Gustavus Human Resources

Gustavus Human Resources: Heart Month

February is officially Heart Month and it’s a perfect time to focus on your heart-health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on average, U.S. adults have hearts that are 7 years older than they should be, check out this video to understand why and take a quiz to find your estimated heart age. See […]

Gustavus Human Resources: Take a Break in Bonnier

Rooted in the College’s core values of faith, justice, community, service and excellence, the purpose of the Bonnier Multifaith Center is to foster lives of engaged compassion through cultivating diverse religious and spiritual practices. Employees are encouraged to attend the Spring 2018 schedule of daily activities which reflect robust programming for mindfulness, healthful and spiritual […]

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: TIAA Tools

Did you know that TIAA provides helpful articles and newsletters? The latest edition of the TIAA Woman2Woman eNewsletter, features an excellent article about managing important documents. With the start of the year, it’s important to know where your information is stored and how to access it in a timely manner. The latest webinar schedule for […]

Gustavus Human Resources: Tips from TIAA

TIAA’s latest email newsletter reminds us that the new year is a great time to help ensure your finances are on track. What you do now could make a big difference in the the future for your retirement savings. Plan for enough income in retirement. How do you know if you’re on track for retirement […]

Gustavus Human Resources: Healthy Snacking for Game Day

This weekend is notorious for extra munchies. Stock up on healthy alternatives – even if you’re not watching the Superbowl in Minneapolis on Sunday. Enjoy!

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: Sugar – How to Ditch It

The New Year has begun and we’re already heading back into a holiday filled with treats and chocolates. Sugar addiction can be hard to break! Check out these “sweet and healthy” snack ideas that can help: Apples and/or celery stalks with peanut butter – dot celery and peanut butter logs with raisin “ants” for more […]

Gustavus Human Resources: 10 Steps to Going Green at Work

Happy New Year! Are you looking for ways to make small, yet impactful changes for 2018? Here are a few easy ways to “green up” your office work environment at Gustavus.     Turn off your computer and monitor(s) at the end of each day. Better yet, if easy to unplug, do that too. Even […]

Gustavus Human Resources: Community

It’s the time of the year where we gather together with family and friends. Here on campus, you may be partaking in a department party and joining in a Gustavus holiday celebration. Enjoy this time of connecting in fellowship celebrating the end of the semester, the end of the year, and the bright promise of […]

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: In a Jiffy Stress Busters

If you opted to sign up for the 12 Days of Wellbeing Challenge at Gustavus, keep up the good work! While there are just a few days until the challenge is over, you can continue to develop your own wellbeing plan. And for everyone who is still feeling stressed during this hectic time of year, […]

Gustavus Wellness Communication: Reducing Stress

The month of December can be quite stressful with the semester ending, social obligations and the overall busyness of the season. Gustavus offers a variety of ways to help you manage stress during this hectic time: Take advantage of the chair massages Gustavus offers on occasion at a reduced price Partake in an exercise class […]