HR Update; April 22, 2011
In this Edition
- Human Resources/Academic Personnel All Hands Meeting
- Take a Health Assessment and Reap the Rewards
- Laurel Heights Keys
- Eat Healthy, Get Fit & Feel Better: Join the Alive! Online Program
- UCOP Expands List of Recruiting Firms
- Career Management Workshops at Parnassus in June
- New Employee Orientation is Changing!
- Manager Toolkit: Coaching Your Stars
- UC Retirement Readiness Education Programs for Faculty & Staff
Human Resources/Academic Personnel All Hands Meeting
AP/HR All Hands Meeting - Parnassus HSW 302
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 - 2:00PM-3:00PM
Parnassus, HSW 302
The OE AP/HR Functional Owner and Implementation Team will host an All Hands Meeting to update all HR and AP professionals on Go Live, Clustering and Staffing Strategy, including progress to date and timing. Please let your HR and AP staff and colleagues know about this event and encourage attendance.
Take a Health Assessment and Reap the Rewards
Employees and their spouses or domestic partners who are enrolled in non-Kaiser medical plans are eligible for free, confidential health assessments and follow-up wellness coaching under UC’s StayWell program.
Once again, UC is offering a $100 gift card incentive to faculty and staff who participate in the program. A spouse or domestic partner receives a $50 gift card. This year, participants must complete both a health assessment and a StayWell follow-up program by December 15, 2011 to receive the incentive award. The gift cards may be used at dozens of retailers, restaurants, specialty shops, and online stores.
To qualify for the $100 gift card, eligible employees must be enrolled in a UC medical plan on January 1, 2011 and complete the health assessment and a follow-up program by December 15, 2011. Even if you or your spouse/partner completed a health assessment and received a gift card in previous years, you may participate again this year.
For more information on the health assessment programs, please visit the StayWell website.
UC Kaiser Permanente members and their family members aged 18 and older can take a free health assessment through Kaiser’s HealthWorks program.
Some represented employees also may not be eligible for the StayWell health assessment program because participation was not agreed to during the collective bargaining process.
Laurel Heights Keys
Beginning Monday, April 25, keys for the Laurel Heights Chancellor’s and President’s rooms will be kept for checkout at the security desk at the main entrance on 3333 California Street. This will provide a more convenient and accessible location, and more flexible hours for picking up and dropping off your room keys. Building security staff will manage key checkout.
Eat Healthy, Get Fit & Feel Better: Join the Alive! Online Program
Alive! is an email based program which helps you take weekly small steps to reach your goals on physical activity and nutrition. Starting with a questionnaire, you receive instant feedback and suggestions for small weekly goals based on individual habits.
- FREE for all faculty, staff and their families.
- For information, or to register: www.nutritionquest.com/UCAlive
Living Well at UCSF is a UCSF health and wellness initiative designed to support our campus community’s health and well-being and improve the quality of life at UCSF. Go online to view the full list of spring events.
UCOP Expands List of Recruiting Firms
The Office of the President has recently completed master agreements with an expanded number of executive search firms. Firms selected met criteria established by the Office of the President and have agreed to fees accepted by the University. The list of firms can be accessed at:
The firms on the systemwide approval lists include large global search firms such as Korn/Ferry, Spencer Stuart, Heidrick and Struggles, Russell Reynolds, and The Caldwell Partners, as well as boutique firms focused either on Higher Education (examples include Brill Neumann, Greenwood/Asher, IsaacsonMiller, Opus, StorbeckPimentel, and Witt Kieffer), or functional specialization. Certain firms have been selected because of either their knowledge in Health Services (e.g. B. E. Smith, Furst Group, Potter Associates), or in Higher Education Administration. The list includes firms that specialize in areas such as Publishing/Communications (Bert Davis Executive Search), Development/Fund Raising (Paschal Murray), Student Affairs/Enrollments (Spelman and Johnson), and Construction/Facilities (Management Recruiters).
Several of the firms have also agreed to offer non-traditional unbundled search services so that hiring managers can restrict services and control costs that meet their particular needs. Firms offering these services include Another Source, DHR International, Management Recruiters, Michael J. Reid & Company, Sage Search, Spelman and Johnson, and Potter Associates. Hopefully the expanded list of vendors will permit hiring managers to find a firm that fits their needs.
NEW!! Career Management Workshops at Parnassus in June
Sign up for these workshops in May at Mission Bay and in June at Parnassus.
Nobody cares more about your career than you do! You owe it to yourself to update your resume, polish your interviewing skills, and learn how to effectively network. Learn how to manage change as the world and UCSF changes around you. Do some self-assessment to determine your strengths and your preferences. Focus on YOU!
Mission Bay – May 3, 10, 17 & 24 (2 to 4 pm)
Parnassus – June 14, 21, 28 & July 5 (9 to 11 am)
Log on to the UC Learning Center at https://learningcenter.ucsfmedicalcenter.org/ and search for “Career Planning” in the search box to register.
New Employee Orientation is Changing!
Starting in May, Learning & Development will hold New Employee Orientation just once a month; however the benefits team will continue to offer their Benefits Overview twice a month as always. If you have new hires, please direct them to the HR website where they can see the New Employee Orientation schedule and learn how to register for any of these sessions (note session timeframes have also changed). Registration is mandatory to attend a class.
Manager Toolkit: Coaching Your Stars
Five Myths About Coaching Your High-Potential Employees,
And How to Overcome Them
This on-line guide provides managers with an examination of the five common myths associated with developing high-potential employees (HIPOs) and easy steps on how to be become effective developers of this employee segment.
Log on to the UC Learning Center at https://learningcenter.ucsfmedicalcenter.org/ and search for “Manager Toolkit: Coaching Your Stars” in the search box to register.
Free UC Retirement Readiness Education Programs for Faculty & Staff
Are you ready for retirement? Start to plan now - it’s never too early. Check the Retirement Readiness Workshop Schedules for new listings today!
Did You Know? You may attend a workshop at any UC campus. Just check the schedule for your preferred location and sign up online.
UC Retirement Plan (UCRP): UC’s Defined Benefit Plan
- Schedule “The Features of UCRP” workshop for your department - click here
- Read about The Future of UCRP
The UC Retirement Savings Programs: 403(b), 457(b) & Defined Contribution (DCP Plans)
- Attend a Workshop at a location near you and make your reservation online - click here for the schedule
- Arrange to have these workshops at a meeting in your department – click here
- Focus on Your Future - Resources
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