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Posted on: April 27, 2017

May Issue of "Keeping You Connected" Now Available

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The May issue of Keeping You Connected, the City's employee newsletters, is now available. You can view it here.

Current and past issues can be found on AskAllis under the "About Us" tab. 

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Celebrating Administrative Professionals Day

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Today is Administrative Professionals Day, an opportunity to celebrate the hard working administrators who do so much for our organization. These employees were treated to a taco bar lunch at City Hall today with a raffle for fun prizes. Thank you to our ...

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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 screensh...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Classification and Compensation Study Approved

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On Tuesday, April 18, 2017 the Common Council passed the resolutions and ordinances pertaining to the implementation of the Classification and Compensation Study for non-represented employees. Please review the "What's Next Timeline" for details.

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

6 Easy Tricks That Will Make You Way More Productive

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By Travis Bradberry for Forbes.com

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge—there are only 24 hours in a day. Since even the best ideas are worthless until they’re executed, how efficiently you use your time is as i...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Now Hiring - Senior Accountant/Deputy Treasurer

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We are recruiting for a Senior Accountant/Deputy Treasurer. This position is responsible for professional municipal accounting & treasury work of moderate to advanced difficulty as well as directing & reviewing work of employees. DEADLINE: 5 PM, 5-12-17.

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

City of West Allis Quarterly Newsletter Updates

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2017 It’s Your City Summer Issue (July, August, September)

  • We will continue to strive to make the newsletter a source for West Allis good news: sharing positive news stories, awards and accolades, business or resident success stories, and more.
  • W...
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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 14, 2017

Historical Society Announces Open House on May 21

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The West Allis Historical Society will host their annual open house on Sunday, May 21 from 1-4 p.m. This year's theme is "Hang Out With History!" Free refreshments including wine and soft drinks, live harp music, and guided and self-gui...

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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 features f...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Wellness Wednesday: April is National Cancer Control Month

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Adapted from the American Cancer Society and the American Institute for Cancer Research 

April is National Cancer Control Month. We know that our cancer risk depends on a combination of our genes, environment and lifestyle. So start you...

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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: April 3, 2017

Compensation/Classification Study Scenarios FAQ

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We understand that many employees have questions about how the implementation of the Compensation and Classification Study will impact them. This guide is intended to answer those questions and explain how the results of the Study will play out in da...

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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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