- Give your staff a strong start with the new employee orientation program
Now you can help your new employees assimilate quickly and successfully to their jobs. Human Resources has designed a University-wide orientation that offers a foundation of knowledge regarding mission, organizational structure and functions. The orientation also fosters understanding of Purdue’s culture, values and diversity.
- 4 tips for managing employee vacations
Typically, granting vacation requests isn’t a problem for your operation; however, three employees stopped by your office Monday morning to share their excitement about upcoming summer vacation plans. You’re happy that they have finally decided to take some time away from the business of campus, until you notice they’re all requesting the same week in June. Now what?
- Does Unemployed = Unemployable?
What do you think when you’re looking at an applicant’s resume and find that the applicant is unemployed? Do you question why, and wonder what the applicant has been doing?
- Time running out to use this year’s paid personal holiday
Remind your clerical and service staff that they have through June 30 to use their fiscal year 2011-12 personal holiday. The paid personal holiday does not carry over from one fiscal year to the next.
- Spring Fling: An opportunity to show appreciation
A key component for any workplace is employee appreciation. And what better way to show appreciation for faculty and staff than to celebrate with a day filled with food, music and fun activities?
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