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Grief Support Group for Employees Starts May 30

May 18, 2017

Experiencing grief can be an overwhelming experience and is often confusing and frightening. Although bereavement can be quite painful, it is not a sickness or abnormal condition. It is not something to be “cured” or “fixed.” Rather, it is part of the natural human response to losing someone close to... Read more »
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Summer seminars help employees expand knowledge, learn new skills and enhance wellbeing

May 2, 2017

Each year the Department of Human Resources provides opportunities for CU Boulder employees to expand their knowledge, learn new skills or enhance overall wellbeing through seminars, workshops and programs. Organization & Employee Development (OED) provides training and facilitation for individuals and intact teams throughout the Boulder campus. OED’s courses range... Read more »
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CU Grow: Conflict Resolution

April 24, 2017

CU Grow: Conflict Resolution This seminar will provide you conflict resolution techniques. The premise of our conversation is while conflict is inevitable; resolution is still obtainable. If conflict is left unresolved, it will typically escalate into something bigger. We will identify conflict for what it is and what it is... Read more »
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New employees are invited to learn more about making excellence inclusive at CU Boulder

April 24, 2017

CU Discover: Making Excellence Inclusive at CU Boulder The Department of Human Resources invites new employees to attend the May CU Discover Series session. New employees in their first 12 - 18 months of employment with CU are invited to bring their lunch and attend: Friday, May 19, 2017 12:00... Read more »
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What We Know About Merit Increases

April 13, 2017

The University of Colorado Board of Regents on Friday approved a 2.5 percent base-building salary increase for employees on its four campuses as part of the fiscal year 2017-18 budget, which begins July 1. The compensation increase matches the proposed state increase for classified personnel, a 1.75 percent across-the-board increase... Read more »
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HCM Training: PET and Funding Entry

April 12, 2017

HCM’s new Payroll Expense Transfer (PET) and Funding Entry pages are launching on April 20. CU Boulder structured labs provide you with the training you need to use the new pages. Who should attend Anyone who processes PETs and/or funding changes in HCM. Note: In order to use the training... Read more »

New Offer Letter Templates for Staff

March 28, 2017

The classified and university staff offer letters were recently updated to include new code of conduct language. Please begin using the new templates. If you have the templates saved on your computer, please be sure to update the saved versions. Classified Staff Offer Letter Template University Staff Offer Letter TemplateRead more »

Leave Guidance in the Event of a Natural Disaster or Local Emergency

March 19, 2017

The University of Colorado Boulder provides the leave guidelines for classified and university staff employees in the event of a natural disaster or local emergency. Visit to see the latest campus updates regarding the wildfire burning in the Sunshine Canyon area. For leave information for pre-evacuees, evacuees or CU... Read more »
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Congrats Chrissy Harrison and Kenny Nelson! HR employees win regional awards

March 1, 2017

On February 26, 2017, Department of Human Resources employees Chrissy Harrison and Kenny Nelson received awards at the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) Western Region conference in Houston, Texas. Chrissy Harrison, Onboarding Program Manager, received the HR Excellence Award. This regional award honors transformative HR work... Read more »
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CU Grow Series: One-to-One Coaching

Feb. 28, 2017

The CU Grow: Management & Leadership Development Series is a campus program that brings supervisors, managers and leaders together with subject matter experts to explore timely, relevant, and influential topics. This annual series in current management issues enhances participant’s knowledge of the competencies and concepts utilized by successful managers and... Read more »