The Ufirst Project

Blog: July 2018

Sean Jackson, Ufirst Executive Director

Sean updating the Ufirst Project kanban board

The Peanut Butter Peter Principle

What’s the correlation between the simple joy of PB&J and an organizational culture that pushes employees toward incompetence? Find out in today’s post. MORE>>

Leslie Pierce

Meet Leslie Pierce

Learn more about UVA HR’s Director of Employee Relations. MORE>>


Mark Dunn

Meet Mark Dunn

Learn more about UVA HR’s Director of Talent Management. MORE>>


Barbara Strain

UVA HR Goes the Extra Mile
A recent high-volume recruiting effort was successfully facilitated by UVA HR. Read what stakeholder Barbara Strain, Director of Value Management for UVA Health System, had to say. MORE>>

Terri Stevens

Meet Terri Stevens

Learn more about UVA HR’s Director of Compensation. MORE>>


Payroll testing image

Payroll team members deep in the testing process.

Payroll testing assures smooth Workday rollout
As we gradually approach go-live for Workday, extensive testing is being undertaken to work out any kinks well in advance. Recent work by the Payroll team was a critical component. MORE>>

Locked personal data graphic

Data security is essential. Workday and DUO are a one-two punch.
Workday security is constantly being updated. Two-step authentication through DUO provides extra peace of mind. MORE>>


Your Top-five Most Frequently Asked Questions

How will things work after Workday go-live? Get the answers you need and learn from hundreds of questions submitted by your colleagues. MORE>>

Fredrick Martin and a friend

Meet Fredrick Martin

Learn more about UVA HR’s Senior Director, Change Management. MORE>>