Author Archives: Mary Stall

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SMU Wellpower – 2016 Program Kickoff

At SMU, we realize that the simple, everyday choices we all make have the power to impact every area of our well-being – from our emotional and physical health to our job performance, finances and much more. SMU Wellpower is … Continue reading

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Professional Development Opportunity-Presentation Advantage

Presentation Advantage – A Franklin Covey Workshop June 28, 2016 from 8:30-5:00 HR Training Room, Expressway Tower, Suite 208. Wasted time, unproductive meetings, and lost opportunities occur due to poor presentations. The lack of powerful methods to inform and persuade … Continue reading

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SMU Program for the Protection of Minors On-Line Training Has Moved to a New Location

What’s New – What Does the Change Mean to You? In mid-February 2016 the training portion of the SMU Program for the Protection of Minors transitioned out of SMU Blackboard and has been relocated to the LawRoom learning management system.  LawRoom houses SMU’s required training … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss These Professional Development Opportunities

Speed of Trust March 29, 2016 1:00pm-5:00pm Learn about the 13 behaviors common in high-trust organizations and how these behaviors can increase both productivity and employee engagement on your team. 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity April 6, 2016 9:00am-5:00pm In today’s … Continue reading

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SMU Program for the Protection of Minors Annual Review Session for SMU Camp Operators and SMU Program Coordinators

SMU Camp Operators and SMU Program Coordinators Annual Compliance Review Session Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Caruth Hall – Room 147 Vester Hughes Auditorium 3:00-4:30 p.m. Each year, SMU offers a review session for those employees who are involved with hosting or … Continue reading

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Presidential Recognition Awards: Now Accepting Applications!

Do you know some great people who deserve recognition? Nominate them for the Presidential Recognition Awards! Four Presidential Recognition Awards annually highlight the contributions and excellence of SMU staff members and will be presented at the Staff Association Recognition Ceremony … Continue reading

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The Five Languages of Appreciation at Work

HR is excited to announce a partnership with the SMU Staff Association to offer this interactive workshop during a February series of 4 Lunch and Learn sessions. Why is Appreciation Important in the Workplace? Authentic appreciation increases employee motivation. Motivation … Continue reading

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Spiritual Tools During Times of Transition

This workshop is being offered by Judy Henneberger, Associate Chaplain to the University. The session is offered to help members of our community adjust to change and transition. Together we will explore ways to experience faith in moving forward. Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Independent Contractor Determination Process at SMU

The University must correctly determine whether the individuals providing services are employees or independent contractors.  HR has created a process to evaluate the work to be done and provide approval to proceed with the hiring process. Please follow this process … Continue reading

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Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD)

The following information is provided by SMU’s EAP provider, Magellan Health Services. When a person experiences a traumatic or dangerous event, a series of chemical reactions are triggered within the body. These reactions are designed to help handle a threat … Continue reading

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