Benefits training opportunities for 2021

Dec. 30, 2020

 

UNLV Benefits is offering the following training opportunities for 2021. You can keep track of these trainings and more on the new calendar on the Human Resources homepage.

January

The Confident You
Time:
 Friday, January 15th at 12 p.m. Register at GoToWebinar.
Description: Identify the four keys to boosting your confidence, distinguish between confidence and cockiness, and identify ways to keep track of past successes.
 
February

Managing your Emotions in the Workplace
Time: 
Tuesday, February 9th at 12 p.m. Register at GoToWebinar.
Description: Learn the functions of emotion including how emotions originate from thoughts, the ways emotions can sabotage work and relationships, and develop strategies to calm down.

March
 
HR Benefits: Retiring with PERS
Time: 
Wednesday, March 3rd at 3 p.m. Register at Eventbrite.
Description: This training goes over the steps to retirement, retirement eligibility rules,retirement income options, re-employment after retirement, benefits, social security, and PEBP medical options for PERS retirees.

Managing Personal Finances
Time:
 Tuesday, March 9th at 12 p.m. Register at GoToWebinar.
Description: This training goes over how to recognize the value of maintaining a budget, identify the factors that make up your credit score, list methods you can use to improve your credit, and determine practical techniques for saving money

April

HR Benefits: Social Security and Retirement
Time: 
Wednesday, April 7th at 3 p.m. Register at Eventbrite.
Description: This training goes over social security eligibility, retirement, family member benefits, medicare, WEP, and the government pension offset.

Cutting Through the Clutter
Time: Tuesday, April 13th at 12 p.m. Register at GoToWebinar.
Description: This webinar goes over how to identify the three sources of clutter, reviews potential solutions, and discusses hoarding and ADHD.
 
May

Balancing Work and Life
Time:
 May 11th at 12 p.m. Register at GoToWebinar.
Description: Identify what is out of balance in your life, the relationship between stress and balance, the roles of prioritization, and practice limit setting and time management to balancing work and life.
 
June

Learning to Relax
Time: Tuesday, June 8th at 12 p.m. Register at GoToWebinar.
Description: Identify the benefits of relaxation and recognize the steps to perform several different relaxation methods.

July

There’s No Such Thing as a Perfect Parent
Time: 
Tuesday, July 13th at 12 p.m. Register at GoToWebinar.
Description: Identify the myths associated with being a “perfect parent” and the dangers associated with “helicopter” parenting. Recognize the impact of anxiety and competition on your parenting and determine the relationship between your own childhood experiences and your present parenting style.

August
 
Connecting Mind and Body for Healthy Living
Time: 
Tuesday, August 10th at 12 p.m. Register at GoToWebinar.
Description: Master the relationship between mind and body, review ways to enhance the mind / body connection, and identify your personal action plan for mind / body connection.
 

September

Improving your Memory
Time:
 Tuesday, September 14th at 12 p.m. Register at GoToWebinar.
Description: Discuss the science behind the concept of memory, learn the properties of a good memory, and identify techniques that can aid your memory.

HR Benefits: Retiring with PERS
Time:
 Wednesday, September 22nd at 3 p.m. Register at Eventbrite.
Description: This training goes over the steps to retirement, retirement eligibility rules,retirement income options, re-employment after retirement, benefits, social security, and PEBP medical options for PERS retirees.

HR Benefits: Retiring with RPA
Time: 
Wednesday, September 29th at 3 p.m. Register with Eventbrite.
Description: This training goes over the steps to retirement, retirement eligibility rules,retirement income options, re-employment after retirement, benefits, social security, and PEBP medical options for RPA retirees.

October
 
Enjoying your Empty Nest
Time: 
Wednesday, October 6th at 3 p.m. Register at GoToWebinar.
Description: Discuss the two key roles for parents of financially-dependent college-aged children, identify the planning required when children become financially-independent, and the mental and emotional preparation required to transition through this life stage.
 
Living With Change
Time: 
Tuesday, October 12th at 12 p.m. Register at GoToWebinar.
Description: Identify the importance of being specific about the changes you’re experiencing, describe the reasons people resist change, determine the difference between change and transition, and describe your action plan for dealing with the changes in your life.

HR Benefits: Social Security and Retirement
Time: 
Wednesday, October 20th at 3 p.m. Register at Eventbrite.
Description: This training goes over social security eligibility, retirement, family member benefits, medicare, WEP, and the government pension offset.

November
 
Are You Financially On Track for Retirement?
Time: 
Wednesday, November 3rd at 3 p.m. Register at GoToWebinar.
Description: Understand the importance of establishing a specific, measurable retirement financial plan.
 
Emotional Eating: The Connection Between Mood and Food 
Time: 
Tuesday, November 9th at 12 p.m. Register at GoToWebinar.
Description: Describe the situations that trigger emotional eating, learn strategies to combat emotional eating, and find a personal action plan to confront emotional eating

Five Pillars of Personal Finance
Time: 
Wednesday, November 17th at 3 p.m. Register at GoToWebinar.
Description: Develop a spending plan, track spending habits, and create a strategy to live within your means. 
 
December

HR Benefits: Maximizing Your Retirement Benefits
Time: Wednesday, December 8th at 3 p.m. Register at Eventbrite.
Description: This training goes over mandatory retirement plans, additional savings vehicles, educational tools, social security, WEP, and government pension offset.
 
Managing Holiday Stress
Time: 
Tuesday, December 14th at 12 p.m. Register at GoToWebinar.
Description: Identify ways to cope with emotional stressors of the holidays, learn how to control unrealistic expectations, identify your financial limits, and discuss important health considerations.
 
 If you have any questions, please contact hrbenefits@unlv.edu.