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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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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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Kelly/SMU Celebrates 1 Year at SMU

  Kelly Services would like to thank you for a successful 1st year on the Hilltop.  We are honored to work alongside you making temporary hiring efficient and easy.  Contact Kelly@SMU to review your staffing needs: we will help guide … Continue reading

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Annual Workshop for SMU Camp Operators and Program Coordinators

2017 Annual Workshop for SMU Program Coordinators and Camp Operators Tuesday, May 2, 2017 Caruth Hall – Room 147 Vester Hughes Auditorium 3:00-4:30 p.m. This review session is coordinated by the SMU Office of Risk Management in partnership with SMU Office … Continue reading

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SMU Program for the Protection of Minors – Required State Training Update

Will you be working at a camp involving minors that is either hosted at an SMU facility or elsewhere by a SMU Faculty or Staff member? If the answer is yes, you need to understand the requirements under Texas State … Continue reading

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Attend a Session on SMU’s New Long Term Care Insurance Provider

    Please join us for one of the upcoming onsite meetings or webinars to learn more about how LifeSecure Long-Term Care Insurance can help you protect your retirement assets. Each presentation is 30 minutes, plus 15 minutes for Q&A. … 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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