Retirement 101 Workshop - November 5, 2014
If you are interested in learning more about the importance of investing in your retirement and the benefits of WHOI's Defined Contribution Retirement Plan, please consider registering for the upcoming Retirement 101 Workshop on Wednesday November 5, 2014 in Clark 507 from 2:30PM to 4PM. Pre-registration is required! For more information about the workshop and registration instructions, please click on the hyperlink above.
2015 403(b) IRS Limits
The IRS recently announced cost of living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for tax year 2015. These changes will occur for the first payroll of 2015 which is the period December 14-December 27, 2014 for pay date January 2, 2015. You can make changes to your 403(b) Defined Contribution employee amount anytime during the year through the Transamerica site . Those turning age 50 or older in 2015 are eligible for the Age 50+ Catch-Up throughout the year.
For more information on the limits, please refer to the link above. (2015 403(b) Limits)
Annual Open Enrollment for 2015
OPEN ENROLLMENT 2015
Save the date, October 20, 2014, for the WHOI annual Benefits, Health and Wellness Fair, located in Clark 507. Vendors will be available for you to ask questions and evaluate options; and the Flu Clinic will be on-site in Clark 509. This year’s open enrollment will take place October 20 through November 7, 2014 and a new on-line benefits enrollment form will be provided to employees through Employee Online account to choose and submit on-line elections for the medical plan, HSA, and FSA voluntary elections and the dental plan. More information will be provided once the rates have been set.
One-on-One Meetings with Transamerica in 2014Transamerica
will be onsite at WHOI every month in 2014 beginning in January. Individual one-on-meetings are available in 25-minute time slots. You must schedule your appointment in advance by registering online using the Online Meeting Scheduler
. Advance registration is allowed for up to 3 months and is available to you through the online registration site. If you feel you will need more than 25-minutes to meet with a Transamerica
representative, you may sign up for more than one session, or you may want to sign up for the last session of the day.
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Human Resources Generalist
Last updated: October 29, 2014
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is dedicated to research and education to advance understanding of the ocean and its interaction with the Earth system, and to communicating this understanding for the benefit of society. Total Rewards
To achieve its overall mission, an integral part of WHOI’s strategy is to attract, recruit, and retain a world-class staff, representing a diversity of people, backgrounds and ideas. To that end, we are driven to provide a total rewards package that supports these initiatives and complements WHOI’s culture and values. What are total rewards?
Simply put, total rewards is the monetary and non-monetary return provided to employees of WHOI in exchange for their time, talents, efforts and results. It involves these key elements: compensation
, performance and recognition
, and development
and career opportunities