Work & Family in the 21st Century Workplace
This series of conversations will begin the discussion on campus to learn about work and family issues and concerns, and provide an opportunity to hear about win-win situations here and in the broader workplace.
For more information on work & family please contact;
Lisa M. Stewart, PhD, MSW
Master of Social Work Program
Time: All workshops are from 12:00 noon - 1:30 PM
Dates & location vary. Please see description below.
Facilitator: Lisa M. Stewart, Ph.D., MSW, Assistant Professor, Master of Social Work Program
Work-family balance in academia: Issues and strategies for success
Academia has a well-established reputation for being _un_family-friendly. What are the issues that make a faculty position a challenge to reconcile with family responsibilities? This panel discussion will feature untenured and tenured faculty (across all ranks) who will discuss their personal experiences navigating work and family issues within academia highlighting strategies for success. Participants will be invited to continue visioning what family-friendly practices look like for faculty at CSUMB.
- For Faculty: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 from 12:00-1:30 pm at the University Center Living Room
Managing for the 21st century: supporting staff in achieving work-family balance
Supporting employees to achieve work-family fit is important to organizational bottom lines. Yet how do managers support staff in balancing their work and family responsibilities without compromising business goals? This panel discussion will feature managers from across the campus community who will discuss why supporting employees to achieve balance is an important business practice as well as detail some successful strategies to overcome common challenges managers face when requests for flexibility arise. Participants will be invited to reflect on concrete strategies that they have used to support their employees in achieving work-family balance.
- For Managers: Monday, December 7, 2015 from 12:00-1:30 pm at the University Center Living Room