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Join us for a new breed of Employee Town Hall. This one has special guests as well as a colorful new host. The link to join this meeting will be sent out on Tuesday morning. 0

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Jennica Jones, Orem Business Analyst and Utah Jazz superfan, is expecting but is having a difficult time coming up with names for her daughter on the way. City of Orem employees are always eager to help so we thought we would launch a contest to crowdsource some Orem inspired names for this little lady. Jennica […]

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Are your children having more meltdowns since the pandemic started? ย Listen to some helpful advice from one of the clinical social workers at the Family Support and Treatment Center. 0

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To borrow a phrase from the great American poet Walt Whitman, City of Orem employees contain multitudes. While they are obviously the cityโ€™s expert in their given professional field, each employee has a hidden area of expertise. This is an on-going series on Walter where our hidden experts enlighten their fellow employees in their area […]

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Steven Downs is like a bloodhound when it comes to finding good deals for employees. Our resident deal scout, or deal bloodhound if you prefer, has wrestled up some fresh new deals on phones for employees. Click here for T-Mobile May Deals Deals through AT&T City / State Employee Offers Waived Activation Fees Unlimited Elite […]

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This scale for judging your performance as an employee comes from author James Clear. The 3 Levels of Employees: Level 1 โ€” You do what you are asked to do. Level 2 โ€” Level 1 + You think ahead and solve problems before they happen. Level 3 โ€” Level 2 + You proactively look for […]

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Our dedicated Facilities Team is going above and beyond the call of duty to make sure that we all feel safe coming to work. Joe Morgan, a fearless captain in the fight against COVID-19, gives a brief breakdown of all the extra things his team is doing to make this a safe and healthy work […]

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Hereโ€™s the second round of updates for The Great Social Distancing Distance Contest. Itโ€™s not too late to get started if youโ€™ve missed out. You can learn about the contest and start participating by clicking here. If you are participating and see several versions of your name on this list, do not worry. When it […]

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On a scale of 1 to 100, I give the resemblance a fourscore and seven. There’s a famous poem titledย Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnightย and it talks about the spirit of our greatest president haunting his old stomping grounds in Springfield, Illinois. If you see a shadowy figure that looks like Abraham Lincoln late at night […]

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To borrow a phrase from the great American poet Walt Whitman, City of Orem employees contain multitudes. While they are obviously the cityโ€™s expert in their given professional field, each employee has a hidden area of expertise. This is an on-going series on Walter where our hidden experts enlighten their fellow employees in their area […]

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