Bamboo Love: August’s Happy Customers

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We love our customers and look for opportunities to make them happy! Around the office, we use the term “Bamboo Love” when we share stories about our software or our people making customers (or potential customers) really happy. We like to share these stories because it helps us have more of these experiences. Here are […]

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How To Turn Fantasy Football Into A Competitive Advantage

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Did you know that $18.7 Billion worth of productivity is lost every year to fantasy football in America? Every year in late August and early September, more than 70 million people get together with friends and family for their fantasy football drafts. And that number—along with those productivity costs—is only increasing. But don’t fret just […]

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5 Ways To Have More Grateful Employees

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Salary, benefits, reward and recognition. We give and give. Granted, our employees often give a lot back to the company too, but sometimes being a manager or in HR can feel like a pretty thankless job. Here are a few ways to inspire a little gratitude within your company: 1. Earn it. Before we start […]

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Do Stacked Rankings Hurt or Help?

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Poor Amazon has had a rough summer. First, its first-ever Prime Day was a source of amusement on social media. Did you check out the entertaining tweets at #primedayfail? They were trying to keep their heads high, saying it was successful—but who are we kidding? Any PR nightmare that has your customers mocking you wasn’t […]

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Recruiting: 5 Reasons To Let Employees Weigh In

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I’m a self-proclaimed HGTV junkie and love watching people hunting for houses. However, when I was in house-search mode myself several years ago, it wasn’t nearly as enjoyable. Now that I’m comfortable in my own house, I enjoy going along for the ride while look for a new home. We all want to weigh in, […]

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Applicant Tracking Systems Are Not an Applicant’s Enemy! [SLIDESHARE]

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Did you know applicants are complaining about applicant tracking systems (ATSs)? Applicants feel they’re “killing” their chances of getting an interview (in fact, 75 percent of applicants thought so). They think ATSs are flawed and that if you’re using an ATS, you value keywords on the resume more than candidates having the right skills. That’s not […]

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How Does BambooHR’s API Work? [NEW VIDEO]

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When adopting software into your business, the word ‘integration’ can mean a lot of things. So today we want to clarify how we share data to and from third-party systems. To best serve our customers who use multiple systems, BambooHR has acquired many technology partners over the years. Some of these partnerships include a pre-built […]

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6 Ways HR Can Help Every Employee Be More Strategic

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In HR, we know the value of acting strategically in our jobs. However, the philosophy extends way beyond HR and management, and, really, every single employee can do his job strategically. Because we know that employees on the ground in the company directly contribute to the success of the entire organization, we also know that […]

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13 Ways To Stay Positive at Work

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As an HR professional, you’re always in a good mood, spreading positivity wherever you go. Wait—what’s that? You’re not always in a good mood? Sometimes you just wanna squeeze a stress ball until it explodes? Well, don’t worry too much about that. Our bodies are biologically programmed to be that way. Back when mankind was […]

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