5 Easy Steps to Speed Up Your Hiring Process

It’s no secret that the job market is becoming more and more competitive for organizations seeking new talent. More positions are opening than there are qualified applicants to fill, and stellar candidates often have multiple offers to consider. If you drag your feet during the hiring process, your organization will lose out on the best […]

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6 Effective Time Management Activities for Every HR Professional

Effective Time Management Activities

Three words: effective time management. If you’re an HR professional in today’s increasingly busy workplace, that phrase may strike you as fanciful. Is there really such a thing as effective time management anymore? Among the emails, texts, notifications, instant messages, shoulder-taps, and frequent meetings of a normal day, you’re lucky to find even a few […]

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What the Galactic Empire Teaches Us about HR

Illustration of a space station

With all the talk around Star Wars this month, we wanted to add to our series of HR lessons in pop culture. (Check out our Harry Potter article in case you missed it!) A long time ago, in that galaxy far, far away, the Galactic Empire set out to rule the galaxy. Spoiler alert: they […]

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3 Reasons Your Employees Want Frequent Feedback

3 Reasons Your Employees Want Frequent Feedback

If you’re an informed, strategic HR professional (which, if you’re here, then you must be) you’re well aware that traditional annual performance reviews are rapidly falling out of favor within many companies. Reserving feedback for one session per year is silly—as silly as asking sports coaches to meet with their teams only once per season. […]

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The Case for Keeping Performance Management

The Case for Keeping Performance Management

In the 1950s, the first fast food restaurants—as we know them today—entered the dining industry. These diners boasted delicious food for the whole family, all of it ready in just a few minutes. Speed and convenience were the name of the game, and people loved it. However, over time this emphasis on speed and convenience […]

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Examining Employee Burnout: Cost, Cause, and Culture

Burnout

Turnover, disengagement, wasted time, exhaustion…many of the problems that keep HR leaders up at night can often be traced back to a single monster: employee burnout (also referred to as work burnout). According to an Accountemps survey, more than half of employees reported feeling stressed at work on a daily basis, and six out of […]

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10 Powerful Onboarding Activities You Need to Try

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You’ve spent weeks screening resumes, interviewing candidates, and negotiating an offer; the new hire is scheduled to start. Now what? Onboarding. As an HR smarty pants, you already know how important effective onboarding activities are to your organization. Here’s a few stats for you to chew on: –86% of new hires decide whether to stay […]

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Product Update: Introducing Offer Letters

Send offer letters faster than ever

We’re happy to announce applicant tracking in BambooHR is getting even better with the addition of Offer Letters. Our applicant tracking system has already helped thousands of hiring teams cast their nets wider, speed up the hiring process, and improve communication with candidates in an increasingly competitive job market. When our clients combine it with […]

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