HR News Professional & Personal Programming | June 2021

The Professional & Personal Development Program highlights the following discussions, training sessions, and development workshops available to you. Explore the items below for more information.

Managing Multiple Priorities | June 10

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.



Facilitated By:

Norm Arslan, LifeMatters


How do you manage when you have a number of priorities that require your attention? Do you end the day feeling frustrated or overwhelmed because you were not able to complete tasks? Join us to learn actions to take control. Content includes:

  • Planning your day
  • Prioritizing tasks
  • Organization tips
  • Managing workload stress



Faculty & Staff – To register for this Workshop/Session:

  1. When ready, select the CSU Learn button below.
  2. Log into with your myNorthridge Portal credentials.
  3. Select the “Register” button.
  4. Click on the bullet next to the CSUN HR icon, and select “Submit” to enroll in this session.

If you require an accommodation to attend this program, please contact Human Resources at x5168 at least seven business days in advance of the program.

Withdraw from Session: If you need to cancel your registration, select the “Self” icon in CSU Learn.  Select “Learning,” then “Registrations.”  Select the box next to the session you need to cancel, and select “Cancel Registration.”  In the next window, select “Confirm Cancellation.”

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LifeMatters Webinar | Finding Focus | June 16

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.



 This session is offered at 9:00 a.m. and again at Noon.

Facilitated By:

Life Matters


Focus can be an elusive thing. Multitasking, procrastination, and distractions make it difficult for us to send all our attention in one direction. Learn tricks to overcome common focus barriers.

Register for the live webinar at 9 a.m. PT
Register for the live webinar at 12 p.m. PT

To access the webinars:

  • Go to and follow the directions on that page. Please sign in with your company password - MATADORS
  • For live webinars, click on the link for the webinar you would like to attend and follow the registration instructions. You must register prior to the start of the webinar to attend.
  • Transcripts for non-captioned, archived webinars are available upon request.
  • If you are unable to attend the live webinar, it will be available in the WorkLife Balance Webinar archives.

CalPERS Webinar | Working After Retirement | June 16

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 11:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.



Facilitated by: 

CalPERS Staff


Once you retire, you may decide to return to work for a CalPERS covered employer as a retired annuitant or reinstate from your retirement. In our webinar, we'll discuss the limitations as a retired annuitant and the guidelines you must follow if you reinstate from retirement. 



CSU's Got Talent | Playing with Your Inner Critic | June 30

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.



Facilitated By:

Jeff Harry, International Positive Psychology Play Speaker

Employees for Success

If viewing online on your own, the webcast is limited to the first 200 logins (multiple viewers can sit in the same room and use one link.)  Please login as a “guest” and then type in your CAMPUS/Your Full Name (i.e CSUN/Steven Spielberg).  Listen to the audio via your computer speakers. Also available: join from your mobile device by downloading the Adobe Connect app! To view, visit:

You can view/download a pdf version of the following flyer here.

Read the June Issue of INSIGHT Into Diversity

The June issue of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine is now available online and for download at This issue highlights the pandemic’s surprising effects on diversity in elite colleges and offer unique ways to celebrate Pride Month 2021.

In a special report on schools of social and behavioral sciences, learn about one university's success in building a diverse sociology department from the ground up and innovative research centers across the U.S. that are shaping the way we understand diversity, equity, and inclusion through their work on hate and extremism, sexual culture, spatial justice, and more.

The June issue also includes first-hand accounts of students from India who are grappling with their country’s COVID-19 crisis from afar, an examination of educational equality for underrepresented college athletes, and more.