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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Wellness Wednesday: Vaccines Aren't Just for Kids

National Immunization Awareness Month

Originally from: washingtonpost.com

“Each year, at least 30,000 people [in the United States] die from complications related to vaccine-preventable diseases,” says Marvin M. Lipman, Consumer Reports’ chief medical adviser. “Getting the right shots doesn’t ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

18 Signs You Have High Emotional Intelligence

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Originally from success.com

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: People with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly threw a massi...

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

Keeping You Connected August 2017 Now Available

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

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

Now Hiring - PC Network Specialist

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We are recruiting for a PC Network Specialist who is responsible for advanced technological support & network installation tasks, and plays a vital role ensuring IT Services & Network Communications remain reliable and functional. DEADLINE: 5 PM, 8-17-17.

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

Workers Compensation Incentive Program

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As a reminder, the City has an incentive program for certain medical treatments related to workplace injuries. See the attached flyer for more information.

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

The Effects of Sleep Deprivation

How lack of sleep is affecting your health

originally from nhs.uk

How much sleep do we need?

Most of us need around eight hours of good-quality sleep a night to function properly – but some need more and some less. What matters is that you find out how much sleep you need and then try to achieve it....

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Posted on: July 31, 2017

August is Casual Dress Month!

Casual Dress Month

Enjoy the end of summer with a full month of casual dress days! 

You may want to review the Dress Code Policy as it pertains to casual dress attire.

Dress Code Policy - 1478 

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

August Anniversaries

Anniversary Ask Allis News flash

In the Employee Recognition Dinner and Suggestion Award Program survey HR conducted earlier this year, several employees suggested sharing work anniversaries right here on Ask Allis. Thank you all for this great idea! In response, we’ll be shari...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

CVMIC Employee Enrichment Series Registration Now Open

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The City is offering a new Employee Enrichment Series, conducted by Andrew Taylor, CVMIC EPL Representative, and Max Radcliffe, Mike Rupsch, and Carrie Ripp of Aurora EAP. The series will include five classes titled Emotional Intelligence, Civility, Stres...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

How to take screenshots with the Snipping Tool in Windows 7

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Authors:

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 19, 2017

Wellness Wednesday: Protecting Your Skin from UV Exposure

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Adapted from the American Cancer Society

People who get a lot of exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays are at greater risk for skin cancer. Sunlight is the main source of UV rays, but you don’t have to avoid the sun completely. And it would be unwise...

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Posted on: April 17, 2017

Explanation of Annual Statement of Benefits Now Available

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The Wisconsin Retirement System annual Statement of Benefits (dated January 1, 2017) will soon be delivered for distribution to active employees with WRS contribution balances as of December 31, 2016. For your convenience, the Explanation of Annual Statem...

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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.

This graphic featur...

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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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