The Resource Newsletter

Human Resources focuses on helping you tHRive both personally and professionally.  Read The Resource to find the latest news and events.

The Resource HR Newsletter

The Resource is a publication from the Office of Human Resources for faculty, staff, postdoc’s and clinical fellows. Email the editor: Amanda Pope, Human Resources Communications and Engagement Manager at hr-news@wustl.edu

 

Latest News & Announcements

Your Financial Well-Being

Washington University and TIAA bring you financial education tools, resources and education sessions to help you learn how to plan and save for a strong financial future. Learn about investing, budgeting, saving for retirement and other topics related to helping you with your financial well-being. Upcoming Financial Education Sessions: Money at Work 1: Foundations of […]

Toastmasters

Are you interested in developing your leadership potential? Do you want to network with colleagues across campus? Do you want to improve your everyday communication, public speaking skills and engage in professional development? Look no further than Toastmasters! Toastmasters is a professional development program, where members practice their public speaking, leadership and other skills in […]

Three Ways to Lower Stress

By Amy Hayden, WebMD Health Coach Believe it or not, some stress is good for us. It keeps us motivated to do what we need to provide us food and shelter. However, too much can wear us out and if chronic, it can be detrimental to our mental and physical well-being. So, finding ways to […]

Changes to the Retirement Savings Plan

As previously communicated in the Fund Change Guide mailed to your home in March, changes were made on May 2 to the investment fund options available in the Washington University Retirement Savings Plan. Now that the changes are in place, we recommend that you go online to review your TIAA account. If you were invested […]

Learning and Development Courses Moving to Learn@Work

Learning and Development staff and management courses will move from HRMS to Learn@Work, effective July 1, 2018. With this transition, all learning will be in one place. Manage your course registration and check your progress through Learn@Work. Employees will be able to register or drop classes, as well as view their entire learning portfolio through […]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

By removing the stigma and taking away the barriers to treatment, Mental Health Awareness Month serves as a reminder that help is readily available and accessible. Be mindful of mental health issues and what resources are available. Work-Life Solutions helps you learn how to support one another in the workplace, understand symptoms and recognize indicators […]

WashU Nurses Honored, Excellence in Nursing Awards

Washington University nurses were honored as a part of St. Louis Magazine's Excellence in Nursing Awards. The Excellence in Nursing Awards recognizes nurses for their exceptional knowledge, passion and dedication to their field. 57 finalists were selected out of more than 220 nominees from health care institutions across the St. Louis region. The selection committee […]

Deadline Approaching for On-Site Wellness Screening Appointments

Knowing your current blood pressure, cholesterol levels and other key biometrics can empower us to make informed decisions about our lifestyle. Washington University encourages you to see your primary care provider each year for a routine wellness screening. For those wishing to participate in the early bird Yay! rewards bonus and are unable to see […]

Changes to the Retirement Savings Plan

Upcoming Changes to the Retirement Savings Plan You received a Fund Change guide in March at your home address with details on changes. These changes may impact your allocations and investment strategy. Review the guide and look at your account to ensure your investments still match your intent.  Information Desks on Campus: Representatives from TIAA are available […]

Annual WashU Benefit Statement Available

Your benefits statement includes a summary of your benefits in three sections: Your Current Protection Includes information about your elected health plans and coverage effective January 1, 2018. Your Future Security Includes information about your retirement plan and retirement medical savings account balances as of December 31, 2017. Annual Value of Your Benefits Includes information about the […]