How to Write a Job Description & Attract the Right Candidate

Sourcing Recruiting Strategy

It’s a well-documented fact that interviews are the least accurate method for evaluating a candidate. Our own head of recruiting JD Conway has explored the subject in great detail in our recent webinar on how tips for improving your hiring practice. I caught up with JD after this webinar and got additional details on an […]

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What Now: The Future of HR – Part 2: Organizational Structure

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*This blog is based on a presentation given by BambooHR CEO, Ben Peterson, at the 2017 Summit about the future of HR. In part two of this three-part series, we’ll discuss how best to navigate our organizations’ changing organizational structure. As people’s expectations are changing, organizational structure is changing along with them. The speed of […]

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HR and Internal Branding: Sending the Right Signals

In biology, the centralized nervous system is one of the hallmarks of an advanced organism. It coordinates essential functions like heartbeat, reflex, and growth so effortlessly that we don’t even have to think about them. This frees us to succeed at more than just basic survival, giving us space to discover our purpose, forge new […]

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HR and Finance: Keep the Lifeblood Flowing

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In biology, the centralized nervous system is one of the hallmarks of an advanced organism. It coordinates essential functions like heartbeat, reflex, and growth so effortlessly that we don’t even have to think about them. This frees us to succeed at more than just basic survival, giving us space to discover our purpose, forge relationships, […]

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First Impressions and Onboarding: Shaping Expectations – BambooHR Blog

First Impressions Lunch

As the HR pro, you have an accurate picture of your organization’s mission, values, goals, and culture. But your new hires don’t have this information. What they do have is a series of first impressions that shape their expectations for their experience at your organization. Effective employee onboarding practices will actively and accurately set these […]

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How to Handle Workplace Conflict (And Diffuse It) – BambooHR Blog

Employee Aggression

We all want smooth workplace experiences, where everyone has the information they need and works well with everyone else to get the job done. But real-life workplaces feature employees with conflicting personalities, imperfect communication skills, and external pressures from financial or medical issues. If left unchecked, these stressors can surface as employee aggression in the […]

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Buy-In: The First Step to Positive Change

As an HR professional, you have lots of ideas on how to make your organization better. From a shift in performance assessments to improving culture and engagement, you know that HR can make real, positive changes. But how do you get the buy-in to translate these ideas into real progress? I sat down with Jonny […]

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How to Create a Comfortable Workplace Setup – BambooHR Blog

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It’s a big weekend for BambooHR: we’re moving into a new office space starting tomorrow. We’ve grown a lot in the past few months, so we’re all looking forward to more elbow room and break room refrigerator real estate in our new workplace setup. As an HR representative, it’s your responsibility to ensure your employees […]

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3 Tips for Open Office Wellness

You know it’s February when the office tissue box runs out. With everyone in close quarters and sniffles making the rounds, it’s easy to dread the cold months where viruses run rampant. The dread intensifies when you work in an open office, where germs can circulate as easily as banter and ideas. But these three […]

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