The 2017 Appropriations Act added a new legal holiday, First Responders Day, on Sept. 11. This is in addition to other legal state public holidays such as Columbus Day, Washington’s Birthday, and Yom Kippur. This is a non-paid holiday and state agencies and universities will not be closed. The University’s holiday schedule will not be updated as this public holiday is not one of the 12 paid holidays per year.
Want to spend some time outside of the office giving back to our community? At UNC-Chapel Hill, we encourage it.
State and University leadership recognize the importance of community involvement and encourage employees to participate in volunteer activities by providing paid leave opportunities. Community Service Leave (CSL) is a paid time off program that allows employees to participate in the educational process of children through the high school level and to support other community service volunteer activities for non-profit organizations.
Summer is upon us, and the majority of our students are on vacation, exploring the world, and learning new things on internships. Don’t get left out! From “lunch time climb” rock climbing to Fridays on the Front Porch, we have plenty of ways for you to have summer fun right here in Chapel Hill. Share additional ideas with us on Twitter (@unc_hr), Facebook (facebook.com/unc.ohr) or Instagram (@unc_hr).
John F. Kennedy said, “Change is the law of life.” William Frey from the Office of Human Resources Organization & Professional Development team offers some tactics that will help you make the most of your change opportunities.
Organizational change is notoriously challenging. According to research, over 70% of change efforts fail. Because organizational change involves many factors and systems and is therefore inherently complex, we need to plan for both the human responses and the tasks to be done. The more systems (such as environment, culture, and leadership) are accounted for, the greater the chance of success. Continue reading
Vice Chancellor of Workforce Strategy, Equity & Engagement Felicia A. Washington, announced that effective Aug. 1, Dr. G. Rumay Alexander will be filling the vacant position of Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion following a University-wide search.
Retirement should be one of the most rewarding destinations of your career. But how do you know you’re on the right path to the future you want? Take a few minutes to meet with a representative from Prudential, CAPTRUST, Fidelity or TIAA to learn more about your contributions, investments, debt management and more.
Supervisors who have employees reporting to them directly or indirectly can see their current employees’ training records in ConnectCarolina. Gaining access to see training records happens automatically as long as you have someone reporting to you.
Payroll Services recently announce an update to the Payroll Schedules website. Employees can now access the biweekly or monthly pay calendar information by choosing the applicable employee type.
Additionally, administrators and HR representatives can access more information, including deadlines, on the pay calendar page either by clicking Lockout and Confirm Schedule for a specific pay period or by downloading the PDF version. This webpage attempts to combine the previous Payroll Schedule webpage and Human Resources processing calendar into a central webpage.
All UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and staff are invited to attend classes hosted by the Office of Human Resources Organizational and Professional Development. Featured in the course catalog this month is “Being Accountable in Work & Life,” a workshop that defines what it means to be accountable, and offers some tips to help you build accountability into your own life.