Experts Weigh in on 5 Alarming Employee Engagement Trends

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Employee engagement. It’s probably always on your mind, whether in the front, back, or somewhere in the middle. If that’s true, rest assured you’re not alone. HR professionals and other business leaders everywhere wonder (sometimes obsessively) how to drive more engagement among their people. As ethereal as the concept can sometimes feel, there are real […]

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5 Useful Performance Management Takeaways From Sports

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I get it. Since men who love sports have run the business world for many decades, using sports analogies in the workplace has become a humongous cliché. You probably roll your eyes every time a colleague tells you whose “court” the “ball” is in, to keep your eye on that ball, or not to drop […]

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What Now: The Future of HR – Part 3: Technology

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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 three of this three-part series, we’ll discuss the future of HR technology, and why there’s no reason to fear it. In an always-expanding world of superheroes—where a new blockbuster superhero movie […]

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HR and Recruiting: Growing With Culture

Growing through culture

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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5 Proofs That Our Paid Paid Vacation Policy Works

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You probably already knew that humble people don’t say that they’re humble. But did you know that humble companies say they’re humble? It’s true. Watch: BambooHR is humble. See? I can say it because this inborn humility doesn’t come from people like me; it comes from the founders of BambooHR and the countless examples of […]

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8 Workplace Romance Facts You Need to Know Right Now

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It’s Valentine’s Day, and some of your employees are celebrating together (wink, wink). Probably. If you’ve watched a lot of The Office (the American version), it’s easy to fall under the impression that most people find love at work. In the real world, however, there aren’t nearly as many Jim and Pam-like relationships as you […]

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7 More Ways to Stay Positive at Work

Positivity

Relatively speaking, is your workforce feeling down? Consider the general mood among your colleagues right now compared to, say, early December. What are the differences in their countenance, mood, and attitude? Do they have a little less pep in their step? Is their smile a little less pronounced? Are they a little less social? If […]

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What HR Experts Think You Need to Know 2017 Will Bring

Looking into the future

Raise your hand if you saw 2016 coming. Not literally saw 2016 coming; simple math determined that 2016 had to come immediately after 2015. But if you weren’t surprised by how last year went—if you expected every twist and turn that occurred during our last lap around the sun—raise your hand. Go ahead, raise it. […]

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Holidays and Work-Life Balance: Three Important Questions

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Like a partridge headed to a pear tree, the holidays are in full flight. We’ve recently talked about some different ways your organization can serve during this critical time of giving, and hopefully you’ve embraced the spirit of the season. Before it’s too late, we also wanted to remind you of one especially important issue […]

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