Recruiting 101: Looking Beyond Talent

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Here’s a classic: Think about the star basketball player in your high school. Now think about the number of high schools in the nation, and the number of high school players who go on to join the NBA. Yes, it’s an overused example, but it’s nevertheless an easy way to demonstrate that in a world […]

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Easing Candidate Nerves: How To Do It And Why It’s Important

Interviewing is scary. You might have the warmest recruiters and hiring managers in the world, and they’ll still trigger job candidates’ nervous reflexes, causing them to feel that sweaty-palm, light-headed, queasy-stomach anxiety. If you can ease candidates’ nerves, you’ll help them perform better and help your organization get to know them better. Here are a […]

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Green and Growing: Creating a Comfortable Workplace Setup

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It’s a big weekend for BambooHR: we’re moving into a new office space starting tomorrow. We’ve grown a lot in the past few months, so we’re all looking forward to more elbow room and break room refrigerator real estate in our new workplace setup. As an HR representative, it’s your responsibility to ensure your employees […]

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8 Workplace Romance Facts You Need to Know Right Now

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It’s Valentine’s Day, and some of your employees are celebrating together (wink, wink). Probably. If you’ve watched a lot of The Office (the American version), it’s easy to fall under the impression that most people find love at work. In the real world, however, there aren’t nearly as many Jim and Pam-like relationships as you […]

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3 Tips for Open Office Wellness

You know it’s February when the office tissue box runs out. With everyone in close quarters and sniffles making the rounds, it’s easy to dread the cold months where viruses run rampant. The dread intensifies when you work in an open office, where germs can circulate as easily as banter and ideas. But these three […]

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Better Ways to Manage Employee Performance Reviews

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The dreaded performance review—an annual ritual that unifies employees and managers alike in their mutual dislike for a necessary evil. And the worst part? After the time, energy, and effort spent by employees and management, very few feel the process was worth their while. A Broken System To be honest, in large part, performance reviews […]

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