Recent HR Update Articles

HR Roadmap Toolkit: November Updates (2019-11-04)

The most recent updates to the HR Roadmap Toolkit are now available. This resource is intended to in...


Open Enrollment 2020 Highlights and Resources (2019-11-04)

Open enrollment for 2020 employee benefits runs through Tuesday, November 26, 5:00 p.m. Please note ...


UC Disability Survey Closes November 15, 2019 (2019-11-04)

You should have received notice of the UC Disability survey on October 7, and at least one subsequen...


UCSF Policy on Violence and Bullying (2019-11-04)

UCSF has revised UCSF Administrative Policy 150-27: UCSF Policy on Violence and Bullying, effective ...


Creating Engaging Job Postings (2019-11-04)

UCSF’s Talent Acquisition team is continuing a yearlong series that provides job seekers and h...


UCPath Impact on Internship, Residency, and Clinical Fellowship Programs (2019-11-03)

The UCPath Steering Committee made the decision that UCSF HR will be the central point for creation ...


FY21 Salary Program Merit Eligibility Cut-off date (2019-11-03)

In anticipation of a salary program for FY21, the merit cutoff date for external hires is January 2,...


Job Builder Deployment Status Update (2019-11-03)

In April 2019, HR launched a pilot of Job Builder, a tool developed by the UC Office of the Presiden...


PeopleConnect Enhancements: Case List and Door Access Updates (2019-11-03)

Two PeopleConnect Enhancement Updates were implemented recently.  You will find these on the Pe...


Training for Straight Replacement/New Position, Like Job Process (2019-11-03)

Straight Replacement/New Position, Like Job Process training will be available in the UC Learning Ce...


H-1B Visa Premium Processing Fee Increase (2019-10-30)

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) just announced an increase to the USCIS premium proce...


ISSO Limited Services, November 5-8, 2019 (2019-10-15)

The International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) will operate with minimal staffing November 5-...


PeopleConnect Enhancements Will Go Live on October 22 (2019-10-15)

You will soon see major enhancements in PeopleConnect. Beginning Tuesday, October 22, the Case List ...


Congratulations to the Most Recent UCSF HR SPOT Award Winners (2019-10-15)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the most recent ...


Congratulations to the Most Recent UCSF HR Employees of the Month (2019-10-15)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the most recent ...


Compensation Team Staffing Updates (2019-10-15)

I am excited to announce three new compensation staff members and some exciting changes for a curren...


New! Updates to the HR Roadmap Toolkit (2019-10-15)

Last month, Campus HR Communications launched our HR Roadmap Toolkit to inform customers a...


Training: Campus Performance Evaluations, 2019 (2019-10-15)

UC policy and applicable labor contracts require managers and supervisors to conduct annual performa...


Training for Managers: New UPTE Contracts (2019-10-15)

Labor and Employee Relations is offering manager trainings regarding the new UPTE contracts. Th...


Refresh of Staff and Manager Effectiveness Online Certificate Programs (2019-09-30)

Learning & Organization Development (L&OD) is refreshing two online certificate programs &nd...


Chancellor's Message: UCSF Seismic Safety Review (2019-09-30)

On September 20, Chancellor Hawgood updated the UCSF Community on the seismic review of UC...


Deej: Film Screening Sponsored by the Committee on Disability Inclusion (2019-09-30)

October is Disability Awareness month, so to encourage dialogue and raise awareness about important ...


Native American Cultural Affiliation and Repatriation: Formal Review and Employee Comment Period for Revised UC Office of the President Policy (2019-09-30)

University of California Office of the President invites comments on a proposed revised Presidential...


Classification and Compensation Webinar: Improvements to Straight Replacement / New Position, Like Job Process (2019-09-30)

As one of several initiatives transforming Human Resources, the Staff Compensation and Classificatio...


Introducing the HR Roadmap Toolkit (2019-09-18)

Human Resources is excited to launch our HR Roadmap Toolkit for customers and HR staff. Th...


Call for Nominations for 2020 UC Women's Initiative for Professional Development (UC WI) (2019-09-15)

UCOP recently announced the 2020 UC Women’s Initiative for Professional Development (UC WI). U...


