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Human Resources news: engagement survey, compensation and more

Employee engagement survey

The employee engagement survey is now open. Human Resources will use the survey to gain insight into the interactions between supervisors, managers and their employees, and to measure employee engagement and overall wellness.

Cybersecurity training

The State of Idaho Division of Human Resources is preparing for the annual cybersecurity training campaign. Employees will receive a flyer with details by mail later in February. They will also receive a link to the KnowBe4 training platform on Feb. 28. Staff will have until Friday, March 25, to complete this 30-minute training session.

Upcoming workshops

Human Resources is hosting a number of workshops in the coming months.

Human Resources FUNdamentals

This new series will take place from 1-2:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month. The first session, on Thursday, March 10, will review the processes for hosting camps and summer programs on campus.

GROW – Career and Skills Development

  • 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 17 – Techniques for successful interviews – Zoom
  • 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 15  – Creating your resume in the virtual world – Zoom
  • 9 a.m. Thursday, March 17  – Creating your resume in the virtual world – in person

Benefits Refresher

  • 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 15 – Learn all about your benefits and what’s available – Zoom

Change in Employee Compensation

Faculty and staff who are active benefit-eligible employees on March 7, 2022 are eligible for consideration for a fiscal year 2023 pay increase provided there is no break in service between that day and the start of the new fiscal year. The state will use an employee’s compensation rate as of March 7 as the base rate for their pay increase.

Department heads must submit classified and professional staff evaluations by March 1 for employees to be eligible. Email with questions.