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5 Productivity Hacks for Returning to Work After a Vacation

Taking time off is an important way to recharge, but going back to the office after a vacation can be an adjustment. Ideally, you tied up loose ends prior to leaving to avoid returning to an unmanageable work pile. But things don't stop when you're away, and you'll likely face an overflowing inbox of requests from colleagues–especially if you're on a small team.

If you're overwhelmed, take a deep breath and start with these five tips to help you through the post-vacation workload.

Why I’m Thankful to Work in HR

The holiday season is a time for gratitude and reflection. As we celebrate Thanksgiving this year, we asked Namely’s community of HR professionals why they’re thankful to be a part of the field.

Meet Lorna Hagen, Namely’s Chief People Officer

We’re thrilled to welcome Lorna Hagen as Namely’s new Chief People Officer. Lorna brings over 20 years of leadership experience and a passion for data-driven HR strategy to the table. She most recently served as the CPO at OnDeck, where she helped the business scale its people strategy after going public. She has also served in leadership roles at LOFT, Dow Jones, and Harper Collins.

How Work Helped Me Stay Positive After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis


In this HR for Humans story, Quiana Davidson—Senior Payroll Operations Specialist at Namely—shares how she navigated a breast cancer diagnosis while continuing her work at Namely.

What Is an HDHP? Your Guide to High Deductible Health Plans

It’s no secret that healthcare costs are rapidly increasing. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation’s 2017 Employer Health Benefits Survey, the average family premium has risen by 55 percent since 2007, and deductible costs have skyrocketed even faster—increasing over 144 percent over the same time period. As a result, high deductible health plans (HDHPs) have become increasingly popular over the past few years.

Meet the Judges for the 2018 Namely HR Scholarship

Please join us in congratulating the grand prize winner and four runners-up of the 2018 Namely HR Scholarship. We invite you to meet the three HR thought leaders that comprised our expert judging panel.

Reintroducing the Namely Blog

Namely’s mission is to help mid-sized companies build a better workplace. Since we started publishing content in 2013, our blog’s aim has been to empower readers do just that.

Five years and nearly one thousand articles later, that mission remains the same. But as our content library and readership grows, the way we share information has to evolve. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce the next stage of our publication’s journey.

Namely Included on Forbes 2018 Cloud 100 List for Third Year in a Row

We’re pleased to share that Namely was ranked as one of the nation’s top cloud computing companies on Forbes 2018 Cloud 100 list. This marks Namely’s third time on the list, placing every year since the list’s conception in 2016.

Namely Included on JMP Hot 100 List for Second Consecutive Year

We are proud to announce that JMP Securities, a premier San Francisco-based investment bank, has included Namely in their “Hot 100” list of the best privately held software companies for the second year in a row.

Namely Ranks Among the Fastest-Growing Private Companies on the Inc. 500

2018 has been a big year for Namely: we launched our all-new Diversity Dashboard, appointed Elisa Steele as CEO, and announced a $60M growth round.

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