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January 8, 2020 | Posted In: Engage
A great workplace includes frequent recognition and appreciation sharing from managers and co-workers. Whether for lending an extra hand, individual or team results, mastery of key competencies and behaviors, or service contributions, faculty and staff make Stanford an exceptional place to work and...
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January 7, 2020 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Working at Stanford
Fostering affordability within our community The Affordability Task Force (ATF), established in fall 2018 as part of the university’s long-range vision process, is now concluding work to develop recommendations that address some of our regional affordability challenges. Even before a comprehensive...
December 16, 2019 | Posted In: Working at Stanford
Did you know the unemployment rate in the Bay Area is less than three percent and there is less than one person available for every open position? For any employer in the Bay Area, it has become increasingly challenging to retain and recruit top talent.  Stanford is no different, which is why...
December 10, 2019 | Posted In: Engage
The annual employee calendar is ready to download! Enjoy photos of your co-workers taken at several employee events throughout 2019 as you get psyched for 2020. Two sizes are available for download; 8-½ x 11 and 11 x 17.
December 6, 2019 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards
Need health care services or prescriptions after Jan. 1, and before you receive your new ID card? You can download and print a copy. Here’s how. It’s important to note that ordinarily, you will not be sent a new medical plan ID card each year, only when you change plans. And our dental and vision...
December 2, 2019 | Posted In: Engage
Thousands of employees came together to help families and members of our local communities in need during our fourth annual Cardinal at Work Cares: Giving Essentials Drive, resulting in donations of more than 3,200 personal care packs and more than 1,000 jacket and coats.
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November 29, 2019 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Working at Stanford
The countdown is on for the winter break, and for the New Year. Before you leave, check out our annual list of year-end reminders. When is the last pay day of 2019? How and when can you contribute to the new Roth 403(b) plan? How do you renew your transit passes before your return to work in...
November 21, 2019 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Retirement
Save for the retirement you want to have and maximize your contributions within the IRS limits for 2020. The IRS has increased how much you can save before taxes are deducted, as well as your overall contribution limit for this next year. 
October 24, 2019 | Posted In: Manager Toolkit
In today's highly competitive job market, mastering the art of writing a compelling job posting is essential to attracting the best qualified candidates. A winning job posting is an advertisement that serves as the front line of your recruiting efforts by highlighting the most interesting aspects...
Volunteers sort through employee-donated supplies at one of the 2018 Cardinal at Work Cares assembly parties
September 27, 2019 | Posted In: Engage
As a manager, you have significant influence to uphold a positive culture within your work environment. One aspect of the workplace culture for managers to understand and nurture is the importance of volunteering in the lives of your team members. Volunteering can bring an increased sense of...