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The Growth Experience

In the Growth Experience, we are focused on projects and policies that touch on employee satisfaction, total rewards, and initiatives to assist in employee development, participation, and wellbeing.

Our HR Growth Team’s goal is to motivate and retain talented, committed people who drive the University’s mission forward. Modeled after Mazlow’s Hierarchy of needs, our focus includes career pathing, coaching, compensation and performance management.

New! GROW Career Development Program

Get Ready for Opportunities at Work

People are our passion.

No matter where you’re at in your professional journey, Human Resources wants you to play an active role in creating your career trajectory.

GROW or Get Ready for Opportunities at Work is a free employee development program designed to assist employees in furthering their professional education and broadening their skill sets.

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Growing at Boise State

Growth Projects

Annual Performance Evaluations

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Career Growth Services

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Mandatory Trainings

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Learning & Development Workshops

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Information and Resources

Through your growth journey at Boise State you could find yourself in need of information or resources. We are here to help with those.

Employee Relations

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Wrap Around Resources for Employees

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Time Away From Work

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Meet the Employee Relations Team

  • Tiffany Widman

    Employee Relations Manager

    Ask Me About: 

    • Employee Relations
    • Leadership Management
    • Performance Management
    • CARE
    • Big Brother Audition
    • Traveling

    Ask Me About: 

    • Employee Relations
    • Leadership Management
    • Performance Management
    • CARE
    • Big Brother Audition
    • Traveling
  • Marusya Stoyanova

    FMLA/ADA Specialist

    Ask me about:

    • FMLA eligibility
    • ADA accommodations
    • Shared Leave
    • Worker’s Compensation
    • Mediterranean Cuisine
    • Vegetable Gardening

    Ask me about:

    • FMLA eligibility
    • ADA accommodations
    • Shared Leave
    • Worker’s Compensation
    • Mediterranean Cuisine
    • Vegetable Gardening
  • Samantha Soliz photo

    Samantha Soliz

    Human Resource Associate Employee Relations

    Ask Me About:

    • Exit Surveys
    • Evaluation and Probation Tracking
    • Retention Points
    • Dogs
    • Favorite Peloton Rides
    • The Real Housewives Franchise

    Ask Me About:

    • Exit Surveys
    • Evaluation and Probation Tracking
    • Retention Points
    • Dogs
    • Favorite Peloton Rides
    • The Real Housewives Franchise
  • Vanessa Delgado

    Employee Relations Specialist

    Ask Me About:

    • Employee Relations
    • Evaluation and Probation Process
    • Special Leaves
    • Retention Points
    • Outdoors
    • Pets

    Ask Me About:

    • Employee Relations
    • Evaluation and Probation Process
    • Special Leaves
    • Retention Points
    • Outdoors
    • Pets

Meet the Organizational Development Team

  • Kip Spittle

    Organizational Development Training Manager

    Ask Me About:

    • Leadership Development
    • Employee Engagement
    • Training Programs and Plans
    • Culture and Organizational Development Initiatives
    • Snowboarding, Golfing, 90’s Music and the Green Bay Packers

    Ask Me About:

    • Leadership Development
    • Employee Engagement
    • Training Programs and Plans
    • Culture and Organizational Development Initiatives
    • Snowboarding, Golfing, 90’s Music and the Green Bay Packers
  • Keith Quatraro

    Training and Organizational Development Specialist, Sr.

    Ask Me About:

    • Shared Leadership Program
    • Supervisor and New Employee Onboarding Support
    • Training, eLearning, Needs Assessment
    • Supervisor Leadership Development
    • Arbinger Outward Mindset Facilitation
    • Hiking, camping and fishing in Idaho

    Ask Me About:

    • Shared Leadership Program
    • Supervisor and New Employee Onboarding Support
    • Training, eLearning, Needs Assessment
    • Supervisor Leadership Development
    • Arbinger Outward Mindset Facilitation
    • Hiking, camping and fishing in Idaho
  • Rachel Fischer

    Organizational Development Trainer, Associate

    Ask Me About:

    • ONE (Orientation for New Employees)
    • Mandatory Trainings
    • Training and Learning Opportunities
    • Personalized Community and Team Building
    • Cheese pairing, swing dancing, financial literacy, board games

    Ask Me About:

    • ONE (Orientation for New Employees)
    • Mandatory Trainings
    • Training and Learning Opportunities
    • Personalized Community and Team Building
    • Cheese pairing, swing dancing, financial literacy, board games
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