Custom Permissions Give You the Power

learn and grow

Until recently, there were only three types of users that could access your BambooHR account: 1. Administrators could view and edit everything. 2. Managers could view everything except for social security numbers and pay rate, but not edit anything. 3. Employees could only see a few things like their own benefits and training information. These […]

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Gratitude

An article titled “Research: Giving thanks brings health, happiness” caught my eye this morning.  It’s no surprise that being grateful is good for you (and me), but this article made me think about expressing some thanks before I enjoy some food, fun, and family this weekend. I’m grateful for our awesome customers.  We’ve been fortunate […]

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New reports added

We’ve added three new default reports in the Report Library…and two of them have some nice (useful) eye candy! Benefit Eligibility This report lists all employees and their eligibility status, plan selected, and coverage selected for all benefits.  It’s a simple way to see who’s eligible for what and what the participation level is  for […]

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Human Services HQ is now BambooHR

We’ve made a pretty big change to our business.  We love working on our product.  We love providing service to our customers.  But we’ve never really loved our name. Human Services HQ was picked early on for different reasons, but it never really fit.  It’s too long, can be hard to spell, and doesn’t really […]

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Easier is the opposite of harder

Today I had a very pleasant phone conversation with a representative at American Express Merchant Services. Me: Hi, I need to update the business name on our merchant account. AMEX: Is anything other than the name changing about the business? Me: Nope. AMEX: Great!  I can take care of that for you over the phone. […]

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Now share files in employee self-service

Ready for another update inside your human resource software?!  We’ve made a nice little addition to our employee self-service area.  You can now share files from the Files tab with your employees.  This eliminates the need to email commonly used forms and documents to employees.  It can also save on printing costs for things like […]

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Mmmmm….pie charts

I have a confession to make: I love dashboards.  Not the kind in your car, but the kind you find in many web apps, including the one in our HRIS.  I love having the information right at my fingertips.  I love viewing key data at a glance.  It all makes me a little giddy. We […]

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Two great new reports

Based on some wonderful user feedback, we’ve launched two great new reports: Job History and Salary History.  These reports are probably self-explanatory, but they are the quickest way to view the job or salary history at a glance for all of your employees. These new reports are already available in your account.  Just click on […]

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What’s your super power?

We’ve just launched an updated feature we know you’ll love.  If you’ve ever used our “Group update” feature, you know it’s a quick way to update the new hire checklist and training dates for multiple employees.  Well, that little Clark Kent feature just stepped into the phone booth and emerged as: POWER EDIT! [cue super […]

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