Monthly Archives: July 2011

Co-Worker Relationships: Defuse Tension with Tact!

How do you respectfully tell the colleague who talks loudly on the speakerphone to quiet down, or the one who constantly wants to chat when all you want to do is get back to work? These are sometimes tough situations … Continue reading

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Saving on Your Summer Electric Bill

Everyone in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area knows and dreads it: summer energy costs jump as we run our air conditioning to escape the triple-digit heat. This summer we’ve already hit the triple digits and our electric bills have likely begun … Continue reading

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Add the HR Blog RSS Feed to Your Microsoft In-Box – Here’s How!

Add the HR Blog to your Microsoft Outlook to receive the blog posts as they are published, thereby getting the latest news and information from HR for Faculty and Staff directly into your email! Follow these easy steps: Right-mouse click … Continue reading

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Effective Speaking Skills and Workplace Communication

As one of the most widespread fears among the general population, public speaking has the ability to enhance or impair a company’s image and purpose.  Even if you feel comfortable speaking in front of groups, there are always ways to … Continue reading

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Welcome to Our New Employees!

The following employees completed a half day workshop titled SMU & YOU.  In this session they learned about the University’s culture, values and traditions.  From left to right:  Danielle Tansel,  Alethea Laxson, Cynthia Watson,  Kevin Saberre, Jason McClaren Learn more … Continue reading

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Tuition Benefit Request – Deadline for Academic Year 2011-2012!

July 15th Deadline for Requests for Tuition Benefits The deadline for submitting requests for Tuition Benefits for Fall 2011 semester is July 15!   New students who have received acceptance letters are encouraged to request hours for Spring 2012 and Summer 2012 terms … Continue reading

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