Managers Forum

Managers Forum

The HR Managers Forum is a community meeting for Cornell supervisors and managers designed to share important information about programs and services that support you and your staff.


Managers Forum: Friday, June 11, 2021   |   11:00 am

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Video Clips:

Welcome and announcements

Repopulation planning

Flexible work: how to think through levels of remoteness

Requests for accommodations

Understanding and managing re-entry anxiety and other emotions

How to think through managing a Home, Hybrid, Hub team



Managers Forum January 15, 2021

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Managers Forum Nov. 4, 2019

9-10:00 am, 401 Physical Sciences

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Topics covered:

  • Announcements/reminders regarding:
    • Supervising@Cornell
    • Colleague Connections
    • Measles Preparedness
    • HR202 Sexual Harassment Training
    • Cornell Appreciation Portal
  • Belonging at Cornell
  • 2020 Open Enrollment
  • Workday Open Enrollment updates and the Talent Marketplace

Questions or ideas for future forums?  Please contact Kathy Burkgren, AVP for Organizational Development and Talent Management

Please send feedback about communications to Ashley Fazio, Director of HR Communications.


Managers Forum June 17, 2019

9-10:00 am, Statler Auditorium

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Topics covered:

  • Consensual Relationships
  • NY State Harassment Training
  • Duty to Consult
  • Rollout of Real-Time Service Awards
  • Setting Up Goals and Objectives and Coaching for Successful Performance
  • Q&A


Managers Forum December 7, 2018

9:00 - 10:30 am, Call Auditorium, Kennedy Hall




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Special Gift

All in attendance at Call Auditorium receive a free hard copy. Free downloads are also available.

"Applied Wisdom for Nonprofits: Eight Practical Tools for Leadership" by James C. Morgan, BME '62, MBA '64.

Jim is Chairman Emeritus of Applied Materials, Inc. The ideas shared in this book came from his applied knowledge working with and managing people.

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Supplementary Resources

Supplementary Resources from December 7, 2018 Presentation


Initiatives to Support Employees


Making Workday Work for You


Growth at Cornell


Additional Resources


Feedback & Ideas for Future Forums