Posted on: January 19, 2018

Important Information Regarding Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts

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While the current insurance year winds down on February 28, 2018, if you currently participate in Section 125 Flexible Spending for medical and/or dependent care reimbursement, you have an extra 2-1/2 months beyond the current plan year (through May 15, 2...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Tech Tuesday: Six Tips and Tricks to Work Faster in Microsoft Outlook

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Adapted from lifehacker.com

General Shortcuts

  • Learn Outlook's keyboard shortcuts. Outlook has unique keyboard shortcuts so you don't have to waste time moving your mouse around or clicking through menus. Among the most useful:Ctrl+R: reply to email.Alt+R: r...
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Posted on: January 10, 2018

Community Blood Drives

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The Blood Center of Wisconsin will be holding community blood drives at City Hall on the following dates:Jan. 29April 30July 30Oct. 29The drives will be held from 3 – 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 7525 W. Greenfield Ave.Appointments are enc...

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Posted on: January 10, 2018

Wellness Wednesday: Mindfulness for Your Health

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Just a decade ago, one could barely scrounge up a paper on mindfulness. Recently, mindfulness has become something of a buzzword. At any given moment, you can get bite-sized tips about meditation at your desk, how to inc...

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

Keeping You Connected January 2018 Now Available

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This and past issues are always available on AskAllis under About Us/Keeping You Connected.  

Learn more about the 2017-2021 Strategic Plan here.

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

January Anniversaries

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Join us in celebrating our January anniversaries this month. Congratulations to these employees, and thank you for your service!

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Posted on: December 21, 2017

ETF January Webinars

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ETF is offering a series of 30-minute, live, interactive webinars designed to increase your understanding of Wisconsin Retirement System benefits. Individuals can also ask questions at the end of these sessions. Visit their webinar page to learn more abou...

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

Current Career Opportunities

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College Student Summer Employment.  View the flyer here.  Apply online now.

Commercial Building (Construction) Electrical Inspector - View the brochurehere. Apply online now.

Project Manager - IT Department - View the brochure here. Apply ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Wellness Wednesday: Sticking to New Year's Resolutions

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Adapted from the American Psychological Association (APA)

 

It can be daunting when your list of New Year’s Resolutions is longer than your holiday shopping list. The frustration of an unused gym membership or other reminders of failed resolutions ...

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

Wellness Wednesday: Raising Spirits During Winter Months

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It’s not uncommon to feel sad, irritated or less energetic during the winter months. For some people, these are manageable ups and downs that come with the changing seasons. Others may be dealing with Seasonal Affective Disorder ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Wellness Wednesday: Eating Smart During the Holidays

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We all love the rituals that come with the Christmas season – getting together with family and friends to give gifts, watch classic TV and decorate the tree. Unfortunately, another Christmas tradition for many ...

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

CPR/AED classes for 2018

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On the Fridays listed below we will be offering CPR/AED classes for anyone that would like to attend. Classes will be held at the Fire Administration Building in the Training Room. Class runs from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Please sign up here.

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Tech Tuesday: Tracking Changes in Microsoft Word

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11/7/2017

Adapted from PCWorld

Microsoft Word’s “track changes” feature is one of the most useful tools for collaboration: but in practice, a marked-up document can quickly overwhelm with its tangle of additions, deletions, and comments all displayed in mul...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

How to take screenshots with the Snipping Tool in Windows 7

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Codrut Neagu published  04/11/2017 on DigitalCitizen.life

Lawrence Abrams published 1/10/07 on bleepingcomputer.com

All of us have done our fair share of working with images. Windows 7 offers an easy to use tool for taking more complex scre...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

ETF Discontinues Walk-in Appointments, Improves Customer Service

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ETF recently discontinued its walk-in appointment service. Most members are choosing the many different convenient and easy ways to access information about their Wisconsin Retirement System benefits, instead of traveling to the agency’s office in Madison...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Cancer Fighting Foods to Add to Your Diet

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From Willis Towers Watson

A healthy lifestyle supports disease prevention, and adding the following body-strengthening foods into your diet can really go the extra mile.

  • Beans contain phytochemicals, which have been shown to prevent or slow genetic cell dam...
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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Tech Tuesday: 5 Excel Tricks You May Not Know About

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By Patrick Allan, writing for Lifehacker.com

If you’ve mastered the basics of Microsoft Excel and you’re looking to boost your spreadsheet skills, this visual guide explains some useful tips and shortcuts you may not have tried.

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

Being Social on Social Media

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Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, Pinterest, WeChat, WhatsApp, Vimeo – does the world of social media just make your head spin? There are hundreds of social networking platforms and apps today, and an estimated one third of the planet – 2.34 billion people – w...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Wellness Wednesday: 2 Minutes (or Less!) to a Happier Life

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Each week the Employee Benefit Advisory and Wellness Committee will be bringing you Wellness Wednesday right here on AskAllis. Check in weekly for healthy recipes, tips for better living, and more. It's all easy, do-able, and can make a big impact on your...

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