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

The Modern Workplace: Mastering Communication and Collaboration

 Workforces are more distributed than ever.

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By Sean Spicer on October 03, 2018

3 Simple Ways to Inspire Your Team Every Week

To inspire your team is to motivate them to do their job well, enjoy what they’re doing, and feel excited about the direction of your company and their role within it. As a leader, keeping your team inspired is an important responsibility, especially during turbulent or challenging times.

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By Jessica Thiefels on September 26, 2018

How to Explore, Nurture, and Evolve an Amazing Company Culture

Studies show that if an organization’s workforce isn’t positively engaged, nearly half of their employees will search for another job. Workplace culture has a strong effect on many facets of the employee experience, including happiness, efficiency, creativity, and turnover.

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By Maddie Davis on September 20, 2018

How to Hold Productive and Enjoyable Meetings

We all know the feeling: It’s 11:25 am, and you’re just getting immersed in your most challenging work.

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By Elle Mason on September 05, 2018