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May 1, 2020 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards
Unrelated to the current pandemic, in June 2019, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill (SB 83) that would extend paid family leave benefits to eight weeks, effective July 1, 2020.  Previously, eligible Californians could receive such benefits for six weeks, to be used when caring for a...
April 30, 2020 | Posted In: Working at Stanford
Stanford faculty and staff have shown their amazing resilience, tenacity, and ability to quickly innovate as the COVID-19 pandemic and associated stay-at-home orders became our new normal. Since February, individual team members and entire teams have worked tirelessly to keep our students and...
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April 27, 2020 | Posted In: Engage
Your photos have us mesmerized, whether from your travels, from your front yard, or an image you designed! Though it was tough to select contest winners, here are the top six!
April 6, 2020 | Posted In: Engage
Zoom has become an increasingly useful tool among Stanford faculty and staff as many have transitioned from in-person meetings and lectures to daily Zoom video calls, and what better way to Zoom than with a fun virtual background to show off some personality (or hide a messy room)! Share your best...
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April 3, 2020 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Working at Stanford
In the face of unprecedented disruption from the coronavirus pandemic, Stanford employees continue to work every day to provide services, resources and interim steps to support each other. Our collective efforts over the past several weeks of worldwide upheaval have resulted in the fast adoption of...
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March 19, 2020 | Posted In: Manager Toolkit, Engage, Working at Stanford
The weekly Welcome Center for new hires has been suspended to comply with county regulations to shelter-in-place. New hires and school/unit human resources professionals have been sent instructions for onboarding steps. The Welcome Center website has been updated with new information, and new hires...
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March 12, 2020 | Posted In: Manager Toolkit, Working at Stanford
As of March 16, the Welcome Center (new hire orientation) will change to be primarily virtual, out of an abundance of caution to prevent the spread of COVID-19. New hires will be invited to attend, but for a short time period and in small groups, to accomplish core tasks including ID card badging,...
March 9, 2020 | Posted In: Working at Stanford
The university has activated an emergency operations organization focused on coordinating the university’s response to COVID-19, otherwise known as novel coronavirus. Additionally, University Human Resources is committed to keeping you updated on the latest developments and the impacts COVID-19 has...
Stanford Celebrates You: Recognizing Staff Careers 2020
March 2, 2020 | Posted In: Engage, Working at Stanford
The 7th annual Stanford Celebrates You: Recognizing Staff Careers ceremony will honor 245 employees who reached a career milestone of 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and 50 years of service in 2019. This year’s ceremony will be held at Bing Concert Hall on April 9, where honorees will be recognized on stage by...
Stanford employees at appreciation event in February
March 2, 2020 | Posted In: Engage
More than 140 employees stopped by Canfield Courtyard on Feb. 27 to spin the appreciation wheel to receive a gift and share what they appreciate about our Stanford community! Check out the photo gallery