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Boosting Employee Morale When Your Budget is Zero

High morale reduces turnover, improves performance, creates loyalty, and generally makes for a more pleasant work environment.  Click here for some cost-free ways to start building morale today.

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Frontline Supervisor … A Newsletter for Supervisors

Click here for this month’s newsletter for supervisors from our Employee Assistance Program provider, Carilion.  In this edition …
- Motivating employees to resolve conflict with one another.
- Driving change to correct an employee’s bad attitude.
- Taking a pro-active approach to managing performance concerns.
- Being an Authentic Leader, what does it [...]

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Effective New Year’s Resolutions

Click here for tips on setting goals for successful New Year’s Resolutions.

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Frontline Employee … A Work/Life Newsletter from Carilion

Click here for this month’s newsletter from our Employee Assistance Provider, Carilion.  Their confidential counseling services are available to you and your eligible family members, and your first four visits are free.  Visit the HR website for more information about their services.
 
 

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Reminder of LiveHealth Online with Anthem

With the holidays approaching and inclement weather possible over the winter, I’m writing to remind you of the ease with which you can access doctors within minutes 24/7 using Anthem’s LiveHealth Online.   The service is faster than a visit to the urgent care center and allows you to interact with [...]

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Frontline Employee: A Work/Life Newsletter Brought to You by Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Provider

from Carilion, our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider …
In the November edition of Frontline Employee,
… Preventing Medical Identity Theft
… the Great American Smokeout
… Talking with Children about Ebola
… and more!
Click here to access the newsletter.
 

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Holiday Stress

from Carilion, our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider …
The Holidays Are Here!  More things to do, people to see, and places to go. These things might be fun, but they also can be stressful. To make this holiday season a happy and peaceful one, look for healthy ways to manage stress.  [...]

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2015 University Holiday Schedule

The University’s scheduled holidays for 2015 are announced below and are available on the HR website for your reference throughout the year.
As a reminder, department heads may choose to close their offices during the winter holiday season.  If so, the decision should be made early in the calendar year and communicated to employees so [...]

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Mid-year Benefits Changes

I’m writing with a reminder that per Internal Revenue Service (IRS) rules, employees enrolled in pre-tax benefit plans may only make elections or changes to their plans once per year (during open enrollment).   However if you experience one of the following special circumstances, known as Qualifying Life Events, the event [...]

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Getting the Word Out

If your department has information to share with W&L employees about new initiatives, procedures to follow, services your department provides or other general information about your department, let us know. The “Care to Share” section of the employee newsletter was created with you in mind. You provide the information you [...]

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