Category Archives: HR News

Monthly Webinars

Resources for Living has several webinars scheduled for February.  Click here for information about webinars on “Beating the winter Blahs” on Feb. 8, “Overcoming the fear of commitment” on Feb 15, “Parenting in the age of technology” on Feb. 22 and many more. You can also view webinars anytime online from our webinar library. Log in to your

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Additional Time for Blue Rewards Points

Florida Blue’s Blue Rewards Program officially ended on Dec. 31, 2017. All points collected during 2017 should have already been redeemed. However, Florida Blue is allowing additional time for members who were unable to redeem their points before Dec. 31, 2017. In order for members to redeem their remaining points, please contact Ashley Peirano at

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Resources for Living

The January 2018 Resources for Living newsletter is now available. Explore the possibilities with these articles: Put your personal vision “up in lights.” The benefits of being organized. Ways to unleash your creativity. How did you envision your life as a child? And much more. Access the January 2018 newsletter here. For information about CF

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FRS Offering Free Financial Planning Workshops

The Florida Retirement System is offering free financial planning workshops for FRS-covered employees via webcast. The 2018 webcast schedule follows. To register for these workshops call 1-866-446-9377, Option 2, or go to http://tinyurl.com/zrsh8r6 or https://myfrs.ezsoftco.com/ClientApp/NewClientPage.aspx  After login, select “Attend a Workshop,” then “A WEBINAR” under the County drop down box, then select the workshop you would like

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TELADOC: Quality care. Anytime. Anywhere.

Effective Jan. 1, 2018, Florida Blue members are eligible to use Teladoc. See the attachment and below for more information: 24/7/365 access to U.S. board-certified physicians and pediatricians. Teladoc provides access to a network of U.S. board-certified physicians who can resolve many medical issues via phone or online video consultations. It’s quality healthcare, when and

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Resources to Help with Coping

Distressing world events can affect everyone who lives through them. Even people who experience these events only through the media can have emotional and stress reactions. When unexpected events happen, feeling stressed, anxious or sad is understandable. We thought you might find these resources helpful in light of the wildfires in southern California. Common reactions to

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Map a Personal Path to Health

We are excited to announce that effective Jan. 2, 2018, the College of Central Florida will  start a new wellness platform through Florida Blue named Better You Strides, powered by CafeWell. Please keep in mind, with this new change also comes the termination of our current wellness platform, Blue Rewards, effective Dec. 31, 2017. Map

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Shop Smart for the Holidays

What’s on your family’s wish list this holiday season? The Discount Center can help you save big and make those wishes come true. You can: Plan a holiday event for the entire family with discount entertainment tickets Save on gifts including clothes, electronics, toys and more Shop deals for all your holiday travel needs Choose

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Notice Regarding Wellness Program

Required Notice: Employers offering wellness programs that collect employee medical information are required to provide a notice to employees informing them what medical information will be collected, how it will be used, who will receive it, and what will be done to keep it confidential. The College of Central Florida’s wellness program notice follows. The

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Mandatory Open Enrollment – 2018 Benefits

Good afternoon, CF Family: The 2018 Florida Blue Medical Insurance Open Enrollment begins today and continues until midnight 11/3/17.  I am pleased to report that CF will continue to cover 100% of each eligible employee’s cost of health insurance.  The attached “Notification of Plan & Rate Changes” has a lot of information regarding changes to

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Benefits Information Sessions

We are pleased to offer a number of open enrollment informational sessions starting today: Assistance with FBMC Online Enrollment or General Benefits Questions We are offering Computer Lab Sessions in OPD, Building 3, Room 117D for anyone who needs assistance re-enrolling in benefits. Representatives from HR will also be onsite to answer questions related to

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FRS Workshop Replay Available

Did you miss the Florida Retirement System Workshops on Oct. 4 and/or 5?  The workshops were recorded and have been posted online, as follows. Once you click on the video link, click on the Launch Presentation button to start the video. Using the FRS to Plan for Your Retirement Link to video: https://www.myfrs.com/Workshop.htm#tabs-A Investment Planning

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Mental Health & Well-being Awareness

From: Aetna Resources For LivingSM In recent years, the need for better care of our mental health and wellbeing has become a topic of discussion for communities, government organizations and news sources. We often focus on keeping our bodies healthy. Our mental health is just as important. There are times when life can seem overwhelming.

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