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Managing Respect and Tolerance in the Workplace

Having good workplace relationships helps you to be more productive in your job and make going to work every day a pleasant experience.  Getting along with others is at the core of a harmonious work environment.  Workplace relationships can suffer … Continue reading

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Nomination for Annual Staff Presidential Awards Open Today – Due By September 20, 2019

In 2006, SMU President R. Gerald Turner appointed a distinguished committee of administrators, faculty and staff to address the issues and challenges related to staff recognition. The committee’s work resulted in the establishment of four Presidential Recognition Awards that annually highlight … Continue reading

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Training Required by SMU for Student Workers

Training Requirements for Student Workers Are you hiring student workers in the summer months? Did you know that student workers (both undergraduate and graduate) are required to complete two training tutorials upon employment? The following tutorials are automatically assigned after … Continue reading

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SMU Training Requirements via LawRoom/Everfi and Training “Refresh” Schedule

SMU utilizes Lawroom/Everfi to provide certain web-based training required by SMU policy, state/federal law, or other regulations. Some training assignments are required of all employees and others may be based on the employee’s role with the University.  HR, OIT and … Continue reading

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Professional Development Workshops

Professional Development Opportunities Fall 2019 The Department of Human Resources promotes continuous professional development by offering a variety of workshops during the year. All scheduled classes are offered free of charge and seating is limited. Enrollment is requested through my.SMU>Employee Self … Continue reading

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Important Information Regarding Overtime Pay

As a new academic semester begins, SMU Human Resources reminds faculty and staff members about federal regulations regarding overtime pay for non-exempt (hourly) employees. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), non-exempt employees must receive overtime pay for hours worked … Continue reading

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The Form I-9 Overview

The Form I-9 can be a confusing requirement, so we want to provide some clarity on key objectives and expectations. What is the Form I-9? The Form I-9 (also known as an “I-9”) is used to verify the identity and employment … Continue reading

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Completing the Annual Performance Review in e-Performance – Rating Descriptions

Selecting Performance Ratings during the Evaluation Phase of the Annual Performance Review Employees are asked to self-rate their performance for each of their goals under the Goals tab, as well as each of the SMU core competencies under the Competencies … Continue reading

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Important Reminder Regarding Overtime Pay

The following information was sent to all faculty and staff on August 29, 2018, via  email from SMU Information .  As the new academic year begins, SMU Human Resources reminds faculty and staff members about federal regulations regarding overtime pay for non-exempt … Continue reading

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Enrolled in the SMU Medical Plan?  MDLIVE is Now Available!

Getting sick is never convenient and finding time to get to the doctor can be difficult. MDLIVE enables you and your enrolled family members to visit independently contracted, board-certified doctors when you need care.  Access to MDLIVE doctors is available … Continue reading

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