Category Archives: Human Resources

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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Recording Holiday Time in WebAdvisor

As the holidays are approaching we wanted to take this time to remind employees of the holiday schedule and how to record this time in WebAdvisor.
Listed below are the scheduled University Holidays December 2014 and January 2015.
Winter Holidays:   Wednesday, Thursday and Friday December 24, 25 & 26, 2014
Thursday and Friday, [...]

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Staff Development Week 2015: Mindful Work, Mindful Life

The fourth annual W&L Staff Development Week will be held on January 5-9, 2015. The purpose of the program is to provide professional development and training on skills and competencies, to create networking opportunities and to identify internal resources for administrators and staff.
The theme for the week is Mindfulness, being [...]

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Check out who’s receiving George and Bob bucks!

Each year, employees receive a $30 pack of George and Bob Bucks. These are designed for you to show your colleagues appreciation for the small and big things they do to make your day better. Below is a recent list of recipients.


Dick, James
Contos, Tom
Being a trailblazer

Snead, Steve
Hughes, Sarah
For a great [...]

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Snow Day Care through

During inclement weather, the kids might get to stay home, but that doesn’t mean work is cancelled! To make sure you aren’t stuck without childcare, use to find a snow day sitter! Its free and easy! Once you create your account, find sitters and send a message to those [...]

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Reminder! End of Season’s Eatings Challenge is Saturday.

For those of you participating in the Season’s Eatings challenge, remember to enter your final activity by 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 13th.
If you tracked your weight at least 14 days during the challenge, you will be awarded 25 wellness points. In addition to 25 points for participating, you will [...]

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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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George and Bob Bucks Are Here!

It’s that time of year again! George & Bob Bucks have been delivered in campus mail this week.
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George and Bob Bucks were introduced to encourage recognition and appreciation among coworkers at W&L. Every year, employees receive a book of George & Bob Bucks they can give to [...]

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HR Coffee Break is Tomorrow!

Swing by the Old Courthouse building on 2 South Main Street tomorrow between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. for the HR Coffee Break. We will have coffee, tea and healthy breakfast options. You will also get a chance to check out the new space. We hope to see you there!

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Mindful Eating: Developing healthier, happier eating habits

How often do you truly enjoy your meals or finish a meal thinking that you made poor food choices but don’t know why? Many people who struggle with food react mindlessly to unrecognized triggers.
On December 9th, Carilion EAP will be conducting a session on campus on mindful eating. The session [...]

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