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Ask Janet!

December 13, 2018
Q: What are your favorite holiday traditions? A: I don’t have a particular holiday tradition but I do like to take the opportunity of the holidays to relax, go to the movies, and spend quiet time with my family. I try to let the people closest to me know how...

Annual HR United Way Basket Drawing

December 13, 2018

Human Resources is holding it’s annual United Way Basket Drawing, one of their most popular campaign events, through Friday, December 14. Tickets will be available for purchase from 8:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m., on Friday, with all proceeds benefiting the United Way.

Thanks to the...

Spooktacular Halloween photo submission winner

December 13, 2018

Congratulations to Alex Barreuther, winner of our Spooktacular Halloween Photo Gallery submission contest!

Staff Spotlight - Frank Squeglia

December 13, 2018
When Security Systems Specialist Frank Squeglia reflects on his 15-year career at Yale and the path that led him here, he can’t help but feel like this is where he was meant to be all along. As the son of a general contractor, Frank thought he would follow in his father’s footsteps and carry on the...

HR Staff members receive LKL Award

December 13, 2018

HR Staffing and Career Development’s Celestina Gentile and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s Marinda Monfilston were part of a team to receive the 2018 Linda Lorimer Award for Distinguished Service.

Seeking to advance diversity and inclusion at Yale, this team of five...

2019 Workplace Survey theme - Contest

December 13, 2018
The next Workplace Survey will go live in early November, 2019. The Workplace Survey team is looking for help coming up with the survey theme. Some of the past Workplace survey themes include: New Conversations, New Culture Continue the Conversation, Change the Culture Let Your Voice Be Heard Be...

Yale Travel Management hosts Travel Fair

December 13, 2018

On Thursday, November 29, Yale Travel Management hosted a Travel Fair, at 150 York Street, for Yale faculty and staff to meet and interact with all of Yale’s preferred travel suppliers. With 32 vendors present, from all the major airlines, local hotels, car rental, and car service companies, and...

Yale Human Resources Launches United Way - Food Trucks for a Cause Series

November 9, 2018

Yale - United Way HR Co-Champions, Courtney McCarthy and Jaimee D’Agostino are excited to announce a brand-new event in the HR United Way campaign lineup - Food Trucks for a Cause .

Each Wednesday, from October 31 through November 28, a local food truck vendor will be in the...

Ask Janet!

November 9, 2018

You asked and Janet answered. Read Janet’s response below to the question submitted in the September edition of Inside HR&A .

As always, “Ask Janet” invites you to share your questions and ideas about work and work/life with Vice President for Human Resources and Administration...

Staff Spotlight - Overcoming tragedy by helping others

November 9, 2018
After Sue’s 24-year-old son Joshua died of suicide four years ago on September 2, 2014, she decided to share her story and put a spotlight on a disease that she feels is an epidemic, mental illness. “Unfortunately, you only become familiar with mental illness when it happens to someone close to you...

Managing at Yale curriculum enhancements

November 9, 2018
The Managing at Yale curriculum has recently undergone key content and structural updates to best meet the needs of our managers. The Managing at Yale Essentials class for new managers has expanded to three days to bring critical information to managers sooner. It now includes a comprehensive day...

Questions raised at October 30, 2018 Town Hall

November 9, 2018
Thank you for attending our recent town hall meeting. It’s always great to see so many of you and to have the time to share information and hear what’s on your mind. Although we addressed the majority of the questions raised during the meeting, there were a few that we didn’t have the opportunity...

Staff Service Recognition tree-planting initiative continues to grow

November 9, 2018

On Founders Day, October 9, 2018, Human Resources once again partnered with the School of Forestry’s Urban Resources Initiative to plant trees in honor of staff members celebrating service milestone anniversaries from 10 to 50 years.

Five trees were planted in front of Phelps Gate...

YAAA partnering with YPD for annual turkey drive

November 9, 2018
Yale Affrican American Affinity Group is partnering with the Yale Police Department for their Annual Turkey Drive, taking place on Friday, November 16, 2018. In prior years, YPD has raised over $5,000 and feed over 1,000 New Haven residents. Here are some ways that you can help give to a family in...

Food Trucks for a Cause

November 7, 2018

The HR United Way Team is thrilled to announce a brand new event in our UW campaign lineup.

Each Wednesday, from October 31 through November 21, a local food truck vendor will be here at 221 Whitney Avenue, serving up delicious food, with 10% of the proceeds going to the United Way....

