During the state of Tennessee’s open enrollment period, starting Oct. 1 and running through Oct. 12, UT faculty and staff will have the opportunity to sign up and make changes to health, dental and vision insurance. Employees also will have the opportunity to make changes to their term life insurance, long-term care and optional special accident programs.
Also In the Fall 2018 Issue:
As employees of the University of Tennessee, we all know that working within a higher education setting comes with a number of important and very tangible benefits—insurance coverage, leave options, health and wellness resources, tuition discounts and retirement options, just to name a few.
Several factors contribute to offering fair and competitive pay, and work continues at UT to improve processes, classifications and pay structures. Among top HR priorities for 2018-19 are finalizing the “job families”—phase 2 of a compensation project that began last year and beginning “benchmarking” this fall for phase 3.
“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” This phrase is applicable to many different situations.
When someone is turned down for a job: try, try again. When a relationship doesn’t work out: try, try again. And Dr. Karen Johnson gives the same advice to those who have tried, and failed, to quit smoking: try, try again.
Let’s face it, maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be hard. With so many dining options available, maintaining a proper diet is a difficult task. On top of that, the holidays come with their own set of challenges—seasonal foods that only appear once a year are too tempting to pass up.