Employee Handbooks

Bugle #76: A pressing question for employers

Click it or ticket – and we’re not talking about seatbelts! Blissbook has produced some original content, and we’ve unabashedly put it at the top of the Bugle list. There’s no shame in our game, but we have *just* enough humility that it’s not the Article of the Week.

Browse below for 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: Exempt or nonexempt? That is the question. If you can’t answer the question in this week’s featured article, you better get to thinking (look for the below).

Bugle #73: Transformation Inspiration

Oh, you shouldn’t have. We’re flattered you noticed the Bugle’s design facelift. Take a look around the website to see even more.

If you’ve got a few minutes – or you don’t but you’re procrastinating – take a glimpse at 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: How do some people achieve the impossible? Get your transformation inspiration in this Bugle’s featured article (look for the below).

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.

Bugle #68: Calibrate Good Times

Have you done your taxes? Sorry if that’s a particularly sensitive subject right now.

Speaking of subjects, we’ve compiled 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: Imagine reading a 20-page report about yourself. Did you shudder? Check out this Bugle’s highlighted article (look for the below) for the lowdown on self-assessment.

Bugle #52: Protect Lunches From Lunch-Thieves

Happy Tuesday! This is a special post-holiday break edition of the Bugle. We hope you had a great Labor Day. Big props to Labor Unions from the late 1800s for working to get us this holiday.

Now it’s time to put off the work you know you aren’t ready to start and read the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles we found from the last two weeks. Enjoy and have a great week!

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Article of the Week: This week’s highlighted article (look for the below) has a bunch of great advice for a situation that wouldn’t happen if all employees had a smidgeon of empathy. We think that sums up HR pretty well. Hope you like it!

Bugle #51: Your EE Handbook Should Be Like This Car Park

Happy Friday loyal Buglers! Your Bugle author was on paternity leave for a spell but he’s back now with plenty of rest. Ha! We have some catch up reading for you this week so let’s get right to the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles we found from the last two four weeks. Enjoy and have a sensational weekend!

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Article of the Week: This week’s highlighted article (look for the below) hit home for us because of its similarity to our mission. A parking deck owner wanted to “uplift patrons shuffling in and out of a tiresome layer-cake of parking” and, in doing so, turned a drab, boring space into something that shows patrons that management cares about their human experience. High five!

Bugle #50: MailChimp Recaps Radical Candor

Toot toot! Happy Friday people! And welcome to the 50th (!!!) edition of the Blissbook Bugle. We hope those of you in the US had a wonderful Independence Day full of hot dogs, fireworks, and friends. For those in the UK… sorry to rub it in, but hey, there’s always the World Cup!

Alright, let’s get back to the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles we found from the last two weeks! Enjoy and have a sensational weekend!

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Article of the Week: This week’s highlighted article (look for the below) is about radical candor and is brought to you via MailChimp‘s blog. Radical candor is about being honest and direct with people, even when it’s a difficult conversation. It’s what happens when you care about someone enough to challenge them with real feedback. Just remember to be hard on content and soft on the person. Enjoy!

Bugle #49: These HR Policies Are Legal Again

Happy Friday! Here’s something heartwarming for everyone in the northern hemisphere: for the next 6 months, each day will be shorter than the one before it. Womp womp. That was a downer. Now let’s bring you back up with the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles from the last two weeks! Enjoy and have a terrific weekend!

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Article of the Week: Whaaaaat? This week’s highlighted article (look for the below) is about HR policies??! That’s so surprising for a link article created by a company that makes policy management software. We’re as shocked as you are. Enjoy!

Bugle #48: Your Org Needs Hockey Values

Happy Friday! As summer weather kicks into gear here in Atlanta, we’ve got another hot list of links for you. Below you can check out the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles from the last two weeks. We hope you enjoy and find these links useful.

Have a wonderful weekend!

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Article of the Week: We chose this week’s highlighted article (look for the below) because the Washington Capitals are Stanley Cup Champions and our co-founder Sam is a Caps super-fan. The article is another example of how the values that hockey players hold are great values for your employees to emulate.

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!