Category: HR Focus

UF Engaged: Enhancing staff evaluations 

Last year, UFHR undertook a comprehensive review of the UF Engaged system to improve its effectiveness. This involved gathering feedback through focus groups with staff from various university areas, individual interviews with managers and employees, and an open-response survey conducted by the UF Faculty Senate in collaboration with the President’s Office. 

Explore summer training opportunities

UF Training and Organizational Development has released its summer schedule of personal and professional development courses. In addition to exploring courses thematically via the UFHR Website, you can also visit the digital training calendar to view upcoming trainings scheduled throughout the month.

Apply now for 2024-25 leadership development programs 

Faculty and staff are invited to apply for the 2024-25 UF Academy and Advanced Leadership for Academics and Professionals programs now through May 6. Applications for the Managers Cohort will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Learn more about the programs below. 

Keep Growing: Neurodiversity webinar series kicks off April 17

Dive deeper into neurodiversity-related topics in the workplace with UFHR Training & Organizational Development.

Family and Medical Leave Act compliance at UF

Join UF Compliance and Ethics for a virtual Learn Over Lunch series on April 2 at noon.

Introducing a new UFHR website experience

We are pleased to announce the launch of two new UFHR websites. A website improvement group comprising more than 600 UF faculty, staff and leadership provided vital feedback throughout the redesign process to help inform our efforts. Thank you to all of those who participated!

FMLA for caregivers webinar, March 21

Join UFHR Benefits Leave Manager Jessica McLane on March 21 at noon, as she explains the Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA.

Service Recognition celebration honors longtime UF staff

Last month, UF staff who celebrated 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 continuous years of service at UF in 2023 gathered for a special event in their honor. One of the honorees was Glinda Burnett, administrative specialist at the UF Entomology and Nematology Department, who at 50 years at UF had the longest tenure commemorated during the event.

Optum Rx is State of Florida’s new pharmacy benefits manager 

Beginning Jan. 1, Optum Rx replaced CVS Caremark as the State of Florida’s pharmacy benefits manager.

Explore ways to elevate your career at UF

Join UFHR Training & Organizational Development on Feb. 6 at 11 a.m. for a virtual panel presentation.

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