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January 17, 2017 | Posted In: Manager Toolkit
In October, staff were asked to provide feedback on their communication experience around the 2015 Staff Survey results. The brief “5-Minute Staff Survey Check-In” gauged awareness of the results, as well as the preferred communication channels for future surveys and associated initiatives.
Female staff member reading at desk
January 1, 2017 | Posted In: Learning at Stanford
The beginning of a new year is a great time to create and refine your personal and professional resolutions.  And while you don’t have to wait to usher in a new year to refocus or set new goals, sometimes it’s the spark you need to tackle achievable goals that can bring incredible growth all year...
Dog on lawn
January 1, 2017 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards
Today, almost two-thirds of Americans own at least one pet. Pets offer an increased sense of wellness as well as emotional and physical benefits. Whether it’s our running buddy, our child’s best friend, or our lap warmer as we watch a movie on the couch, our pets help us enjoy life more....
Caucasian male staffer and African American female staffer
December 2, 2016 | Posted In: Engage
Announced recently by the Provost and the Diversity Cabinet, a new Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Fund (DIF) has been established to advance Stanford’s diversity and foster inclusion. Proposals are now being accepted from faculty, staff and students for innovative initiatives for grants from $1...
Young man in contemplation at Windhover
November 4, 2016 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Health
We all know about unhealthy habits that plague the work day, such as sitting too long at our desk without taking breaks or being distracted by email and text notifications. But are these bad habits affecting your job performance? As it turns out, they might be. Tia Rich, manager for Resilience,...
Photo of Elizabeth Zacharias
November 3, 2016 | Posted In: Engage
Joining Stanford’s staff in October 2015 as the Vice President for Human Resources, Elizabeth Zacharias recently celebrated her first service anniversary. CaW Insider sat down with Elizabeth to pose a few questions and hear more about her vision for addressing workplace challenges moving forward.
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November 3, 2016 | Posted In: Engage
Stanford employees are in the giving spirit. Since University Human Resources (UHR) launched the first-ever Cardinal at Work (CaW) Care Pack Donation Drive on November 1, employees have responded with overwhelming interest and generosity.
Photo of Professor Joan Roughgarden
October 18, 2016 | Posted In: Engage, Retirement
In our last Retiree Insider issue, we announced the results of our Retiree Summer Photo Contest. Here are the people and stories behind the winning photos. We hope you enjoy hearing from your fellow retirees in their own words. We asked:
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September 30, 2016 | Posted In: Manager Toolkit
Hopefully you saw or heard about the 2015 Staff Survey results that were announced in March 2016. Progress is ongoing to address the collaboration, alignment and process efficiency issues, and several university-wide initiatives have been strengthened by the staff survey results.
Mortarboard on top of pile of books
September 28, 2016 | Posted In: Learning at Stanford
With the new school year in full swing, you may be inspired to further your education by pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree. Whether you want to fulfill a lifelong goal or advance your career, the Stanford Tuition Reimbursement (STRP) puts it within reach.