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Forty Tips from iForty
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.
Tip #2: Join iForty Does your professional organization fit you?
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)
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"
Tip #5: Explore TXClass...the University’s complete training resource for UT Faculty and Staff
Tip #6: Visit the Professional Development Center Advance in your field, gain new skills, or train for a new career.
Tip #7: Become familiar with Is our home page as busy as our campus?
Tip #8: ‘askUS’... Why you need the University’s search engine...
Tip #9: ‘UT Direct’ Your homepage away from home...
Tip #10: Know your role How do you impact the success of your organization?
Tip #11: Time to Stretch & Wiggle... Every 20 minutes, stand for 20 seconds and shake things out...
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
Tip #13: Network and develop your contacts Why who you know can be just as important as what you know...
Tip #14: Want to be happier? Be organized! Can any of us be truly organized in our frenzied, multi-tasking worlds?
Tip #15: Be in the “Know” Use 50+ calendars to track those special events...
Tip #16: Who is Accounting? Know the many faces of your colleagues in Accounting
Tip #17: Track that inventory... Inventory reconciliation is just around the corner; do you know where your equipment is?
Tip #18: How do you *DEFINE yourself? Know the University’s major data base and why it is transitioning to the web...
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?
Tip #20: Helping the troubled employee How do you help your employee get back on track?
Tip #21: Time to Stretch & Wiggle... Every 20 minutes, stand for 20 seconds and shake things out...
Tip #22: Persevere like a Champion... Name the University sports team who won their NCAA 2012 national championship...
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.
Tip #24: Are you “In Compliance”?...and what does University Compliance Services do for you and your organization?
Tip #25: Is there room for us? How do you find meeting space on campus?
Tip #26: Do you really need a room for that meeting? Will a ‘Virtual Meeting’ work for you?
Tip #27: Who is ITS? Information Technology Services...and what can they possibly do for me and my organization?
Tip #28: Is your computer a good partner? ITS has several options to assist you with your computer repair or replacement...
Tip #29: Waste not want not... How do you reuse and recycle your refuse?
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
Tip #31: What is WORQS? Welcome to the W ork O rder R equest & Query S ystem
Tip #32: Time to Stretch & Wiggle... Every 20 minutes, stand for 20 seconds and shake things out...
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
Tip #34: Who do I call to build that? Project Management & Construction Services (PMCS) builds The University of Texas at Austin
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”.
Tip #36: Bon Voyage... Use Travel Management Services for your travel planning needs...
Tip #37: Know your University of Texas Police Department “As diverse as our campus, as unique as you” Learn more...
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...
Tip #39: Do you really love PPT? Death by PPT...
Tip #40: Welcome the Feedback Questions?Comments?Tips? Complete the evals