Human Resources and Payroll


Supervisor Forum

The Supervisor Forum is a listserv designed to provide helpful tips and timely information to supervisors at Mason. The Forum also provides supervisors the opportunity to ask their peers for advice and best practices based on their experiences. To subscribe to the Forum, send an email to with your name, email address and your request to be added to the Forum. You will receive a confirmation email with additional information about how to use the Forum when you have been added to the list.

10/13/2017 Mason 101Topics this entry:

07/10/2017 Introducing Mason Talent Temps!Topics this entry:

01/14/2011 Encouraging Leadership from Your TeamTopics this entry:

10/22/2010 Supervisor Forum #8Topics this entry:

8 Ways to Manage Stress

02/09/2010 Supervisor Forum #7Topics this entry:

Coaching Corner, "The Seven Principles for Inspiring Employees"; Thought Provoking Interview Questions; Training Opportunities

11/30/2009 Supervisor Forum # 6Topics this entry: Coaching Corner- 8 Questions for Any Situation; Training- Supervisor Series Retreat, December 11th

10/30/2009 Supervisor Forum #5: Topics this entry:

Coaching Corner, Performance Evaluation follow-up, Levity, Training Opportunities


Supervisor Forum Digest #4Topics this entry: Communication Styles, Performance Feedback, a Little Levity, and more...


Supervisor Forum Digest #3Topics this entry: Key elements of listening, performance appraisals, a little levity, and more...


Supervisor Forum Digest # 1Topics this entry: Welcome, Format explanation, and how to subscribe...


Supervisor Forum Digest # 2Topics this entry: Tips for Praising Employees, Getting Employees off to a good start, and more...


You have questions...and your peers have answers! A key component of this listserv is to provide you with the opportunity to share best practices with your peers and learn from each other's experience. You can submit your questions to the listserv by sending an email to SUPERVISORFORUM-L@LISTSERV.GMU.EDU. We will review submissions and either post them to the Forum anonymously for feedback from your peers, provide our own suggestions, or both.

How do I post (send messages) to the list?

Once you are a member of the list, you can post messages to the list by sending email to All messages will be reviewed by the Employee Relations Team before being sent to the group.

How do I invite a friend to join?

This list is intended as a forum for Mason supervisors. If you know a Mason supervisor who would like to join the listserv, email the Employee Relations Team at with the name of the interested supervisor and an invitation letter will be sent to them.

How do I unsubscribe?

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