Employee Lifecycle

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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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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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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Why It's Okay to Take a Break

Recently I had a serious case of not feeling motivated. It was one of those days where I woke up feeling like I had already hit a wall…and I wanted to wear yoga pants and nap at my desk.

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Adam Ruins My Night

"A recent survey found employees only spend 45% of their day on primary job duties." A very-hip friend of mine recommended I check out a show called, “Adam Ruins Everything,” and specifically, the episode about work.

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Speaking Our Language: A Brilliant Career

We have brilliant friends at Brilliant Ink, and we’re excited to share their insights through our new series: Speaking Our Language. Here, we’ll be sitting down with experts to chat about all things employee experience to uncover even more ways to empower your people.

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What I Learned at PRSA Connect

A few weeks ago, I led a workshop at PRSA Connect - PRSA’s annual conference devoted to Employee Communications. It was my first time attending (and my first time in Nashville!) and I was impressed with the sheer scale of the event, as well as the overall format and topics.</span>

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Company Cultures We Love

“Culture is to recruiting as product is to marketing.” - Hubspot Does your company offer good benefits, free gym membership, an occasional free lunch here or there?

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8 MORE Onboarding Programs We Love

We've preached this point many times before: the content and quality of onboarding and orientation programs are strongly related to employee engagement. That's why well-planned, structured, and inspiring onboarding programs correlate with higher engagement.

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