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Melissa Perry

Senior Marketing Manager

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Melissa Perry is the Senior Marketing Manager at Cooleaf. She started her marketing career at a NYC e-commerce startup, and she's loved working on small teams (and contributing to their growth!) ever since. She's passionate about telling stories, and when she isn't crafting copy or developing marketing campaigns, she enjoys writing fiction.

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The Great Retention: How to Keep Employees Engaged in 2022

The Great Retention: How to Keep Employees Engaged in 2022

Forget the Great Resignation. It’s time for The Great Retention: a new employee experience where employees are treated like humans first, workers second.

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5 Virtual Holiday Party Ideas for Remote Teams

5 Virtual Holiday Party Ideas for Remote Teams

Not sure what to do for a remote office holiday party this year? No problem! Check out these alternatives to make a holiday event to remember.

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3 Reasons Why You Should Celebrate Customer Service Teams [+ Free Mini Activity Planner]

3 Reasons Why You Should Celebrate Customer Service Teams [+ Free Mini Activity Planner]

Shower your Customer Service teams with love with these ideas for a week-long celebration.

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3 Steps to Launching Your Workplace Wellness Program

3 Steps to Launching Your Workplace Wellness Program

Employee wellbeing has a direct impact on employee engagement and productivity. Discover how to launch, fund, and promote a successful workplace wellness program.

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On-Demand Webinar: Employee Retention Strategies for the New Workplace

On-Demand Webinar: Employee Retention Strategies for the New Workplace

With the Great Resignation upon us, it’s time for organizations to rethink their culture strategy. In this webinar, Cooleaf and Shipt share the key drivers of employee retention and engagement.

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Workplace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Holiday Calendar for 2022

Workplace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Holiday Calendar for 2022

Looking to build a more inclusive workplace in 2022 and beyond? Use this list of holidays and national events to plan your Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion engagement calendar.

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5 Powerful Steps to Improve Manager Engagement

5 Powerful Steps to Improve Manager Engagement

Engaged, purpose-driven managers lead to higher performing teams. Boost manager engagement with these 5 powerful steps.

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Why the New Employee Experience is Human-Centric

Why the New Employee Experience is Human-Centric

We’ve reached a turning point in the employee experience. As we look towards the future of work, how can organizations avoid the "great resignation" wave and embrace the new human-centric experience?

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6 Reasons Your Employee Wellbeing Program Isn't Working (And How to Fix It)

6 Reasons Your Employee Wellbeing Program Isn't Working (And How to Fix It)

Is your employee wellbeing program broken? These 6 things could be causing your employee wellness program to underperform.

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Virtual Onboarding: 7 Tips for Welcoming Remote Employees

Virtual Onboarding: 7 Tips for Welcoming Remote Employees

Employee onboarding impacts everything from employee engagement to productivity. So how do you effectively onboard new hires on a remote team?

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On-Demand Webinar: How to Design a Workplace Experience That Makes People Want To Stay

On-Demand Webinar: How to Design a Workplace Experience That Makes People Want To Stay

What will your future workplace look like? Remote? In-person? Or a mix of both? Here’s how to create an exceptional employee experience in the post-pandemic workplace.

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On-Demand Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccination & Returning to Work

On-Demand Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccination & Returning to Work

Creating a return-to-work policy that safely brings workers back into the office is no easy task. Watch this webinar to gain best practices for planning your office re-entry.

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20+ Creative Ideas to Encourage Employees to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

20+ Creative Ideas to Encourage Employees to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

Ready to return to the office? Here's how to incentivize and encourage COVID-19 vaccination among your workforce.

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On-Demand Webinar: Preventing Healthcare Burnout

On-Demand Webinar: Preventing Healthcare Burnout

Healthcare workers are facing unprecedented levels of job burnout and chronic distress. In this webinar, we sat down with Dr. Mark Greenawald to discuss how leaders can prevent healthcare burnout.

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5 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement in Healthcare

5 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement in Healthcare

Engaged employees are critical for providing high-quality patient care. But only 44 percent of U.S. hospital workers are highly engaged. What can organizations do to improve employee engagement?

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8 Appreciation Ideas for Nurses and Healthcare Workers

8 Appreciation Ideas for Nurses and Healthcare Workers

National Nurses Week and Healthcare Week are just around the corner. Here's 8 creative ways to show appreciation for the nurses and healthcare workers on your staff.

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5 Employee Recognition Statistics That Prove the Power of Appreciation

5 Employee Recognition Statistics That Prove the Power of Appreciation

Still unsure about the power of employee recognition? Here’s 5 powerful stats that prove employee recognition is the key to team performance.

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On-Demand Webinar: Inclusion & Belonging

On-Demand Webinar: Inclusion & Belonging

Fostering DEI on a remote team can be difficult. In this webinar, Marie Roker-Jones explains how to build a culture of belonging.

