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Recruitment Services News
Recruitment Services has begun advertising Classified and Wage positions on the WHSV TV3 Job Board website.

J-ESS Reminder
Please remember to update J-ESS with current information when your office moves or your MSC changes. This is very helpful to numerous offices on campus that utilize this information.

Service Awards
Preparation has begun for the 35th annual Employee Service Awards Banquet on Wednesday, March 28, 2007. Employees will be recognized for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years of service. Invitations will be mailed the first week of March. Details to follow in the February issue of the HR Information Update.

January Question of the Month
GiGi, Dr. Waldo, and Joe all have permits to carry a concealed weapon issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia. GiGi is a student, and she carries a pistol in her Gucci purse. Dr. Waldo is a faculty member, and he has hunting rifle in the cab of his truck under the seat. Joe is a staff member who is a part-time commissioned police officer for the city, and he wears his service revolver strapped to his waist under his jacket. Which does not violate JMU policy?

A. Gigi B. Dr. Waldo C. Joe
(see answer)

Upcoming Training Sessions

Please take advantage of free staff/faculty training sessions available through HR and other departments. Some of our upcoming training includes:

Telecom, Facility Coordinators and Building Repairs
Presented by Michael Woolman, Roya Edelstein, Duane Swanson and Debbie Towe; Thursday, February 8, 2007, 1:30 - 3:00PM located in USB 102.

JMU JobLink
Presented by Jennifer Testa; Tuesday, February 13, 2007, 9 - 10AM located in the IT Training Lab.

JMU PositionLink
Presented by Jennifer Testa; Tuesday, February 13, 2007, 10 - 11AM located in the IT Training Lab.

Team-Building Series: Session One of Three
Presented by Jennifer Testa; Wednesday, February 14, 2007, 1 - 4PM located in USB 102.

Intergenerational Differences
Presented by Jennifer Testa; Friday, February 16, 2007, 9:30AM - 12Noon located in USB 102.

Please go to our training web site for session descriptions and registration. If your department would like customized sessions, please call your HR Representative.