HR Recognition Programs and Events

Performance Recognition Program

This program gives recognition to Commonwealth employees who make meaningful contributions, which distinguish them from their peers. These special awards focus attention on consistent, positive achievements by both individuals and teams of state employees, and recognize those who demonstrate: innovation and dedication to their work, concern for the public trust and a commitment to excellence.

Do you know of a Salem State employee you feel fits this description? Nominate them today for the Massachusetts Performance Recognition Program!

Nomination form and guidelines can be found at the link below. Make sure to address all nominations to Amanda Murray in the Human Resources and Equal Opportunity office in a confidential envelope. If you have any further questions, please feel free to call Amanda Murray at 978.542.2588.

Performance Recognition Nomination Form [Word doc]

Employee Responding as Volunteers

SERV (State Employees Responding as Volunteers) is an employee benefit which allows employees the opportunity to volunteer during regular work schedules up to one day per month at an approved Massachusetts non-profit organization.

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Please contact Amanda Murray at 978.542.2588 or email for further information.