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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Keeping You Connected June 2017

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The June issue of Keeping You Connected, the City of West Allis employee newsletter, is now available. View the current issue here.

Inside this issue:

  • City Administrator Rebecca Grill launches Mobile Office Hours to meet employees at locations outside of Ci...
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Posted on: June 21, 2017

June is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

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Did you know that Alzheimer’s Disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the state of Wisconsin? June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and an opportunity to learn more about this disease and the factors that may contribute ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Q12 Employee Engagement Survey Now Open

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The Q12 Employee Engagement Survey is now open. You may take the survey here. The survey will close on July 14.

The purpose of the Employee Engagement Survey is to support Strategic Goal #5, “Excellence in Government,” by:

  • Creating a cul...
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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Tech Tuesday: How to Network on LinkedIn

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From University.linkedin.com

Many city employees are on LinkedIn – are you? If you are, there are a few things you can do to leverage this professional social networking site to build your contact base. Here are easy ways to get started:

1. 100% c...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Now Hiring - Library Page

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We are recruiting for a Library Page. This position is responsible for assisting with routine processing tasks and with shelving materials circulated or used in the library. DEADLINE: 5 PM, 6-30-17.  View career opportunity.

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Foods to Eat for Men’s Health During Men’s Health Month

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June is Men’s Health Month and a great opportunity for men to consider their diets and the effect diet has on health. MensHealth.com reports that your diet choice doesn’t just influence whether men stay slim, it may also play a role in...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

West Allis Moves 30 a Day! Challenge

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Join Mayor Devine and the West Allis/West Milwaukee Healthy Lifestyles Coalition in the 4th annual West Allis moves 30-A-Day activity challenge. The goal is to get 1,000 residents moving for 30 minutes a day for most days over a month long period. If you ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Now Hiring - Community Service Officers

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We are recruiting for 8 PT Community Service Officers. This is an unarmed, uniformed position performing work of moderate difficulty supporting basic law enforcement operations while gaining hands-on practical experience. This is a continuous recruitment.

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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

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 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 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 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 lifesty...

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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 i...

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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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