As we find ourselves grieving yet another violent hate crime - the shooting of worshippers at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh - the WorkLife Office seeks to express again our support for all groups made vulnerable in these challenging times. Violence and exclusion based on religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin or any other characteristic has no place in our communities, and certainly not in our MSU community. As we face these challenges together, the WorkLife Office wants to ensure that everyone feels welcome to seek support and assistance from us, and that we are dedicated to making our office a safe space for all community members.
With approximately one in every 2,500 people serving in the military, the divide between civilians and military members, or veterans is wider than ever. How can we bridge this divide to learn more about those who serve or have served in the military?
November is the month of Thanksgiving, or giving thanks. Gratitude is more than just acknowledging that something good has happened, it’s recognizing how positive aspects of our lives are linked to external factors, like the efforts or kindness of others.
On October 16, 2018, the WorkLife Office hosted our third annual conference. This year’s theme was “Building Community in a Culture of Change.” Participants learned new skills for building trust in the workplace and strategies for navigating change and difficult climates. For those who were unable to attend, and as a reminder to those who were there, we’ve compiled a summary of the conference content and noted some of the key takeaways from the conference.
MSU supports all of its faculty and staff to connect and navigate multiple roles throughout workplace, career and life transitions.
The WorkLife Office partners with the community to create an inclusive, responsive work environment where all faculty and staff are respected and supported toward well-being in work and personal lives.
Reflecting MSU's values of quality, inclusiveness and connectivity, the WorkLife Office strives for excellence, equity and synergy.
This WorkLife Guide will help connect you to the breadth of resources available to you on campus and in the community for your work and personal lives. Whether you are a faculty member, support staff, or administrator, your ability to navigate your work and personal lives compatibly will help you be a productive, satisfied, successful, and healthy member of the MSU community.
This activity guide assists all families in exploring their community and helps them become acquainted with this rich environment. Whether you are an MSU faculty, staff or student or a community member, you will find activity information for people of all ages on campus and in the Greater Lansing area.
SpartansLearn is a partnership between HR Professional Development Services and MSU Information Technology. Together, the goal is to make it easier for Michigan State University employees find professional development classes and technology training.
The Outstanding Supervisor Award honors MSU supervisors who have consistently demonstrated work/life sensitivity and support of the professional/personal needs of the employees in their unit. Read more...