University Human Resources
July 9, 2010
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HR-related Forms Updated
With an eye towards improvement, HRRIS has redesigned all forms residing on its website.
Highlights of the updated forms include the following:
- Consistent formatting to make them easier to use and to simplify form processing
- New naming convention based on form number
- Updated source files provides greater options for future enhancements
- Use of block M/university word mark to meet the latest usage guidelines for the University Seal, which is intended for Regental or ceremonial use
If you use these forms in your daily work, visit http://hr.umich.edu/hrris/forms/allforms.html to access the most up-to-date versions.
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New! BI Career Development Web Tool
Launching this week, the BI Career Web site (http://bi.umich.edu/career) is a new resource for U-M professionals and managers looking to grow expertise in the collection, structuring, analyzing, and leveraging of data in their job. The site offers a variety of features, including:
- Inventory of professional development and training opportunities
- Self assessment to evaluate strengths and weaknesses
- Compare your BI-related skills set to other positions on campus
- Manager section with best hiring guidelines, interview questions, and ways to develop BI performance in employees
Four new BI market titles will also be added to the classification system on July 1. HR staff who are interested in learning more about these new opportunities are invited to attend an informational meeting on Tuesday, July 20 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. at the Human Resources Development office. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The progression of BI careers at U-M is the result of a three-year BI Training Initiative.
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Low-Cost Weight Management at Rackham for
U-M Faculty and Staff
Join a 12-week MHealthy Weight Management program designed exclusively for U-M employees who want to participate at their worksites. Convenience, affordability, a professional staff and a ‘whole-person’ approach to developing healthy eating and physical activity habits are the cornerstones of this program.
Registration opens soon, for the following program:
Rackham – 2nd Floor, W. Study Hall, South Alcove
Thursdays, 12-12:45 p.m.
Register online July 19 – August 9.
Individual consults start the week of August 16.
Group sessions start August 26.
Cost is $72 and this program qualifies as one activity toward MHealthy Rewards points. Payroll deduction is available. Questions: call 734-975-3024 or email email@example.com . Online registration required at www.mhealthy.umich.edu/employeeweight.
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CHOOSE SUCCESS with HRD!
Upcoming Courses in July & August:
Below you'll find links to courses that are coming up in July and August 2010. Remember, many of our courses can also be customized and brought to your unit. The new HRD website will be available in mid-July and the new catalog will be arriving by early August, look for more details soon!
For further information, visit the HRD site at: http://www.umich.edu/~hrd. Further information about custom courses can be found at: http://www.umich.edu/~hrd/customizedtraining.html
Wed. 7/21/10, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Developing Personal Leadership: Mastering the Art of Empowerment
Fri. 7/23/10, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Leading Under Pressure: Managing Organizational and Personal Crises ~ NEW!
Tue. 8/3/10, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
HRD has a monthly newsletter, focused on leadership development from all levels. If you would like to see past issues or subscribe to the newsletter, click here: http://www.umich.edu/~hrd/newsletter/index.html
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Planning for Your Financial Goals with TIAA-CREF
Act now to schedule a one-to-one meeting with a TIAA-CREF Individual Consultant who can help you plan for your short- and long-term financial goals.
TIAA-CREF Individual Consultants are dedicated to providing you with the most effective advice for your individual circumstances. They do not receive commissions; instead they are compensated through a salary plus incentive program that rewards client service as well as financial results.*
And remember, these meetings are offered at no additional cost to you.
To schedule your consultation at the local TIAA-CREF office:
- Call 800-732-8353, Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. (ET), or
- Schedule on-line
The TIAA-CREF office is conveniently located at:
333 Maynard St., Suite 500, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
*Not applicable to brokerage products.
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