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4 Ways to Create a Sense of Belonging with a Remote Team

4 Ways to Create a Sense of Belonging with a Remote Team

It’s difficult to foster a sense of belonging at work – and in a remote work environment, it’s even harder. Here’s how to promote a culture of belonging and inclusion in your virtual team.

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On-Demand Webinar: 5 Ways to Prevent Remote Work Burnout

On-Demand Webinar: 5 Ways to Prevent Remote Work Burnout

Over time, the challenges associated with remote work can take a toll on employee mental health. In this webinar, Dr. Natalia Peart shares how to improve your virtual team culture and prevent employee burnout.

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7 Employee Appreciation Day Ideas Your Team Will Love

7 Employee Appreciation Day Ideas Your Team Will Love

Working remotely doesn't mean your team culture has to suffer. Here's 7 creative ways to celebrate Employee Appreciation Day in 2021.

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In 2021, It’s Time to Tackle Work-From-Home Burnout

In 2021, It’s Time to Tackle Work-From-Home Burnout

The employee experience will look different this year. Here’s what leaders need to know to prevent work-from-home burnout in 2021.

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10 Employee Recognition Ideas and Examples (Samples + Templates)

10 Employee Recognition Ideas and Examples (Samples + Templates)

Timely, authentic recognition is essential for keeping employees engaged and motivated. Use these examples to help you create better, more engaging recognitions for your team members.

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How to Help Your Team Manage Holiday Stress [+ Free Download]

How to Help Your Team Manage Holiday Stress [+ Free Download]

Is it the most joyful time of year... or the most stressful? Our best tips on how to raise your team's spirits during the holiday season.

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On-Demand Webinar: How to Become a More Compassionate Leader

On-Demand Webinar: How to Become a More Compassionate Leader

Compassion is key when leading through challenging times. Watch and learn key tips on becoming a more compassionate leader for your team.

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Why Core Values Are Important

Why Core Values Are Important

A "fun" company culture isn't enough to drive performance. People want (and need) to see how their work is contributing to something larger than themselves.

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3 Tangible Ways to Bring Workplace Core Values to Life

3 Tangible Ways to Bring Workplace Core Values to Life

More than half of employees are motivated by their company’s mission, and 64% attribute their company’s mission to the main reason they stay in their current jobs. Learn how to bring these to the forefront for your team.

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[Video] How Virtual Volunteering Opportunities Bring Remote Teams Together

[Video] How Virtual Volunteering Opportunities Bring Remote Teams Together

Virtual volunteering opportunities can help distributed teams stay connected while also making a positive impact.

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How Workplace Giving Can Inspire Employee Engagement

How Workplace Giving Can Inspire Employee Engagement

It’s not just about corporate charity partnerships or payroll deduction programs. These days, most employees want to be actively involved with giving back, in a meaningful way, in the workplace.

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On-Demand Webinar: Managing Performance in the Age of Remote Teams

On-Demand Webinar: Managing Performance in the Age of Remote Teams

Without face-to-face communication, organizations must rethink their approach to performance management in order to enhance trust, transparency, and teamwork and continue to achieve lofty goals.

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Creating a Culture of Kindness During COVID-19

Creating a Culture of Kindness During COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak has turned the world upside down, impacting lives and disrupting nearly every industry. But amid the pandemic, many individuals are countering fear with compassion.

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On-Demand Webinar: The Science Behind Employee Motivation

On-Demand Webinar: The Science Behind Employee Motivation

New York Times bestselling author and Vega Factor co-founder, Neel Doshi, explains the science behind employee engagement and motivation.

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Recognize and Celebrate Employee Work Anniversaries With Cooleaf

Recognize and Celebrate Employee Work Anniversaries With Cooleaf

Work anniversaries are a great way to celebrate your people. It's even more powerful to celebrate your team by honoring the growth they've achieved at your company, not just the hours they've logged.

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[Video] How to Grow a Better Remote Work Culture with Cooleaf

[Video] How to Grow a Better Remote Work Culture with Cooleaf

Remote work is here to stay. Don't let culture suffer - keep your teams happy and engaged by focusing on recognition, rewards, and events to keep people connected.

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On-Demand Webinar: How to Build a Positive Company Culture With a Remote Team

On-Demand Webinar: How to Build a Positive Company Culture With a Remote Team

When facing challenges to maintaining momentum, it's more important than ever to keep your team engaged and connected.

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How to Keep Remote Teams Engaged

How to Keep Remote Teams Engaged

In these uncertain times, it can be hard to see the silver lining. But there are upsides – and, if you approach it the right way, remote work can be one of them.

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5 Remote Team Building Activities for Employee Engagement

5 Remote Team Building Activities for Employee Engagement

Remote teams are here to stay. How do you translate in-person team building activities to remote life? Read on for five ideas on keeping people feeling connected and motivated while working from home.

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7 Ways to Make Your Workplace Culture More Eco-Friendly

7 Ways to Make Your Workplace Culture More Eco-Friendly

Bringing eco-friendly initiatives to the workplace can inspire your team and promote a larger sense of purpose.

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