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HR Topics for People Leaders

The HR Topics for People Leaders meeting series gives people who lead people at Georgia Tech an opportunity to engage in discussions about leadership. This is a monthly meeting created to provide a space for leaders to learn, grow, share concerns, and feel supported.

If you were not able to attend or want to revisit the topics shared during one of these meetings, the recorded sessions are available for you. 


PLN newsletter


PLN Monthly Newsletter

The People Leaders Newsletter was developed to keep supervisors in the know at Georgia Tech. We’ll be sharing updates, events, and tools and resources to help you develop yourself and lead your teams.

Driven by our Institute’s goal to develop leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition, we’re creating a space for the people who lead people at Georgia Tech to connect, grow and learn together.

Access the PLN Newsletter monthly editions at any time. 

Guidance Documents

Reorganization/Reclassification Posting

The standard practice is to post an open position. However, there are circumstances in which management may decide that a reclassification or appointment of a person into the role is more appropriate. The information below is a list of guidelines to help Unit management, HR Professionals, and GTHR to determine the best action in a particular situation.  

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Working Titles

Due to the broad range of jobs contained within Georgia Tech’s Job Classification and Compensation System (JCCS) and the standardized nature of staff titles, a department may wish to designate a working title for a position. A working title (also called a business title) is a descriptive designation reflecting the nature of the work being performed in a specific or similar position. Working titles should differentiate the work being performed in a position and, simultaneously, be consistent with similar positions performing the same work in other areas on campus. 

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Compensation for Travel Time Guide for Overtime-Eligible Employees

Applying these guidelines in specific situations can be challenging. Managers and employees are encouraged to use this guide and consult with their Human Resources representative for guidance before travel occurs.

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Short-term Assignments and Pay Guidance

When Georgia Tech employees vacate their roles or take extended leaves of absence, the Institute recognizes the need to temporarily assign those additional responsibilities to an active employee. This guidance provides a high-level overview of the available options.

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