If you are not currently enrolled in Harvard's Group LTD Plan, Liberty Mutual is offering a one-time special enrollment period from April 24-May 5, 2017 to enroll in this coverage without evidence of insurability. Coverage would be effective June 1, 2017. Learn more here.
You may be financially ready to retire but have you thought about what you will do with the next chapter of your life? The Harvard Benefits Office offers a 2-hour workshop that will help you plan for a successful transition to retirement. Using simple pre-work questionnaires and in-class interactive exercises, we will explore the “six stages of retirement” and what retirement means to you and hear from panel of Harvard retirees about their transition to retirement. Register Read more about The Next Chapter: Transitioning to Retirement
Harvard has introduced updated flexible work guidelines, with guiding principles and tools to support both organizational and staff needs in proposing and managing flexible work arrangements. Flexibility was identified as a top driver of engagement in the most recent staff engagement survey; the university-wide guidelines respond to opportunities to make Harvard a more engaging workplace. Read more about Updated Flexible Work Guidelines now online!
Join fellow students, staff and scholars in story-telling and small-group conversations to explore what inclusion and belonging mean for our campus and to generate solutions, at a university-wide reflection and discovery workshop, an Afternoon of Engagement, on April 5 at Sanders Theatre, hosted by President Faust and Tracy Palandjian. Registration and Harvard ID (which includes Harvard-affiliated hospital ID) required for entry. Register here
Reimbursement claim submissions for 2016 FSA expenses must be postmarked by March 31, 2017. If you met spending thresholds and salary limits in 2016, you may be eligible for the Copay Reimbursement Plan; claim deadline is March 31. Act quickly to take advantage of this wonderful benefit!
Are you thinking about buying your first home but are not sure where to start? Are you concerned about making the right choices? HUECU is hosting a Spring Home Buying Forum and bringing in financial and real estate experts to walk you through the process. Join us on Saturday, April 8th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm in Radcliffe Yard in Harvard Square and gain the confidence necessary to make the best home buying decisions for you and your family. THIS FORUM IS NOW FULL.
Being named a Harvard Hero is an honor of high distinction – only about 60 Heroes, or ½ of 1% of eligible staff, will be named. We need your help to make sure we find and recognize the staff Heroes at Harvard. Please review the nomination criteria and nominate your Harvard Hero; open through Friday, March 10. Learn more here.
HARVie’s Classifieds & Conversations – now in its new mobile-friendly platform – has rolled out Work/Life Conversations, which replaces and expands the Child Care Bulletin Board, providing employees with a community-based, social platform to ask questions and share knowledge on a range of topics, from childcare, schools, college prep and camps to elder care, pet care and wellness. Read more about HARVie Classifieds & Conversations
Records Management Services offers workshops on popular records management topics. The workshops deliver practical advice that can be implemented in your office and are appropriate for all University employees. Click here for more information.