January 2017

Creating a valuable, engaging employee experience

Washington University Human Resources provides you with the resources, programming and support you need to live your best life, both personally and professionally. In this edition of The Resource, learn about what's ahead in career and professional development, your path to wellness in 2017 and resources to help enhance your financial well-being. You will also find events to help you manage your time effectively, and learn about creating an inclusive environment at Washington University. Take advantage of these resources and events aimed at creating a valuable, engaging employee experience – an experience that emphasizes your overall well-being.

Your path to wellness

Make your health and wellness a priority in 2017. Where to start? Know your numbers – a routine preventive care screening is key in promoting health and detecting disease early. Knowing your blood pressure, cholesterol levels and other key biometrics can empower you to make informed decisions about your lifestyle. Schedule your annual preventive care visit now, and look for a launch email regarding earning rewards for your annual screening, and more!
Know your numbers. >

Find resources for eating well and maintaining a healthy weight.
Learn more about healthy weight programming. >


Work-Life Solutions, upcoming webinar, Feb. 3

Overcoming Procrastination Webinar?
Friday, Feb. 3 from noon to 1 p.m.?

The Work-Life Solutions program, powered by Guidance Resources, brings a world of resources to address a wide array of issues you deal with in everyday life.? Sign up for this webinar to help you learn techniques and strategies to overcome procrastination. ?Sign up for webinar. >

Learn more about Washington University Work-Life Solutions. >


Enhancing your personal and professional growth?

Providing a more robust Learning and Development program
Washington University is committed to your personal and professional growth throughout your entire career. Ongoing focus groups, feedback from all levels of employees, research and enhanced efforts helped in the development of a new learning strategy focused on adding value for employees to be successful. Part of this strategy involves thoughtfully enhancing career development to develop a framework for making your work a more satisfying and rewarding part of your life. A new website is underway to bring this and other Human Resources areas to life, making tools and resources more accessible. In the coming months, look for information on a more robust learning and development program to help you find learning options for a productive, rewarding and dynamic career.? 

Attend a skill building workshop focused on developing practical skills and knowledge. Enroll in a course. >

You Behind WashU, Thursday, Feb. 9 from noon to 1 p.m. at DUC 276?
Featuring Lori S. White, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
?No RSVP necessary. View more details.? 


WashU Med Masters Toastmasters Club: Re-Ignite! ?
Noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16?
Medical Campus, Mid Campus Center, ?2nd Floor, Conference Rm 2057,
View more details.


Diversity and Inclusion, working together to build an inclusive university community

Attend an open session diversity and inclusion training ?
Register for a diversity and inclusion training session. View the School of Medicine schedule. Learn more about scheduling a training for your department.

Upcoming Perspetives dialogue session, Allyship and Identity?
Thurs., Feb. 2 from noon to 1 p.m., Medical Campus, FLTC, Rm 206?
Denise DeCou, Director of Diversity and Inclusion?, No RSVP necessary.


Employee discount event

Special discount and event: COSTCO Dock Party
?Saturday, Feb. 11 from 5 to 7 p.m., ?
South County Costco at 4200 Rusty Rd., St. Louis, Mo. 63128?

Costco invites Washington University employees to receive an exclusive offer for new members. Stop by this special event to learn what Costco can do for you. Friends and family of WashU employees welcome!?
Click here to learn more about the event and register. >?
COSTCO membership to be used for personal use only.

Advancing your financial future 
Financial well-being is a key component of a healthy lifestyle during every stage of life. In the coming months, Washington University and TIAA will host financial education sessions and provide information on the tools and resources to help you manage your finances to save for your financial future. 

??Go to tiaa.org/wustl to learn more about retirement savings. View the insights and guidance through TIAA for articles and help on your path to financial well-being.

Contact HR
The human resources staff is available to help you. Whether you are researching your benefits, reviewing your pay stub, looking to advance your career, wanting to learn a new skill, planning retirement or exploring options to improve your personal well-being, HR staff can answer questions and find the resources you need. Note: The Human Resources Medical Campus offices have moved to the Mid Campus Center (MCC) at 4509 Children's Place, Suite 1600. 

View Human Resources Contacts. >



Human Resources Office

One Brookings Drive,
Campus Box 1184
St. Louis, MO 63130


School of Medicine
Human Resources Office

Mid Campus Center, Suite 1600
4509 Children's Place
Campus Box 8002
St. Louis, MO 63110