Multicultural Block Party

October 5, 2018

Sunday, September 23, marked the eighth annual Multicultural Block Party. This year’s celebration was led by Diane Chandler of Human Resources, Fallon Thomas of Orthopedics, and Annie Lin of the Yale-China Association. With over 800 attendees, including staff and their families, faculty,...

Dogs Days of Summer contest winner & sneak peek to November’s contest

October 5, 2018
Join us in congratulating the winner of the Dog Days of Summer photo contest, Kelley James of Yale Temporary Staffing Services and her adorable pup, Phil! Congrats, Kelley and Phil! Stay tuned for our next Spooktacular photo contest—we want to see you, your colleagues, your little ones, and your...

Celebrate Sustainability

October 5, 2018

Celebrate Sustainability , which will take place October 8 -12, 2018, is a weeklong series of events and activities to raise awareness and engagement around sustainability. This year’s events will center around the theme of Healthy Yale, Healthy Planet. To see the full lineup of events,...

YPD Chief Ronnell Higgins is honored by NAACP

October 5, 2018

Chief Ronnell Higgins leads by example, and his values and deep sense of ethics are seen in everything he does. Recently, he was honored by the Connecticut Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), as he received the NAACP’s “100 Most Influential” award...

Improved shuttle experience for Yale riders

October 5, 2018
Yale Parking and Transit is working to improve your shuttle experience. Use DoubleMap in place of the TransLoc app for all Yale Shuttle Lines. To track the Yale shuttles from a computer, go to yaleshuttle.doublemap.com. How to download the app: Visit the Apple App Store (for iPhone/iPad) or the...

Ask Janet

October 5, 2018
You asked and Janet answered! Read Janet’s response to the question submitted in the September edition of Inside HR&A! As always, “Ask Janet” invites you to share your questions and ideas about work and work/life with Vice President for Human Resources and Administration, Janet Lindner...

President Salovey visit to School of Management for Founders Day

October 5, 2018
On Tuesday, October 9, Dean Ted Snyder will host a Founders Day visit by President Salovey from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the School of Management, Evans Hall, Room 1400. HR&A staff are cordially invited to attend. We encourage you to...

Register for New Haven Day of Caring

October 5, 2018

On Saturday, October 13, 2018, Yale will partner with United Way of Greater New Haven and other organizations in sponsoring the first New Haven Day of Caring—a day dedicated to beautification projects throughout the city. Volunteering provides an opportunity to positively impact our community...

National Disability Awareness Month at Yale

October 5, 2018

In 1988, the United States Congress declared October as National Disability Awareness Month to raise awareness of the employment needs and contributions of individuals with all types of disabilities. This month one of Yale’s eight affinity groups, DiversAbility at Yale (DAY), will celebrate with...

Successful summer internship season comes to a close

September 6, 2018

The 2018 summer internship season has come to a successful close with 94 interns from New Haven Promise completing internships in 32 departments campus wide. Within Human Resources, diligent work was done by Melanie Espinal in HR Communications, Deni Cifuentes in OESD, and Olivia Buckholz, who...

Celebrating the sixth annual Multicultural Block Party

September 6, 2018

The eight affinity groups at Yale are busy planning various events over the next several months. The largest event, which is scheduled for Sunday, September 23, from noon – 3:30 p.m., is the Multicultural Block...

Congratulate Deborah Stanley-McAulay

September 6, 2018

Deborah Stanley-McAulay, Senior Director & Chief Diversity Officer recently received a Leadership Excellence Award from the Tri-State Diversity Council. The National Diversity Council seeks not only to uphold and promote the principles of leadership but also seeks to recognize those...

HR Staffing to host spouses and partners event

September 6, 2018

Yale HR Staffing, in collaboration with McDougal Graduate Student Life, GSAS, will host an orientation and networking event, as part of Graduate Orientation, for spouses and partners of new Yale Graduate & Professional Students and Postdocs. The event will be held on September 7, 2018, from...

Meet Adrienne Wilson, Assistant Administrator, HR and Administration

September 6, 2018
How long have you been with Yale and what jobs have you held at the University? I’ve been at Yale for just under three years. I started at the med school as an ER Support Specialist supporting the HR Generalist (HRG) team. From there I became an HR Generalist in a floater role...

Ask Janet

September 6, 2018
You asked and Janet answered! Read Janet’s responses to the questions submitted in the August edition of Inside HR&A! As always, “Ask Janet” invites you to share your questions and ideas about work and work/life with Vice President for Human Resources and Administration Janet Lindner. Questions...

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