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  • How do I work to get feedback from those around me?

  • Where should I look for good feedback?

  • How do I set a goal?

  • In what areas of my life should I set goals?

  • What are goals?

  • Do I need to wait until the end of my career to mentor/coach others?

  • What should the mentor/mentee relationship look like?

  • How do I find a mentor/coach?

  • What are the advantages of having a mentor/coach?

  • When do I need a mentor or coach?

  • How Do I Submit A Photo?

  • Who Are The Latest Winners!?

  • Who Is The Point Of Contact For The Safety Incentive Program?

  • What Kinds Of Awards Are There?

  • How Do I Qualify For An Award?

  • When Do I Apply For Entry Into The Contest?

  • How Is Participation Tracked?

  • What Are The Incentives And How Are They Awarded?

  • Annual Department Recognition Award

  • Are All Departments Included In The Departmental Safety Incentive Program?

  • How Long Has The Safety Incentive Program Been Ongoing?

  • In addition to trainings and webinars, what else can I do to improve my leadership skills?

  • What kinds of leadership development opportunities are available to me?

  • What is the definition of leadership within the context of local government?

  • How often do I need to take mandatory training classes?

  • What if I am out on a leave of absence for an extended period of time and a mandatory training course is due?

  • Are there other trainings in addition to the listed online courses that are required for my position?

  • Will I be notified when my mandatory training is due?

  • How can I find out what mandatory training is required for my position?

  • What does the YES Team acronym stand for?

  • How is employee engagement measured?

  • What is an engaged employee?

  • What are the qualities of a difference maker?

  • How did the concept of difference makers come about?

  • How do difference makers benefit the county?

  • How does someone become a difference maker?

  • How can I nominate a difference maker?

  • Why "Employee Engagement" and not "Employee Satisfaction"?

  • How does better employee engagement improve county functions?

  • What factors contribute to employee engagement?

  • How does Yolo County plan to improve employee engagement?

  • Will Yolo County be hosting any voluntary or mandatory events to improve employee engagement?

  • What can I do to improve employee engagement in my department?

  • What is the "YES Team"?

  • When was the "YES Team" first established?

  • Why was the "YES Team" established?

  • What are the main functions of the "YES Team"?

  • What does the "YES Team" hope to accomplish?

  • How does the "YES Team" benefit the county?

  • Is the "YES Team" a permanent establishment?

  • Who can I contact for further questions about the "YES Team"?

  • How can I join the "YES Team"?

  • Who are the "YES Team" members?

  • What is HIPPA?