Stop and think…how is your mood today? Are you at a high mood or a low mood? In this video, Lisa Laughman Davidson explains the “Mood Elevator” concept. You may react differently to situations depending on your mood, and it is good to be aware of and understand your mood level. Check out the video here.
If you’re interested in learning more, check out a Breaking Free from Stress class! The next class is Tuesdays, May 1, 8, 15 and 22 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
When EBS went live in December 2010, HR/Payroll forms used Adobe Interactive Forms technology. We quickly discovered Adobe is not the ideal solution for the complex forms required by university processes. We ran into issues with performance and usability. We needed a new solution.
An SAP system upgrade applied in August of 2011 offered new options for forms creation and processing. The new capability of Floorplan Manager (FPM), with a technology we were already using called WebDynPro, led our development team down a new path. This new path meant developing a new way of doing things, not only for our team, but also for SAP – the software company itself had never done what we were doing.Continue Reading… EBS Development Team is breaking new ground with SAP Forms
This week we’re highlighting a Data Integrity Assistant II position for Advancement Information Systems and Donor Strategy (Posting #6072). Some of the job duties for this position include assisting the supervisor in running programs, editing, and correcting data and/or formats related to system interfaces between databases belonging to University Advancement; assisting the supervisor with duties such as coordinating and monitoring the flow of work; training or assisting other student employees; identifying operational problems and resolving them with their supervisor; assisting in evaluating staff training needs and training staff in the use of Advance software; completing project work independently in order to facilitate the functioning of the department or section; verifying and analyzing data in order to ensure accuracy and resolve inconsistencies and discrepancies in data; and processing complex and diverse information and independently rendering decisions in order to process data or request specific actions for follow-up. For a complete description of this position, and to view all of our current postings, please go to www.jobs.msu.edu and select Support Staff under the Fast Jobs Search.
The annual Benefits Open Enrollment period runs from Monday, April 16 through Monday, May 7, 2012. This is the time of year when all benefits-eligible employees can re-evaluate their benefits needs and make changes to benefits selections. These changes take effect on July 1, 2012.Continue Reading… Benefits Open Enrollment Guides Now Available
This week we’re highlighting an Administrative Assistant II position for the Honors College Dean (Posting #6045). Some of the job duties for this position include managing and assisting in planning administrative procedures; processing programmatic, research and service projects; compiling and analyzing information in order to produce and assist with Honors College reports and projects; assisting with the administrative and operational activities of the College. This position works closely with the Dean of the Honors College in support of the National/International Fellowships and Scholarships (NIFS) office, as well as a range of programmatic efforts associated with co-curricular, research and scholarship initiatives. For a complete description of this position, and to view all of our current postings, please go to www.jobs.msu.edu and select Support Staff under the Fast Jobs Search.
Do you get nervous when visiting your doctor’s office? Knowing you may only have a few minutes with your doctor, you want to prepared so you get the most out of your appointment. Here are some ideas that can help, courtesy of Best Doctors:
Bring a list of your questions and concerns
Bring a list of all of your medications (including over-the-counter and supplements) and how much you take of each one
Repeat what your doctor tells you in your own words to make sure you understand