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Rendering of the Stanford Redwood City campus
April 28, 2017
University leaders and Redwood City elected officials will celebrate Stanford's future in Redwood City with a ceremonial groundbreaking in May. While demolition started in December, the university received the green light to begin construction just this month.
Cardinal at Work logo
April 26, 2017 | Posted In: Manager Toolkit, Engage
It’s hard to believe that Cardinal at Work (CaW), Stanford’s workplace identity, was launched just two years ago. Created to unify the employee experience, Cardinal at Work has already demonstrated its positive impact on our workplace culture according to recent survey results.  
Urology staff photo
April 15, 2017 | Posted In: Learning at Stanford, Manager Toolkit, Engage
Our workplace is typically described as accepting, respectful and inclusive with all community members. To continue reflecting these values, Cardinal at Work Insider collected several “best practices” to learn approaches each of us can consider implementing in the workplace.
March 31, 2017 | Posted In: Engage
Part of the Cardinal at Work (CaW) employee experience is recognizing that a little gratitude goes a long way. The best recognition is specific and descriptive—so add a note in your email telling your colleague why you think he or she is so CaWsome. View Gallery of CaW Digital Cards
Two female colleagues and a male colleague cheerfully talking together
March 31, 2017 | Posted In: Manager Toolkit
Don’t save all of your input for formal performance reviews.  Create a culture of feedback by keeping an ongoing dialogue with employees.
Volunteers at outdoor food donation drive
March 31, 2017 | Posted In: Engage
Did you know that April is National Volunteer Month?  A time to honor all the amazing volunteers in our communities and to encourage volunteerism throughout the month.
Group of staff at GSB
March 2, 2017 | Posted In: Engage, Health
Exercise and wellness activities offer a great opportunity to build connections with colleagues and release stress, and have fun. From lunch-time trail walks to calming team yoga sessions, there are many ways to engage with your colleagues through activities that can promote a happier, healthier...
Woman working on computer
March 2, 2017 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards
When is the last time you updated your StanfordYou profile? StanfordYou is an application that allows community members to maintain their professional and emergency contact information, vacation auto reply and other data related to working at Stanford. Information entered in StanfordYou can be...
February 3, 2017 | Posted In: Engage
The Cardinal at Work Insider (CaW) is excited to introduce a new feature that celebrates individual employees and teams whose contributions reflect our core workplace values of meaningful pursuits, pride, collaboration and connection.
Thumbnail of couple, with father holding baby
February 3, 2017 | Posted In: Manager Toolkit, WorkLife
Updated November 2020 When your employees announces they are expecting a child, it is important that you know what type of support and resources are available to them after the baby arrives—and not just for the pregnant mothers-to-be. Your employees may be expecting fathers, same-sex spouses or...