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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Remote Work: Fleeting Fad or Enduring Evolution?

Walkman and Casette Tape

The late 90s and early 2000s brought an armada of trends we’d like to just as soon forget—frosted tips in the hair, ultra-baggy jeans, Furby, walkmans. Let’s not continue. However, it also introduced cell phones, social media, and other “trends” that never phased out. I distinctly remember my father complaining about our cellphone bill, insisting […]

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HR’s Personality Problem

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 State of Strategic HR [INFOGRAPHIC]

Strategic HR

A recent survey identifies what is preventing us from mastering strategic HR 2015 was a big year for the concept of Strategic HR. We discussed strategic HR like never before, and it has crept into the forefront for more businesses now than ever before. In short, companies are grasping the concept of strategic HR and […]

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5 Things To Consider When You Create Your Vision Statement

vision statement

What, exactly, is the value of a vision statement? After all, not every successful business has a great vision statement. Right? Well … Granted, Apple doesn’t have a very good vision statement and they do okay for themselves. But they’re Apple; their vision statement could be “We want to eventually bomb Mars” and we’d still […]

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Lead From Where You Are

Company Values

Titles haven’t ever been a huge deal at Bamboo. Sure, we have junior and senior positions. Yes, there are managers. But when it comes to leading, everyone is encouraged to step up to the plate. That’s why we added “lead from where you are” to our company values last year. We’d been living it for […]

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Assume the Best: Building a Culture of Positivity

Long gone are the days when we had to bring a note from home to prove we’re going to the dentist’s office during second period. No longer do we have to get in fights with our siblings because they’re shooting us weird looks. Now that we’re the adults, we just live our lives the best […]

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How To Use Breaks To Your Advantage [INFOGRAPHIC]

productivity

We are meant to take breaks. It’s in our DNA to recharge our batteries and get ready for our next pursuit. As a company leader, this can be a tough principle to fully embrace. Sometimes the distinction between breaks and distractions feels blurred, so we’d rather just not deal with breaks at all. Some managers […]

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