Inside HR

Rondi Frey joins Organizational Effectiveness and Staff Development (OESD)

April 28, 2021

Organizational Effectiveness and Staff Development is pleased to share that Rondi Frey has joined the team as a Sr. Learning and Development Consultant, reporting to Jennifer Cinque, Director of Organizational Development and Training, effective April 12, 2021.

Rondi recently worked for...

Sarah de Freitas joins Employee Relations

April 28, 2021

Sarah de Freitas joined the Employee Relations team on April 21, 2021, as the embedded HR Generalist for the School of Drama. Sarah has a dual reporting line to the Associate Dean/Managing Director of the School of Drama and to Karen Wu, Director, Employee Relations.

Most recently, Sarah...

Show us Some Spring HR photo gallery

April 28, 2021

Spring is here and our HR colleagues have shown us how they and their families have been enjoying the sunshine and fresh outdoors.

Afro American Cultural Center at Yale Spring Food Drive

March 31, 2021

Afro American Cultural Center at Yale Spring Food Drive

To celebrate International Women’s Day, and in honor of Women’s History Month, now through Thursday, April 8 , the Afro American Cultural Center at Yale will be collecting canned/dried...

ER's Workplace Survey Committee shifts gears

March 31, 2021

The Employee Relations Workplace Survey (WPS) Committee, comprised of members Ashlee Ciliberti, Carmen Piza, Emily DiBenigno, Georgia Masell, Jodie Paul-Arndt, Kristi Gibson, Sarah Hauswirth, and Valena Bewry, has been very busy recently. In March of 2020, shortly before Yale transitioned to...

Yale New Haven Hiring Initiative launches On-the-Job Training Program 

March 31, 2021

New Haven Hiring Initiative (NHHI) creates employment pathways for New Haven residents, particularly in neighborhoods with the highest rate of unemployment. The goal is to strengthen their candidacy and improve their chances of getting hired into regular roles at Yale. To support this effort,...

Inside HR February 2021 survey results

March 31, 2021

What are you most looking forward to doing once the pandemic is behind us?

Travelling freely. Travel! I didn’t really go many places before the pandemic, but to feel restricted has been difficult. Hugging lots of friends and family: Having numerous sleepovers with...

What's new in HRISS?

March 31, 2021

HR Innovation and Strategic Support (HRISS) has been as busy as ever. In addition to Merit & Performance and Compensation reviews, which are currently underway, and their continued support around Return to Campus and other COVID-19 related initiatives, the team has been working on some new...

Four ways chat stickers can liven up the conversation

March 25, 2021

Looking to make your online conversations with colleagues a little more fun? Don’t suppress that impulse to send a birthday wish (“Blow out your candles!”) or to spread joy on a Friday (“Fri-yay!”). Here are four ways you can do it with Chat Stickers ...

Self-serve training reports now available in TMS

February 26, 2021

There is a new way to quickly track and verify compliance with Yale’s coursework, including compliance status (such as required COVID-19 training), course enrollments, and assessment questionnaire status. A recently launched (TMS) My Orgs Reporting page offers supervisors, lead administrators,...

Katherine Wilcox to join Employee Relations

February 26, 2021
Employee Relations is pleased to announce that Katherine Wilcox will join the team on March 8, 2021, as a Human Resource Generalist, supporting the CARE Center and YMA Finance. Katherine has over six years of HR experience, including her most recent work with Hanwha Aerospace USA, where she was a...

Mail service at 221 Whitney Avenue

February 26, 2021

Currently, Transport, Receiving & Storage (TR&S) delivers mail to 221 Whitney Avenue every Tuesday and picks up any campus mail and US mail with postage. Yale Printing & Publishing Services (YPPS) picks up unstamped US mail every Wednesday. Should you have any FedEx needs, please...

How to prepare for an emergency - Virtual training now being offered

January 29, 2021

Before the pandemic, the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) worked with departments to develop workplace emergency plans. The plan included what the department needed to do if a winter storm, tornado, or power outage occurred. Now that many in the Yale community are working from home offices,...

HRU Development Café - February 2021

January 29, 2021

Please join us for the next installment of HRU Development Café, Supporting Healthy Emotional Regulation within Human Resources.

This virtual session will be held on Friday, February 12, from noon – 1:30 p.m. via Zoom, and registration is required* in advance of the session.


Winter Recipe Roundup –Yale Hospitality judges pick their favs

January 13, 2021

The Yale Community loves to cook! Over 80 Yale staff, faculty, and graduate students shared their favorite recipes as part of the first Annual Winter Recipe Roundup. Family favorite submissions ranged from Nonna Cecilia’s Manicotti, Gram’s Easy One Pan Meal, to MeeMaw’s...

