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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:
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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      
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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,...
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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...
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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.
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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.
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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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August 3, 2017 | Posted In: Learning at Stanford
Editor's Note: The Cardinal at Work Insider received the following comment in response to this article published on July 3, 2017.
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July 28, 2017 | Posted In: Engage, Retirement
Nobody will be surprised at the talent of our retirees, even when it comes to fun summer-themed haiku poems, but our recent contest included a submission from a retiree who passed away earlier this year. Of course, there’s more to this story…
July 3, 2017 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Health, Retirement
Stanford Benefits is upgrading the My Benefits portal, your gateway to elect, review or change your health and life benefits. Between August 17–31, the My Benefits portal will be unavailable for use while we upgrade the technology platform and enhance the online enrollment tool.  

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