Sunday, February 26, 2012

Sharpen Your Leadership Sessions

Sharpen Your Leadership

For Immediate Release         For Further Information Contact: Rick Heine, 262-741-5194

Brush up your leadership skills and share thoughts and ideas with fellow supervisors from throughout Walworth County at one of these “no cost” workshops for supervisors and team leads.

Presented by the Walworth County Job Center’s Business Services team, workshops will be held Thursdays at the Job Center, 1000 E. Centralia St. in Elkhorn, just west of Hwy. H and Gateway Technical College’s South Building. Sessions are 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. except the last one, which is 10 a.m. - noon.

You may sign up for as many as sessions as you like but we are limited to two attendees from a company at each one. To register contact Rick Heine, (262) 741-5194 or email

The next group of sessions includes:

Leadership for Supervisors and Team Leads
9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday, March 22, 2012
Leadership skills needed to inspire “followers” will be presented to help you improve your own skills as well as groom fellow employees for leadership positions.

9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday, March 29, 2012
The ability for work groups to function as a cohesive, collaborative team is more crucial than ever for advancement and success. We’ll discuss how your team can work together more effectively to accomplish your teams’ goals so your company can achieve its goals.

The Changing Workplace
9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday, April 5, 2012
A lively discussion on today’s new trends in the workplace usually ensues in this workshop that will help you take advantage of wisdom and experience as well as youthful energy. We’ll discuss
how the workforce is changing and how you can deal with the needs of older vs. younger employees from the Post-War generation to Gen Y and get them to work together to help you form a stronger team.

Meaningful Performance Evaluations
9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday, April 12, 2012
With today’s workforce geared toward a year-round “Performance Appraisal Process,” you’ll learn the best methods of giving and getting valuable feedback.

Introduction to Social Media
9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday, April 19, 2012
It seems like almost everyone is taking advantage of social media on the Internet these days. This workshop will help you learn Social Media basics and how social media impacts search engine optimization. You’ll also learn three things you and your company can do to help customers find you on the Internet.

New Supervisors Workshop
9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday, April 26, 2012
Congratulations! You’re the new supervisor…
…Now what? No doubt about it, the first days can be really tough. Can you still be friends with your fellow workers? What do they expect from you? We’ll provide ideas to help you establish yourself with your team members and give you some ideas to consider that just might make the transition to your new role easier and more effective.

Can’t We All Just Get Along? (Effective Conflict Resolution)
10 a.m. – noon Thursday, May 3, 2012
Be careful out there…
…We’ll help you find the path to effective conflict resolution. Proven methods of solving problems that can happen in any workplace will be discussed and shared.

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