Time Tracking: The Good, The Bad, and The Costly [Infographic]

Time Tracking Cost Infographic

Believe it or not, time tracking is still an issue in 2018. When we have the equivalent of supercomputers riding around in our pockets, it seems crazy that keeping track of hourly work is still a challenge for many businesses. Nevertheless, over a third of respondents to a recent survey said their organizations are still […]

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Introducing Employee Satisfaction with eNPS

We’re always excited to announce new updates when they happen, but in this case, we’re announcing a feature that can help you improve your workplace and be an even more critical strategic asset to your organization . . . so we’re overjoyed. The feature we’re so pumped about is called Employee Satisfaction with eNPS, and […]

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Double Impact: How Payroll Errors Cost You Twice

Payroll errors can cost you double header image

Money. That’s what payroll is all about, and that fact alone makes it easy to understand why business owners and payroll administrators would want to avoid payroll errors. But while the costs of payroll errors are easy for organizations to understand from a net revenue perspective, payroll mistakes have a secondary cost that can be […]

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13 HR Trends & Statistics for 2018 That May Surprise You

We love writing listicles as much as you like reading them (which is to say: a lot), and there’s nothing we like more than a whole list of surprising HR trends and statistics about the HR industry. You may be an outsider with some preconceived notions about the profession and its impact on the market, […]

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11 Poor-Management Offenses You May Not Know You’re Committing

Poor Management Offenses

It’s difficult to be a boss. Let’s say you’ve been managing a team now for a while, and you think things are going well. Work is getting done on time, your people seem reasonably content, and nobody is flagrantly shirking their responsibilities. You’re working hard, your people are working hard, and that’s all you have […]

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Finding the Formula to Fight Absenteeism

Formula to Fight Absenteeism

Absenteeism is an unavoidable challenge in the workplace. But by learning more about the definition and causes of absenteeism and by studying the numbers behind your company’s absenteeism issues, you can gain an understanding of how big of a problem it is for your organization and what you can do about it. What Is Employee […]

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Hidden Ways to Empower Employees and Retain Top Talent

Hidden Opportunities to Empower Employees and Retain Top Talent

For managers, one of the biggest challenges is figuring out how to make team members stick around and keep performing at their peak. Fat salaries and endless perks don’t guarantee retention and performance; they’ll attract a steady stream of applicants, but they won’t make people work hard. To stay loyal and motivated, employees need to […]

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Three Hard Conversations Every Manager Needs to Have – BambooHR Blog

Communication is key to being a good manager. When your responsibilities include hiring, training, scheduling, directing, rewarding, and disciplining a team of people—your peers, if you were promoted internally—having difficult or challenging conversations can be a daily occurrence. Being able to connect with people and discuss important issues in a positive, constructive way is a […]

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How to Deal with Workplace Smell Violations

Bad Smell at Work

  The holidays (yes, all of them) are upon us, and with them a host of associated phenomena: “Santa Baby,” “Christmas Shoes,” and “That Hula-Hoop Song (feat. Alvin & The Chipmunks)” are playing on repeat. The Department of Public Works elves are hanging illuminated snowflakes, candy canes, and Christmas trees from the lampposts along Main […]

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Equifax and Employees: How HR Can Help

HR watchdog protecting employees

The recent (and seemingly ongoing) data breach at Equifax has a lot of people worried, and for good reason. In a crisis situation, the assumption is that people can rely on family, friends, and their local communities for support. But what if their coworkers are the majority of their friend network, and the organization they […]

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