Employee Training, Education & Development

Online Classes

On demand courses can be accessed through Skillsoft or Lynda.com via your Cal Poly Portal. These courses can be completed at your desk and at your own pace.

Skillsoft

Skillsoft offers thousands of engaging online eLearning courses, books and videos for professional development, including several certificate series on a multitude of topics. The system conveniently tracks your progress and completion.

Lynda.com

Learn software, creative and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals.

A&F Learn & Grow

Cal Poly Corporation employees also have access to additional online resources through Cal Poly.

Instructor-Led Training

Various courses are offered throughout the year by in-house experts or outside guest trainers, for both assigned learning and personal learning. Notifications of upcoming trainings are sent via email and employees sign-up through Skillsoft via your Cal Poly Portal.

In addition, the Corporation Calendar will list any available training sessions that are open to all employees.

Educational Fee Reimbursement Program

Regular-benefited employees who have been employed longer than six months may be eligible to take courses at Cal Poly or other accredited academic institutions with administrative approval. The coursework must be work-related or part of an approved career development plan relating to a career existent in the CPC. Fee reimbursement may not exceed the fees required for six or less units at Cal Poly. The course should be taken on the employee’s own time.

Onboarding

For every new hire, there is an onboarding checklist that needs to be followed and completed. Check out the documents below and you will find a checklist of everything that needs to be addressed, from pay rates and meal breaks to fire extinguishers.

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CPC New Account Request

This form is used to request a CPC Windows login.

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Personnel Information Form

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Direct Deposit Enrollment Form

Use this form to set up direct deposit of your paycheck into your bank account. Direct deposit is offered to all full-time benefited, student and intermittent employees. It is limited to one bank account at this time.

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New Student & Intermittent Hire Packet

Policies and onboarding instructions for all new student and intermittent employees

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New Employee Orientation Dates for 2018

Dates for past and upcoming new employee orientation.

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Supervisor Checklist for New Employees

A checklist to help supervisors bring on new employees.

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Performance Evaluations

The corporation has a very thorough performance evaluation process that has been put in place to ensure that every employee clearly understands what is expected and how they are doing. 

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Instructions – Annual NMSP Evaluations

The annual performance evaluation for non-management and exempt/non-exempt employees under sponsored projects is typically completed during late spring of each year. The review period is from April 1 through March 31. Employees hired/promoted/reclassified on or before September 30 are eligible for an annual evaluation the following year.

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Instructions – Annual MSP Evaluation

The annual performance evaluation for management and administrative employees is typically completed during summer quarter of each year. The review period is from July 1 through June 30. Employees hired/promoted/reclassified on or before December 31 are eligible for an annual evaluation the following year.

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Instructions – 3-6 month MSP and NMSP Evaluations

The instructions for the optional three-month and required six- month performance evaluations.

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Form – Performance Evaluation for NMSP Benefitted Employees

Use this form for the performance evaluation of a NMSP benefitted employee, including non-exempt and sponsored programs exempt and non-exempt employees.

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Form – Performance Evaluation for Management Employees

Use this form when performing an evaluation on a regular benefitted management salary position.

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Form – Employee Counseling Notice

Use this form for providing feedback or giving disciplinary action to employees who are under-performing.

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