Employee Lifecycle

Battery Levels & Mental Health in the Workplace

The effects of the global pandemic, civil unrest, and social isolation are clear and the research backs it: Employees are struggling and companies can and should do more. So how can we better support the mental wellness of our employees? We can start by checking in.

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How to Wow Your New Hires With Memorable Employee Onboarding

Whether you’re easing back into the office or still fully remote, employee onboarding matters. Port of Portland’s brilliant approach to welcoming new hires is packed with ideas for designing a more meaningful experience.

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6 Remote Onboarding Program Ideas We Love

We’re seeing more companies rise to the challenge of welcoming new employees from afar. Need some inspiration? Here are 6 brilliant ideas for helping employees feel engaged and fully supported in a remote setting.

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A Brilliant Approach to Employer Branding and Value Propositions

Your employer brand and talent value proposition (TVP) are quite possibly the most powerful tools you have at your disposal. Check out our approach for defining your brand and bringing it to life in meaningful ways for your employees.

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Stop! Collaborate and Listen... How To Constructively Receive Feedback

When you're about to receive feedback, do you freeze up with anxiety or want to bury your head in the sand? You’re not alone. Here’s a survivor’s guide for how to constructively receive feedback.

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9 Careers Pages We Love

Candidates want to learn about your people, your culture, your purpose, what you value, and the way you work. Your career pages need to help you tell your story. Here are 9 careers pages we love because they were built with the candidate experience in mind.

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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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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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