Vol 7. Issue 23 / August 13, 2007
These quick, 15-minute sessions require no appointment—simply check in with Holly Wheeler at the front desk when you arrive. Sessions can focus on any of these common topics: resume/CV/cover letter critique, interview preparation, self-assessment, networking tips, job offer negotiation, and resources for exploring career options.
Walk-in sessions are first-come, first-served at the Postdoctoral Services Office on the third floor of the 3366 (San Diego County Credit Union) building. For more in-depth career conversations, regular advising appointments are still available during normal business hours.
Workshop: "Getting Started in Your Workplace Savings Plan"
Some of the topics covered with be: the benefits of contributing to a retirement savings plan; how to enroll in the plan and/or increase current savings amounts; the creaton of a budget and a plan for savings; the advantages of tax-deferred savings; typical retirement income sources; and plan features and investment options.
The workshop will be held in the Human Resources Training Room, 3377 N. Torrey Pines Ct., Room 205.
Each intermediate-level English class is divided into speaking and listening, idioms and vocabulary, and reading and writing. If you would like to improve your English and your understanding of your friends and colleagues, movies, television shows, and the news, this class is for you. The class uses movies, games, television shows, grammar books, songs, drawing and novels to teach standard American English. Have fun and learn English at the same time! For more information, please leave a message at x4-2176.
For more information on the project, visit www.sandiego.gov/engineering-cip/projectsprograms/genesee.shtml. If you have questions or would like to receive monthly email updates, call the project hotline at (619) 533-7539 or contact Leslie Emmanuel at LeslieE@CollaborativeServices.biz.
PPL is used for vacations, personal time off and the first two days of absence due to illness or injury. ESL is used for an employee's or family member's illness or injury that results in an absence from work greater than two days. The need for leave for a family member must be to actively participate in the person's care and recovery. Therefore, for an extended illness an employee should deduct the first two days of absence from PPL and the third and subsequent days should be deducted from ESL.
However, ESL hours may be used from the first day of absence in the event the absence is due to his or her own illness/injury or a family member's illness/injury that results in immediate hospitalization, outpatient surgery, or a chronic illness. In these instances, ESL can be deducted from the first day of absence.
Chronic conditions include diseases such as diabetes, asthma, hepatitis, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, multiple sclerosis, osteoarthritis, Crohns disease, heart disease, epilepsy, cancer, cerebral palsy, etc. Each person's request to use ESL for a chronic condition must be preapproved by the supervisor and requires a physician's certification upon initial request and on a periodic basis thereafter. The list of conditions noted above is not to be considered a comprehensive list and each situation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Human Resources is always available for consultation with affected employees and their supervisors for guidance in these situations.
In addition, a physician's statement may be required for all uses of PPL and/or ESL due to illness including time off to care for a family member.
Further information can be found on the Scripps Research website on the Paid Time Off webpage located at http://www.scripps.edu/hr/benefits/pplesl.html, including a link to FAQs and Administrative Guideline 1.55 Paid Time Off–Paid Personal Leave/Extended Sick Leave. Questions regarding the use of PPL and ESL can be directed to Benefits Administration at firstname.lastname@example.org or x4-8487.
The clinics will be conducted in the 3366 Building, in Room 325, on the third floor, from 11 AM to 2 PM on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
No appointments are necessary. TB screening requires a 48 to 72 hour follow-up. Individuals receiving the TB screen on Monday will need to return on Wednesday, and individuals screened on Wednesday, will need to return on Friday. Initiation of the TB screening process will not be available on Friday, but hepatitis B immunization, serum draws, and tetanus immunizations will be. To learn more about these programs, see the Environmental Health & Safety Occupational Medicine web page.
Send comments to: mikaono[at]scripps.edu