Register now for the Staff Engagement Ambassadors' Summit, November 19, 2019 (2019-09-15)

On November 19, UCSF Staff Engagement Ambassadors and their Managers will gather for the 2019 A...


UPTE Contract Ratified: Upcoming Wage Implementations (2019-09-03)

On August 8, 2019, the University and UPTE (University Professional and Technical Employees) ratifie...


Congratulations to UCSF HR SPOT Award Winners: Michelle Lam and Mindy Lee! (2019-09-03)

We are pleased to announce the most recent recipients of the UCSF HR SPOT Award, Michelle Lam and Mi...


November 8th Veterans Job Fair and Open House (2019-08-29)

Talent Acquisition invites all UCSF Hiring Managers to join us for the fourth annual Veterans J...


UCSF Annual Flu Shot Clinics (2019-08-29)

UCSF will be holding free drop-in flu shot clinics for all UCSF employees, students, and volunteers ...


Mindfulness-Based Self-Compassion Program: Introduction Session, September 16 (2019-08-29)

Join the Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) for a free 8-week mindfulness-based self...


Academic Salary Program 2019-20 (2019-08-29)

Following the July 15, 2019, announcement of the 2019-20 Academic Salary Program, HR Shared Ser...


Ready, Set, Chase! Thursday, September 5, 11am - 2pm at Mission Bay Conference Center Live DJ, games, transit resources, and more! (2019-08-19)

UCSF Financial and Administrative Services invite UCSF faculty, students, and staff to attend R...


Luke Hones, Manager of HRIS Retirement in February 2020 (2019-08-19)

Luke Hones, manager of the HR Information Systems (HRIS) team and IT Payroll functions, has announce...


PeopleConnect Enhancements and Weekly Drop-in Support Sessions begin Wednesday, August 28 (2019-08-15)

The PeopleConnect team is pleased to announce several enhancements to PeopleConnect and the re-estab...


Tip of the Month: Engagement Resources to Complement the Manager Advocacy Workshops (2019-08-05)

As part of our ongoing efforts to make UCSF a great place to work and to promote engagement, the fol...


Talent Acquisition Welcomes New Team Members (2019-08-05)

The Talent Acquisition team is happy to welcome six new Talent Acquisition Specialists to our group....


Faculty Development Day, September 17, 2019 (2019-08-05)

Academic Affairs and the Campus Council on Faculty Life are pleased to host the 2019 Faculty Develop...


Development Opportunity: Campus Manager Interview and Selection Strategies (2019-08-05)

UCSF’s Talent Acquisition (TA) team is excited to present Campus Manager Interview and Selecti...


Secure, Virtual Personnel File Reviews Available in PeopleConnect! (2019-08-05)

Hiring Leaders can now access personnel files securely and virtually in PeopleConnect. Hiring leader...


Corey Jackson, JD, Chief Human Resources Officer, to join UCSF on September 9, 2019 (2019-08-05)

UCSF leaders recently announced that Corey Jackson, JD, will be the new Chief Human Resources Office...


Academic Salary Program, 2019-20 (2019-07-15)

The University has announced the 2019-20 salary program for academics. Academic HR will be comm...


STAR Program Approved for FY20: PeopleConnect Case Submission Deadlines and Pay Dates (2019-07-15)

UC Office of the President has approved FY20 funding for UCSF’s STAR Program. The next due ...


FY20 Salary Ranges for Policy-Covered UCSF Employees (2019-07-15)

The FY20 Salary Ranges for policy-covered UCSF employees have been approved and are effective July 1...


Calling all Campus Hiring Leaders - Join Campus Talent Acquisition in August to get acquainted with our newly structured team and services (2019-07-11)

As UCSF continues to experience tremendous growth, our recruiting needs have grown, too. Talent Acqu...


Update: FY20 Salary Program for Policy-Covered Staff (2019-07-11)

UCSF Human Resources is pleased to announce that UC President Napolitano has approved a system wide ...


Campus Human Resources FY19 Highlights and Look Ahead (2019-07-11)

Dear Colleagues, Throughout fiscal 2019, Campus Human Resources has led many initiatives that adv...


