Human Resources News

HR Connection: Give Your Benefits a Checkup

Once a year, it’s a good idea to review aspects of your benefits to make sure all your information is correct and you are taking advantage of the options available to you. Review our three-part checklist to make sure you are up to date.

HR Connection: Self-Service Portal Gives You Convenient Access to Your Personal Data

A service that started as a way to view online pay statements has expanded to make it easy for employees to view and change their personal data. Employees can use the self-service portal to view pay statements, benefits statements, bank information, education history, previous W-2 statements dating back to 2002, leave balances, training history, and update their personal data.

HR Connection: The Value of Performance Reviews

Looking back at the previous year’s accomplishments and challenges is essential for professional development. The annual performance review is an opportunity for supervisors and employees to discuss performance, goals and objectives, expectations, and accomplishments. Get some quick tips for effective performance reviews and learn about pitfalls to avoid.

HR Connection: Clearing the Hurdles of Holiday Stress

Whether you are decorating, creating the perfect holiday meal, planning gatherings, mailing the holiday cards, stretching your dollars as far as they will possibly go—or wishing the holidays would just be over—stress will likely be along for the ride.