By Matt Kwiatkowski, Cyber Security Operations Manager, BIS
You may have heard of the “Meltdown” and “Spectre” computer-chip flaws — two related vulnerabilities that make many computers, and some smartphones, susceptible to data theft or other attacks. How concerned should we be?
To start, the sky is not falling! Media will likely sensationalize the gravity … Read More»
By Lisa Durham, Director, Argonne Leadership Institute-Human Resource Services
This fall, we enlisted Argonne employees’ participation in the Next Step climate survey. I am pleased to report 62 percent of the laboratory’s full and part-time employees and postdocs heeded the call. With a response rate of more than 50 percent in each programmatic directorate and … Read More»
The Health, Safety & Environment Division and Health and Employee Wellness (HEW) have been working with Axion, Argonne’s electronic health records vendor, since January to improve the medical surveillance and certification process, including development of new email notifications tied to due dates. Medical surveillances and certifications are presently mapped to questions in Argonne’s Job and … Read More»
By Dan Raker (LEG), Senior Attorney, and Darryl Howe (HRS), Manager Employee and Labor Relations
The holiday season is here and for many parts of our organization, it is also time to have some fun with co-workers at the annual year-end holiday party. Holiday parties are great opportunities for celebration, team-building and fellowship. Please remember, … Read More»
By John Quintana, interim deputy laboratory director operations / chief operations officer
We all have someone that we can rely on in an emergency. That person might be a partner, family member or just a good friend who is willing and capable to provide immediate help to us and our families should an emergency strike. … Read More»
Saturday, Nov. 11, is Veterans Day. On this day, we honor all who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces and recognize their patriotism, love of country and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.
The holiday has its origins in Armistice Day, created by President … Read More»