How Not to Fight Against Culture-First Business Theory

Why workplace happiness matters

  Full disclosure: BambooHR fully supports the idea of a culture-first business strategy.   Newton’s Third Law of Motion states that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. So too, it seems, when it comes to business, because for every theory attempting to establish good business practice, there appears an opponent determined […]

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Company Performance Reports: a Sneak Peek

Company Performance Reports

At BambooHR, our main goal is to help you create a great place to work, and the first step toward creating a great place to work is analyzing your organization’s current working conditions. We began this process with our Performance module, and now we’re excited to announce an extension of those features with new Company […]

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When Top Employees Misbehave

With Uber CEO Travis Kalanick’s resignation announced earlier this week, many of the thousand cuts that spelled death for Kalanick’s career are resurfacing. Arguably one of the biggest blows, Susan Fowler’s reflection on her year at Uber, published earlier this year, exposed sexist behavior inside the multi-billion dollar company’s engineering department. While there are many […]

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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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Required Reading: The IBM Global C-Suite Study

IBM Global C Suite Study

Are you familiar with the IBM Global C-Suite Study? If so, good for you; you’re an information hound. If not, don’t worry; we weren’t until recently, and we felt like we’d been left out of a secret club . . . until we asked around and discovered nobody else knew about it either. (And for […]

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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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Deconstructing Your Job Postings for Accurate Interviews

Sourcing Recruiting Strategy

It’s a well-documented fact that interviews are the least accurate method for evaluating a candidate. Our own head of recruiting JD Conway is going to explore the subject in great detail in an upcoming webinar on how to overcome human bias for more accurate interviewing. I caught up with JD in advance of this webinar […]

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