If you work with fantastic colleagues, you should recognize them! The Staff Assembly sponsors a “Get Recognized” program for UCR career employees once a month, from September to May. All you have to do is fill out an online form here and say why the someone’s work should get recognized.

Nominations for the month of May must be submitted by May 10.The Recognition Committee reviews submissions each month and selects a winner.

Recipients of the award get a gift and are highlighted in the Staff Assembly Notes and Website.

For more information, go to staffassembly.ucr.edu/recognition/getrecognized.html.

Excess Equipment Sale to be held on May 7

The next Excess Equipment Sale will be held on May 7 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Equipment Management Warehouse located in the Corporation Yard. It is open to the general public.

Riverside One of 10 Happiest Cities for Young Professionals

According to CareerBliss.com, an online career site, Riverside is one of the top 10 cities where the nation’s most satisfied young professionals live and work. Riverside ranked No. 6 in CareerBliss.com’s list of 10 Happiest Cities for Young Professionals, based on analysis of more than 45,000 employeee-generated reviews between April 2012 and March 2013. young professionals (defined as employees with less than 10 years of experience) in a full-time position) were asked to evaluate 10 factors that affect workplace happiness, such as work relationships, compensation, growth opportunities and more. Riverside’s Career Bliss score was 3.84 out of 5.

To read the whole story, go to www.forbes.com/sites/jacquelynsmith/2013/04/24/the-10-happiest-cities-foryoung-professionals.

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