Category Archives: Human Resources

Try This Win/Win to Pay Less Taxes

Now that the deadline for filing your income tax return has passed, it’s a good time to think about next year’s tax bill. Often at this time of year, employees submit new W4 forms asking us to withhold more federal and/or state taxes. We can certainly do that, but another [...]

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Breathing Room: Log your Activity

The Breathing Room Program ends tomorrow, April 17th. We hope your activities have encouraged you to focus on reducing stress, and given you some techniques to relax and have fun.
Don’t forget to log in to Evolve Wellness by 7:oopm EST tomorrow, and click “Log This!” for the “Breathing Room” program on the [...]

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Employee Recognition Banquet Menu

We look forward to seeing you April 22nd in Evans for this event.
Menu
Garden Salad
Baby Field Greens and Garden Fresh Vegetables Served with your Choice of Homemade Dressings
Marinated Flank Steak
Served with Mushrooms and Red Wine Demi
Chicken Riesling
Sauteed Chicken Breast served with a Citrus-Caper Beurre Blanc
Penne Pasta & Portabella Mushrooms
With Spinach and [...]

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Care.com April Tip of the Month

Does This Really Count as Exercise?
By Jennifer Gibbons, LCSW, Adult & Senior Care Advisor
Pop Quiz!
Which of the following don’t belong? Running, rowing, swimming, shuffleboard, hurdles.
When it comes to exercise and seniors, it may surprise you to know that any form of physical activity can benefit physical and mental health- even [...]

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Retirement Roadblocks-Avoiding the common hurdles

This is a complimentary retirement education opportunity offered by MetLife to Washington and Lee University Employees. There are some common “retirement roadblocks” or hurdles retirees repeatedly face over and over again. To help you better prepare for retirement, it is necessary to identify them and understand how to overcome them. [...]

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Wellness Challenge: 30 Miles, 30 Days

Walking is a form of exercise available to just about everyone. It doesn’t require any practice and is safe and simple. Walking increases your fitness, health and well-being, helps you achieve results you can see, and is easy and FREE to do.
The benefits of walking are endless:
- Lower your LDL [...]

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Honoring this year’s retirees: Part Four

We hope that you plan to join us for the Employee Recognition Banquet on April 22nd. Among others, Washington and Lee employees who have or will be retiring during the 2014-2015 year will be recognized. We will be sharing a little bit about them and their W&L experiences over the [...]

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Promotions

Congratulations to Chuck Hubbard, Michael Rhodes and K.C. Schaefer!
Congratulations to Chuck Hubbard on his April 3rd promotion from Sergeant, Shift Supervisor to Lieutenant. He joined our Public Safety department six years ago, quickly becoming a well-recognized face on campus. Chuck will continue to provide great attention to the safety of [...]

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Welcome New Employees! (4/13)

W&L would like to welcome Kimberly Hartless! We asked her to share a little bit about herself so that we can better welcome her to the community.
Kimberly Hartless
Custodian, Univ. Facilities
So, tell us a little bit about yourself!
I graduated from Dabney S. Lancaster Community College with an Associate Degree in Mechanical [...]

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Breathing Room: Week Four

This week is about
MAKING ROOM FOR YOURSELF
Find satisfying activities that make you happy!
To get your points this week:

Continue to build your stress management repertoire.
During the week, exercise a minimum of three times for at least twenty minutes,
Work on your organizational project for twenty minutes for a minimum of three days or [...]

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