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January 29, 2021 | Posted In: Working at Stanford
The Stanford Careers site is updating its look for a more seamless experience for prospective candidates, highlighting key benefits, perks and the workplace culture. Included on the newly redesigned site will be shared experiences from current employees based on responses provided in the short...
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January 29, 2021 | Posted In: Health
You started the New Year empowered by changes you would like to make for yourself. You may have even shared with us some of your goals for this year. So, how's it going? Here's what you shared with us, and some resources you can use to take the next (small) step in your journey.
January 27, 2021 | Posted In: WorkLife
To support the changing financial circumstances families have faced during the pandemic, the WorkLife Office evaluated its dependent care services and grant programs and made adjustments, increasing the pool of eligible families in 2021. The Child Care Subsidy Grant (CCSG) program provides grants...
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January 19, 2021 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards
Stanford employees will not forfeit any unused money from their 2020 health care FSA or dependent day care FSA, and may change their current 2021 elections with this new information. The latest legislation aimed at providing economic relief during the pandemic has allowed employers such as Stanford...
tax forms
January 15, 2021 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards
It's tax time. Here are some tax forms you will likely see this year, which reflect your compensation and benefits from Stanford—and what you need to do with them. Updated Jan. 14, 2021.   Here is a quick description of the tax forms you may receive and where to learn more about each one.
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January 7, 2021 | Posted In: Engage
Everything changed in 2020. So many changes felt like they happened to us. And yet, the new year may be empowering you to design changes of your own. Learn new skills or take a turn on your career path. Embrace caring for yourself in new ways. Be intentional about the future.
Elder Care
December 10, 2020 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards
A California law that went into effect Jan. 1, 2021, has modified the existing California Family Rights Act (CFRA), which provides job-protected leave for eligible California employees who need to care for a seriously ill family member or to bond with a newborn, adopted child or foster child. CFRA...
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December 4, 2020
University Human Resources, which produces the Cardinal at Work website and newsletter, is among the administrative units contributing to the online news hub.     Throughout 2020, University HR was one of several dozen units to work with University Communications to improve the way we share...
December 4, 2020 | Posted In: Engage
More than 1,110 acts of kindness were shared throughout the fifth annual employee drive during November, with employees sharing the many ways they are making a positive difference in the lives of others. This year’s virtual event included a portal where the acts of kindness were posted, giving...
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November 1, 2020 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards
A new portal and a new partner will usher you through the steps for taking a leave of absence, including short- and long-term disability and paid family leave.   When Stanford employees can take care of themselves and their families, they can bring their best selves to work. And sometimes, what...