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Diverse group of people's hands on top of each other
March 30, 2016 | Posted In: Manager Toolkit
Recognizing unconscious bias when making talent decisions is an important consideration for 21st century managers. That’s why University Human Resources (UHR) recently partnered with the Clayman Institute for Gender Research to provide a two-hour workshop for Stanford managers to uncover bias in...
Green pot of fushia and white tulips with tag labelled "thank you"
March 30, 2016 | Posted In: Manager Toolkit
Keeping a department or team well supported is no small feat. Yet each day administrative professionals seem to do it with ease. The achievements of these unsung heroes are often behind the scenes. And while we should make an effort to praise support staff all year long, it’s nice to have a special...
Man in business suit pushing against falling life-size wood planks
March 30, 2016 | Posted In: Learning at Stanford
Raise your hand if you like dealing with change in the workplace. What, only a few hands are up? Handling change in the workplace can be tough.  And since this often means “How do I get someone else to change?”, it really comes down to how difficult it can be to change yourself, others or your...
Young couple holding toddler daughter
March 30, 2016 | Posted In: WorkLife
Since 2002, the Child Care Subsidy Grant (CCSG) Program has helped thousands of Stanford employees offset the cost of child care. Today, child care continues to be among the top concerns for working families at Stanford.
Stanford ID card example
March 22, 2016 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Retirement
Your spouse, partner or dependent children under age 26 can make use of Stanford’s recreational facilities with a courtesy ID or recreation access card, which you, as a retiree, can help them to obtain. Spouses and partners receive additional privileges with their courtesy card.
Professors William Damon and Anne Colby
March 21, 2016 | Posted In: Engage, WorkLife
Two Stanford Graduate School of Education psychologists and the San Francisco-based nonprofit Encore.org have partnered in a $1.8 million study to better understand why some Americans aged 50 and older are driven to make a difference in the world around them, and why others are not.
Tommy Gray and Team
March 3, 2016 | Posted In: Engage
January 1, 2016. Nearly 95,000 amped fans pack the Rose Bowl Stadium as the Pac-12 Champion Stanford Cardinal take on Big Ten runner-up, the Iowa Hawkeyes. Four quarters and hundreds of yards later, Stanford trumps Iowa in a blowout win, earning the title of 2016 Rose Bowl Champions.
Icon of people with overlapping multicolored speech bubbles
March 3, 2016 | Posted In: Engage
A university-wide staff survey was conducted last fall to gather feedback about the staff employee experience in a consistent and confidential way.  And now, the results are in!
Female staffer with baby and two young sons, working on sofa with laptop
February 29, 2016 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, WorkLife
Welcoming a new child is an exciting but busy time. For new parents, returning to work after maternity/paternity leave ends can be a challenging transition filled with excitement, ambivalence and stress. The WorkLife Office offers educational and financial programs, services and resources to help...
February 17, 2016 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Learning at Stanford
“I had not wanted to move. I was mid-career, mid-forties, established, and could have done without the hassle of a new start-up. Two of the reasons I personally opted to come to Stanford were the chance to do something extraordinary in my field that could not be done at my home institution, AND the...

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