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Human Resources news: Employee Assistance Program, pay slips, training and development opportunities

Employee Assistance Program

The uncertainty and global changes of the past several months have challenged individuals and families in unparalleled ways. We recognize the stressors this produces for everyone. Please remember that the Employee Assistance Program is available to provide confidential, short-term counseling services for benefit eligible employees and their dependents.

Employees do not have to enroll in a medical plan to partake of the services. However, if they are enrolled in a medical plan, they may be able to maximize their benefits by accessing the free services before using behavioral health benefits, which require paying a share of the cost.

For additional information, please visit or call (877) 427-2327 (TDD: 800-697-0353).

Cybersecurity training

The State of Idaho Division of Human Resources’ annual cybersecurity training campaign is underway. Employees have received a link to the KnowBe4 training platform and 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.

Retirement Planning Workshop

  • 11 a.m.  Tuesday, March 8: This is open to benefit-eligible employees to determine a timeline of the processes and discover the benefits available retirement

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.

Learn and Grow – Career and Skills Development

Learn and Grow is a free career development program designed to further professional education, broaden skill sets and identify opportunities to advance in the workplace. The programs goals are to develop employees with the skills and competencies necessary to be successful in their current role and to qualify for promotions or other jobs on campus.

  • 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

This week’s pay slips

The pay slips generated this week are using the a default format provided by the university’s technological partner instead of the custom Boise State format.

While the content on this pay slip is correct, the custom Boise State format includes employer paid benefits, which will. not appear on this week’s pay slip. Please disregard the credited state services and probation hours, as well as the absence accruals in the pay slip. Employees who wish to see absence accruals should refer to the instructions for this action in Bronco Hub.

The pay slip format will be changed back to the custom Boise State template for future pay periods. As a reminder, instructions are available for viewing pay slips.