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Human at Work Workshop Series

Contributed by Katie Sack on 07/19/2016 

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Expanding on the award-winning “Human at Work” presentation he shared at IC last December, Dave Cameron ’96 leads this series of lunchtime workshops offering practical steps to evaluate how you work now, identify your natural productivity style, and discover the best Goals, Tools, and Habits for improving how you get stuff done in a way that is achievable, sustainable, and shareable with others on your team.

Part One: Goals Before Tools
(Tue. July 26, 12:00 - 1:00 pm)

Part Two: The Right Tools for the Job
(Wed. July 27, 12:00 - 1:00 pm)

Part Three: Building Better Habits
(Thu. July 28, 12:00 - 1:00 pm)

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Somewhere in the whirlwind of project deadlines, meetings, and daily emails, we are all just trying our best to keep up!

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Check out this month's Employee Benefits & Work/Life Brief

Where does our time go? Somewhere in the middle of our overlapping project deadlines, meetings, and daily emails, we are all just trying to do good work, but it’s hard to keep up. We do our best to stay organized with productivity apps and calendars and “lifehacks” but in the end we are humans and easily distracted by funny videos of cats — how can we be expected to actually get stuff done each day?

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Plum Benefits for Movie Goers!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 07/05/2016 

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It's going to be a hot one this week, so why not enjoy the AC with a hot deal from Plum Benefits! 

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BalanceWorks July Newsletter

Contributed by Katie Sack on 07/05/2016 

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With summertime comes school breaks, beach vacations, and heat, but what also may come is Summetime Depression. Learn more about Summetime Depression in the BalanceWorks July Newsletter

The “It’s About You” Work/Life Advantage is designed to help you in the integration of work and life outside of your career by providing resources and programs within each work/life element – Family Care, Wellness, Flexibility, Community Service, and Individual Growth & Development. 

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IC Walking Trails

Contributed by Katie Sack on 06/29/2016 

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Walking is a great form of exercise, as it can be done almost anywhere! Did you know that there are a variety of walking trails at Ithaca College? 

You can check them out here: http://www.ithaca.edu/hr/benefits/wrklife/walking. 

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Tablet Winners!!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 06/28/2016 

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We were pleased to team up with TIAA to bring you the newest What's Your Financial IQ Challenge. This educational challenge encourage employees to have fun and learn important information about financial planning.

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  The Ithaca College Mind, Body, Me (MBM) wellness program focuses on you, the employee, and works to help you identify and move toward your personal health and wellness goals. Our wellness program is open for all benefits eligible faculty and staff to join and includes a variety of wellness features and resources, such as a great mobile app!

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Wear Blue Friday!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 06/16/2016 

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Show support for the men in your life by wearing blue today!

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Men’s Health Week Tips

Contributed by Katie Sack on 06/15/2016 

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National Men’s Health Week has been occurring for 45 years. The week always falls on the week leading up to Father’s Day. The goal of the week is to create awareness of preventable health problems that are common in men and to encourage men to visit their health providers and get treatment for pre-existing problems.

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National Men's Health Week

Contributed by Katie Sack on 06/13/2016 

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National Men’s Health Week is this week culminating in Father’s day on Sunday. The purpose of the week is to heighten the awareness of preventable health conditions and encourage early detection and treatment in men.

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Learn the secrets you need to be a powerful, confident communicator when it matters MOST to you and your career.

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BalanceWorks June Newsletter

Contributed by Katie Sack on 06/06/2016 

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As the weather warms up, we are looking forward to jumping into those swimming holes! Be sure you are being safe around all types of water by reading the BalanceWorks June Newsletter

The June edition of the Employee Benefits & Work/Life Brief is now available

Who wants to trade their vacation for an urgent care or ER waiting room? Teladoc doctors are available 24/7/365 no matter where you happen to be. Feeling under the weather away from home? Give Teladoc a call!

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Plum Benefits for Yankees Fans!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 05/31/2016 

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Come out to Yankee Stadium in 2016! Share unforgettable memories with family, friends and associates and cheer on the Yankees in their quest for a World Series Championship. 

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Summer Hours 2016!

Contributed by Tanisha Malone on 05/24/2016 

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Summer Hours will begin Friday, May 27, 2016, and continue through August 5, 2016. During this period, full-time employees will work two fewer hours (37-1/2 hours reduced to 35-1/2, 40 hours reduced to 38 hours) and receive their usual compensation. Ithaca College’s official business hours will end at 3:00 p.m. on Fridays instead of 5:00 p.m. This year, there will be 11 Fridays on which the official hours will be reduced by two hours. 

The Summer Hours policy applies to all full-time, benefits-eligible staff. For more information, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page: 
http://www.ithaca.edu/hr/docs/other/policies/summer_hours_2016.pdf

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  The Ithaca College Mind, Body, Me (MBM) wellness program focuses on you: the employee! It works to help you identify and move toward your personal health and wellness goals while celebrating your successes. The MBM program promotes a culture of holistic health and wellness at IC, and in doing so, supports a happier, healthier you!

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