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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 #71: An Automation Situation

Happy Macaroon Day to those who celebrate! If it exists, there’s a holiday for it. That’s just the way the cookie crumbles. If you’re not a macaroon mogul, then happy payday, perhaps?

Take a break from Fridaying to read 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: Technology makes our lives easier, right? This week’s highlighted article (look for the below) reminds us that automation isn’t necessarily the most fool-proof solution.

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Bugle #67: Some Tips on Happiness

If you’re gullible, don’t forget what Monday is; it’s National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day! Everyone’s planning to do it, but nobody’s talking about it.

While you contemplate which slippers you’ll wear, take a break to read 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: What can we do to be happier? Though there’s no set recipe for happiness, it’s nice to know what’s working for others. Read this Bugle’s highlighted article (look for the below, but not too hard) for some insight.

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Bugle #60: Harness Your Anxiety

Holy moly; it’s the end of December! That means you’re reading the last Bugle of the year. Wipe that tear from your eye!

Think you’ll get to head home early today? Kill some time by perusing a handful of the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles we found from the last couple of weeks. And we’ll see you in 2019!

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Article of the Week: This week’s highlighted article (look for the below) is a good reminder that anxiety doesn’t have to be a bad thing. Channel it into something productive!

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Bugle #56: Making Hard Decisions (with Science!)

Happy Friday-before-Halloween! Have you picked out your costume yet? Or at least eaten some of the candy you bought for trick-or-treaters? Regardless, we hope you enjoy this edition of the BOOgle – er, Bugle.

Below you’ll find some of the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles we found from the last couple of weeks. They’re largely un-scary.

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Article of the Week: We love this week’s highlighted article (look for the below) because, with 35,000 decisions you’ll make today, we’re grateful you chose to open this email.

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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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Bugle #53: The Employee Burnout Special

Happy Tuesday! The Bugle is back with the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles we found from the last two weeks. We dug through all the crap out there to find you the good stuff. =)

We’ve got some really cool product updates in the pipeline. Automated Reminders is the next big update coming – within the next few weeks!

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Article of the Week: This week’s highlighted article (look for the below) is getting the award because it’s the last article in a trilogy of Employee Burnout articles by Gallup. Think of it as the 3rd Lord of the Rings movie. We also have a couple other great reads on burnout at the bottom of this newsletter – make sure you check those out too!

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Bugle #44: The United States of Workaholics

It’s Tuesday, not Friday! We had a mini-vacation here at Blissbook so you’re getting a special mid-week Bugle. It took a couple of extra days, but we finally put together the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles we could find from the last couple of weeks.

Have a great week!

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Article of the Week: This week’s highlighted article (look for the below) is highlighted because it reminds us of a great Demetri Martin joke: “Now, I’ve met many chocoholics but I’ve never seen no chocohol. We got an epidemic people! People who love chocolate and don’t understand the rules of word endings. They’re probably over-workaholled.” Enjoy!

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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 #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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