Employee Assistance Programs: What You Need To Know

Your employees have mental and emotional health issues. This isn’t an insult, just a pure statement of fact. Whether they’re facing a chronic illness, experiencing the effects of addiction, or just feeling like Charlie Brown in December, your employees need support from your organization to overcome these difficulties and continue to make meaningful contributions. Implementing […]

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Adam Grant on Creativity, Culture, and Open Feedback: HR Virtual Summit Recap

Adam Grant on Creativity, Culture, and Open Feedback HR Virtual Summit Recap

HR Virtual Summit 2018 was a resounding success, with more than 30,000 attendees participating in hours of training and thought leadership. As one of the keynotes for this record-breaking conference, BambooHR’s own Brenton Williamson got to sit down with Adam Grant, a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania specializing in organizational […]

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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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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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How Time Tracking Software Promotes Accountability

Legendary management expert Peter Drucker makes a strong case for time tracking software in one of his most famous quotes: What gets measured, gets improved. Now more than ever, organizations are taking this advice to heart, developing metrics to measure employee satisfaction, talent sourcing, employee wellness, and many other aspects of the workplace experience. All […]

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Introducing BambooHR Time Tracking

Few tasks are as tedious as manually tracking time for hourly employees. The payroll admin has to scan their inbox for time tracking submissions, or sometimes decipher paper time cards. Then it’s copy, paste, copy, paste, copy, paste into a spreadsheet, all the while hoping that everyone remembered to put decimal points in their fractions […]

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Three Culture Tips for Increasing Efficiency in the Workplace

Three Culture Tips for Increasing Efficiency in the Workplace

Most organizations have one thing in common: they’re interested in improving their results. They want to feed more children, make more money, or provide a better experience for their local citizens. But with limited resources, there’s a constant push for increasing efficiency in the workplace. When it comes to helping employees learn to make the […]

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Better Together: BambooHR Preferred Partners

The BambooHR story could have turned out very differently. When co-founders Ben Peterson and Ryan Sanders decided ten years ago to start a new software company, they knew two things: they liked working with each other (most of the time), and they wanted to build a company centered on being a great place to work […]

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What Should I Wear to a Job Interview?

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Job Interview Attire 101 Even if your candidates aren’t asking you what they should wear to their job interview, you can be sure that they’re asking themselves. Helping them know what interview attire to wear to their job interview will go a long way as far as candidate experience goes. Later in the post, we […]

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Improving Underperforming Employees: How Your Values Can Help

Underperforming Employees: How your values can help them improve

Oh, how we fear the curse of the underperforming employee. On our teams, underperformers wreck the work balance and leave others to pick up the slack. Personally, we fear that we might become underperforming employees as our organizations leave us behind. And managers? Finding ways to improve work performance is part of our managers’ job […]

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