HR News Stories Tag: Health and Wellness

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Vondolee Delgado-Nixon practices incorporating a Spanish Manton Shawl into her weekly flamenco dance class at Gabriela Flamenco Academy.
March 13, 2024

How $125 can improve your well-being and bring joy

With uses as varied as our employees are diverse, Ohio State’s Lifestyle Spending Account (LSA) reimburses a wide range of activities and items to help bring joy and alleviate stress – like pet adoption, dance classes, car repairs, marathons, emergency child care, and so much more.
The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute
March 12, 2024

Use 2023 FSA Funds by March 15, Submit to HealthEquity by March 31

To help you make the most of your Flexible Spending Account (FSA), please note these upcoming deadlines. Employees with remaining funds in a 2023 Flexible Spending Account (FSA) have until March 15, 2024, to incur eligible claims and until March 31, 2024, to file claims for reimbursement for 2023.
May 16, 2023

Mental Health Resources for Ohio State Employees

Ohio State supports efforts to reduce the stigma of mental health and increase access to helpful resources. In recognition of May as Mental Health Awareness Month, we offer this compilation of mental health and well-being resources offered to benefits-eligible Ohio State employees and their families.
May 16, 2022

Mental Health Resources for Ohio State Employees

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the mental health and well-being resources offered to benefits-eligible Ohio State employees and their families.
February 1, 2022

Health Measures in Place

Remain vigilant about health measures, including wearing well-fitted masks indoors, frequently washing your hands and staying home if you feel sick. Everyone who is eligible is encouraged to get booster shots. Full details and guidance are available on the Safe and Healthy Buckeyes website.
runners on mutliple treadmills
February 1, 2022

New in 2022! Enhanced Well-Being Programs

New physical and emotional well-being programs can help you meet your personal goals. You can also earn even more YP4H incentives, including an additional $100 HRA credit bonus or $20 PulseCash bonus (depending on your medical plan enrollment status).
runners on mutliple treadmills
November 10, 2020

PHA deadline change. To receive premium credit, complete by December 14, 2020

To reduce your cost for health care and receive the full premium credit for 2021, complete a Personal Health and Well-Being Assessment (PHA) by Monday, Dec. 14, at 11:59 p.m. The PHA will not be available for completion starting December 15 to prepare for the transition from PeopleSoft to Workday. The PHA should be available again in early January.
December 10, 2019

Time is running out to save money on 2020 health care costs

Get a snapshot of your health and get rewarded with lower 2020 medical employee contribution rates when you complete two wellness activities by December 31, 2019.
August 2, 2019

“Every day is a gift:” Bill Goodson’s thoughts on health and working for Ohio State

As 4-H Camp Palmer executive director, Bill Goodson motivates youth to get active and healthy, and he uses Ohio State’s employee wellness program, Your Plan for Health, to motivate himself to stay well.
Robin Adams and her husband at an Ohio State football game
June 1, 2018

Wellness resources lead employee on journey of better health, confidence and peace

When Robin Adams began to lose sight of who she was, and found herself stressed, dissatisfied and unhappy, she turned to the YP4H program and OSU Health Plan health coaches to embark on her path of wellness and eventual self-love.

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Grow your skills, pursue new interests with LinkedIn Learning

With thousands of opportunities available through LinkedIn Learning, faculty, staff and students are expanding their knowledge, delving into a hobby or earning a certification.

Recruitment Updates to Enhance Manager and Candidate Experiences

As we continually work to improve the experience for hiring teams and job applicants, the latest Workday changes are designed to optimize our processes and elevate the services provided by the Human Resources talent acquisition team. These changes improve how we screen applicants and welcome new employees.

Staff Professional Development Funds

At Ohio State, you can combine opportunities and resources to create professional development that works for you. Staff Professional Development Funds provide a way to identify development opportunities, request funding and expand your skills. If you are interested in pursuing professional development over the next year, apply for funds by May 31, 2024.

Job Posting Process and Review Changes Integrated with Workday

Using feedback from people leaders, finance representatives and HR professionals, HR has improved and streamlined the job posting process. This reflects the continuous effort to provide support for the job posting and recruitment process in Workday.

New Benefits and Pay Dashboard in Workday

A new benefits and pay dashboard in Workday now makes it easier to access your most important benefits and pay information in one place. The new dashboard, called the Benefits and Pay Hub, combines the previous Pay and Benefits apps with more comprehensive details about your compensation history, recent paychecks, health benefits, and more.

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Bright Horizon Benefits Support Family and Personal Wellbeing

When caring for your family – including kids, parents or furry family members – you don’t have to do it alone. As schedules change for the summer months , explore the benefits available through Ohio State’s partnership with Bright Horizons.

Outstanding Buckeyes Recognized for Impactful Focus on Diversity and Inclusion

Five exceptional Buckeyes are living the university’s Shared Values of Diversity and Innovation, and Inclusion and Equity – earning them the annual recognition of a Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award.

Ohio State Voted ColumBEST Top Employer

For the 11th consecutive year , The Ohio State University was named the (614) Magazine ColumBEST Top Employer.

Ohio State Listening Survey

Ohio State is launching a listening survey to collect feedback from faculty and staff starting Wednesday, May 1, and open until Friday, May 17.

Nepotism Policy revision

The Nepotism Policy, 1.25 has been revised as of April 29, 2024, to further emphasize that employees are selected for positions based on job-related qualifications and not relationship by family or marriage. The updated policy clarifies that no employee can use their position to influence – either directly or indirectly – the hiring process for a family member.