Human Resources

Pearls of Wisdom: The Weekly Pearl

Health and Wellness: Work-life Balance

December can be a hectic month, both personally and professionally. Whether wrapping up work projects or preparing for the holidays, you may feel like you don't know which end is up. This month's pearls will focus on how you can find balance and cope with the stress.

December 4, 2023

Service and Civic Engagement: Caring for Animals in Our Community

This time of the year can be stressful for you, your friends, and your family. Did you know that it is also stressful for our furry friends? This week’s Pearl will focus on ways you can support the animals in our community.

November 27, 2023

Service and Civic Engagement: Support a Healthy Community

The holidays can be challenging for many, as they may experience increased stress, loneliness, or isolation. Volunteering is a thoughtful way to counteract these challenges and bring about positive impacts on both physical and emotional health. This week's Pearl will focus on ways you can volunteer in your community and how you can benefit from it.

November 20, 2023

Service and Civic Engagement: Basic Needs Spotlight

Food security is an issue that impacts our community throughout the year but is even more concerning during the holiday season when many individuals and families may be facing increased challenges. This week, we will spotlight the Basic Needs team and their impactful work to address food security in the CSUMB community. Also, other volunteer opportunities for providing food assistance.

November 13, 2023

Service and Civic Engagement

Throughout this year, the Pearls of Wisdom program has provided weekly learning opportunities built on professional development and the CSUMB values outlined in the University Strategic Plan. For November, we will focus on the value of Service and Civic Engagement.

November 6, 2023

Communication Essentials: Knowing Your Style

Effective communication requires understanding your style and adapting to the types of others. When you know your communication style and the styles of those you interact with, you can tailor your communication to suit the situation and the people involved, ultimately leading to more successful and harmonious interactions. The final pearl of this month examines different communication styles and provides an assessment for you to understand your style better.

October 30, 2023