The Manager’s Resource

Read The Manager’s Resource, a newsletter created for WashU supervisors that includes actionable items and updates to help your team thrive, professionally and personally.

Distinguished Honors Awards Now Open

Nominate a deserving staff member through the university’s Distinguished Honor Awards, which open Feb. 5, 2024.

Knowledge is Power

WashU employees explore professional development opportunities and bettering our future as a collective team. 

Manager Memo: 2023 Flu Vaccine Information

This memo outlines important information regarding the 2023 influenza (flu) vaccination policy and employee compliance. The deadline to receive the vaccine and upload proof in ReadySet is 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 27, 2023.

Workday Learning Now Live

WashU is excited to expand the portfolio of features in Workday to further promote employee learning and professional development opportunities.

Resources to Support Employee Transitions

Set yourself up for success by utilizing the resources in place through Human Resources to best support yourself, whether as a new employee, if you’re transitioning into a new role or planning to retire soon. 

COVID-19 and End of Public Health Emergency

You may have heard or read that the federal government has announced that the Public Health Emergency (PHE) that has been in effect due to COVID-19 will end on May 11, 2023. What does this mean for participants in a WashU Medical Plan? Effective beginning May 12, 2023, the following changes will apply to all […]

Support for International Disasters

WashU employees who been impacted by the recent earthquakes in Turkey and Syria have resources available to them and eligible family members.

Wellness Champion Fund Projects

WashU Wellness Champions are eligible to apply for start-up funds for projects that promote innovative, personalized solutions to their unique work group. HR’s Well-being team offers financial support to Wellness Champions who are in good standing and interested in start-up funds to address the wellness needs of their workgroup. Read about the Champion Fund Projects […]

Manager Memo: 2022 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 is 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. Per university policy, all WashU faculty, staff and trainees in a hybrid or on-site position at a School of Medicine location must receive this year’s influenza vaccine. […]

Embrace Supportive Supervisor Behaviors

As a WashU manager, talk with your team members and provide resources they might need to thrive. We have provided some tips to help guide your conversations.

WashU’s Annual Health Screenings: Get to Know Your Numbers

The value of annual biometric screenings and how Wellness Champions contribute to the health of the WashU community Annual health screenings are an essential building block for any well-being goal. By “knowing our numbers”, we can detect disease early, establish a baseline for our health, and make informed health decisions. Seeing your medical provider for […]

Compensation Training for Managers

In 2021, Human Resources hosted a training for managers on staff compensation. More than 1,000 managers attended. The training is available in Learn@Work.

Leading in the Next Normal

The New Normal

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

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 […]

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. For more information, Contact Carla Bailey, senior manager of […]