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?

Interview Attire - Business professional

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 job 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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GDPR Compliance: How BambooHR Protects Privacy

GDPR

BambooHR is pleased to announce that its systems and processes are compliant with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  (GDPR is the new standard in the European Union (EU) governing the privacy and data protection of EU residents. This new standard goes into effect on May 25, 2018.) This means that, BambooHR stands ready […]

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Career Advice: 7 Tips for New HR Professionals

Career Advice: 7 Tips for New HR Professionals

Whether you’re almost through your first week in HR or your first decade, there’s always more to learn about making a great place to work. Here are seven career advice tips on how to move up in your career (whether in HR, recruiting, or a related field) that we’ve learned as we’ve developed and implemented […]

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Workplace Love: Developing Effective Office Camaraderie

Workplace Love: Developing Effective Office Camaraderie

How do you write an HR blog post for Valentine’s Day? Don’t worry, we’re not going into anything romantic. But that doesn’t mean we can’t discuss a more general kind of love in the workplace, namely, effective office camaraderie. Effective office camaraderie has many benefits: it increases individual employees’ happiness, It makes it easier for […]

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How to Give Feedback to Employees Who Can’t Handle Criticism

Giving feedback is important. It’s an essential part of effective communication and a key to helping employees improve. And most of the time, it’s well received: according to a study by Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman published in Harvard Business Review, 57 percent of employees preferred corrective feedback over straight praise. I mention this statistic […]

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HR New Year’s Resolutions: Focused Goals, Lasting Results

New Year's HR Resolutions: Focused Goals, Lasting Results

On behalf of everyone at BambooHR, welcome back to work for the new year! Today is a great day to work in HR because many of your employees are coming into work with resolutions to improve both their personal and professional lives. Matching these resolutions with your own HR resolutions can help improve their chances […]

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Managing Millennials: Killing Some Common Conceptions

37-year-old African American Millennial Man

If the title of this piece seems a little dramatic for a post on managing millennials, don’t worry; it’s mostly for SEO purposes. I thought I’d take advantage of the recent press about millennials killing various industries, as this helpful tweet shows: If I had to guess, I’d say this isn’t the first article you’ve […]

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