2020 Salary Program for Policy-Covered Staff (2019-07-01)

UCSF Human Resources is pleased to announce that UC President Napolitano has approved a systemwide s...


New in PeopleConnect Management Actions: Enhanced Recruitment Form (2019-06-30)

An enhanced Recruitment Request form goes live in PeopleConnect Management Actions on July 5, 2...


Congratulations to the Most Recent UCSF HR SPOT Award Winners (2019-06-27)

We are pleased to announce the most recent recipients of the UCSF HR SPOT Award. Thank you for your ...


Congratulations to the Most Recent UCSF HR Employees of the Month (2019-06-27)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the most recent ...


Manager Advocacy Engagement Workshops (2019-06-26)

Our New Manager Advocacy Engagement Workshops are designed to help you get the most out of your 2019...


Upcoming Training: Affiliate, Research Visitors, and Volunteer Appointments (2019-06-26)

UCSF HR is pleased to announce upcoming training designed to help you learn more about Affiliate, Re...


UCSF HR Onsite Progress and Next Steps (2019-06-26)

UCSF HR Shared Services began a phased project in September 2018 to deliver monthly HR Onsite servic...


Academic Turnaround Timing Planning (2019-06-26)

An updated version of the Timing Considerations – Academic Appointments document can now be fo...


Upcoming Event: Addressing Bullying in the Workplace: Bystander Strategies (2019-06-17)

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HR Customer Satisfaction Survey Results Are Here (2019-06-16)

In April, we invited a group of HR customers to take part in the Campus HR Customer Satisfaction Sur...


Congratulations UCSF HR SPOT Award Recipient! (2019-06-16)

We are pleased to announce the most recent recipient of the UCSF HR SPOT Award. Thank you for y...


Congratulations to the Most Recent UCSF HR Employee of the Month! (2019-06-13)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the most recent ...


Engagement Survey Results and Manager Resources (2019-06-13)

On Tuesday, June 4, managers received the 2019 UCSF Staff Engagement Survey results. Please check th...


Upcoming PeopleConnect Management Action Staff Compensation Form Changes (2019-06-12)

Changes are coming to the Reclassification and Equity Review PeopleConnect Management Action form at...


Mindfulness-Based Self-Compassion Program: Introduction Session (2019-06-12)

Join the Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) for a free 8-week mindfulness-based self-comp...


UCSF 2019 Staff Engagement Town Hall: Results (2019-06-12)

Gallup will share our 2019 staff engagement survey results, followed by a short presentation and bra...


FY20 Salary Program and Recent/Upcoming Wage Implementations (2019-06-02)

At this time, the FY20 Salary Program (merit and focal equity) for policy covered employees is still...


Fall 2019 Diversity and Inclusion Staff Certificate Program (2019-06-02)

The UCSF Office of Diversity and Outreach is now accepting applications. This program focu...


Join Campus Talent Acquisition for a Resume and Cover Letter Writing Workshop (2019-06-02)

Are you looking for a new opportunity? UCSF’s Campus Talent Acquisition (TA) team is continuin...


Stonewall50: Celebrating 50 Years of Activism and Resiliency (2019-05-30)

On June 28, 1969, in New York City’s Greenwich Village, the Stonewall Riots sparked what is cr...


Systemwide Staff Engagement Survey (different from the 2019 UCSF Staff Engagement Survey) (2019-05-13)

On Monday, May 13, 2019, some UCSF staff received an invitation to complete a systemwide staff engag...


Comment Period: Formal Review/Employee Comment Responding to Immigration Enforcement Issues Involving Patients in UC Health Facilities (Interim Policy) (2019-05-13)

The University of California is proposing an interim policy on Responding to Immigration Enforc...


Congratulations UCSF HR SPOT Award Recipients! (2019-05-12)

We are pleased to announce the most recent recipients of the UCSF HR SPOT Award. Thank you for your ...


The Difference Between the Inactive COLA and the Retiree COLA (2019-05-09)

The Inactive COLA (cost of living increase) applies to the HAPC (highest average plan comp...


