Inside HR&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...

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...

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...

Spotlight on Yale's new Talent Share Program

August 28, 2020

A few months into providing support for COVID related actions, the Staffing & Career Development office shifted gears, due to one of the many subsequent challenges and changes - the hiring pause through June 2021. In a creative response, focusing on existing staff and operational temporary...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Making the best of COVID

April 24, 2020

While the Coronavirus pandemic has forced the majority of us to work from home, many individuals are making the best of it. Several staff members from Yale’s Human Resources are balancing work and childcare at home. They are trying new recipes, arts and crafts with family, and bringing...

Lovin' Their Leafs

February 28, 2020
February’s sustainability focus is on using innovative technology to address sustainability challenges. Did you know that Connecticut offers up to $5,000 of incentives to buy or lease an electric vehicle? ...

International Women's Day - March 4, 2020

February 28, 2020

Join the Yale Affinity Groups and Yale WorkLife to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) in various locations across campus on Wednesday, March 4th, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Stop by a location near you to get a flower for yourself, or someone you know, to celebrate IWD. Suggested cash...

Coming soon: Next Generation Network

February 28, 2020
The Next Generation Network (NGN) program, which is designed to increase Yale’s network security, resiliency, speed, and nimbleness, will be deployed at 221 Whitney Avenue in March. Through FY24, the NGN program will bring 60,000 devices in Yale’s community...

Reminder: Harassment-free workplace requirement

February 5, 2020

REMINDER: All faculty and staff are now required to complete two hours of training on maintaining a harassment-free workplace. Training may take place online or through an instructor-led course. For addtional information, refer to the frequently asked questions on the...

New Operations Working Group formed

January 29, 2020

The new Operations Working Group (WG) was formed this month. The WG joins the Operations Council and Operations Strategy groups as part of the new operations governance structure. As part of this change the Business Operations Leadership Team (BOLT) and the Operating Group (OG) have been sunset...

Become a NotesPlus member of Yale’s Greeting Card program

January 24, 2020
While sending and receiving Yale greeting cards doesn’t require it, becoming a NotesPlus member will allow you to access the following: Save steps when sending recognition - your name and email are automatically entered and there’s no need...

221 Whitney training rooms get an AV update

January 24, 2020
The AV upgrades in the lower level of 221 Whitney are now complete! We hope you enjoy the brand new setup in Rooms 1, 4, and 5/6. Rooms 1 and 4 now feature new TVs, which include Apple TV and laptop connectivity options, along with a built-in computer function, wireless keyboard and mouse, and wall...