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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

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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 #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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Bugle #36: Inside the Revolution at Etsy

Happy Hanukkah! And since we won’t be in touch again until the 29th, we’ll also wish you a Merry Christmas, Festivus, and any other holiday you celebrate! Whew.

Almost 2 weeks ago, we launched a whole new editing experience. This was a huge change, so we’ve spent the last couple of weeks cleaning things up and making tweaks. We’ve been using the new editor to help new customers import their handbook and man, is it nice. Please email us if you have any feedback or need help.

Lucky for you we still had time to compile the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles from the past 2 weeks. Enjoy and have a super weekend!

Show Employees You Care

 

Protect Your Company

 

Location Specific Company Protection

 

Articles of Interest

Bugle #31: Helping You Figure Out What’s Real

Happy First Day of Fall! Did you know – the word “equinox” was formed by two Latin words: “Equi” is the Latin prefix for “equal” and “nox” is the Latin word for “night.” The equal refers to the fact that the amount of daylight and darkness on this day are nearly equal.

This week’s pumpkin-spiced newsletter is full of cinnamon, cloves, and the week’s best HR, leadership and policy management articles. Hope you enjoy it!

Starting today, we’ll be moving to a bi-weekly publishing schedule. We want to bring you only the very best articles, and choosing from a 2-week sample gives us a better opportunity for success.

Talk to you in October!

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Article of the Week: This week’s highlighted article (look for the below) is packed with information about just how hard it is for humans to understand the complex and variable world around them. Enjoy!

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Bugle #29: Help Employees Prevent Identity Theft

Friday already?! That was quick. Short week here in the states – hope you all had a wonderful Labor Day weekend! We’re back in the saddle with the week’s best HR, leadership and policy management articles for you. Enjoy and have a great weekend!

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Article of the Week: This week’s highlighted article (look for the below) is an oldie but a goodie. Given yesterday’s announcement of a data breach at Equifax affecting 140+ million consumers, it’s appropriate once again. The article describes what you can do in HR to help your employees, short of suggesting they change their name, SSN, and date of birth every few months. Enjoy!

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Bugle #28: Now With Management Advice!

Hello Friday! If you’re in the office, we hope you’re having a productive week. There were plenty of you NOT in the office based on the number of vacation replies we saw this week. Thankfully you won’t miss any of the week’s best HR, leadership and policy management articles because they’re all right here!

That all said, we’re going on break. We’ll be back with your regularly scheduled programming after the Labor Day weekend. Until then!

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Article of the Week: This week’s highlighted article (look for the below) is a quick read that’ll make your heart beat faster. Make sure you watch the video. Enjoy!
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