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1 Forty Tips from iForty

2 Tip #1: The Icebreaker 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 at least 10 things they have in common. The things (like school, home city, favorite cuisine, favorite sport 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?

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: How do you 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 University’s 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 Is our home page as busy as our campus?

9 Tip #8: ‘askUS’... Why you need the University’s search engine...

10 Tip #9: ‘UT Direct’ Your homepage away from home...

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.. Name these acronyms and win a prize! BDP EOM HOP ITS WORQS GRA EAP CCYYS FBS AIR LAR 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...

15 Tip #14: Want to be happier? Be organized! Can any of us be truly organized in our frenzied, multi-tasking worlds?

16 Tip #15: Be in the “Know” Use 50+ calendars to track those special events...

17 Tip #16: Who is Accounting? Know the many faces of your colleagues in Accounting

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

19 Tip #18: How do you *DEFINE yourself? Know the University’s major data base and why it is transitioning to the web...

20 Tip #19: Hire the next superstar for your office How do you know when to 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 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...

24 Tip #23: How do you follow University policies and procedures?...and what does the University Policy Office do for you and your organization? Let this website serve as your guide to university policies; it has a new look...new feel...and new numbering system for HOP policies.

25 Tip #24: Are you “In Compliance”?...and what does University Compliance Services do for you and your organization?

26 Tip #25: Is there room for us? How do you find meeting space on campus?

27 Tip #26: Do you really need a room for that meeting? Will a ‘Virtual Meeting’ work for you?

28 Tip #27: Who is ITS? Information Technology Services...and what can they possibly do for me and my organization?

29 Tip #28: Is your computer a good partner? 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: Who do I call to fix that? Facilities Services Maintenance/Minor Repairs service Light bulb replacement Adjust room temperature Repair plumbing fixtures Trash/Recycling pick up

32 Tip #31: What is WORQS? Welcome to the W ork O rder R equest & Query S ystem

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: Who do I call to build that? 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 a “license to hunt”.

37 Tip #36: Bon Voyage... Use Travel Management Services for your travel planning needs...

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: Do you really love PPT? Death by PPT...

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


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