Women United Mayo School Supply Drive Recap

December 18, 2020

Thanks to everyone who helped young learners and their families by participating in the Women United Mayo School Supply Drive! Because of your support, 250 Mayo School students received remote learning supply kits. Teachers distributed the supplies to students and families the week of...

Share your favorite recipe in the Winter Recipe Roundup!

December 4, 2020

Special thanks to the almost 90 Yale staff, faculty and graduate students who submitted recipes. The winners will be announced in January 2021 on the It’s Your Yale homepage. At that time, a link will be published for the Yale Community to access or download the...

Sustainability Spotlight - Fleet Management

November 20, 2020

Yale Fleet Management was organized as an operation in 2009 under the leadership of George Longyear, Jr., Director of Yale Housing and Fleet Management. When Senior Fleet Administrator Ron Gitelman, joined the group in 2011, this small but mighty team of two set forth to position themselves and...

New time clocks to be installed

November 20, 2020

This winter, new time clocks will be installed near the existing time clocks used by Local 35 staff and temporary employees. Individuals that use the current time clocks will begin using the new clocks in summer 2021 as part of the Workday Time Tracking and Absence project. Please do not use the...

Snapshots - Employee Service Center, I-9 Operations Team

November 20, 2020

Pictured above from left to right: Diane Chandler, Marilyn Butanowicz, and Dresda Cotto - members of the I-9 Operations team working on-site to assist faculty, staff, and students with in-person I-9 verifications.

DUO Everywhere

September 25, 2020

In the months since we have been working remotely, Yale has experienced a substantial increase in attempts to compromise NetIDs. This puts our intellectual property, faculty research data, and personal information at heightened risk. DUO Everywhere provides added protection by extending DUO MFA...

What COVID-19 taught us about paper and printing sustainability

June 19, 2020

There have been many changes to the Yale campus and community since the start of the pandemic. The good news is some of these unexpected changes resulted in many green benefits, including less printing on campus. While we can’t tell you how much toilet paper was saved, we do have a few...

Changes to NetID management and password security

June 12, 2020

The NetID Activation and NetID Management screens, which can be accessed via the Central Authentication Service (CAS) login screen, have been updated to improve password security and meet Yale’s usability and accessibility guidelines.

Screen Design Changes

An example of the new screen...

LiveSafe – Like a blue phone in your pocket

June 10, 2020

Five years ago, Yale Public Safety introduced the LiveSafe app to the campus community. During that time, over 16,000 Yale and New Haven community members have downloaded the app–turning their phones into mini safety devices. LiveSafe gives students, staff, and faculty on campus an...

Announcing Human Resources University (HRU) Development Café

May 29, 2020

Dear Human Resources Colleagues,

Our HR Workplace Survey Action Planning Team has been working diligently to identify needs and opportunities for improvement based on our historical Workplace Survey results. Recently, the team partnered with Organizational Effectiveness and Staff...

Human Resources & Administration's 2020 Long-Service Honorees

May 29, 2020

Dear Colleagues,

I want to take a moment to recognize this year’s 2020 Long-Service Honorees within Human Resources & Administration. Although we were not able to celebrate in person this year, we are no less thankful for their dedication. Yale’s Long-Service staff members represent...

Using Microsoft Teams to Manage your Projects

May 29, 2020

Microsoft Teams is now available to all Yale staff, and can be a useful tool to facilitate communications and sharing of information across teams and individuals.If you are interested in learning more about Microsoft Teams, join an online Zoom session to hear how members of the ITS community...

Staying connected during a pandemic

May 29, 2020

In a time when it’s easy to feel isolated, HR&A staff has risen to the occasion, finding new and creative ways to keep connected with colleagues.

Staffing and Career Development has kept in touch with monthly virtual happy hours—an opportunity for the team to catch-up, unwind,...

Microsoft Teams: Get work done by working together

May 28, 2020

All members of the Yale community have access to Microsoft Teams, a cloud-based communication and collaboration workspace that is part of Office 365. Whether you are part of a project team, study group, department, or workgroup, Teams makes it easy for individuals and groups to have...

Keeping Zoom up to date

May 14, 2020

Zoom has been rapidly releasing updates for their desktop and mobile Zoom app, to improve security and ease of use. It is critical that you take steps regularly to keep your desktop Zoom app up to date, as Zoom rarely forces updates. Default settings for mobile devices keep apps installed from...