Jun. 1, 2020—In the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer and subsequent protests for racial justice in a number of cities, the university will host a series of listening sessions for students, staff, faculty and postdoctoral scholars.
Dec. 10, 2018—Barbara Carroll, Vanderbilt’s chief human resources officer, has received the Donald E. Dickason Award from the national College and University Professional Association for Human Resources and has directed its prize money to the Vanderbilt University Employee Hardship Fund.
Nov. 20, 2018—The Work/Life Connections–Employee Assistance Program interviews manager Jim Kendall about the secret of becoming “holiday resilient.” Listen to the wellcast to discover the best ways to manage the potential stress and chaos of the season.
Feb. 1, 2017—Learning to practice self-care can be a difficult process, but it is becoming a necessity for dealing with constant coverage of world events, work demands, and the needs of family and loved ones.
Nov. 16, 2016—The holidays can be a difficult time, but VU’s benefit providers and Work/Life Connections-EAP, also known as the Employee Assistance Program, can help.
Sep. 14, 2016—Jim Kendall, manager of Work/Life Connections-EAP, will present "Building Stress Resilience" Thursday, Sept. 29, in Sarratt Student Center, Room 363. The workshop will begin at noon, and lunch will be provided.
Sep. 30, 2015—The Commodore Award, Vanderbilt’s highest staff honor, was presented to two staff members during the Service Award Celebration Sept. 29 in Langford Auditorium.
Nov. 2, 2011—While the holidays can bring us much joy, they also can add extra work, tension and frenzy to our already hectic lives. Community Connections and Work/Life Connections-EAP are working together to provide a little relief. Work/Life Connections-EAP Manager Jim Kendall will discuss “Dealing with Holiday Stress” from noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 4 at the 2525...
Apr. 8, 2011—Cultural diversity in the workforce may create both opportunities and potential complications. Differences in language and in the meaning of words and phrases may sometimes complicate communication. These, in turn, may create potential stressors for both the International employee and for their supervisors and colleagues. This presentation explores the nature of diversity, reviews the use...
Mar. 28, 2011—Work/Life Connections-EAP is offering a Career Ladder Series class in communication styles.