?

28 Tip #27: Know your ITS Information Technology Services...and what they can do for you and your organization!

29 Tip #28: Your computer is your lifeline.. ITS has several options to assist you with your computer repair or replacement...

30 Tip #29: Waste not want not... How do you reuse and recycle your refuse?

31 Tip #30: Know who to call to fix almost anything! Facilities Services Maintenance/Minor Repairs service Light bulb replacement Adjust room temperature Repair plumbing fixtures Trash/Recycling pick up

32 Tip #31: Do the WORQS… Welcome to the W ork O rder R equest & Query System… the best way to get the job done!

33 Tip #32: Time to Stretch & Wiggle... Every 20 minutes, stand for 20 seconds and shake things out...

34 Tip #33: Another Key to your success is... Locks and Keys SER 101, 304 E. 24 th Street, 7:30a – 4:00p Arrive no later than 3:45p

35 Tip #34: Building things at UT Project Management & Construction Services (PMCS) builds The University of Texas at Austin

36 Tip #35: Know Parking & Transportation Services Parking will always be an issue on an urban campus. We sometimes jokingly refer to our permits as alicense to hunt.

37 Tip #36: Bon Voyage... Use Travel Management Services for your travel planning needs... New Concur on-line for flight booking

38 Tip #37: Know your University of Texas Police Department As diverse as our campus, as unique as you Learn more...

39 Tip #38: ARRG! There be Perks ahead... Working at UT can be more than just a job; enjoy the perks of being part of a community...

40 Tip #39: Attitude is everything! Maintain an attitude of anticipating success! Tae Yun Kim, The Silent Master: Awakening The Power Within Tae Yun Kim The Silent Master: Awakening The Power Within Tae Yun Kim The Silent Master: Awakening The Power Within

41 Tip #40: Welcome the Feedback Questions?Comments?Tips? Complete the evals


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