Is It Time To Spice Up Your Employee Handbook?

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I love books! The smell of them. The art on the covers. The way I feel when I finally get a minute to myself and settle down with a good book. But do you know what book doesn’t make me happy? Those thick, dusty, cumbersome employee handbooks that your new hires don’t really want to […]

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5 FAQs To Get Managers on Board with Employee Recognition

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You may have noticed that we’re huge advocates of employee recognition. Sometimes that includes rewarding them, but mainly we love the idea that you can motivate and inspire employees in a positive way. Not only is it great for the employee being recognized, but it’s a really fun place for HR or managers to be […]

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Bamboo Love: August’s Happy Customers

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We love our customers and look for opportunities to make them happy! Around the office, we use the term “Bamboo Love” when we share stories about our software or our people making customers (or potential customers) really happy. We like to share these stories because it helps us have more of these experiences. Here are […]

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Do Stacked Rankings Hurt or Help?

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Poor Amazon has had a rough summer. First, its first-ever Prime Day was a source of amusement on social media. Did you check out the entertaining tweets at #primedayfail? They were trying to keep their heads high, saying it was successful—but who are we kidding? Any PR nightmare that has your customers mocking you wasn’t […]

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Recruiting: 5 Reasons To Let Employees Weigh In

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I’m a self-proclaimed HGTV junkie and love watching people hunting for houses. However, when I was in house-search mode myself several years ago, it wasn’t nearly as enjoyable. Now that I’m comfortable in my own house, I enjoy going along for the ride while look for a new home. We all want to weigh in, […]

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Applicant Tracking Systems Are Not an Applicant’s Enemy! [SLIDESHARE]

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Did you know applicants are complaining about applicant tracking systems (ATSs)? Applicants feel they’re “killing” their chances of getting an interview (in fact, 75 percent of applicants thought so). They think ATSs are flawed and that if you’re using an ATS, you value keywords on the resume more than candidates having the right skills. That’s not […]

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4 ways to improve performance reviews for companies of all sizes

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Working for a small company just feels different than working for a large company. Some people prefer working for small companies because they feel they can make a bigger difference, while others like the structure and resources a larger company affords. Either way, we all admit there are some real differences. It’s no different when […]

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