Join Kaiser Permanente’s Workforce Development Week

Kaiser Permanente employees are invited to the second annual Kaiser Permanente Workforce Development Week, Feb. 1 to Feb. 3.

This virtual event, open to all Kaiser Permanente employees, will highlight resources such as education trusts and tuition reimbursement that you can use to build your career.

Most of the webinars and activities are less than 15 minutes. View the sessions that interest you at any time, as your schedule allows, even after the week is over.

Learn more in this MyKP article.

Hosted by National Workforce Planning and Development in collaboration with the SEIU Healthcare 1199NW Multi-Employer Training Fund, the event will focus on steps you can take today to:

  • Access education and training resources to enhance your professional skills
  • Explore career paths
  • Engage with counselors, coaches and mentors
  • Prepare for tomorrow’s jobs

Don’t miss sessions highlighting the education trusts, including a podcast featuring a licensed practical nurse who used the SEIU 1199NW Training Fund resources to advance her career. There’s also a special session with emotional intelligence consultant DB Bedford, who will lead a live presentation on resilience on February 1 from noon to 1 p.m. Pacific time (which also will be recorded for viewing only during Workforce Development Week).

Other highlights of the event will include:

  • Christian Meisner, chief human resources officer, who will discuss the value of learning continuously, enhancing skills and building career resilience
  • Labor Management Partnership and workforce development leaders, who will discuss what resources are available and the importance of preparing for the jobs of tomorrow
  • Career expert panels featuring success stories from employees and managers
  • Guidance on pursuing a career in mental health
  • Podcasts with career advice from KP experts and Beverly Kaye, a bestselling author on career development
  • Activities to help explore your interests

Sign up now for Workforce Development Week. The first 300 registrants will receive free workforce development goodies.

Questions? Email .

Agenda at a glance

Tuesday, Feb. 1

  • Leadership Welcome
  • Christian Meisner: Opening Message
  • DB Bedford: How to Be Resilient: Live session 12 – 1 p.m.
  • Ask an Expert: Beverly Kaye, bestselling author on career development, Part 1
  • Ask an Expert: Tuition Reimbursement
  • Excel Yourself: Continuing Education
  • Inspiring Equity-Centered Design — a Business Resource Group presentation
  • Question of the Day
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Exploring Career Pathways
  • Education Trusts: Overview
  • Ben Hudnall Memorial Trust Manager Portal: Guided Tour
  • Our Digital Transformation
  • Thrive Break
  • Intro to Skillsoft
  • Job Profile: Respiratory Therapist

Wednesday, Feb. 2

  • Peter Nixon: Careers in Mental Health
  • Career Success Stories: The Power of Training
  • Ask an Expert: Care at Home
  • Ask an Expert: kpfit
  • Excel Yourself: Nurse Residency Program
  • Intro to Business Resource Groups
  • Learn From Our Leaders — a genKP presentation
  • Question of the Day
  • Spin the Wheel of the Future
  • KP Mentoring
  •  Belong@KP
  • Mental Health Resiliency Tools
  • Thrive Break
  • 3 Trends Shaping Health Care Jobs
  • Future Ready: Future of Workforce Learning
  • Job Profile: Behavioral Health

Thursday, Feb. 3

  • Manager Success Stories: Strengthening Your Team
  • Ask an Expert: Beverly Kaye, bestselling author on career development, Part 2
  • Excel Yourself: Making the Best of Your Resources
  • Ready for Growth? — a genKP presentation
  • Question of the Day
  • Career Resilience Quest
  • Manager’s Guide to Workforce Development
  • 5 Ways to Build Your Career
  • Critical Skills
  • Telehealth Basics
  • Thrive Break
  • Future Ready: Future of Work Skills
  • Job Profile: Laboratory
  • Job Profile: Diagnostic Imaging
  • Training Needs Assessment Survey