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Working from home can save the world

Working from home -- companies spend less money, people are more productive and the planet’s heart beats a little stronger.

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Employee Experience
Oh Baby, Baby

We also create a lot of little humans, or as we like to call them, Brilliant Babies. As our team gets ready to welcome two new mamas back to our ranks, it got me thinking about the complexities of parental leave and the even trickier bit -- returning to work. 

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Employee Experience
Fabulous Job Opportunity

Would you like to collaborate with an awesome team? 

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Just for Fun
Late, sick, or long lunch: How to interview discreetly

So, you're looking for a new job. What’s the right thing to do? Do you tell your current employer you’re looking elsewhere but risk your current job or references? Or do you fib and white lie your way through interview season? It’s a tough call. 

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Employee Lifecycle
Peanut Butter & Downton Abbey

It’s no secret us Inkies are big fans of Brené Brown. She shows up in our blog posts (here and here, to name a few) and even helped inform our recent effort to update our values (read about them here). So we were all atwitter when we heard about her new Netflix special called, Brené Brown: The Call To Courage.

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Just for Fun
Engagement survey or culture bomb?

While some argue that employee engagement surveys are dead, they can be quite effective in moving the needle on company culture if they’re used correctly. Think of an engagement survey as a thermometer and your company as your baby. 

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Internal Communications