2016 BambooHR Product Updates

If you didn’t notice, 2016 was a great year for Bambooing. Our product team was deep in the trenches all year long completing a laundry list of projects, some big, some small, but all of them designed to improve your BambooHR experience. We sent our fearless reporting crew out into the wilderness to get the […]

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Why HR Needs to Think More Like a Business – BambooHR Blog

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If being too nice is the biggest challenge facing the HR industry, not being business-minded enough about its own role is a close second. Along with attracting kind, helpful, conflict-avoidant mediator types, HR has a tendency to deliver a “be helpful, serve others, and don’t seek the spotlight” message as its core tenet. And once […]

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HR’s Personality Problem

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If anyone were to suggest that HR professionals as a group have an attitude problem, your first reaction would likely be the same as ours: that’s ridiculous. Whether they’re resolving conflicts or chasing you down to fill out that insurance form you forgot to fill out (despite multiple reminders), HR pros are anything but obnoxious. […]

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The New Help Center: It’s Alive!

  You can’t see us, but we’re jumping for joy. We’re finally ready to show you a project we’ve been working on for some time now, and we’re excited to see how the new Help Center impacts your BambooHR experience. Remember our old Help Center? We won’t be offended if you don’t. It was a […]

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Welcome, Home!

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We’re so excited to announce the release of our totally redesigned dashboard, Home. Home is the new one-stop shop for all the information you need on a daily basis, and it’s intuitive to use when you need access to deeper data. We really hope you’ll enjoy using it. MAKING A GREAT FIRST IMPRESSION   When […]

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All Hands Volunteers: a Bamboo Case Study

All Hands Volunteers

All Hands Volunteers is a US-based non-profit bringing together a global network of volunteers, partners, and communities to address the immediate and long-term effects of natural disasters worldwide. They demonstrate the power of volunteer service, with more than 35,000 volunteers in 108 countries aiding communities in need. All Hands Volunteers required a flexible, scalable system […]

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Halloween + HR: Treats From Tricky In-Office Holidays – BambooHR Blog

In our industry, it’s sometimes too easy to see in-office holidays—especially those that involve costumes, like Halloween—as opportunities for trouble instead of fun. It can be hard for HR to encourage participation and a festive mood while simultaneously worrying about inappropriate behavior, offensive costume choices, or lost productivity. But when handled correctly, a holiday spent […]

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Introducing Export for Payroll Change Reports

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We’re really excited to introduce a new dimension to our Payroll Change Report: exportability. With this function, you can export all of your payroll changes—including salary changes, marital status updates, and new hire additions—into a Microsoft Excel or .CSV document, ready for uploading into a third-party payroll system or simply as a snapshot for your […]

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5 Ways to Make Content Recruit for You

Too often, we think of content marketing purely in sales terms, i.e., what it can do to attract customers. In truth, content marketing helps build your brand, and a strong brand attracts talent as well as customers. Here are five ways HR and recruiting departments can collaborate with marketing to create content that attracts and […]

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