How to Create a Comfortable Workplace Setup

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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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Working Hours Policies: Getting it Just Right

As we enter a new year, HR departments everywhere are reflecting on their business strategies and making new goals for 2017. We’re finding the balance between working harder and working smarter, and tailoring our working hours policies to match these goals. Like the story Goldilocks and the Three Bears, it’s important to get your working […]

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5 Tips to Prepare for the Holiday Break

The holidays are a magical time of the year, filled with good cheer, close friends, time with family, and time off work. With so much holiday fun, you might feel like you never want the season to end. Unfortunately, time marches on and December will eventually give way to 2017. Use these five tips to […]

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How to Deal with Post-Traumatic-Job Disorder

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Even the most passionate employee will have a bad day on the job now and then. But when workplace problems continue day in and day out, it starts to have lasting effects on workers, the companies they work for, and the workforce as a whole. Every year, millions of people worldwide struggle with post-traumatic-job disorder […]

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9 Steps to Planning a Fun Holiday Party

As the weather changes and you head into the cold winter months, it’s time to start planning out your company holiday parties. Getting a head start can help take your holiday parties from pie in the break room to fun, camaraderie-building events. So break out the cider and unpack your ugly sweater, because this holiday […]

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3 Steps Toward a Great Company Culture

Wouldn’t it be nice if establishing a company culture were as easy as creating a Facebook page? Fill out some basic information boxes, throw up some pictures, and—boom!—every employee is ready to work and succeed. Unfortunately, company culture isn’t something you can create or edit with a few clicks of a mouse. Company culture is […]

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Shift Your Onboarding Into High Gear

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For new employees, going through the onboarding process is a lot like learning how to drive a stick shift. I might be showing my age a little, but more than half my life ago, my mom taught me how. We took my one-and-a-half cylinder Toyota pickup out to some deserted back roads and worked on […]

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5 Companies That Recognize The Value Of Volunteer Work

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Values. It’s a word that gets thrown around a lot in corporate communications, so much so that it’s easy to associate it with mission statements, policies, and other business considerations. But for your employees, the word values encompasses everything that matters to them, from engagement with their job to time with their family to finding […]

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