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Recent News and Events

2017 ULEAD Program Kicks Off

August 9, 2017 | In Training

Twenty leaders from UNC-Chapel Hill, NC Central University, and UNC General Administration recently began their University Leadership Education and Development (ULEAD) program journey with an orientation session held at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education.

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Taking Time to Give Back: Community Service Leave

August 9, 2017 | In Benefits & Work/Life, Uncategorized

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.

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Legislative Update

July 28, 2017 | In Legislative

In their most recent session, the N.C. General Assembly passed budget legislation that will affect UNC employees. This includes a $1,000 salary increase for eligible SHRA employees and a 24 hour bonus leave award to full-time, permanent employees. Information on the EHRA annual raise process is still forthcoming.

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Nothing Could be Finer: Summer fun at Carolina

July 13, 2017 | In Uncategorized

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).

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Organizational Change: Navigating a Complex System

July 13, 2017 | In Uncategorized

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