Employee Resources

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WPI employees have access to information and processes that will help them in their current roles. Whether they are hiring an employee or need to brush up on technical skills, they will find the information and resources to complete the necessary tasks.


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Performance Reviews

Performance reviews are an important annual process here at WPI. Performance feedback should be an ongoing process throughout the year between managers and employees, but this is the time to formally discuss our individual performance, set goals, and examine growth and development opportunities for the coming year.  

Each employee completes a self-evaluation form, which is sent directly to their manager. Then the manager will use this feedback, along with their notes and input from others, where appropriate, to complete the performance review form. The manager will conduct individual performance review meetings with their direct reports, and then send each employee's self-evaluation form and the performance review form to talent@wpi.edu.  

Microsoft Online Learning

Employees may access Microsoft Online Learning which offers courses on everything from Office products such as Word or Excel to Sharepoint or Visual Studio courses. 

To get started with Microsoft Online Learning:

  • Follow the link below to log in and access your Microsoft Online Learning account (which is separate from your WPI account)
  • Contact the IT Service Desk for assistance with accessing Microsoft Online Learning
  • If you have specific training questions, you may contact the Division of Talent & Inclusion at x5470. 

Contractor or Employee?

The IRS has specific guidelines to determine if someone working for you is a contractor or an employee. Use this guide to make sure your classification is correct.

Human Resources Library

Gordon Library has many texts and materials available on personnel, teamwork, mentoring, human resources, and management issues. WPI employees may take these items out on loan.

Right to Work Notices

The Online Employment Verification and Protecting Your Right to Work (PDF) gives information for employees who want to know about the e-verification process or right to work laws.

Administrative Support Reference Guide

Merit Pages Contribution Form

Know a student or students who have accomplished something noteworthy? Share it here. The information will post to the student’s Merit page that can be shared across the web.