HR Focus

UF Engaged implementation team receives HR Excellence Award


Published: July 22, 2020 5:09 pm

The team responsible for the implementation of UF Engaged recently won a Southern Region HR Excellence Award from the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources. The awards recognize the efforts of individuals, teams and institutions who are transforming HR at their institutions and influencing the profession on a broader scale. The team won […]

UF leaders shared vision, answered questions during Tuesday’s town hall


Published: July 16, 2020 1:46 pm

Several UF leaders and some of UF Health’s foremost experts on epidemiology and infectious diseases came together to answer questions about the university’s plans for moving forward together this fall in a town hall held on Tuesday. Faculty and staff were provided the opportunity to ask questions prior to and during the event hosted by […]

TalentShare: A win-win for departments seeking help and employees in need of work


Published: April 23, 2020 9:29 am

When university travel, meetings and events suddenly became limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Delainie McNeil found herself running out of things to do for work each day. “I was apprehensive of informing my supervisor that I had few job duties while working remotely,” said McNeil. “Ultimately, I was compelled to be honest with him […]

UF faculty and staff rise to the challenge of working through COVID-19


Published: March 17, 2020 9:52 am

Faculty and staff have worked at record speed in recent weeks to adapt to changes brought on by the rapid spread of the coronavirus in the United States and throughout the world. This week, university leaders were asked to begin allowing employees to work from home and are encouraged to be innovative and adaptable to accommodate this wherever possible.

New system and policy provide standardization and improved tracking of UF volunteers


Published: March 4, 2020 8:35 am

In an effort to provide more sustainable tracking of UF volunteer service as well as an enterprise-wide method of identifying UF volunteers, a new UF volunteer tracking system will be introduced on March 5.

UF welcomes new Talent Acquisition and Onboarding director Audrey Gainey


Published: January 6, 2020 8:50 am

UFHR is pleased to welcome Audrey Gainey as its new director of Talent Acquisition and Onboarding. Gainey will oversee UF’s Strategic Talent Group, which aims to identify, attract and engage potential and current faculty and staff and serves as a consulting group to departments throughout the university. Gainey brings more than 24 years of experience […]

Verify your benefits deductions for 2020


Published: January 6, 2020 8:35 am

Whether or not you made changes during Open Enrollment, the New Year is a good time to review your paycheck to ensure your coverage selections are accurate. If you made any changes to the following plans during Open Enrollment, they will be reflected beginning with your Jan. 3 paycheck: Medical/Dependent Care Reimbursement and Health Savings […]

Happy Holidays! Reminders for the holiday closing period and year-end


Published: December 9, 2019 3:24 pm

The University of Florida will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 25, and Wednesday, Jan. 1, as well as the holiday closing period of Dec. 26 through 31, and will reopen on Thursday, Jan. 2. As you make preparations for time off during the holidays, be sure to enter your time and leave early.

Does your department accept volunteers? We want to hear from you!


Published: November 12, 2019 3:55 pm

In an effort to better support University of Florida volunteer programs, UFHR is developing a volunteer policy to improve compliance with the university’s longstanding Volunteer Regulation.

New “rolling” method of calculating FMLA leave effective January 2020


Published: October 29, 2019 12:41 pm

As part of its strategic commitment to modernize UF’s leave program for faculty and staff, UF Human Resources recently evaluated the way Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave is administered at the university. One outcome of these efforts was to align the calculation of the qualifying time period with current standard practice — from […]


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