Testimonials

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Some comments from our 2019 Visitors

  • “Ombuds services has definitely improved my confidence, which I lost due to my situation. Great resource. I am so thankful and appreciate this team.”

  • “Thank you for taking the time to listen.”

  • “Very good job!”

  • “Very helpful. Thank you, Ombuds.”

  • “Information is key to knowledge and action. In this sense, Ombuds has been helpful and allowed me to see my options with more clarity and objectivity.”

  • “Thank you for this service.”

  • “I want to thank the Ombudsman so very much for taking the time to listen to me, regarding my issues. They were most helpful to say the least!! Also, they were very informative and encouraging, very professional and understanding. THANK YOU!”

  • “I left with so much more than expected thanks!”

  • “Thanks for helping.”

  • “Very helpful. I can now see through the trees.”

  • “Felt heard and supported as a UNM staff member.”

  • “This is an exceptional service and hope UNM maintains its commitment to keeping this service available. It is invaluable.”

  • “I appreciate the service and find it very helpful in dealing with a tough situation.”

  • “Great experience! Allowed me to be heard and be myself. Most times I am concerned, or my thought process is just to be quiet and let things go away on their own. Reflection. Being able to reflect without emotions. Thank you.”

  • “I could not do this without you!”

  • “Great resource for staff.”

  • “Good place to vent and think out loud. A place dedicated to you and only you as a UNM employee to realize your input as an employee is valued.”

  • “So nice to have a safe space to verbalize everything that’s been on my mind and in my heart about all this.”

  • “Very helpful to talk through issues and possible solutions as a leader in an organization. Good to be heard and brainstorm. Thank you!”

  • “This was eye opening and extremely helpful. Thank you!”

  • “Amazing!”

  • “I appreciate the communication and dialogue from the Ombuds staff.”

  • “This session was shockingly helpful in gaining insights into my work situation and the factors that influence it. I am deeply impressed with the ombudsman’s professional competence and his kindness. Thanks so much.”

  • “Ombuds is fantastic! A trusted source of wisdom and compassion.”

  • “Dialogue and good listening reflected in conversations and summaries. Thank you!”

  • “Many thanks for the caring listening, honest feedback and brainstorming that led to new strategies for me to carry/ use for this and other issues that may arise.”

  • “Excellent service! So grateful to UNM for the Ombuds team! Thank you!”

  • “Leaving with some good tools. Thank you.”

  • “Wonderful and helpful sessions! Thank you!”

  • “This was a great experience and I’m so grateful that we have an Ombuds team!”

  • “Excellent suggestions and dialogue.”

  • “I love this service!”

  • “Extremely helpful!”

  • “Great conversation and brainstorming”

  • “I appreciate the Ombuds’ ability to guide thinking regarding personal career and organizational concerns.”

  • “This is an incredible service at UNM and critical to a positive and productive work environment. Thank you!”

  • “The ombuds’ reflective listening skills are beyond impressive.”

  • “I feel good about myself and am taking great tools to work with.”

  • “Very helpful, thank you.”

  • “Very good listener.”

  • “This is such a valuable service to UNM. You are all amazing. I so appreciate the space and openness to express my feelings. Thank you!”

  • “This experience helped me view my concerns from a new perspective to productively solve the issues in order to look forward to coming to work. The ombudsman really listened carefully and summarized what I said in a manner that helped me better understand my concerns. Very productive!”

  • “Very good eye-opening experience, very skilled at reflective listening, pointed things out and made connections I haven’t previously thought about; I felt that my time here was well spent and have tools to move forward.”

  • “Ombuds is amazing, insightful and helpful I am indebted to them for their analysis and attention to get to the heart of the issue!”

  • “This is an amazing service. Thank you!”

  • “Thank you so much for the reframing and resources! I am so grateful for your help!”

  • “I appreciate the perspective. Sometimes letting it all out on the table allows one to come up with solutions.”
  • “Super helpful!”

  • “Thank you so much for helping figure things out.”

  • “It was a positive experience.”

  • “Extremely helpful. Helped me to focus my concerns. Thank you.”

  • “The ombudsman has an amazing ability to recall stories and summarizing what’s been said. I feel in good hands.”

  • “Ombuds is fabulous! very helpful ideas and balance approach!”

  • “Great Service for staff.”

  • “This is an incredible service at UNM and Critical to a positive and productive work environment. Thank you!”

  • “The ombudsman was very helpful in helping me come to a solution or plan of action on my own.”