Blissbook Updates

Bugle #72: New Year’s in July

Feeling cheeky this Friday? Did you know that joining the bone marrow registry is as simple as a swab of the cheek? A friend of Blissbook was recently diagnosed with leukemia, and many people fighting blood cancers and diseases rely on the registry for a life-saving transplant. Learn more about how to Be The Match.

Once you’ve learned more about joining the registry, take a moment to browse some of the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles we found over the past couple weeks.

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Article of the Week: June is halfway over, which means July will be here soon. This week’s highlighted article (look for the below) reminds us of the significance of July 1.

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Bugle #69: The MeTrue Movement

CALLING ALL HUMANS! We’re writing a series of pop-science articles about psychology and behavior in the workplace. We’d love input from HR experts in the field, aka you! Want to help? We’ll make it super easy and promise you’ll look good. If you’re in, please get in touch with us.

Take a look-see below at some of 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: Feeling especially wild and free? Check out this Bugle’s highlighted article (look for the below) for some guidelines to help you live authentically.

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Bugle #63: Sometimes We Need to Change

Guess what? Yes, tomorrow is Groundhog Day, but that’s not all! We recently added a major new feature to Blissbook: annotations!

You can now communicate policy and other content changes right within your handbook, when people are reading it. Employees see annotations any time they view or sign your handbook. Learn more in our help center!

After realizing the awesomeness of annotations, take a few minutes to check out some of the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles we found from the last couple of weeks.

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Article of the Week: While Punxsutawney Phil looks for his shadow, you can do some self-reflection by reading this Bugle’s highlighted article (look for the below).

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Bugle #54: Blissbook Now Has Automatic Reminders

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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Blissbook and GDPR

Hello there! Blissbook has updated its Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, effective May 28, 2018.

Although privacy and the safeguarding of your and your employees’ personal information has been and always will be important to us, these changes were made due to the EU’s new data privacy regulations, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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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 #37: Getting Attention

Happy End of 2017! We can’t believe this year is over already. It’s been a marathon year for us at Blissbook. We spent most of it working on a new handbook editor, which was launched early this month to rave reviews. We’re looking forward to additions to this new foundation throughout 2018!

Are you ready for a new year’s celebration? Or will you be in bed at 9pm like we will be?

To close out the year, we compiled the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles we’ve seen over the past 2 weeks. Enjoy and be safe out there!

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Article of the Week: This week’s highlighted article (look for the below) is your inspiration to be a better you and “just do it” next year. It’s ok to not be perfect – putting yourself out there is half the effort!

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Bugle #26: You Are Valued

Feliz Friday Fine Friends! Another week gone to the ether. We spent ours working on Blissbook’s not-so-top-secret new handbook editor, which we’ll continue in the weeks to come. A lot left to do but we’re making great progress!

Thankfully, we still had time to gather the best HR, leadership and policy management articles just for you. Happy weekend! 🎉

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Article of the Week: Whenever an article is a 100% match for the title of the category it’s in, it deserves to be the week’s highlighted article (look for the below). With that said, thank you, dear reader, for signing up for this newsletter. You are valued. Without you, we’d be talking to ourselves and even though that’s not a bad thing, it’s just not the purpose of writing a newsletter.

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Blissbook Bugle #8: The One with the eBook

Woo, Friday is here! We had a great week, how about you? Spring is here in Atlanta and everything is starting to turn yellow from the pollen. Is it time to give your employee handbook a spring cleaning? While you decide, why don’t you check out the HR and policy management articles we gathered for you? Have a splendid weekend!

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Article eBook of the Week: This week’s highlighted piece (look for the below) is our very own eBook! Whether you’re using Blissbook, a slidedeck, a PDF, or some other platform to distribute your handbook, it pays to make it culture-first! Read the eBook to find out how.

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Blissbook Bugle #6

TGIF! One more week gone forever. Since we’ll never get it back, let’s look ahead and get better for tomorrow. We plowed through a field full of HR and policy management articles this week so we could harvest (see what I did there?) the best stuff for you. Here’s hoping your Saturday and Sunday are Blissful!

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Article of the Week: The subject of this week’s highlighted piece (look for the below) is inspired by the recent Day Without a Woman protests in that the article’s headline has the word “Woman” in it. Hey, I didn’t say it was a strong connection. Also, the issue shouldn’t be a gender one – we all hold ourselves back in some way from time to time.

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