Are you an Employer of Choice?

Published: April 2, 2021

Being an employer of choice means you have a workplace that improves employee engagement, commitment and retention, and increases job satisfaction and productivity. This workplace promotes diversity and supports an […]

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Courtney Hancock Receives UF Superior Accomplishment Award

Published: March 2, 2021

Courtney Hancock, University of Florida Office of Professional and Workforce Development’s (OPWD) Web Developer, is a recipient of the University of Florida Superior Accomplishment Award. This award recognizes staff members […]

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Goodbye 2020!

Published: December 16, 2020

As the last OPWD Insider post of 2020, we thought it fitting to recap all the initiative and progress we managed to accomplish despite the numerous unforeseen barriers that showered […]

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Halloween 2020!

Published: October 30, 2020

To celebrate Halloween this year, our wellness committee put together a decorating competition and Trunk or Treat open to OPWD friends and family. Yesterday morning, every employee got to walk […]

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Introducing: The Tater Trots!

Published: September 29, 2020

The GatorCare Fall Walking Challenge has arrived and the Office of Professional and Workforce Development (OPWD) has taken on the team name of “Tater Trots.” We jump-started things with an […]

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TREEO Pond Clean-Up

Published: June 9, 2020

Last week, a few of our employees took the extra job description ‘other duties as assigned’ to a new level. Suited up in chest-high waders and our OPWD hats, Laurie […]

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Wellness Update – Quarantine Edition

Published: April 28, 2020

Working from home is a new challenge for many, but employees of the Office of Professional and Workforce Development have taken strides (literally and figuratively) to make quarantine life more bearable. Often […]

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Our Regularly Scheduled Update – But Remote

Published: March 31, 2020

The Office of Professional and Workforce Development is working diligently to bring our sector of face-to-face content into the online realm. Take a look into the various efforts of our […]

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2020 Wellness Update

Published: January 21, 2020

In December we updated a space at our facility where employees can take a relaxation break, work on a puzzle, read a book or just have some quiet time. We […]

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