MyVU HR News

  • Vanderbilt University

    Join HR ELE’s book club series on difficult conversations 

    Aspiring LeadeReads is HR Employee Learning & Engagement’s professional development book club series. All Vanderbilt University employees are eligible to participate. Read More

    Jan 17, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Enhance your coaching skills with HR ELE’s Coaching Lab 

    Whether you are a high-level administrator, people manager or individual contributor, building your coaching skills can enhance your communication, performance and success—and that of your team members, whether they report to you or work with you. Infusing coaching skills into your work can transform communication, enhance effectiveness, motivate employees and strengthen relationships.   Read More

    Jan 17, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Take advantage of well-being resources for employees in 2024

    As a new year begins, Vanderbilt is encouraging all employees to take advantage of the extensive well-being resources available to them. The offerings, which include wellness and mental health programs, are part of the university’s broader commitment to supporting the holistic health of its faculty, staff and postdocs across all key aspects of their lives. Read More

    Jan 11, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Turkey Toss 2023 shows appreciation to Vanderbilt University employees

    On Dec. 15 more than 3,000 Vanderbilt University employees attended Turkey Toss, a long-standing holiday tradition and employee appreciation event through which the university expresses thanks to faculty, staff and postdoctoral scholars for their service. Read More

    Dec 18, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Review your personal information in preparation for W-2s

    As the end of the year approaches, the Payroll Department encourages you to review your personal information to ensure your W-2 will be accurate. Log into Oracle by Jan. 9 to ensure your information is up to date. Read More

    Dec 18, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    REMINDER: Vanderbilt staff, faculty holiday discounts and giveaways available Dec. 15–18

    Vanderbilt University is hosting several giveaways and discounts to show our appreciation for our staff and faculty’s hard work this year. Here is a reminder of what’s coming up. Read More

    Dec 13, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Diermeier announces enhanced retirement plan with increased match, auto enrollment 

    Vanderbilt University will make significant enhancements to its employee retirement plan beginning this holiday season. Effective Jan. 1, 2024, the university will match employees’ contributions to the plan up to 6 percent, as well as automatically enroll new hires and rehires in the plan at the 6 percent match.*   Read More

    Nov 27, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    November is National Men’s Health Awareness Month

    November is centered around men’s health awareness, and it’s a reminder for everyone to prioritize their physical and mental health.   Read More

    Nov 8, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Staff invited to join HR Masterclass

    The program extends a unique educational opportunity to Vanderbilt staff members, exposing them to the intricacies of human resource management. Participants will acquire vital skills and knowledge essential for being able to understand, strategically navigate and apply university HR policy and procedures.   Read More

    Nov 8, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Turkey Toss set for Dec. 15

    Vanderbilt University faculty, staff and postdocs are invited to participate in Turkey Toss 2023 on Friday, Dec. 15, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (7 a.m. to 4 p.m. inside) at the Sarratt Student Center. Participants will have the choice of a Turkey/Tofurky or a set of special gift items while supplies last. Read More

    Nov 2, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    ‘Managing Up’ workshop Nov. 2

    In this workshop you will learn what it means to manage up, why it’s important, and how it aids your professional growth and development. Join this session to learn ways to cultivate a mutually beneficial relationship for you and your boss. Read More

    Oct 23, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    2024 Open Enrollment is live; top 10 FAQs

    Open Enrollment is your once-a-year opportunity to choose the benefits that best meet the needs of you and your family. All benefits-eligible employees must complete Open Enrollment for calendar year 2024. Enrollment ends at 11:59 p.m. CT Oct. 27, 2023. Elections will be effective Jan. 1–Dec. 31, 2024, and cannot be changed after the enrollment period closes, unless you have a qualifying life event.   Read More

    Oct 20, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    CliftonStrengths virtual workshop Oct. 31

    In this session, we will provide you with an opportunity to complete the CliftonStrengths assessment to unlock your Top 5 Talent Themes and explore how they impact your work. Read More

    Oct 18, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Career Growth Series: ‘AAUW Start Smart Salary Negotiation’ workshop is Nov. 1

    In the AAUW Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop, participants will learn how to research a target salary, highlight their accomplishments, and find the right words and the confidence to negotiate for better benefits and pay. Read More

    Oct 18, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Open Enrollment open now through Oct. 27

    Open Enrollment is now live and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT Oct. 27. All benefits-eligible employees must complete Open Enrollment for calendar year 2024. Elections will be effective Jan. 1–Dec. 31, 2024, and cannot be changed after the enrollment period closes unless you have a qualifying life event. Read More

    Oct 16, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Career Growth Series: ‘Navigating Career Journeys at Vanderbilt’ recorded session available now

    A recording of the April 19, 2023 session is now available in Oracle Learning. The session discussed various types of roles, departments and fields within the university; how panelists have navigated career shifts and moves both within and across departments within Vanderbilt; and strategies for growing and developing participant careers.  Read More

    Oct 16, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt Leadership Academy announces 2023–24 class

    The Vanderbilt Human Resources’ Employee Learning and Engagement team welcomes 23 leaders from 19 schools and departments to the 13th class of Vanderbilt Leadership Academy. More than 270 faculty and staff members have been part of the program since its inception.  Read More

    Oct 13, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Aspiring LeadeReads: ‘No Hard Feelings’ Oct. 24

    In this four-part series, guided by the book, we will engage in deep discussions, activities, and reflections around motivation, communication, culture, leadership, and more. The sessions will be hosted virtually from 11 a.m. to noon on Oct. 24 and 31, and Nov. 7 and 14. Read More

    Oct 11, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Managers and leaders: join the next Conversation Circle Oct. 26 on managing teams of managers

    Join HR Employee Learning and Engagement for our next Conversation Circle, a series for managers and leaders, on Oct. 26, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. This session will focus on managing teams of managers. Read More

    Oct 11, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Make mental health and well-being a priority

    Understanding the relationship between mental wellness and physical well-being is crucial to improving all areas of your life.  Lyra, your mental health benefit, can get you matched to a provider who speaks your desired language, has a relatable background, or has an expertise in helping members navigate multicultural topics. Virgin Pulse, your wellness benefit, takes a whole-person approach to health and well-being by providing members with a unified highly personalized digital health experience to help improve their mental health, physical well-being and everything in between.   Read More

    Oct 11, 2023