How to Build a People-Centric Employee Onboarding Process

January 25, 2018 in Employee Lifecycle, HR, SaaS Stack

Employee onboarding is one of the most important experiences in someone’s time at your organization. Onboarding is when they not only receive the tools they need to do the job they’ve been hired for, but also form their first impressions of what it’s like to work with you and begin acclimating to your organizational culture.

In fact, a strong employee onboarding program can increase retention by 25% and performance by 11%.

So while it’s easy to oversimplify employee onboarding as a technical process that involves things like email setup and benefits enrollment, it has much bigger implications from a culture and productivity standpoint. Therefore, it not only makes sense, but is imperative to your and your employees’ success to take a people-first approach as you bring new hires into the fold.

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The RIGHT Way to Configure Google Drive

November 26, 2017 in G Suite

team drives

Dropbox has long been the gold standard for how file syncing should work. However, since Google Drive launched, and comes with 30GB free with Google Apps accounts, it’s been steadily replacing many companies file sharing platform. The problem though, is that Google Drive’s default organizational framework is confusing and broken.

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Marketing Site Stack

July 5, 2017 in SaaS Stack

If you have many (or any) engineers on your team, it’s really tempting to spend those engineering resources building out your marketing site. Don’t do it. Engineering resources are incredibly important and typically scarce, especially in early stage companies. It’s important to keep those focused on your critical path items.
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Forget Shadow IT – Think Enlightened IT

June 28, 2017 in Shadow IT

Shadow IT: A Brief History

Enterprise IT was traditionally highly structured, expensive, and limited to a known set of hardware and software vendors. Every project would take a long time (months/years) to implement, typically requiring a lot of custom development to make it all work.

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Startup SaaS Stack

June 21, 2017 in SaaS Stack

Startups are built to solve specific problems. When starting out, we focus all our energies on solving that specific problem. Any effort spent on anything else is wasted.

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Introducing Blissfully

May 18, 2017 in News

SaaS is eating the world

Over the last ten years we’ve seen dramatic changes in how businesses use technology to run their business, due to a move to cloud enabled software subscriptions. This new age of SaaS won because it delivered better products, improved usability, more choices, lower costs, and easier deployment. It also led to an explosion in the number of SaaS vendors across the entire technology stack, from core products like email and security, to increasingly specific domain tools to optimize marketing, sales, product development, engineering, and nearly every function.
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The Best VPN for Business Users

July 31, 2016 in Security

Why use a VPN?

As we highlighted in our business IT overview, any time you’re on public wifi, you’re exposing data that is not being transmitted securely via https. Public Wi-Fi is everywhere nowadays, and a major convenience, making it more important than ever to take the necessary precautions needed to safeguard themselves.

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