The Many Purposes of the Onboarding Process

Many Purposes of Onboarding

Imagine boarding a plane, buckling your seatbelt, and listening to the in-flight announcements, only to hear a flight attendant go on and on about the food options onboard. No mention of emergency exits, bathrooms, safety rules and regulations, in-flight entertainment—just long ramblings on the chicken and fish dinner options, drink menu items, and types of […]

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Getting on the Same Page: Compensation and Performance Management

Getting on the same page: compensation and performance management

Miscommunications lead to trouble in every type of relationship. Take international relationships. In 1895, Italy and Ethiopia went to war because the wording in a treaty signed six years previously was confused in translation. According to their version of the treaty, the Ethiopians thought they could use the Italian embassy for their foreign affairs, while […]

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The Critical Relationship Between HR and Company Culture

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The relationship between HR and company culture is critical. So critical, in fact, that coming up with the proper analogy to drive the point home is challenging. How challenging? We might as well try to come up with the best analogy to explain how important love is in a marriage. Effective HR and company culture […]

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58 HR Statistics You Need to Know Right Now

HR statistics worth shining a light on

Like many, you may be keen to forget that 2017 ever happened. Perhaps you saw more political divisiveness among employees than in previous years. Maybe you had to handle more sexual harassment cases than ever before (and even though this reflects progress, dealing with sexual harassment is never fun). Regardless, as 2017 begins to flicker […]

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Announcing the BambooHR Hero Awards

BambooHR Hero Awards

We’ve entered awards season, and BambooHR wants in the on the game! Not just because it’s fun to say names into a microphone dramatically and give out hardware. To be clear, that is a delightful experience. However, we’ve decided to enter the awards game because we want to make sure HR is appreciated and celebrated. […]

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HR by the Numbers

HR by the numbers

[Editor’s Note: Since Bryson started at BambooHR over two years ago, he’s wanted to write an Onion-type blog post. Today, as our readers are presumably drinking cider while dressed in their best Halloween costumes, we’ve finally decided to give him what he wants. Please keep in mind this article is intended to be a joke […]

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Bad Boss Index: Are Men and Women Managed Differently?

Bad Boss Index

At the risk of coming across like I’m mansplaining something, let’s briefly talk about gender issues. As we discovered last year, there is a gender gap in rewards and recognition programs. Now, it turns out a similar divide exists when it comes to how men and women view their relationships with their bosses. At least […]

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Why the World of Harry Potter Needed More HR

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Summer is winding down in the Northern Hemisphere, and children everywhere are heading back to school. So, naturally, this gives us an opportunity to discuss Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and everything else Harry Potter-related. OK, truth be told, I’m always looking for a way to discuss Harry Potter, and it just happens to […]

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