Working Hours Around the World [Infographic]

Working Hours Around the World

Working hours around the world vary significantly, which leads to a world of questions. We looked at data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) showing the average weekly working hours for workers in 35 countries across the globe. While the results offer insights into the different lengths nations work, the takeaways are […]

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The Critical Difference Between a Boss and a Leader

While crafting a welcome packet for our annual virtual convention, HR Virtual Summit, we realized we were missing an official description for one of the BambooHR company values, “Lead from Where You Are.” That came as a surprise, especially considering how critical we feel this value is to our growth, our culture of shared responsibility, […]

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Introducing Our New ATS Mobile App: BambooHR Hiring

So, you’ve found the perfect candidate. Their resume ticks all the boxes. They blew everyone’s socks off in the interview, and their references rave about both their performance and interpersonal skills. As you’re putting the finishing touches on the offer letter and getting final approvals to hire, you see this in your inbox: Sound familiar? […]

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What Is Strategic HR & How To Achieve It

The first step to learning any new concept is to define it. So, let’s define an important question that many organizations are now asking: what is strategic HR? what does it mean to shift from administrative HR to strategic HR? The long answer to this question would take reading 75 percent of all the articles […]

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Meet BambooHR’s Newest Marketplace Partners

Meet BambooHR's Newest Marketing Partners

It’s time once again to announce our latest additions to the BambooHR Marketplace lineup. We’ve teamed up with these partners to bring your HR game to the next level. Whether you’re refining your employee engagement strategy or building out a comprehensive org chart, these partners can give you the tools you need. Engagedly Engagedly is […]

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Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental health awareness has exploded over the last five years. Online digital media publications have dedicated a lot of content—and rightfully so—to this once-taboo subject because of the large appetite from readers wishing to overcome the barriers that really affect how we live. One area, however, that has stayed behind the curve regarding these important […]

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A Comprehensive Guide to HR Best Practices You Need to Know This Year [Infographic]

Guide to HR Best Practices

Table of Contents Introduction to HR Best Practices Recruitment and Selection Training and Development Transparency Employee Benefits Employee Incentives Compensation Compliance Issues Terminations Company Examples HR best practices have been under close examination for many years and continue to be a hot debate topic in business circles. So what is the definition of HR best […]

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Recruitment Strategies for Long-Term Employee Engagement

What is the overarching goal of your recruitment program? Before your organization can develop recruitment strategies, it needs to get recruiters, HR, and leadership on the same page with this simple question. The answer is usually more complicated than simply “to hire top talent”, because recruiting affects many parts of your organization in different ways. […]

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What People Really Want from Onboarding [Infographic]

What People Really Want From Onboarding

Table of Contents How Long Should Onboarding Last? Why Do New Hires Leave? How Can You Improve the Onboarding Experience? Onboarding Infographic Each of your employees only gets to experience one first day on the job. Effective employee onboarding on day one (and through the weeks and months thereafter) can mean the difference between an […]

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How to Use Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

Understanding what emotional intelligence is and why it’s so important in the workplace is crucial in today’s increasingly competitive world. Dale Carnegie once said, “When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures of emotion.” People are by nature emotional creatures, but only the emotionally intelligent can recognize […]

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