Manager Memo: Flu Vaccine Information

This memo outlines important information regarding the influenza (flu) vaccination policy and employee compliance. The deadline to receive the vaccine and upload proof in ReadySet has been extended to 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 10. As you know, the previous deadline was tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 19. Per university policy, all WashU faculty, staff and trainees must receive this year’s influenza vaccine regardless of […]

Manager Memo: COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and Compliance Info, #2

To Management Councils and Leadership: A Manager Memo regarding the COVID-19 vaccination policy was sent Friday, June 25 to area management. As noted, all employees and trainees are required to get and provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination by August 30. To follow Friday’s manager memo, we are covering the following topics: Preview of a communication to […]

Manager Memo: COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and Compliance

Memo from June 25, 2021   To Management Councils and Leadership: As announced on June 15, Washington University students, faculty, staff and trainees on the Danforth and Medical Campuses will be required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Faculty, staff and trainees must be fully vaccinated by August 30. View the COVID-19 vaccination policy and the COVID-19 FAQ for full […]

Manager courses to support employee well-being and change

Supporting your personal and team well-being is important. View a list of courses through LinkedIn Learning to help you learn how to be an effective leader and empower your people to thrive.   Learning Path: Supporting Your Well-Being during Times of Change and Uncertainty Time Management – How to Organize Your Time and Your Life – Productivity […]

Compensation Training for Managers

In April and May, Human Resources hosted a training for managers on staff compensation. More than 1,000 managers attended. The training is available in Learn@Work. In addition to the training, view the Staff Compensation Q&A for Managers which outlines: Questions managers may receive from employees after reviewing their information in Workday Questions managers may have due to the […]

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 […]

6 tips for a healthy, productive work routine

Balancing household and career demands is a challenge even in “normal” times, so it’s no wonder many of us have sought new ways to optimize our effectiveness (while staying healthy) over the last year. Here are six tips to help you maintain a healthy, productive work routine. Emphasize positivity in your work setup. It’s important […]

Leading in the Next Normal

The New Normal

Maintaining employee morale, well-being and engagement in the new workplace environment.

Enhanced Leave Policy Training and FAQ for Managers

Effective July 1, 2019, we are implementing the second phase of enhanced time off benefits. These enhancements expand paid time off for benefit-eligible staff, adding a short term medical disability benefit and making changes to long term disability, sick time, vacation, holidays and personal days to allow for an expanded, comprehensive and integrated leave package. […]

Fostering effective performance management

Performance management is a fundamental management process that helps shape how employees view and do their work at Washington University. As a manager, you should approach performance management as an ongoing process that brings out the best in staff members as they meet your group’s goals. To learn more about how to conduct performance management […]

Managing Time off for Voting

  Voter Engagement and Information: Voting is an essential form of civic engagement. The Gephardt Institute facilitates this process by actively encouraging voter registration and participation in local, state, and national elections. Equally important to the voting process is the cultivation of informed citizens who know what they are voting about, and why. Learn more. […]

Management Training for Staff Caregiver Leave

As you know, Washington University announced the new Caregiver Leave benefit for eligible staff, effective January 1, 2019. Training will be offered to ensure departments can effectively support staff in using the new caregiver/parental leave.  Please view the list of upcoming training dates and plan to attend one of the sessions. No registration required. Staff […]

Impact of Harvey: Managing During Challenging Times

Memo: August 28, 2017 – Impact of Harvey Harvey is devastating parts of Texas, leaving thousands of people displaced and in need of help. Hundreds of our Washington University employees originate from the Texas areas impacted. They may still have family in the area and need to take time to volunteer or lend a helping […]