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One of Blend’s core values is a dedication to advocacy and progress — to expand upon and give back to the community that fuels us. This is where those thoughts live.
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AI has proven that it is here to stay. So the question is, in what manner should businesses integrate AI into their workflows and processes, without creating skepticism from customers? The answer is: cautiously.
Clients are on vacation, meetings are MIA, and emails are napping in the inbox. This is the perfect opportunity to reclaim your space (physical and digital) and gear up for a smoother, more organized 2024.
'Tis The Season for Merrymaking and Friend-Making Off-site link
The season, with its gatherings and the soft glow of holiday lights, allows us to reflect on the importance of the Umbraco community, friendships, and the comfort they can provide.
Are Summer Hours the New Normal Hours? Off-site link
For the past year, Blend has been studying the effects of a 36-work week and how embracing work-life balance, trust, and employee well-being leads to increased productivity, retention rates, and a positive workplace culture. In this month's article for Skrift, Karla walks us through the business decisions behind shifting "Summer Hours" to "Normal Hours."
As Mental Health Awareness Month concludes, Karla Santi shares a few thoughts to help fight stigma, raise awareness, advocate for anyone on our team with mental health conditions, and honor her loved ones.
Blend Interactive is excited and proud to announce its inclusion in Inc. magazine’s annual Best Workplaces issue — both as a part of Inc.'s Best Workplace 2023 and Special Category: Midwest Region. Blend is the only South Dakota company to be chosen this year.
It's a new year, and that means many of us are focused on improvements and well-being, looking for ways to better ourselves at home and at work. Here at Blend, we have provided a bit of extra balance to make sure we are always bettering ourselves.
For many of us in leadership, it's our job to cast a vision for the future. However, taking time to pause and look back is an essential exercise. We reflect to celebrate accomplishments, learn from mistakes, and appreciate the past: the good stuff and the parts we're not so proud of.
During the holidays, there’s a heightened awareness around philanthropic activities, and many use it as a time to focus on others less fortunate. At Blend, we believe the "season of giving" shouldn't be a season at all.
In her original book, Little Miss Sunshine asks “Wouldn’t you like to be happy?” We’re expanding our team, and we want to help you answer that question with a “Yes.”