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Hidden Employee Benefits Options

By: Angie Hefty, Compensation & Benefits Analyst   TMG offers a comprehensive benefit package to full-time employees. These benefits include health, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, as well as paid time off and retirement. Did you know that there are additional not-so-well known benefits that may be of value to you? […]

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Human Resources Restructures

The Human Resources Team has recently restructured in order to better serve you. Below is the breakdown of who to contact for Human Resources Services.   Jamie Riese – Talent Acquisition Coordinator: Jamie’s title recently changed to Talent Acquisition Coordinator. Jamie’s role will include responsibilities related to position development, and recruitment activities related to new […]

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TMG Voicemail and Email Out-of-Office Message Scripts

With the start of a new year, this is a great time to update your TMG voicemail and email out-of-office message scripts. If you have not already received communication from your Supervisor about these scripts (SDPC staff should already have scripts in place), we are requesting that you update your messages to the following:   […]

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Check Out the Latest Issue of IRIS Connections!

We invite you to visit TMG’s website to review the Winter 2014/2015 edition of IRIS Connections. This edition focuses on how people in IRIS are staying active, even in the winter. Featured in this newsletter is IRIS Consultant John Mezydlo, who shares his story about staying active and getting involved in various activities in his […]

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Winter Wellness Tips from Human Resources

Brr, it’s cold outside and you feel stuck inside, which can cause sadness, anxiety and stress. Being emotionally and mentally healthy doesn’t mean never going through bad times or experiencing mental problems. We all go through disappointments, loss and change. The ability to recognize and express your emotions helps avoid depression and negative moods. Having […]

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Rules, Changes, Transitions: Things to Know About the Home and Community Based Waiver Settings (HCBS) Rule Requirements

By: Patti Becker, Community Network Specialist   The 2014 HCBS Rule Updates established specific qualities that service settings must have when providing services paid for with dollars from federal waivers like IRIS. Wisconsin, like other states, will be implementing their transition plan through 2019. At that time, the Federal Government could fine Wisconsin DHS if […]

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Resources on Autism

Clinical Services Corner Sue Urban, RN, Director of Clinical Services   This year one of our goals is to get out information to staff that is educational as well as valuable for the work we all do. Given the work we do, understanding Autism is important in order to provide true partnering with an individual […]