Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Keep Your Mental Health Thriving: A look back at Keeping Well at Work 2021

This month, the Department of Organizational and Human Development (OHD) hosted the Keeping Well at Work (KW@W) Conference. The lineup of presenters, both from workshops and keynotes, shared their expertise, which in some form, connected to mental health. 

Monday, October 4, 2021

Keeping Well at Work: Let’s Get Physical for Mental Health

Let’s Get Physical for Mental Health 

How 30 Minutes a Day Can Change Your Life 

By: Ali Karmalla, Kinesiology Co-op Student on work term with Human Resources as the Accessibility and Well Being Coordinator 

According to Statistics Canada, as of 2020, the average adult spends 39.9 hours working per week and, for 47% of Canadians, the workplace is the primary cause of stress. In an environment where we spend such a great deal of our time, it becomes especially important to prioritize our health. 

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Announcement: Melanie Will, Director, Organizational and Human Development

A message from Marilyn Thompson, Associate Provost, Human Resources (APHR)

I am pleased to announce that Melanie Will, M.Ed., CPF, will be joining the University on July 12, 2021 in the role of Director, Organizational and Human Development (OHD), leading the learning and development team.  Melanie will be responsible for the strategic vision of OHD and will direct the implementation of employee development strategies and programs to support the University community 

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Waterloo Staff Conference 2020: Proposal Submissions

Waterloo Staff  Conference Logo

October 2019 - Organizational & Human Development is inviting proposals for workshop sessions for the 13th annual Waterloo Staff Conference taking place on April 6 & 7, 2020.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

2017 Waterloo Staff Conference: Call for Proposals

Organizational & Human Development (OHD) is inviting proposals for workshop sessions for the 10th annual staff conference taking place on April 5 & 6, 2017. Session proposals should be for a stimulating or interactive learning experience focused on professional and/or personal development of employees at the University of Waterloo. The workshop or presentation should include discussion items, activities, and/or other methods of engagement, along with clear learning objectives or outcomes.

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