Announcements

Nominations for Staff Advisory Council

Dear Colleagues, The Staff Advisory Council (SAC) is looking for three new members this year. We invite you to nominate a colleague or yourself to join this committee of ten staff! What is the Staff Advisory Council? Staff Advisory Council works with Human Resources as a consultative body on issues of importance to staff. The Council discusses and provides feedback on institutional policies and practices, and broader issues related to

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September 2017 HR Calendar

Here’s a look forward to HR Programs and Services offered in September 2017: What We Need to Know About Diabetes (9/20) Financial Fundamentals of Williams College (9/21) Performance Development for Supervisors (9/26)  

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New Faces, New Roles

We welcome these new employees to the college and congratulate those in new positions within the college! July 2017 Nathan Ahern, Chief Preparator, Williams College Museum of Art David Bartels, Security Patrol Supervisor, Campus Safety and Security Dana Borges, Assistant Coach of Men’s Ice Hockey, Athletics Department Justin Bradley, Assistant Coach of Men’s Basketball, Athletics

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August 2017 HR Calendar

Here’s a look forward to HR Programs and Services offered in August 2017: Coping & Dealing with Difficult Personalities (8/9) Using Communication Styles at Work (8/10) Hiring & Onboarding for Supervisors (8/22) Zoom Leadership: Change Your Focus, Change your Insights (8/23) Highs and Lows of Back to School (8/23)

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Fall Activity Challenge Starts September 18, 2017!

Wellness at Williams is kicking off the final Activity Challenge for 2017. Individuals, not teams, will be tracking minutes of exercise! While our community has many options to get active, we know not everyone goes to the gym or trains for marathons. That’s why this challenge is different! The goal is to get participants to become more

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Reporting vacation in PeopleSoft Self Service

Don’t forget, administrative staff should report vacation and sick leave usage in PeopleSoft Self-Service at https://ephr.williams.edu/.   Vacation and sick leave must be taken in half-day or full-day increments based on an individual’s standard hours. Administrative staff who work full-time will enter 4 hours for a half-day and 8 hours for a full-day. Ideally, you should report time taken as

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Life Events Changes in bswift

Benefits Changes Due to Life Events We are happy to announce that you can now complete all changes needed for Life Events (i.e. birth of a baby, marriage, divorce, or change your HSA contribution) in bswift, our online benefits portal. See Changes After Open Enrollment for more information about what changes you can make. For questions, please feel

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Comp 101 Info Session

Come to an information session and learn about how pay is decided for staff and what makes up compensation. June 13th, 1:30pm – 3pm and June 14th, 9:30am – 11am   Both will be held in Lawrence Hall 231.    Submit questions in advance.

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June 2017 HR Calendar

Here’s a look forward to HR Programs and Services offered in June 2017: People Who Push Your Buttons (6/14) Turning Negatives into Positives (6/22) Delegation Skills for Supervisors (6/27)

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Student Summer Hiring Now in PeopleSoft

Nearly all student summer hiring can now occur through PeopleSoft Manager Self-Service. This includes hourly positions, as well as many stipend positions. There are a handful of positions that cannot be hired through Manager Self-Service and I will reach out to those departments individually (you will just use the Temporary Employee Authorization Form, as you have done

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