Commencement volunteers needed for May 30

The Commencement Office will be holding multiple ceremonies on May 20, 21 and 30. Each ceremony will be limited to 500 graduates, who have the option to invite two guests each. For further details, please refer to the Commencement website. At this time the Commencement Office still needs volunteer ambassadors for Sunday, May 30. If you […]

Compensation Training for Managers

Staff Compensation and Workday Data Transparency, Upcoming training sessions Human Resources is offering manager/supervisor training to provide an overview of staff employee compensation and outline what employees and managers will see once the university shifts from HRMS to Workday. In Workday, employees will have the ability to view information about their pay and the components […]

Manager Orientation shifts to online module

We are excited to announce that we have transitioned the in-person Manager Orientation (MO) for both the Danforth and Medical School campus to a newly designed online module. Manager Orientation is now available to complete in Learn@Work, the university’s learning management system. The Manager Orientation online course provides essential information to help leaders be effective in […]

Wellness Champion Spotlight: Stefani Weeden-Smith

Stefani Weeden-Smith, MPS Gephardt Institute for Civic/Community Engagement I first met Stefani when I took one of her workshops through the Brown School continuing education program in the summer of 2019. We chatted during the break about some University wellness initiatives, and she joined the Champion network soon thereafter. Stefani really stepped up to foster […]

FSA adjustments

Human Resources is please to announce that we have amended the WashU FSA to provide flexibility and help you take proactive steps for your health and financial well-being.  Under legislation that was passed and signed into law in late December 2020, employers are now allowed to provide flexibility to employees who need to make adjustments […]

tHRive tip: 5 tips on bringing your heart to work

Meaningful work is about forging human connections to create a deeper, richer work experience.  This concept is easy enough to agree with, but what is “meaningful work” really about? It’s about showing up in a way that lifts and supports the people around you. It’s being authentic and holding space for others to do the same. Simply put, it’s about allowing your heart to join you in your work.  […]