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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 #55: Overlooked Essentials of Employee Wellbeing

Happy Friday! Hey, did you read last Bugle about how we just launched automated reminders? Blissbook can bug everyone who won’t sign their handbook so you don’t have to!

Anyhoo, the Bugle is here with the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles we found from the last couple of weeks. There was a lot of activity at the state level over the last couple of weeks, so make sure you check that section out to see if anything pertains to you. Enjoy!

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Article of the Week: We love this week’s highlighted article (look for the below) because of its great advice on providing more autonomy and social support in the workplace. We need more of this!

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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 #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!

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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.

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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 #45: Even Dogs Want Fairness

A Happy Friday to You! We’re getting close to another release of something you’ve been asking for for a while: self-serve in-line color editing. You’ll soon be able to change the color of text and backgrounds to any color you want. Hooray!

Below is a little bit shorter than normal list of 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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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 #41: Detailed Policy Version History Coming to Blissbook

Happy Friday Monday, Everyone! Better late than never, we’re coming to you with the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles from the last 2 weeks + 3 days.

Before we get to those, a quick announcement about a new feature coming this week: Version History!

You’ll be able to click this for any section in your handbook and see a diff of changes that have happened to that section’s content since your handbook was first published.

We hope your week is productive and filled with laughter!

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Article of the Week: This week’s highlighted article (look for the below) is about culture fit. For the reasons outlined therein, try to look for culture add instead of culture fit.

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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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