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March 26, 2021 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards
Affordable housing solutions in the Bay Area may seem out of reach to many, but several options implemented in the past year, including a new program for staff launching this week, make it somewhat easier to find an affordable place to live.
March 9, 2021 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Working at Stanford
A message to benefits-eligible employees was sent from VP for Human Resources Elizabeth Zacharias providing information on the COVID Flex Hours interim policy. Sent on March 5, 2021 Dear Colleague, University leadership recognizes that the global pandemic continues to pose significant challenges to...
March 8, 2021 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Manager Toolkit
The intent of accrued vacation is to provide employees paid time away to disconnect from work responsibilities, a necessity for a well-balanced and healthy life. Studies show that taking time off leads to greater productivity, less stress and more happiness.
February 26, 2021 | Posted In: Learning at Stanford
Last fall, University Human Resources launched Grow and Perform at Stanford, a refreshed performance management program and system that introduces a new way of thinking about performance across the university. The fresh approach, which is anchored in a growth mindset, focuses on the value of...
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February 26, 2021 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Retirement
No matter where you are in life, Stanford provides access to workshops and personalized guidance so you can maximize your contributions and tax savings.
Employee Appreciation Day
February 23, 2021 | Posted In: Engage, Working at Stanford
While we appreciate everyone’s hard work every day, on Friday, March 5, 2021, Employee Appreciation Day, let’s make an extra effort to tell each other how much we appreciate the efforts and contributions of others in  our community. This isn’t about patting ourselves on the backs; it’s about...
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February 23, 2021 | Posted In: Working at Stanford
Updated March 5, 2021 Almost overnight, the global pandemic and the resulting stay-at-home orders issued in March 2020 changed how we live – and how we work – for the foreseeable future. A year later, we remain a distributed workforce, with some of Stanford’s employees serving the mission on-site,...
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February 19, 2021 | Posted In: Learning at Stanford, Manager Toolkit
When developing teams and fostering individual or team growth,  managers have a rich resource that can be used to help both you and your team members develop skills and competencies, and spark new approaches and practices. LinkedIn Learning is provided at no cost by University HR and offers tens of...
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February 1, 2021 | Posted In: Working at Stanford
The way new staff hires are welcomed to Stanford has changed to a series of live, virtual experiences. Read a recent article, "Virtual welcome experience for new staff debuts" (2/2/21).
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January 31, 2021 | Posted In: Manager Toolkit
Effective people management relies on strong relationships with your team and peers, especially as we experienced the past year, which included social unrest, a global pandemic, and a significant shift in the way we work and collaborate.