Posted on: June 15, 2017

Marketing Staff Says Hooray for Hermes Awards

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Plano City Council recognized the Marketing and Community Engagement (MCE) department for a job well done. As Director Shannah Hayley is often heard saying, “I couldn’t be prouder!” Mayor Harry LaRosiliere called the staff me...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Picnic Photos: Shade, Shade and more Shade

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Haggard Park in Historic Downtown Plano never looked better and it was the perfect spot for the annual Employee Picnic. The outdoor feast was a bona fide hit from start to finish.

Human Resources Director Shanté Akafia states, “This year’s Employee Picnic ...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Water Sports Make Waves at Oak Point’s Big Pond

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Paddle boarding and kayaking are now a short drive away. You’ve heard rumors about the Plano Parks and Recreation Department expanding leisure options at the Oak Point Park Nature Preserve and the reports are now reality. The big pond on the sit...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Congratulations to Ashley McKay and Marny Tackett

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Two more employees are now Certified Park and Recreation Professionals (CPRP). Achieving CPRP is no easy feat and recipients must recertify every two years. Ashley McKay and Marny Tackett met the stringent certification criteria and passed a comprehensive...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

New Dress Code is Effective July 1

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There are now guidelines for maintaining your neat and professional appearance. The City of Plano implements a new Dress Code Policy for all employees, unless a uniform is required. Details about the new policy are being communicated to employees througho...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Texting and Driving is Illegal in Texas

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Give your thumbs a rest. No texting while driving…it’s a law now. In case your cable is out and your cell phone fell into the sink, it’s official, House Bill (HB) 62 was signed this month. Effective September 1, drivers may ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

City Warehouse Makes Summertime Work Easier

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As summer temperatures rise and your department plans events, remember the City’s Warehouse stocks an extensive inventory of goods you can use. Our Warehouse stocks items such as bottled water, Gatorade, coolers and sunscreen for employees to us...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Free Play in the Park program kicks off June 7 at Willowcreek Park

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On a budget and looking for something fun for the kids to do? Sometimes the best memories come from the simplest activities – like playing outside. The Parks and Recreation department wants to help give your children the gift of playing in the great outdo...

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Training

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Mandatory Training for 2017 Focuses on “Diversity on the Job”

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All employees are required to participate in mandatory training each calendar year. The subject matter of the training changes every year. As a requirement for 2017, you will need to complete the SkillSoft course “Diversity on the Job: Diversity...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Training & Development

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The Human Resources Department offers an extensive catalog of training opportunities for all job types and levels. Refer questions to Senior Training Coordinators Tony Beasley or Debbie Speed at 972-941-7339 and 972-941-7217, respectively. Here are some t...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Weight Watchers Crew Smashed the Scale in First Week

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The employees enrolled in the summer session of Weight Watchers Beyond the Scale had a phenomenal start to the program.

One week…42 people…55.4 pounds! Numbers like this confirm two things: 1) Weight Watchers works; and 2) more and more of you are committed to making lifestyle changes to improve your health.

It is NOT too late for you to join.

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