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Bugle #54: Blissbook Now Has Automatic Reminders

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Happy October! We just had the second-hottest September on record here in Atlanta, so we’re hoping the calendar change will bring some shade.

That said, we’re staying hot at Blissbook, as we just launched automatic reminders! Now you can set up a cadence of reminders to be sent to all the slackers out there who won’t sign their handbook. Get in touch with us if you want to be one of the first to try it out.

As always, the Bugle is here with the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles we found from the last couple of weeks. Enjoy!

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Article of the Week: We love this week’s highlighted article (look for the below) because of the tenacity and experimentation. They kept trying things until they got it right! We hope you enjoy it and are inspired to do the same with your projects.

And a special shoutout to the “A Letter” article towards the end of the newsletter. Get some tissues ready!

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Bugle #46: You’re Awesome (Yeah You!)

A Happy Friday Tuesday Colors Day to You! OK, that isn’t a real holiday, but we’re celebrating anyways with a new update that allows you to customize all the colors in your handbook (without having us do it for you):

We apologize for the delay in getting you the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles we could find from the last couple of weeks. We think it was worth it!

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Article of the Week: We chose this week’s highlighted article (look for the below) because you’re awesome. Yeah, you. Remember what you used to be like? As in, right out of college? Not quite as awesome I bet. You’ve come a long way! Keep it up!

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Bugle #43: Employees Really Want: Career, Community & Cause

Friday is here, woo hoo! Baseball season started yesterday, so we’re in a good mood here at Blissbook HQ. Our product update from the last 2 weeks is a small one. We made it easy to send someone (legal counsel, perhaps) an individual policy for review. You can now print any version of any individual policy back to the first time you published to a PDF, making it easy to share!

We also had a chance to put together the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles we could find from the last 2 weeks.

Have a good great Friday and weekend!

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Article of the Week: This week’s highlighted article (look for the below) is highlighted because we had to pick something. Seems like it was a slow couple of weeks on the interwebs. Enjoy!

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Bugle #40: How to Hire

Happy Friday, Folks! Our February started off on a high note as our co-Founder Sam and his wife welcomed their second child into the world.

We made sure to set aside some time to put together the week’s best HR, leadership, and policy management articles for you. Lots of state lawmakers getting 2018 started with a bang – make sure you check those out so you can keep your company protected. Have a gratuitously fun weekend!

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Article of the Week: This week’s highlighted article (look for the below) is a deep dive into some best practices around hiring. Hopefully it will help you and your company find the best fits for your job openings!

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Bugle #39: Managers are Scared to Talk to Employees

Happy February Friday! January 2018 is gone forever. That sure happened fast. Hopefully your first month was productive!

We made a few upgrades to Blissbook. The table of contents is improved, we fixed a number of bugs, the subscription flow is smoother, and your rehires are handled more elegantly. We also put together the week’s best HR, leadership, and policy management articles for you. We hope you enjoy giving these a look!

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Article of the Week: This week’s highlighted article (look for the below) reminds us why underneath our Plucky company value we have “You initiate difficult conversations even when it’s a difficult topic.” Hopefully this article can help you help your employees be Plucky too!

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Bugle #38: No Phones on Break!

Happy Friday Friend! 2018 – this is the year all your dreams come true! You got this. We spent the last couple of weeks polishing off everything that fell out of our new editor updates, and we also patched up some issues with handling rehired employees.

Of course we also put together the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles from the past 2 weeks. Enjoy!

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Article of the Week: This week’s highlighted article (look for the below) is inspired by a recent 3-day spell sans smartphone. By the third day, I wasn’t instinctively reaching for it in those situations where you often do (like when you’re stopped at a red light that you know takes forever to turn green). It was nice to just look around instead and I promised myself I wouldn’t look at my phone at stoplights anymore. So far, so good.

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Bugle #32: Stop Trying to Help Employees and Actually Help Them

October Friday! Aren’t those the best? We’re back on our new bi-weekly schedule with the best HR, leadership and policy management articles from the past 2 weeks. Enjoy and have a great weekend!

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Article of the Week: This week’s highlighted article (look for the below) was eye-opening for us as it describes a situation where you might be making a mistake even though you have the best of intentions.

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Bugle #24: Being There For Others

Friday is Here! As you wind down the week, check out the best HR, leadership and policy management articles that we gathered just for you. Hope your weekend is relaxing and/or fun-filled!

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Article of the Week: This week’s highlighted article (look for the below) hit home because we’re problem solvers at heart and often find ourselves problem solving instead of just listening when “being there” for others. Hopefully the advice within helps you not take your work home with them after a long day of listening to employees and bosses!

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Bugle #22: Use Radical Candor to Be a Great Boss

Friday is today! You probably already knew that. I’m sure you’ve also been patiently awaiting this week’s Bugle. Well here it is – the week’s best HR, leadership and policy management articles just for you! Have a wonderful weekend.

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Article of the Week: This week’s highlighted article (look for the below) is a bit of an oldie but it’s more than a goodie – it’s a greatie. Did I just invent a new word? Anyways, if you read anything this weekend, READ THIS ARTICLE!!!

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Bugle #19: The Emotional Support Pig Edition

Friday is here! Time to wrap up all those things you were trying to finish up this week and then spend some time with The Bugle. We’ve gathered the week’s best HR, leadership and policy management articles for you to enjoy. Have a great weekend!

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Article of the Week: We chose this week’s highlight (look for the below) because, well, the headline is very clickable. That said, there is great advice throughout on how to handle the situation without getting in ADA trouble.

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