Staff Renewals FY 2019-2020: Round 2 (2019-05-09)

Thank you for the completion of round 1 spreadsheets! As we outlined in the April 3 HR Update, Round...


Make a Positive Contribution to the LGBTQ Community at UCSF (2019-05-09)

Would you like to make a positive impact to the LGBTQ+ community? Consider joining the UCSF Com...


Congratulations to the Most Recent UCSF HR Employees of the Month (2019-04-29)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the most recent ...


Employee Comment Period: Revision to UCSF Voluntary Catastrophic Leave Sharing Program (2019-04-28)

UCSF has revised the UCSF Voluntary Catastrophic Leave Sharing Program to include the part...


Updated Visa Recharge Fees Approval (2019-04-25)

The International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) received approval from UCSF’s Budget and...


UCSF Staff Assembly Elections (2019-04-24)

Voting is now open for the UCSF Staff Assembly Executive Board! All UCSF non-represented employees (...


Academic Recruitment - Submission Deadline (2019-04-24)

Search plans and search close requests for Faculty recruitments that need approval by...


Congratulations UCSF HR SPOT Award Recipient! (2019-04-15)

We are pleased to announce the most recent recipients of the UCSF HR SPOT Award. Thank you for your ...


Staff Renewals FY 2019-2020 - Round 1 (2019-04-14)

The first round of staff renewals began on April 17, 2019. As outlined in the April 3 HR Update, we ...


Mark Your Calendars for the Chancellor's Leadership Forum on Diversity and Inclusion (2019-04-14)

Join us for the 12th Annual Chancellor’s Leadership Forum on Diversity and Inclusion on&n...


Proposed Visa Recharge Fees (2019-04-14)

Upon approval from the ISSO Advisory Board, the International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) wi...


ISSO Limited Services (2019-04-14)

The International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) will be operating on minimal staffing, startin...


Coming Soon: Round 1 Staff Renewals for FY 2019-2020 (2019-03-31)

We recently closed the prelimnary round for staff renewals and we are now ready to start t...


Welcome New Academic Recruitment Team Member (2019-03-31)

The Academic Recruitment team is delighted to welcome Alan Chin as their newest Academic Recrui...


Now Accepting Nominations: Chancellor Awards for Diversity (2019-03-31)

Diversity, equity and inclusion are inextricably linked to UCSF's mission of education, research...


HR Customer Satisfaction Survey Results Are Here (2019-03-31)

In January, we invited a group of HR customers to take part in the Campus HR Customer Satisfaction S...


Save the Date - April 10 for SkillSurvey Reference Information Session (2019-03-27)

Please join Talent Acquisition on Wednesday, April 10 for a one hour information session on UCSF&rsq...


Timeline for FY20 Academic Renewals and Compensation Letters (2019-03-19)

Following up on our previous communication in the February 7 HR Update, we are providing the timelin...


Congratulations UCSF HR SPOT Award Recipients! (2019-03-17)

We are pleased to announce the most recent recipients of the UCSF HR SPOT Award. Thank you for your ...


Congratulations to the Most Recent UCSF HR Employees of the Month (2019-03-17)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the most recent ...


Academic Recruitment Team: Impending Staff Shortage and Submission Deadlines (2019-03-17)

Beginning April 15 through May 1, the Academic Recruitment team will experience a staff shortage;...


Job Builder Pilot Launches (2019-03-17)

We are excited to announce that the Job Builder pilot launches April 1, 2019! What is Job Builder...


Upcoming Staff Renewals 2019 (2019-03-04)

The annual staff renewal process will begin in late March. To ensure a smooth process, we are provid...


Upcoming Academic Renewal Workshops (2019-03-04)

HR Academic Shared Services will offer four workshops to prepare for FY20 Academic Renewals! ...


Process Change: Reimbursement of Moving Expense Payments for Academics (2019-03-04)

UCSF has streamlined the process for the reimbursement of moving expense payments for academics: ...


Updated UCSF Criteria for Advancement (2019-03-04)

The UCSF Criteria for Advancement have been recently updated. Specifically, the examples of exc...


