A Zoom invitation from Mark Bell
As part of an ongoing effort to share information across the whole UC ANR family, we will trial share (using Zoom) the monthly ANR 2nd Street staff meeting.
Employees outside the UC ANR Davis building will be welcome to join us via Zoom (details below).
ANR staff meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and have three elements
1. "UC ANR in action" – stories from the field and staff,
2. Updates from staff and leadership, and
3. "Learning" - such as health and safety training, etc.
The sessions are brief and to the point. Send suggestions for this or future meetings...
As you know, attracting and retaining highly qualified employees is a top priority for UC ANR. To be more competitive among many diverse employment markets, we have developed a plan to address the competitiveness of our staff salaries.
As part of UC ANR's overall Strategic Plan, I have approved a four-year Market-based Adjustment Plan for non-represented staff to ensure salaries of existing staff are better aligned with the labor market. All non-represented staff are eligible to participate in this plan, regardless of their position's funding source. For some of you whose compensation has fallen behind market rates, the Division is making a significant effort to address this issue, as long as it is...
- Author: John Fox
The annual performance appraisal is an opportunity for staff and supervisors to recognize accomplishments, identify opportunities to build skills, and align individual efforts to high-level unit and division goals. Take time in the next month to review and reflect on the past year, and plan your future work with your supervisor.
The staff performance review period runs from April 1, 2017, through March 31, 2018. An annual appraisal should be completed for all ANR staff employees, including represented and non-represented, career and contract employees with at least six months of service as of March 31, 2018.
The recommended first step for the process is for employees to complete a Summary of...
- Author: Pamela Kan-Rice
Nominations are being accepted for the ANR Staff Appreciation and Recognition (STAR) program for the fiscal year 2017-18.
The STAR program is your opportunity to celebrate and reward the great contributions of ANR's people.
The program provides cash awards to eligible staff in recognition of outstanding achievement. Managers may nominate individuals and teams demonstrating exceptional performance, creativity, organizational abilities, work success and teamwork.
ANR staff in PSS and MSP titles, as well as members of the Clerical Unit (CX), are eligible to be nominated for cash awards. Nomination forms and program guidelines are attached. We've streamlined the nomination form this year to...
We are ANR, we can do better than our UC colleagues. As of today, ANR response to the 2017 Engagement Survey is at 46 percent, behind UCOP's 53 percent, Santa Barbara's 51 percent and Santa Cruz's 50 percent. The deadline has been extended to Friday, June 9.
If you received the survey from Willis Towers Watson and have already taken it, thank you! If not please take a few moments to complete the survey and share your views.
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