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Female staff member smiling with elderly mother
September 28, 2016 | Posted In: Manager Toolkit
Whether you have children or are helping to care for your aging parents, the role of a caregiver can be both joyous and challenging. Caregivers often experience feelings of powerlessness and uncertainty throughout various points in their caregiving journey.
Professors William Damon and Anne Colby
September 21, 2016 | Posted In: Retirement, WorkLife
Note: This article by Stanford researchers is a follow up to our Winter 2016 article introducing their study. By Katie Remington and Dr. Matt Bundick
Financial advisor reviewing plan with a woman and man
August 25, 2016 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Retirement
CaW Insider sat down with Les Schlaegel, Associate Vice President for Benefits, to talk about recent news items related to retirement savings and the fees from plan providers.
Male and female colleagues talking to each other outdoors
August 23, 2016 | Posted In: Manager Toolkit, Health
“I see the news and it’s intense; I don’t always feel I can pretend everything is okay when I’m at work,” says Wahila Wilkie, Residential Education Program Assistant in Vice Provost for Student Affairs (VPSA).
Contact us image on My Benefits page
August 1, 2016 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Health, Retirement
Have you logged into My Benefits lately? You may have noticed an improved homepage and some new features to help you elect and manage your benefits. The new look and feel is not only easier to navigate, but will also display on your smart phone or tablet, so you can make updates on the go. The new...
Man smiling during Welcome Center orientation
July 26, 2016 | Posted In: Manager Toolkit
For a new employee, reporting to work on the first day is similar to the jitters we all remember experiencing as kids for our first day of school. As a manager, helping new staff feel comfortable, prepared and engaged starting day one can be challenging. However, with an effective onboarding...
The 3E model of career development: Experience, Exposure and Education.
July 26, 2016 | Posted In: Learning at Stanford, Manager Toolkit
  When you are thinking about ideas for career development, it’s a natural inclination to first turn to exploring available training courses or checking out the latest book. However, if we limit our actions to these tactics alone, we may end up missing a significant chunk of development opportunity...
Piggy bank and wage statements
July 5, 2016 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Retirement
Whether you anticipate changes to your earnings or need to adjust your tax withholding information or retirement savings (or other) contributions, a new Paycheck Modeler is now available in Axess to help you estimate your net (take home) pay. 
words "Identity Theft" in green against blue binary code with shadow of hand overhead
July 5, 2016 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Retirement
In this digital age, our personal information can be at risk of being compromised. We know that retail systems, mobile devices and online databases, even U.S. government databases, have faced privacy attacks. Stanford University is not immune to these attacks, as its W-2 vendor was compromised ...
Older female in sportswear drinking water outdoors
June 8, 2016 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Health, Retirement
What does living well, especially in retirement, mean to you? For many, it’s a combination of physical health, mental well-being and financial security, for ourselves and our loved ones. But how do we live well while navigating the challenges that come with aging, both our own and of our loved ones...

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