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Monday, November 1st – 10 am to 10:30 am

Money Mondays with Bill

Topic: Estate Plans can Help Protect What Matters Most

(Presented by VCU HR and Fidelity)

If you haven’t created an estate plan yet, you’ll be surprised how many topics it covers. Join Bill Giesen of Fidelity to learn five steps that can do a lot to help protect your assets and your family.

Register: Talent@VCU


Wednesday, November 3rd – 1 pm to 2 pm

Paying Yourself: Income Options in Retirement

(Presented by VCU HR and TIAA)

You can learn the rules that govern retirement assets and find out when to consider using different income sources.

Register: Talent@VCU


Thursday, November 4th – 12 pm to 1 pm

Transitioning back into our “normal” office workplace

 (Presented by VCU HR and CommonHealth)

While some of us may have never left the office, it has been some time since many of us have been in a full office setting together and it may take some time before we settle back into what is considered standard office conduct. Join CommonHealth for this special Return to the Office program for tips on how to transition and return to the office.

Register: Talent@VCU


Friday, November 5th – 12 pm to 12:30 pm

High Intensity Interval Training with Tanika

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Dept of Recreation & Well-Being)

This 30-minute routine will give you all-out, quick, intense bursts of exercise, followed by short, sometimes active, recovery periods. No equipment required though a yoga mat is recommended.

Register: Talent@VCU


Tuesday, November 9th – 11 am to 11:30 am

Guided Meditation

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Dept of Recreation & Well-Being)

Take a break from the news, social media, or telework responsibilities to find a moment of quiet reflection in the middle of your day with our guided meditation.

Register: Talent@VCU


Monday, November 15th – 11 am to 12 pm

Overcoming Burnout

(Presented by VCU HR and Anthem EAP)

Feeling overwhelmed by the pressures of everyday work and home life? This seminar focuses on the issue of burnout and ways you can bring your life back into balance. Learn to identify the symptoms of burnout, and explore ideas for coping with, and avoiding it.

Register: Talent@VCU


Tuesday, November 16th – 12 pm to 12:30 pm

Cardio and Core with Jess

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Dept of Recreation & Well-Being)

A 30-minute routine featuring non-traditional cardio and core exercises provided in an interval format. Be prepared for fast moving, challenging exercises all while having some fun! 

Register: Talent@VCU


Wednesday, November 17th – 12 pm to 1 pm

Organize, Plan & Own your Future: Making Financial Health a Priority

(Presented by VCU HR, VCUHS HR, and Fidelity)

This timely session, presented by Fidelity, will help you learn how to make financial health a priority.

Register: Talent@VCU


Thursday, November 18th – 12 pm to 12:30 pm

Surviving in Today’s Economy

(Presented by VCU HR, VCUHS HR, and Virginia Credit Union)

Learn how to make the best of your financial situation.

Register: Talent@VCU


Monday, November 22nd – 12 pm to 12:30 pm

Deep Stretch with Jess

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Dept of Recreation & Well-Being)

A slower 30-minute practice focused on active stretching of muscles and opening of connective tissue. Release built up tension, prevent injury, increase blood flow to muscles, and increase long-term flexibility. No equipment requirements, though a yoga mat is recommended.

Register: Talent@VCU


Tuesday, November 30th – 11 am to 11:30 am

Guided Meditation

(Presented by VCU HR and VCU Dept of Recreation & Well-Being)

In a time of chaos and uncertainty, our 30-minute guided meditation will provide a sense of calm, peace, and balance, while improving attention, focus, and ability to work through stressful circumstances. Participating in guided meditation is the perfect way to take a moment for yourself and recharge for the rest of your day!

Register: Talent@VCU

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