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Juneteenth
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Juneteenth

Today is June 19th, 2020. It is a day of deep reflection on our nation’s history and a dark past shadowed in the oppression of black people. Juneteenth is also a day of celebration–a day to recognize the emancipation of slaves and honor those who built America. Allovus encourages you to take part in the … Continue reading

Staycations
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Staycations

Have your summer vacation plans been dashed due to the global pandemic? Perhaps there is a way you can still take your paid time off (PTO) and enjoy a “staycation”! Here are some ideas that Allovus Principal + Founder Hayley Nichols came up with. Enjoy! Local hiking marathon Once parks and trails are open to … Continue reading

Working from home?
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Working from home?

With the recent outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Seattle area, many large and small tech companies have asked employees to work from home. If that includes you, but you’re not accustomed to working from home, it can be a real challenge. Here are a few tips for a successful work-at-home day: Maintain regular hours … Continue reading

Industry reading
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Industry reading

It’s a new year, and as always, there’s lots to learn. We’ve put together some interesting reads specific to our industry. Grab a cuppa and settle in! 7 Simple ways to get better results from Ethnographic research Diversity matters. Read up on why it’s so important to discover who your users really are and the … Continue reading

Office icons refreshed
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Office icons refreshed

In a recent article in Medium written by head of Microsoft Office design, Jon Friedman, he revealed how the newest version of icons were evolved to support the changing environment of design. The article states, “… design teams across the company came together as a collective to develop design guidelines that encourage individuality while creating … Continue reading