10 Tips for Being a Happy and Successful Remote Worker

According to the State of the Remote Job Marketplace report from FlexJobs, 3.9 million U.S. employees, or 2.9 percent of the total U.S. workforce, now work from home at least half of the time. This number is only set to grow with hiring managers predicting that in the next 10 years, more than one third of their employees will work remotely. As more organizations hire remote workers to increase their talent pool, companies are trying to set themselves apart by introducing robust remote work programs and employee recognition solutions to attract remote workers and ensure that they are engaged.

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By Deborah Galea on January 07, 2019

10 New Year's Resolutions That Will Make You a Better Leader

The the start of the year is a time when many of us look forward to improving both our personal and professional lives. Sometimes the greatest challenge is knowing what it's going to take to make that desire a reality.

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By George Dickson on December 20, 2018

How to Increase Employee NPS

When presenting to your board, leadership team, or even workforce, it’s helpful to have one datapoint to sum up the overall sentiment of the company. Employee Net Promoter Score (eNPS) is an extremely helpful metric on overall employee engagement, but in order to drive it up, you need to know exactly what’s going on in the company.

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By Rachel Bolsu on December 20, 2018

The Dos and Don'ts of a Flexible Work Schedule

A great team is hard to find and expensive to replace. Money aside, losing key players affects morale and, worst-case scenario, can prompt a mass exodus, leaving whole departments devoid of senior leadership and perspective.

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By Danielle Higley on December 12, 2018

How to Create a Balanced Culture for All Employees

You’re proud of your company culture. You frequently plan events for employees, pay for lunch one day a week, promote collaboration through open office seating, and encourage the team to connect as often as possible. It might sound great, but something feels off.

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By Jessica Thiefels on November 27, 2018

Why Boulder Consistently Tops Best Places to Work Lists

Being a “Best Place to Work” is a great honor for any company, and this year we were featured by Outside Magazine in their 50 Best Places to Work list. The list is based on how well organizations balance work, giving back to the community, and enjoying the outdoors.

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By Ben Travis on November 16, 2018

Why Employee Turnover Spikes after the Holidays and What to Do about It

The holidays are approaching rapidly. Before you know it, the turkey decorations will be replaced with holiday music, and then bam: it’s January. For many companies, November and December can be a much more relaxed time of year – end of year goal-setting, a slower and more leisurely pace, uplifted spirits in the office, and holiday parties. But come January, the environment can be drastically disrupted by New Year turnover. 

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By Elle Mason on November 14, 2018

How to Appreciate Employees with a Well-Executed Holiday Party

What do you remember about the last company event you attended? Were you more excited about the cheesy prizes or your coworkers’ endless speeches? Maybe it was the drive out to the middle of nowhere.

A poorly-planned holiday party is a very expensive missed opportunity for an organization. These kind of ill-fated events can actually leave employees feeling underwhelmed at best and completely unappreciated at worst.

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By Susan Snipes on November 07, 2018

How to Evaluate and Hire Remote Workers

“Great talent is everywhere, and not everyone wants to move to San Francisco” write Basecamp co-founders Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson in Remote, published five years ago in 2013. That’s a veritable lifetime ago in Internet years.

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By Anna Lewis on October 31, 2018

3 Powerful Ways to Define Your Unique Employer Brand

Every company has its own "special sauce."

By highlighting your organization’s distinguishing characteristics and telling personal stories about the people on your team, you can develop a strong employer brand that helps your organization attract, engage, and retain stellar talent and win loyal customers. 

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By Maja Orsic on October 17, 2018