The UCSF Staff Assembly is Now Accepting Applications for Spring 2019 Awards! (2019-03-03)

This program aims to support activities that enrich the professional lives and careers of its member...


Congratulations UCSF HR SPOT Award Recipients (2019-02-19)

We are pleased to announce the most recent recipients of the UCSF HR SPOT Award. Thank you for your ...


Mark Your Calendar for UCSF's 4th Annual Staff Resource Day (2019-02-18)

Join us on Tuesday, March 26, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for the 2019 Staff Resource Day at Millbe...


Talent Match Series (2019-02-14)

On Thursday, March 28, the UCSF Talent Acquisition team will launch a yearlong series to provid...


UCSF Lactation Accommodation Program: What Managers and Supervisors Need to Know (2019-02-14)

Join Family Services, Human Resources, the Women’s Health Resource Center and Legal Aid for an...


Congratulations to the Most Recent UCSF HR Employees of the Month (2019-02-12)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the most recent ...


Announcing the 2018 UCSF HR Employee of the Year! (2019-02-12)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce Ann Chau as...


Pathway/Ticket to Your UC Retirement (2019-02-12)

Campus Human Resources is sponsoring their next Pathway/Ticket to Your UC Retirement event...


Formal Review/Employee Comment Period Investigation and Adjudication Framework for Staff and Non-Faculty Academic Personnel (Staff and NFAP Framework) under the SVSH Policy (2019-02-11)

The University of California is proposing a revision to the Investigation and Adjudication Framework...


New Postdoctoral Scholar Benefits Overview - Location Change (2019-02-03)

Starting on March 4, the New Employee Benefits Overview for Postdoctoral Scholars will be moving to ...


Academic Renewal Planning (2019-01-31)

With the fiscal year coming to a close, UCSF HR would like to remind you of important steps to ensur...


Mindfulness-Based Self-Compassion Program: Introduction Session (2019-01-31)

Join the Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) for an eight week mindfulness-based self-comp...


New Employee Orientation Updates (2019-01-28)

With the New Year, we have a couple New Employee Orientation (NEO) updates to share with the campus....


PeopleConnect Update (2019-01-28)

The PeopleConnect Team has implemented a few enhancements to Management Actions to streamline the pr...


Improvements to Gallup Access Dashboard (2019-01-23)

As of January 23, Gallup Access will have a redesigned dashboard; the screen you see when ...


Formal Review/Employee Comment Period PPSM 63 Investigatory Leave (2019-01-23)

The University of California is proposing revisions to PPSM 63 – Investigatory Leave, whi...


FY19 STAR Program Update (2019-01-21)

As we enter 2019, Human Resources is now accepting approved FY19 STAR Achievement award requests. In...


Additional Campus Performance Evaluation Webinar (2019-01-15)

Due to problems with Zoom and the internet on January 8 and 9, an additional Performance Evaluation ...


Life Theatre Sexual Harassment Prevention Training (2019-01-13)

"Life Theatre” is an Emmy award winning acting troupe that creates engaging, interactive,...


Do Not Delay! 2019 Founders Day Chancellor Awards Nomination Deadline is February 14! (2019-01-06)

Please nominate deserving individuals for the following staff awards celebrating extraordinary colle...


New Location for Payroll Rush Check Pickup (2019-01-02)

With the transition of Accounts Payable to Supply Chain Management, the location to pick up payroll ...


UCSF 2019 Follow-up Staff Engagement Town Hall (2019-01-02)

UCSF Learning and Organization Development (L&OD) will present findings from the inaugural Engag...


Staff Engagement Ambassadors' Summit (2019-01-02)

We’re preparing for our inaugural Staff Engagement Ambassadors’ Summit, a time...


Effective February - Exciting Changes to HR Update (2019-01-02)

As part of HR’s effort to enhance our communications with our clients, we are pleased to share...


Thank You For Your Partnership in 2018 (2018-12-19)

David Odato, AVC of Human Resources, provides a look back at the year and a summary of highlights ma...


New Opportunities in Human Resources (2018-12-16)

Are you looking for a new opportunity in HR, or do you know someone who would be a great fit? The fo...


