How to Build a Successful Employee Referral Program

How to Build a Successful Employee Referral Program

When you see a movie that blows your mind or eat at a restaurant that leaves you craving more, what’s one of the first things you do afterward? If you’re like most of us, you tell your friends all about it. Employee referral programs, when used effectively, tap into this human desire to share things […]

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19 Small Business Tools You Should Know About

19 Small Business Tools You Should Know About

Anyone who’s ever worked for or owned a small business knows that there’s no shortage of hurdles and hoops on the road to growth and success. You’ve seen firsthand the kinds of challenges that come when you’re trying to ramp up marketing, manage tasks, or expand your workforce with minimal resources. Tools for Small Businesses […]

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Creative Ways to Keep Remote Employees Engaged

Creative Ways to Keep Remote Employees Engaged

You get it: You’re fully on board with all the reasons why telecommuting is a great thing, and that’s why you’ve hired and trained a solid team with the expectation they’d be working remotely. But you also know engagement is the key to a loyal, productive workforce, and now that your workforce is decentralized, you’re […]

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11 Holiday Gift Ideas for Employees

11 Holiday Gift Ideas for Employees

When it comes to gifts, it’s the thought that counts. That’s why it’s important to be deliberate when deciding between employee holiday gift ideas. In today’s ultra-competitive job market, you need every employer branding advantage you can get in order to recruit and retain the best people. Every aspect of the employee experience should come […]

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How to Create a Paperless HR Department

How to Create a Paperless HR Department

If there were an award for the company department that uses the most paper, it would likely to go to Human Resources. All the forms, handbooks, onboarding materials, memos, and hiring checklists can jam enough printers to make you want to retire early. The other option, of course, is to go paperless. Not only can […]

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HR Terms and Acronyms Everyone Should Know

HR Terms and Acronyms

If you’re not an HR professional, becoming a walking dictionary of HR terms probably isn’t high on your priority list. HR is evolving, too—and the latest HR jargon isn’t something you’re likely to pick up around the water cooler (unless your water cooler is in the BambooHR office). But whether or not you’re in HR, […]

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Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental health awareness has exploded over the last five years. Online digital media publications have dedicated a lot of content—and rightfully so—to this once-taboo subject because of the large appetite from readers wishing to overcome the barriers that really affect how we live. One area, however, that has stayed behind the curve regarding these important […]

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A Comprehensive Guide to HR Best Practices You Need to Know This Year [Infographic]

Guide to HR Best Practices

Table of Contents Introduction to HR Best Practices Recruitment and Selection Training and Development Transparency Employee Benefits Employee Incentives Compensation Compliance Issues Terminations Company Examples HR best practices have been under close examination for many years and continue to be a hot debate topic in business circles. So what is the definition of HR best […]

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Best Practices for Managing Remote Workers

Best Practices for Managing Remote Workers

Table of Contents How to Manage Remote Workers Strategies and Tools for Managing Remote Workers Strategies and Tools Checklist You know that cousin you haven’t spoken to in years? It’s not because you don’t like her—you just moved away from each other and lost touch. A month without contact turns into six months, then a […]

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The Definitive Guide to Exit Interviews

The Definitive Guide to Exit Interviews

People aren’t usually great at goodbyes, and work is no exception. Sometimes, you’re sad to see employees go because they are talented and you care about them personally. Other times, you might be relieved that they’re moving on to pastures you don’t have to shepherd. Either way, it’s crucial to treat these transitions with care, […]

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