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Northwestern receives the World at Work Seal of Distinction for the third year in a row!

February 01, 2017 | Northwestern University receives the World at Work Seal of Distinction for the third year in a row! The World at Work Work/Life Seal of Distinction is awarded annually to organizations providing a distinct mutually-beneficial experience to their workforces as determined by the overall strength of their total rewards portfolio and success in creating positive work environments. "This recognition acknowledges the on-going efforts that everyone puts forth in making Northwestern a great place to work. We are honored to again be awarded this distinction," says Pamela Beemer, Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer. For more information about Work/Life & Family Resources, contact the Office of Work/Life & Family Resources. Read More

Changes to Retirement Election Choices

June 29, 2016 | Northwestern is making some changes to the investment options of the Northwestern University Retirement Plans that will take effect on July 27, 2016. Changes are being made to the fund options of the Northwestern 403(b) and 457(b) plans. No changes are being made to the University contribution percentages or withdrawal provisions of the plans. Details of these changes have been mailed to eligible faculty, staff and retirees. Read More

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The Office of Human Resources provides transformational leadership, advice and support on Northwestern University workplace matters to achieve excellence in the recruitment, development and retention of talent for an inclusive academic community.