Congratulations to the Most Recent UCSF HR Employees of the Month! (2018-12-16)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the most recent ...


Formal Review/Employee Comment Period Open Access for Theses and Dissertations (2018-12-16)

The Office of the President invites comments on a revised proposed Presidential Policy on Open Acces...


Quick Hire Toolkit and Webinar Reminders (2018-12-12)

The Alternatives to Open Recruitment Toolkit is now available in PeopleConnect to aid managers once ...


HR Reduced Staffing Hours 12/24/2018 to 1/4/2019 (2018-12-10)

UCSF Human Resources will be operating with reduced staff from Monday, December 24, 2018 to Friday, ...


Formal Review/Employee Comment Period Proposed Title IX Regulations from the U.S. Department of Education (2018-12-10)

The U.S. Department of Education recently released proposed Title IX rules primarily addressing how ...


Postdoctoral Scholar Salary Scale Change and Implementation (2018-12-06)

On November 27, 2018, the National Institute of Health (NIH) announced its fiscal year 2019 Ruth L. ...


Address Verification for W-2 and 1095-C Distribution (2018-12-03)

Employees who wish to receive their W-2 and 1095-C electronically need to make a one-time posit...


Additional Campus Performance Evaluation Process Training Dates and Toolkit Updates (2018-12-03)

In case you missed the training in November, two additional webinars will be conducted in January to...


New Care Talk: A Conversation About How Managers Can Foster Engagement (2018-12-03)

UCSF Learning & Organization Development (L&OD) has created a new course in response to the ...


Life Theatre Sexual Harassment Prevention Training (2018-11-26)

*Please note that the Life Theatre Sexual Harassment Prevention training has been rescheduled to the...


PeopleConnect Management Actions Update (2018-11-26)

It has been nearly a month since we successfully transitioned to PeopleConnect Management Actions fo...


2018-2019 UCSF Annual Policy Notification (2018-11-26)

Each year, UCSF provides an annual notification of important policies and guidelines to the UCSF com...


UC Presidential Task Force on University Wide Policing Employee Comment Period (2018-11-25)

Colleagues, As you may be aware, President Janet Napolitano, initiated a Task Force in April of t...


Job Description and Advertisement Workshop (2018-11-18)

UCSF’s Talent Acquisition team is continuing its yearlong series to provide job seekers and hi...


Congratulations to the Most Recent UCSF HR Employees of the Month! (2018-11-18)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the most recent ...


Season for Giving HR Canned Food and Fundraising Drive (2018-11-12)

Campus Human Resources is sponsoring a holiday food drive from November 13 to December 11. Put the &...


Diversity and Inclusion Staff Certificate Program: Now Accepting Applications (2018-11-12)

The Winter 2019 program focuses on foundational concepts which are essential to building an inclusiv...


New UCSF Recognition Program Look and Website Layout (2018-11-06)

The UCSF employee recognition program has a new and improved, user-friendly platform. The new platfo...


Save the date: Quick Hire Alternatives Webinars (2018-11-04)

With the upcoming elimination of the Quick Hire Process at the end of 2018, HR will offer ...


FY20 Merit and Focal Equity Salary Program Eligibility Cutoff Date (2018-11-04)

In anticipation of a potential salary program for FY20, UCSF HR would like to communicate the eligib...


Upcoming Wage Implementations (2018-10-29)

There are several represented wage implementations coming up in the next couple of months. The follo...


New Manager-Led Volunteer Program: UCSF Volunteers (2018-10-28)

UCSF Volunteers is a new manager-led volunteer program where teams volunteer together out in th...


Temporary Employment Program Move (2018-10-28)

TEP (The UCSF Temporary Employment Program) has moved back to Laurel Heights! TEP has been located a...


Revised Performance Evaluation Training Schedule (2018-10-24)

Due to conflict with other campus meetings, the performance evaluation training scheduled for Novemb...


Management Actions - Drop In Support Sessions (2018-10-23)

Drop in support sessions will be offered to help support users with questions about Management Actio...


Academic Turnaround Timing Planning (2018-10-23)

An updated version of the Timing Considerations – Academic Appointments document can now be fo...