Articles by Kent Peterson

I enjoy writing to help HR professionals learn more about their field, find answers to their questions, and discover practical solutions to the challenges they face every day. Here at BambooHR, I’m surrounded by talented HR experts who share their wisdom and insights to help me do that.
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HR Insights 8 min
Once COVID-19 winds down, when should your employees return to the workplace? How can you create a plan to smooth the process? Here’s expert advice.
Benefits & Comp 6 min
Learn what sick leave is, how sick leave is administered, and eight things that every organization’s sick leave policy should include.
Benefits & Comp 5 min
Learn what pay periods are, how they work, the advantages and disadvantages of different types of pay periods, and more.
More than 60 human resources experts and thought leaders gather online to give HR professionals knowledge and tools to achieve greater success.
HR Insights 5 min
Learn how to create and improve mental health initiatives that help your employees while improving your profitability.
Onboarding 7 min
Learn how virtual onboarding can help your organization provide a smooth, efficient onboarding process for remote workers during a pandemic or other crisis.
Learn why traditional performance management hasn’t worked as well as it should, and see how to create an effective performance management system.
HR Insights 9 min
Learn how your human resources team can help both leaders and employees deal with layoffs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Benefits & Comp 15 min
Browse our huge list of employee perk and incentive ideas for organizations of all sizes and interests to find some that are valuable to your people.
Onboarding 5 min
What are the best practices when someone leaves your firm? Learn how to create an employee exit process that will ensure no exit formalities are overlooked.
Benefits & Comp 13 min
Learn how to set up payroll for your small business. See best practices and proven tips that will help you run payroll like a pro.
Benefits & Comp 5 min
Frustrated with your payroll software? Switching payroll providers could save time and money and reduce errors. Here’s what to do.
Learn five ways to improve your company culture today. Focusing on these strategies can benefit everyone in your organization.
See outstanding integrations from our partners that will make your experience with BambooHR even better.
HR Insights 7 min
Our HRIS Buyer’s Guide shows you step by step how to choose an HRIS that’s tailored to the unique needs of your organization.
HR Insights 6 min
Sharpen your skills with the latest must-read books for HR professionals. We’ve handpicked 10 of the best HR books of 2020.
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Learn how to create an employee development plan that unlocks the potential in your people and benefits your organization.
How can employee turnover be reduced? And how can you improve employee retention? Learn three proven strategies for managing turnover.
Benefits & Comp 10 min
See advice that will help you resolve common issues with time-off requests and prevent employees from taking too much time off.

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