2021 TaxWatch Productivity Nominations Extended to April 8!


This message has been approved by Renisha Gibbs, Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Finance & Administration Chief of Staff, for distribution to all Deans, Directors, and Department Heads.


The deadline for 2021 TaxWatch Productivity Awards nominations has been extended again to Friday, April 8 at 5:00 p.m. You are encouraged to submit your nominations as soon as possible.

What It Is

This annual award program recognizes state employees for innovation, creativity, and work products that significantly increase productivity in the delivery of state services. Over the course of the 31-year program, more than 16,000 nominations have been received, and awards have been given to state employees for saving or maximizing state dollars of more than $10 billion.

Who to Nominate

You may nominate individuals (including yourself), teams of up to five members or an entire department whose efforts, performance, creativity, and ideas have resulted in measurable productivity gains or cost savings to an FSU service or product. Nominees must be full-time or OPS FSU employees. If you are aware of an individual or team that deserves recognition for their outstanding contributions to FSU, you are encouraged to submit a nomination.

How to Nominate

Nominations must be submitted through the Florida TaxWatch Productivity Awards website and are due by Friday, April 8 at 5:00 p.m. Cost-saving estimates and FTE reductions will be verified by Florida TaxWatch staff. Remember to submit any appropriate supporting documentation.


Questions? Please contact the Office of Training and Organizational Development at training@fsu.edu or 850-644-8724.

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