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Engagement in wellness programs leads to greater health outcomes

Earlier this month, the annual State of Health and Wellness in Buckeye Nation address highlighted the impact wellness initiatives are contributing to faculty and staff health outcomes.

Staff member attributes Ohio State resources and relationships to improving well-being

Over the past year, strong relationships and exceptional benefits significantly contributed to Beth Uniacke's personal wellness journey.

Watch Ohio State Staff Set the Stage for the University’s Largest Commencement Ceremony

Staff members from Facilities Operations and Development (FOD) spent nearly five months preparing for this year’s Spring Commencement.

Celebrate Employee Well-Being Month with the Many Ohio State Health and Wellness Resources

Ohio State is committed to being a healthy workplace for faculty and staff by offering programs and resources for health and wellness.

BuckeyeLearn Expands Training Opportunities, Extends to Wexner Medical Center

More than 15,000 users have accessed BuckeyeLearn, the university-wide online training tool, since its introduction in September 2015.

Staff Give Back to Local Nonprofit Agencies

More than 80 HR staff spent time on March 24 making a meaningful difference in the lives of others in the Central Ohio community.

Managing@OSU – What Makes a Good Leader?

Leadership is the most important influence on an organization’s health and productivity. But when employees take new management roles, they may face more responsibilities, expectations and challenges.

Bucks for Charity Exceeds Goal for Local Community

Giving back is core to Ohio State and, this year, more than 4,000 faculty, staff and retirees raised $1,150,960 for Central Ohio community organizations.

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Return to campus guidance

HR guidance about planning for the return of employees to campus was shared with faculty, staff and graduate student employees across the university to establish work expectations as we reactivate our campuses. Safe and Healthy Buckeyes also provides guidance on protocols and preparation.

New Time and Attendance Standards

Human Resources has outlined time and attendance guidance for university employees. The guidance provides expectations for documenting: time worked, meal periods, paid breaks, start times and tardiness, unplanned absences, approving time worked and accountability.

Career Roadmap resuming development with 2022 launch timeline

Following the pause for Workday implementation, Career Roadmap is resuming activity with a new launch date in early 2022. When launched, Ohio State’s Career Roadmap will be a new approach for hiring, compensating and developing staff.

What you need to know about fraudulent unemployment claims

In the past year, the number of fraudulent unemployment claims filed in the United States has dramatically increased. This is not an issue that is unique to the state of Ohio. However, Ohio State employees need to be aware of the threat and know how to access the resources available.

Revised Paid Leave Policy expands parental time off eligibility, including other changes

A revised Human Resources Paid Leave Policy, 6.27, will go into effect January 3, 2021, and expand parental leave eligibility, amongst other revisions. The policy will also be renamed “Paid Time Off.”

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Juneteenth Observance Friday, June 18, 2021

Juneteenth will be recognized as a university holiday. The Juneteenth holiday is to be staffed like other holidays with the staffing necessary for critical operations.

Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award recipients recognized for their positive influence and action

Five remarkable recipients have been selected to receive Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Awards for their significant commitment to enhancing Ohio State’s diversity and inclusion efforts.

2021 Distinguished Staff Awards recognize exceptional Ohio State employees’ accomplishments

The Distinguished Staff Awards, the university’s highest staff recognition, annually honors individuals for their exceptional leadership, accomplishments and service to The Ohio State University. Congratulations to the 13 recipients recognized for their outstanding work in advancing the university’s mission.

Ohio State voted ColumBEST top employer

For the eighth consecutive year, The Ohio State University was named the (614) Magazine ColumBEST Top Employer. The special edition of the local Columbus magazine recognizes the very best our city has to offer.

Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs 2021

For the seventh year in a row, Ohio State’s Office of Student Life has been named one of the Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs by ACPA-College Student Educators International and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.
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