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Hiring process goes paperless; training continues The process of searching and applying for jobs at NIU has a new look and the entire hiring process is now online for the following employee classifications: faculty, supportive professional staff, civil service, extra help and post docs. The new system is powered by PeopleAdmin, a leading provider of applicant...
On Nov. 22, 2016, Human Resource Services learned that a federal judge in Texas has entered a nationwide injunction blocking the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) from implementing the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) changes that were to take effect Dec. 1, 2016. The FLSA change was to modify the overtime eligibility requirements by increasing...
The Supportive Professional Staff (SPS) Council is requesting nominations for the Presidential Supportive Professional Staff Award for Excellence. This award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the university. All supportive professional staff are eligible. To be eligible to receive this award, an employee must be at least 50 percent time and may not hold...
NIU Career Fairs
A human resources department knows what to look for in an employee. So what better source is there than an HR representative to give tips on preparing for upcoming career fairs or interviews? “It takes time out of your day, but you have to know how to present yourself,” said Karen Baker, associate vice president...
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With so many personnel changes at NIU this year, Human Resource Services is offering a special training session before the new semester starts for employees with cash handling responsibilities. Those employees who have not previously attended should consider coming. Employees also are encouraged to think about which colleagues need to understand university policies and procedures...
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Human Resource Services has announced several training programs for the remainder of the fall semester. Topics include “Conflict Resolution for Supervisors, “Managing and Handling Cash, “Affirmative Action: Guidelines for Conducting and Efficient and Successful Search, “Ethical Decision Making at Work and “Moving into the Role of Supervisor. To learn more about student employment policies and...