Human Resources News

Tips for UT Employees Applying for Internal Jobs

Our employees often reach out to Recruitment to ask what they need to do to get noticed by a UT hiring manager. First, employees need to know if they are eligible to apply. Internal employees may apply if they meet all these conditions: Are not in their six-month probationary period Have not transferred to their

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Talk with Insurance Experts at Fall Benefits Fair


Faculty and staff are invited to attend a benefits fair from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 28, in Thompson-Boling Arena to learn about the insurances, benefits, and corporate discounts that make up UT’s benefits package.

Update on Department of Labor Changes for UT Employees

Over the past several months, campus and institute leaders and human resources departments have been working to implement the US Department of Labor’s changes to regulations in the Fair Labor Standards Act, which take effect December 1.

UT Honors Longtime Employees at Service Awards Luncheon

Knoxville-area UT employees with at least twenty-five years of service were recognized last week at the university’s spring Service Awards Luncheon. Ninety-eight employees were honored for their continued contributions and loyalty to the University of Tennessee.

HR Connection: Employee Relations Advisory Organization Offers a Seat at the Table

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The Employee Relations Advisory Organization, or ERAO, was established in 1972 to provide direct communication between regular staff nonexempt employees and university officials. The ERAO also provides university officials with an effective method of soliciting and disseminating information about employee plans and programs.

HR Connection: Human Resources Moves Back to Campus


The staff of the Knoxville campus Human Resources office has moved to 105 Student Services Building in Circle Park, in close proximity to Andy Holt Tower, the Communications Building, and the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture.