STAFF | stuck/confused

On the plus side...

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PERSPECTIVE ON NEGATIVE EVENTS. Unexpected outcomes can spin out of control IF we let them get to us...

While unfortunate things do happen, we have the power to move on with positive thinking.

Use this technique to imagine the way out. Putting distance between us and the event can give us the perspective to have the courage to break free and come back to the present.

You do you.

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ETHICAL COURAGE. Ever hear of moral dilemmas—situations where we may choose something for the wrong reasons?...

Or have you gone along with something just so you didn't end up being the odd one out?

While moral dilemmas do exist, sometimes our trouble is that we have temporarily lost sight of our values, which is not a good feeling. How do we have the courage to stick to our stories?

Pro Tip:...

Well-employed system.

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WISDOM CAFE. Looking to break out of your same ol' same ol' at work and enrich your experience as an employee?...

Or to find ways to do your job better or to explore other aspects of your career?

Learn new skills in management or leadership, join community groups, or get career and professional development tips—all found here!

Did you know that employees get free access to classes on LinkedIn Learning? What clips from this year's NOW Conference...

Take care by taking the PATH.

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PATH TO CARE. For those subjected to gendered violence, or who know someone who has, we have a non-judgmental, caring approach to care...

We can help you explore options, rights, and resources. Sometimes you need an advocate to help you sort it all out and break free from its power.

Suitable pursuits.

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CAREER CENTER. Your future best fit is out there! What does the path to your first (or next) career position or gig look like?...

And what are your steps to get there? Or are you feeling like you've plateaued in your current position?

Get resources and advice to explore options. Go find your match.

Short-circuiting the energy of fear.

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CULTIVATING COURAGE. Techniques to disrupt the cycle of not getting what you want due to overwhelming fear...

Bravery is not something we just snap your fingers and get, especially if we're worried about the hundreds of potential negative outcomes we play out in our head. How can we recalibrate here?

Resolution in a pinch.

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STAFF OMBUDS. Approached with compassion and respect, workplace issues can generally be solved amicably between the parties involved...

Sometimes it just doesn't work out that way—no matter how hard you tried. Depending on the nature of your situation, there are several options for you to find closure, confidentially.

Healing from sexual assault.

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SURVIVOR SUPPORT. If you've experienced sexual violence/harassment, know it's not your fault...

Immediate help is available to you when you are ready.

If you'd like to help someone going through this, resources are here for you, too. We value a culture that prioritizes consent and respect; one that responds to and supports survivors and their allies.

Hate-driven actions.

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CARE AFTER A HATE CRIME. If you are a target of or witness one, we're here to help...

Though it might seem like everything has darkened or has ground to a halt, our top priority is your safety and need for medical attention.

Get your career in gear.

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BSA STAFF MENTORSHIP. This volunteer program pairs experienced campus staff members with others looking to develop professionally...

Mentees build connections, explore challenges, and better understand the Berkeley organizational culture from a savvy staffer.