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Employees posing with signs at 2016 Cardinal at Work Cares assembly event
October 26, 2017 | Posted In: Engage
Our second annual Cardinal at Work Cares Giving Campaign is November 1 through December 1. In 2016, employees donated thousands of personal care items and Cardinal at Work Ambassadors coordinated the drive across campus. We assembled more than 700 care gift packs for two charities. This year, we...
Female staff member with elderly father and children.
October 23, 2017 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Health, Retirement
By setting funds aside, you’ve already taken steps to provide financial security for your loved ones in the case of your death, but one step most often neglected is designating a beneficiary. Your beneficiary is the person to whom your benefits are paid in the event of your death. There have been...
Two female colleagues chatting at table outside on balcony
September 29, 2017 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Health
As you read this article, take a few minutes to remove your hands from your computer and stretch out your arms and fingers. Microbreaks like these throughout the day can help ensure your work routine, whatever it may be, does not cause stress on your body or your mind.
driver license social security card health savings account card
September 27, 2017 | Posted In: Retirement
Recent news reports have highlighted the need to protect private identity information, and retirees are advised to take extra precautions. Here are some tips and resources:
Photo of Chris Bright, Stanford Redwood City campus director
September 14, 2017 | Posted In: Stanford Redwood City
As Stanford’s new campus in Redwood City begins to take shape, Chris Bright, will be playing a key role as the newly appointed campus director. Read The Dish article in the Stanford Report for more details      
social security and passport image
September 13, 2017 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Health
On September 7, Equifax, one of the three major U.S. credit reporting bureaus, announced a breach that potentially impacts 143 million American consumers’ personal data including social security numbers. Given the enormity of this incident and the increased frequency of large scale data breaches,...
calendar page with word "Vacation"
August 31, 2017 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards
The vacation benefit for benefits-eligible staff who hold non-exempt jobs has increased as of September 1, 2017. Specifically, staff in these jobs who have worked for Stanford for less than 15 years and whose job is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement are now accruing higher vacation...
Colleagues talking in a meeting
August 30, 2017 | Posted In: Learning at Stanford, Manager Toolkit
Have you ever seen a team-building exercise where someone stands in the center of a circle and falls backward expecting to be caught? Then you understand the true concept of trust.
Photo of Les Schlaegel
August 4, 2017 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Health
The benefits programs employers offer can be an important part of attracting and keeping talented employees. We regularly review our benefits programs, and when we want to change or add new benefits, we can be challenged by complexities that for-profit organizations don’t typically face.
Three sets of hands working on laptop, tablet and mobile phone, all showing graphs and charts
August 4, 2017 | Posted In: Manager Toolkit, Engage
Improvements to several of our workplace processes and systems have increased collaboration opportunities and university-wide efficiency gains. These changes were directly informed by the 2015 staff survey results showing staff desire better ways to collaborate and want to see process and system...

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