How Managers Can Support Employee Mental Health

How Managers Can Support Employee Mental Health

Understanding how a business can best support its employees’ mental health has evolved drastically in the past decades. Mental health is a growing workplace concern, with the related indirect impact to businesses estimated at $79 billion lost to poor productivity and absent employees. Fortunately, many leaders at every rung of the corporate ladder are learning how to […]

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The Best Employee Benefits and Perks (HR Experts Weigh In)

The Best Employee Benefits and Perks (HR Experts Weigh In)

At BambooHR, we believe in people. We believe that the most valuable resources an organization has are its human resources. And we believe in showing employees how valuable they are to the organization. That’s why we encourage offering valuable benefits and perks to employees and why we have created a culture of appreciation within our […]

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Equifax and Employees: How HR Can Help

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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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SHRM 2017 Employee Benefits Study: How does your benefits package stack up?

Stocked fridges, laundry service, unlimited vacation, free beer Fridays, pet-friendly offices. The list of employee benefits never seems to end. And as organizations get more creative and generous, it becomes increasingly difficult to keep up in the benefits arms race. Fortunately, you don’t have to ask thousands of organizations about their benefits offerings to find […]

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5 Proofs That Our Paid Paid Vacation Policy Works

You probably already knew that humble people don’t say that they’re humble. But did you know that humble companies say they’re humble? It’s true. Watch: BambooHR is humble. See? I can say it because this inborn humility doesn’t come from people like me; it comes from the founders of BambooHR and the countless examples of […]

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3 Tips for Open Office Wellness

You know it’s February when the office tissue box runs out. With everyone in close quarters and sniffles making the rounds, it’s easy to dread the cold months where viruses run rampant. The dread intensifies when you work in an open office, where germs can circulate as easily as banter and ideas. But these three […]

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3 Reasons We Encourage Winter Telecommuting

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At the Bamboo offices, winter is in full swing. And while some of our friends and customers on the other side of the equator are enjoying the sun, we’re in the middle of a lovely winter storm warning. So while some of us trekked into the office, many of our coworkers are working safely from […]

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5 Totally Different (and Fulfilling) Ways to Serve

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When I was in the Boy Scouts, our leaders decided to teach us a lesson on service. So, one December we undertook a “twelve days of Christmas” activity in which we left anonymous gifts on an elderly man’s porch on each of the twelve days leading up to Christmas Eve. All I knew about the […]

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