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Live Near Your Work Program Can Solve the Problem of Long Commute Times

Are you looking to buy a new home closer to work? The Office of Work, Life and Engagement is offering two opportunities to help you learn more about grants available from Johns Hopkins Live Near Your Work (LNYW), participating neighborhoods, incentives offered by Baltimore City, and the home buying process.

“Live Near Your Work gave me a chance to be the first person in my family to own a home. The grant from Johns Hopkins University, combined with other grants provided by Baltimore City, created enough funds to cover my down payment and some of the closing costs. The process was simple and painless. Now I can walk or bike to work and enjoy all of the diversity Baltimore has to offer. I’ll be forever grateful to this program for making my family’s dream of land ownership a reality.”

– Sheila V. Graham More...

Tags: LNYW, WLE

myRewards Statements Coming in April

Working for the university has many rewards - competitive pay, comprehensive benefits, exciting career prospects and opportunities for work/life balance. Ever wonder how much your total JHU employment package adds up to? Watch for the latest release of your online myRewards Statement on the Benefits website and the Human Resources website in late April. More...

Tags: myRewards

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Online Access

Visit www.carefirst.com/myaccount for real-time information about your medical/dental account whenever you need it. Features of My Account allow you to:

    • Review up to one year of medical claims.
    • Download claim forms.
    • Plan for surgeries and other procedures by comparing outcomes and quality measures for nearby hospitals.
    • Find a provider.
    • Request replacement membership card.
    • Check your deductibles and out-of-pocket costs for your current and previous plan year (coming soon).

Go green and help protect the environment by switching to paperless communications through My Account. Signing up is easy.

Simply log on to www.carefirst.com/myaccount, select "Register Now" and set up your User ID and Password.

See flyer for more information. More...

Tags: Insurance

Opportunity for Johns Hopkins University to Leverage Enhanced Succession Management Strategies

The Office of Talent Management and Organization Development are responsible for designing and implementing a number of human resource processes to support the university’s mission and goals. One such process is Succession Management. The university realizes that it cannot passively wait for the future; rather we must proactively plan for the future by investing our time and energy in order to ensure the continuity of key talent and leadership roles. Succession Management ensures the continued effective performance of our organization by establishing a process to develop and replace key staff over time. During the last year, TMOD has piloted an enhanced version of Succession Management. More...

Tags: Succession Management, TMOD

Online library for your computer or mobile device makes training easy

Books 24x7® is an online library of more than 35,000 books and videos on topics ranging from project management to stress management, with everything in between. As a full- or part-time employee of Johns Hopkins, you may access these resources at any time, free of charge. More...

Tags: Training, myLearning at JHU

Johns Hopkins Baby Shower Shares Important Resources with New and Expectant Parents

New and expectant parents are invited to attend the Johns Hopkins Baby Shower, hosted by the Office of Work, Life and Engagement. Johns Hopkins offers JHU faculty and staff and JHH/JHHSC employees a variety of services to support you during the exciting life transition of welcoming a baby to your family. At the Baby Shower, you can:

    • Learn about breastfeeding support, choosing quality childcare, postpartum depression, car seat safety, and other topics.
    • Meet with a Benefits representative to review your employee benefits package.
    • Network with other expectant and new parents at Johns Hopkins.

To register, visit www.hopkinsworklife.org/babyshower or 443-997-7000. More...

Tags: WLE, Baby Shower

Tickets Available for Two Hopkins Night at Camden Yards

Enjoy an evening at the ballpark with group seating for Johns Hopkins faculty, staff, students, retirees, alumni, their families and friends in Sections 332 and 336 (http://baltimore.orioles.mlb.com/bal/ticketing/seating_pricing.jsp) when the Orioles take on the:

    • New York Yankees on Saturday, June 29 at 7:15 p.m.
    • Boston Red Sox on Saturday, July 27 at 7:05 p.m. More...

Tags: WLE, Employee Discount