Articles by Brian Anderson

Brian Anderson is a copywriter with BambooHR, a full-service, cloud-based HR management software. His work explores employee engagement, total rewards, recruitment strategies, and how core HRIS software connects with every aspect of HR.
A friendly workplace is more than a perk. Office camaraderie can help reduce stress, increase productivity, and improve employee engagement and retention.
Understand the source of defensive behavior and how your HR can set up effective feedback programs as an important part of managing personal performance.
It's a new year, and your employees are setting their resolutions. Creating HR resolutions to support their lives can help you earn and keep their loyalty.
Benefits & Comp 5 min
They are two of the most dreaded business topics, but recognizing the relationship between payroll and performance is the first step to optimizing both.
HR Insights 6 min
See horrifying and hilarious true tales about employees and bosses whose behaviors are enough to give HR nightmares.
Hiring 5 min
Employer branding means managing your reputation with both your employees and your customers with an excellent experience your employees can share.
Before employees engage, they first need to trust. Developing three interconnected components of trust provides a good environment for engaging employees.
With Company Performance Reports, you can make strategies to improve every level of your organization, connecting your mission to every satisfied employee.
HR Insights 4 min
As people’s expectations are changing, organizational structure is changing as well. We need to respond to this fundamental shift with long-term strategies.
HR Insights 1 min
The human nervous system coordinates billions of neurons nearly effortlessly. For the most effective internal branding, HR needs the same coordination.
HR Insights 4 min
How your organization reacts depends on how HR and management coordinate. The right level of feedback helps keep your organization's reflexes sharp.
HR Insights 4 min
In your organization, HR and Finance are most essential; without money, there are no people, and without the right people, the money stops coming.
Onboarding 2 min
First impressions have a big influence on how we see the world. When you set up great first impressions during onboarding, you set expectations for success.
HR Insights 4 min
How do you defuse employee aggression before small conflicts escalate into big problems? The first step is understanding the processes that let anger build.
HR Insights 4 min
How do you get your stakeholders buy-in for your HR plans? Jonny Rejholec, Head of Product Development, weighs in on gaining stakeholders' support.
Physical space makes a big difference in employee productivity and engagement. These tips help you create a functional and inspiring workplace setup.
blog call to action top leaf shape
Don't miss a thing!
Add some HR inspiration to your inbox by signing up for our newsletter.
blog call to action bottom leaf shape
Benefits & Comp 4 min
When it comes to office wellness, knowledge is power. Understanding how viruses work and how to combat them helps keep everyone healthy and productive.
Benefits & Comp 4 min
How will your employees spend their working hours in 2017? Get your working hours policies just right for a focused and productive year.
Hiring 4 min
Layoffs or persistent workplace problems can lead to post-traumatic-job disorder, a condition with lasting effects. Find symptoms and treatments here.
HR Insights 3 min
This holiday season, planning the company party just got easier. Use this checklist to take the stress out of party planning before the holidays arrive.
Your company will have a culture, whether you guide it or not. These steps help you guide your company culture as it grows and changes.
Onboarding 4 min
Joining a new company is like learning to drive a stick shift. Smart onboarding strategies help new employees integrate with their teams without friction.
Benefits & Comp 3 min
Modern business relies on connections. These five companies show how effective volunteer work programs strengthen ties with employees and communities.
Benefits & Comp 8 min
Companies that effectively appreciate their employees see greater ROI, productivity, and success. Here are 25 creative benefits to help you achieve that.

We use cookies to improve your browsing experience. By continuing to use this website, you agree to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy.