UK Staff & Faculty News - December 2009
December Update from UK Work-Life: New Online Resource for Caregivers
In her monthly column, UK Work-Life Director Robynn Pease highlights a free caregiving resource for UK employees. Robynn's office has introduced a new online resource that enables caregivers to set up a site to help coordinate caregiving for family members, friends, or co-workers. Click here to learn more..
What are your New Year's Resolutions?
- Want help dealing with holiday stress or other personal and/or professional challenges?
Check out Work+Life Connections, a free counseling service for UK staff and faculty. Visit this page for details. You may also contact Ann Bassoni directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or (859) 257-9433 to request a confidential consultation.
- Want to lose weight and become healthier?
Join the Biggest BLUE Loser weight loss competition. Click here.
- Want to finish a 5K?
The annual Heart Sole & Glove 5K Run/Walk is Saturday, Feb. 13, at 10:00 a.m., at Coldstream Park (Newtown Pike and Aristides Blvd.). The Kids Fun Run (ages 6 and under) begins at 9:30 a.m. Click here.
- Want to find out your numbers and what they mean?
Get a FREE Wellness On Wheels mobile health screening. Click here.
- Want to improve your health AND earn money?
UK Healthtrac Rewards is an easy-to-use, confidential online health improvement program. Any UK employee, retiree, spouse or sponsored dependent enrolled in one of the UK health plans is eligible to participate. You may earn up to $180 per fiscal year for participating. Beginning January 1, you will be able to complete the Health Assessment and earn $25. You may choose to do more and earn more. Click here.
Severe Weather Scheduling: What You Need to Know
With winter fast approaching, UK employees should be aware of policies related to severe weather delays and closures. On rare occasions, it may be necessary to alter the University schedule. Changes in the University schedule involve the University's emergency severe weather staffing plan, which affects essential and non-essential employees differently. Visit this page for details.
Hiring Enhancement Program Free Training Events - for Supervisors/Hiring Officials
The hiring process can be overwhelming and time consuming. The goal of the Hiring Enhancement Program is to help hiring officials be as successful as possible in balancing time spent in this critical process and ensuring that they get the most qualified, best-fit candidate. Upcoming training topics include: Behavior Based Interviewing and Hiring Fundamentals/Effective Job Postings. Click here for details.
UK HR Office Holiday Schedule
HR offices in Scovell Hall as well as our HR Satellite office on South Limestone Street will be closed on Christmas Day (December 25) and New Year's Day (January 1). If you have questions or need assistance during this time, please feel free to e-mail us at email@example.com. Both Scovell Hall and the HR Satellite offices will be open (with minimal staffing) during the special holidays/bonus days between December 28th and December 31st, 2009 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.