Guidelines For Remote Work

Employees are encouraged to work from home until further notice, when possible, due to COVID-19-related concerns. It is important to note that staff will be paid for their standard hours in remote work arrangements, even if they cannot perform all of their normal duties. Benefits will… Continue reading »

TIAA Tips for Volatile Market

If ups and downs in financial markets have you second-guessing your investment strategy or wondering if you should move all your assets to less risky territory, take a deep breath. Review tips from TIAA on What to do – and what not to do – when… Continue reading »

Protecting Ourselves and Our Community

As testing increases and more cases are confirmed, faculty and staff are asking about the risk associated with potential exposure. We hope this information will help you better assess any potential exposure you may have encountered.  The CDC has defined close contact as… Continue reading »

April 2020 HR Calendar

Big, budding tree.

Here’s a look forward to HR Programs and Services offered in April 2020: Delegation Skills for Supervisors (4/7) Wellness Program – Metabolism Boosters (4/9) Wellness Program – Exercise at Your Desk: The Workout for Your Workplace (4/14) Managing the Emotionally Reactive Employee – e4health webinar… Continue reading »

Fitness Classes Cancelled for Spring Semester

Coming from a health and wellness perspective, we have decided to cancel all Fitness Classes effective Monday, March 16th through the end of the spring semester. This decision was not an easy one but in keeping with the college’s decision to move classes to remote learning and to reduce the… Continue reading »

Spring Activity Challenge – Begins April 4

Wellness at Williams is kicking off the first Challenge for 2020 on April 4th. The ahealthyme Activity Challenge requires participants to log 900 moderate exercise minutes (an average of 150 per week) over the course of 6 weeks to successfully complete this challenge. You will enter in minutes at … Continue reading »

March 2020 HR Calendar

Williams College placard among a plot of daisies in bloom.

Here’s a look forward to HR Programs and Services offered in March 2020: Cocktail Tasting at The Distillery at Greylock WORKS (3/1) Giving and Receiving Feedback for Supervisors (3/3) Get More from Google (3/18) Maintaining Professional Boundaries with Your Employees – an… Continue reading »

Solo Worker Meet-up Lunch (3/31)

Tuesday March 31, 12 to 1pm The Williams Inn, Williamstown     Are you a freelancer, remote employee or otherwise working independently? Join us for this catered lunch to meet others in similar situations. Expand your network, share your perspective and get to know what others are up to… Continue reading »