Paperwork Without the Work | RightSignature-BambooHR Integration

A new hire decides to accept a position with energy and enthusiasm, and yet the first significant interaction with your company is completing a mountain of onboarding paperwork. Before they can do anything else, the employee has to review, fill out, and sign an Employment Agreement, Handbook Acknowledgement, W-4, Direct Deposit Authorization, and whatever other […]

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Pitching Human Resources Software – Six Reasons Your Boss Can’t Say ‘NO’

Have you reached that I-am-SO-OVER-SPREADSHEETS moment in your professional life? Unfortunately there isn’t a support group for harried HR practitioners in small and medium-sized businesses that can help you pick up the pieces of your patience and fortitude. But the good news is that there is a convenient and easy-to-use human resource software that you […]

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How to Transform Your Human Resource Career

If a visionary with the ability to peer into the future could take a look at what’s in store for the human resources profession and offer you just one piece of advice about how to make sure that your career is on track –  how you can be relevant and a vital part of our […]

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How Vacations Benefit Our Work

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Yesterday was the first official day of summer and, for most of us, that means more vacations!  While at first you may think that more vacation time means more employee time-off and, therefore, less work being done but it can actually be quite the opposite.  Taking time off has been shown to improve productivity at […]

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Stay Young by Continually Learning

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether this happens at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps on learning not only remains young, but becomes constantly more valuable regardless of physical capacity.” – Harvey Ullman We don’t have to be a student enrolled at a college or university to be learning.  There are many things that […]

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Finding and Maintaining a Work-Life Balance

The challenge of achieving a nice work-life balance seems to be more and more difficult these days. The competitiveness of the work force drives many to work harder to ensure security in their job.  While it is important to work hard, it is more beneficial to find the right strike of work-life balance. It’ll improve […]

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Focus on Strengths, Not Weaknesses

Many of us have had performance reviews that we’ve left feeling like we have a lot to improve on.  While we can – and should – be constantly improving, I think our time would be better spent on building our strengths.  If you’re too focused on fixing your weaknesses, you can become overwhelmed and discouraged. […]

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There’s a Leader in You!

What is the difference between a manager and a leader?  Changingminds.org says that the biggest difference is “the way they motivate the people who work or follow them.”  Let’s take a look at how dictionary.com defines them: Man∙ag∙er [man-i-jer] –noun 1. a person who has control or direction of an institution, business, etc., or of […]

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Simple Ways to Boost Morale

Employee morale is a vital – but often overlooked – element of a successful work place.  High morale can improve efficiencies, create more pride in one’s work, strengthen teamwork through bonding and increase productivity.  Enhancing employee morale can be fairly easy and inexpensive, so why is it missing in so many offices across the world? […]

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Gratitude

An article titled “Research: Giving thanks brings health, happiness” caught my eye this morning.  It’s no surprise that being grateful is good for you (and me), but this article made me think about expressing some thanks before I enjoy some food, fun, and family this weekend. I’m grateful for our awesome customers.  We’ve been fortunate […]

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