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Melissa Christian

Melissa Christian

Operational Organization: 5 Tools for Success

By Melissa Christian on December 13, 2018 in Technology, Small Businesses

All those who insist upon a schedule, plan, and total organization of their daily lives, raise your hand...

Using Gig Work to Bridge the Gaps in Your Business

By Melissa Christian on November 16, 2018 in Small Businesses

8 Employee Perks That Won't Break the Budget

By Melissa Christian on October 11, 2018 in Culture, Small Businesses

In today's world, employee retention involves much more than the salary your staff makes.

Those searching for their next career are weighing company culture, employee benefits, and company perks just a heavily as the paycheck they would bring...

How Traction Tools Elevated Our EOS Experience

By Melissa Christian on August 02, 2018 in Technology, Culture

 

In January of 2018, the NR Media Group team began their journey with the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) made famous by Gino Wickman in the book Traction.

For those unfamiliar, EOS is an operational system that allows businesses to gain...

A Guide To HubSpot Academy Certifications

By Melissa Christian on March 21, 2018 in HubSpot

HubSpot Academy is a wonderful resource for all those who use HubSpot or are actively using inbound marketing practices. With 18 certifications to be gained, tons of free resources and lessons, this is a must if you are an agency who executes...

Pro-tips for Planning an Office Move

By Melissa Christian on March 14, 2018 in Culture

You guys, moving makes me tired.

Why and How to Make a Company Handbook

By Melissa Christian on January 25, 2018 in Culture

A handbook is an essential resource for companies of every industry and size.

A guide for your employees, a handbook gives your team a clear picture of how they should conduct themselves while representing your company, as well as what they can...

To the Core: The Importance of Defining Company Values

By Melissa Christian on January 12, 2018

When I took on HR responsibilities at NR Media Group, I was assigned to interviewing candidates for our open career positions.  I used a lot of the typical interview questions to determine if the candidate would be a good fit, but I also like to...

5 New Year's Resolutions For Improving Company Culture

By Melissa Christian on December 15, 2017 in Culture

2018 is just over the horizon. As individuals, we're challenged at New Year's to set a resolution that will help us grow and become better versions of ourselves over the next 12 months.

Business owners and execs do something similar for their...

7 Clever Gift Ideas For Clients

By Melissa Christian on December 05, 2017 in Culture

It's the time of year to send a big "Thank You" to your customers and show your appreciation for their business. 

Delighting your clients with a little holiday cheer shows your gratitude for their business and how much you appreciate them.

But...

Fun on the Job: How to Have Fun At Work

By Melissa Christian on November 28, 2017 in Culture

It's the holiday season, which means it's office holiday party time, WOOHOO!

Finding an activity for your team that makes everyone happy AND fits into their after-work schedule can be a huge challenge.

Finding Speakers for Events: The Struggle is Real

By Melissa Christian on October 31, 2017 in Marketing

As someone who has a few events under her belt, I know how time consuming and stressful pinning down speakers for events, conferences, and seminars can be. If you are new to event planning, you may not be sure where to begin your hunt.

The tips I...