Category: HR Focus

Keeping inclusivity at the heart of the hiring process

We sat down with Amber Bush to learn more about her experience with the Inclusive Hiring Badge Program and how she is incorporating inclusive hiring practices in her work.


UFHR wants to hear from you!

As UFHR Interim Vice President Melissa Curry recently shared, we’re undertaking a thorough review and redesign of our website over the next few months.


UFHR wants to hear from you!

I hope the holiday break provided you with ample opportunity to reset and recharge. A new year and a new semester offer opportunities to start fresh, and our UFHR team is harnessing our strategic focus to highlight two key areas in 2023: 1) organizational culture and performance, and 2) service excellence. Out of the gate, […]


GBAS Institute returns after two-year hiatus

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Gator Business Administrator Services community of practice held their semi-annual institute on Nov. 18 with the theme “The Future of Work.”


College of Pharmacy takes strategic approach to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workforce

As the HR Specialist for the College of Pharmacy Shared Services Center, Robert C. Stroh Jr. is on the frontlines of the college’s efforts to support a diverse and inclusive workforce.


Have you selected your benefits? Open Enrollment ends Oct. 28

Open Enrollment for 2023 employee benefits ends tomorrow, Oct. 28, at 6 p.m. EST. This is your opportunity to add, change or remove benefit plans should you wish to do so for the next plan year. Any changes will take effect on Jan. 1, 2023. To help you unpack your benefits options, explore these articles and resources.


Explore your benefits options at the Benefits and Wellness Fair

Have you made your benefits elections for 2023? The UFHR Benefits and Wellness Fair takes place today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Champions Club in the Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. With more than 50 state and UF vendors present at the fair, faculty and staff can stop by to get the information they need to make their benefits elections.


Elevating hiring practices at UF/IFAS TREC 

Learn how the Inclusive Hiring Badge program benefitted Maria Bernal and the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center.


Benefits Open Enrollment runs Oct. 11–29

Open Enrollment for 2022 benefits will take place Oct. 11 through Oct. 29. UF’s annual Open Enrollment period is your opportunity to add, change or remove benefits enrollment elections for the next plan year. Elections made during this period will take effect on Jan. 1, 2022.


With COVID cases continuing to rise, questions about taking leave resurface

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Over the past week, the number of COVID-19 cases throughout Florida has continued to rise rapidly. While there is hopeful news that nearly 250,000 more Floridians received vaccinations last week, UF has seen an uptick in cases among both employees and students as well. Questions about taking leave associated with COVID-19 have resurfaced in recent […]


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