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The retirement journey can be intimidating, but we’ve got the answers regarding which records departing employees can toss, save for colleagues, or send to the UW Archives. Are you leaving your position soon? Are you a supervisor who wants to be informed about best practices to be prepared for future turnover?

This training includes important items that need to be on the to-do list for any employee preparing to leave their position. We cover many common types of records, lay out practical, actionable steps, and let you know how you can get even more guidance from resources on our website or hands-on help from the RMS ROT Squad. (15min)

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