I think agencys should let people communicate through IM or e-mail on their computers ,working parents can have peace of mind at work and will get more work done and less absenteesim.
With a constant diminishing of the workforce, a constant expansion of services, a constant enforcement of regulatory requirements, and a constant addition of mandatory training, it is amazing that we ever accomplish anything in the State, but somehow we do. I think the agency needs to take a hard look at what we do. Are there services that should be eliminated? Are there processes that can be streamlined? It is better ...more »
In the future, SEFA may be able to partner more with their state affiliations. Emails and online documentation could be proliferated to cut costs of getting the word out. One distributed notification of SEFA providing 100% of donations to charities, would greatly increase participation. If this could be realized, it could make the difference in one hungry child. I would be willing to donate my time on nights or weekends ...more »
The Workforce One community is run by the federal government, but I wonder if NY State ouldn't have a workforce development presence of it's own that someone works with or integrates to Workforce One? (www.workforce3one.org)
To date, has the telecommuting pilot (that started over 2 years ago) been publicly announced and/or launched? By allowing qualifying individuals (those meeting the criteria set forth in the policy) to begin the successful implementation of the CIO/OFT Telecommuting program - this would save CIO/OFT admistrative and related expenses (in turn, New York State), as well as the employee saving on gas, reducing polution, and ...more »
Every unit should have a shared mailbox for employee use. In some cases, it may be appropriate for customer use as well. For example, I need to submit a PR. The PR form, instructions, and the BU write up on inSIDE should tell me where I have to submit the PR.
We use Ilinc remote classroom training and we're saving a lot of money compared to the cost of sending trainers to counties and New York City. One distinct advantage of this approach is that it enables us to train one or two people from a district while training others from other districts simultaneously. Page-specific help should be a standard for all New York State agency applications. It augments (and in some cases ...more »
Option 2: HR could host a series of regularly scheduled training programs geared at providing interested employees with information on topics such as: eligible lists, exam announcements, how to study for a State exam, the Civil Service ‘Rule of Three’, etc. Employees would schedule attendance and HRS would provide each attendee with specific information related to their title, including transfer options, exam history, ...more »
Eligible List Management System (ELMS) NYS Department of Civil Service now offers a tool to view Civil Service eligible list information online. Visit the Eligible List Management System (ELMS) at http://www.cs.state.ny.us/elmspublic/ to look up eligible lists by list number, list name, or job title. For example, you can look up the eligible list for Professional Careers Test (Human Resources) by typing in that eligible ...more »
Human Resource Services is interested in your feedback! Would you be interested in attending an HRS open house? The open house would be held monthly and designed to assist employees with understanding the Civil Service merit system, discuss individual career options and opportunities, and provide general career and recruitment guidance. Please vote yes or no to either of the options indicated below: Option 1: HRS ...more »