If you’re a frequent visitor to the Human Resources website, you may have noticed some changes – or possibly some broken links – throughout the past several months. We’ve been transitioning to the new University web templates and can finally announce that the project is complete.
The holidays are here, and it’s important to remember that some individuals will experience the holiday blues. Increased stress affects everyone and brings out an increase in symptoms for people who suffer from depression.
“Depression and fatigue are common responses to the stresses of the holidays,” said Sara Primeau, licensed clinical social worker at the Center for Healthy Living.
In the September issue of HR Connect, we told you about interview basics. This time, we’ll be digging deeper on how to be well prepared for the interview, specifically by researching the department and reviewing the position to anticipate interview question.
During the interview, the hiring committee will want to determine if you are a good fit for their department. They want to know that you WANT to work for them and will likely ask you why. In order to show that you truly want to work for them, you first need to know a little bit about the department.
Recently you were asked to make your benefit elections for 2016, understanding that no changes could be made after enrollment closed unless there is a qualifying life event (change in family status). Now that open enrollment for 2016 is closed, let’s take a look at what life events qualify and how you would go about changing your benefits should you experience a life change.