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June 6, 2016 | Posted In: Engage
At the 2016 Sustainability Fair, you offered these ideas to connect with others.   On April 19, the Cardinal at Work team asked employees to give us ideas on how to connect with each other. The ideas were collected on a dry-erase board and flowed from faculty and staff all afternoon. The results...
Two female and one male colleague talking in a meeting
June 2, 2016 | Posted In: Manager Toolkit
As a manager your ability to understand what motivates your team can have a positive impact on employee retention, performance and overall engagement. Most believe that monetary bonus programs or other swanky perks young Bay Area starts-ups offer can instantly boost employee morale. So is it true? 
Cheerful male staff member working at computer
June 2, 2016 | Posted In: Learning at Stanford, Manager Toolkit
It's always a great time to improve or learn a new skill.   Whether you are trying to advance your career or simply refine your public speaking technique, LinkedIn Learning can be your own personal tutor that can help you successfully reach your goal. Through LinkedIn Learning, benefits-eligible...
Stanford Oval flowerbed with numbers "125" on top
June 1, 2016 | Posted In: Engage
This October, Stanford celebrates 125 years of impact in people’s lives and around the world, and an engaging website has been created to highlight some of the university’s achievements and the people who are making things happen. Stanford 125 Website Events and activities are being planned for...
Stanford Oval with numbers "125" resting on top
April 27, 2016 | Posted In: Engage
This October marks the 125th anniversary of Stanford’s Opening Day which propelled a founding vision to produce "cultured and useful" citizens of the world. Jane and Leland Stanford's desire for the university to contribute to a better world has inspired the campus community to imagine, study,...
Female staff member exercising with two boys on Stanford campus
April 26, 2016 | Posted In: Learning at Stanford, Manager Toolkit, WorkLife
Each summer, thousands of youth will participate in educational, sports or other fun activities on the Stanford campus. Hundreds will be housed in student dorms, others will be here for day programs or internships, and all are protected under university policy and State of California laws designed...
Green highway sign reading "welcome to HAPPINESS. enjoy your stay"
April 26, 2016 | Posted In: Engage, Health, WorkLife
As with our physical health, it can take regular practice and exercise to maintain our mental health. Paying better attention to caring for our mind can bring very positive results to our lives, such as reduced stress, anxiety or depression.
Illustration of two professionals shaking hands through laptop screens
April 26, 2016 | Posted In: Manager Toolkit, Engage
Online collaboration tools allow teams to communicate in new ways that can be more effective and efficient than traditional communication methods. And while we know online collaboration tools cannot always replace a face-to-face chat, they can provide some great perks for specific tasks that might...
April 25, 2016 | Posted In: Engage
April 4, 2016 | Posted In: Engage
This article originally appeared on the BeWell website. Visit BeWell to learn more about more about connections and employee health and wellness. With over 25 schools and VP areas at Stanford, approximately 600 buildings, and an employee population of over 14,000 faculty and staff, it can be a...