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May 02, 2024

UK HR Training & Development renews LinkedIn Learning program

The University of Kentucky is investing in its employees renewing its partnership with LinkedIn Learning.  UK HR Training & Development is now sponsoring LinkedIn Learning through April 2025. The program is one of the world's largest online professional training and development tools. LinkedIn Learning, formerly, is an on-demand learning solution designed to help you gain new skills and advance your career.  

April 16, 2024

Annual period for employees to convert temporary disability leave to vacation leave now available through April 30

The annual period for University of Kentucky employees to convert their temporary disability leave (TDL) to additional vacation leave (VL) is now available through April 30.   Employees may request conversion of TDL hours to additional vacation leave through Employee Self Service in myUK. Employees should log into myUK, access Employee Self Service and select Working Time and Leave Requests.    

March 26, 2024

Next generation of nurses take their first steps with UK HealthCare

Graduating nurses from across the commonwealth and beyond took a major step towards becoming an RN within UK HealthCare.  In what health care leaders called a “transformative milestone,” nearly 200 graduating students were given the opportunity to interview with hiring leaders from Chandler, KY Children’s, Good Samaritan, the Markey Cancer Center and Eastern State Hospital.  Interviews were scheduled based on student’s career interests as well as offering them an opportunity exploring areas they may not have yet considered. 

June 26, 2023

STEPS employees help fill needed roles

The University of Kentucky employs more than 16,000 full-time regular staff and faculty.  But when positions become open, it sometimes becomes necessary to fill a role immediately. That’s where STEPS temporary employment can help.   Diana Pérez La Rotta is an Administrative Support Associate II for the College of Social Work and supports the hiring process within her college. She has posted about 30 positions through STEPS since joining the college a little over a year ago.