HR Insights

HR Insights 5 min
Even with a modern focus on strategic HR, compliance is still the main reason HR exists. There’s a dual protective purpose: compliance helps protect employees from harm at work while protecting the organization from the penalties attached to labor laws. Compliance is just the baseline, however.
HR Insights 5 min
HR isn’t easy work, and it can be unglamorous to the point of making scapegoats of the people in charge. But with the right tools and strategies, HR can overcome these stereotypes and prove the strength that comes from taking care of people’s needs while building and protecting a successful organization.
HR Insights 5 min
HR in 2020 looks a lot different than what you planned for. Check out a few of the common HR challenges in 2020 and ideas for tackling these new problems.
HR Insights 4 min
Learn how remote HR teams can pull together and foster better collaboration despite the challenges of remote work.
HR Insights 5 min
Learn how to create and improve mental health initiatives that help your employees while improving your profitability.
HR Insights 4 min
Bad bosses are bad for business. Learn which behaviors to avoid with a sneak peek at our updated bad boss data for 2020.
HR Insights 4 min
After a crisis like the one we’re currently experiencing, returning to the office isn’t as simple as “see you all back at the office on Monday.” Employees need to feel safe coming back to their workplace. Post COVID-19 (or once your company deems it necessary work to resume normal operations), your organization needs to be prepared.
HR Insights 6 min
Understand how to digest your eNPS® survey data to measure employee satisfaction and build effective HR initiatives with the help of our HR expert, Cassie Whitlock.
HR Insights 5 min
Toby’s handling of HR doesn’t even get an “A” for effort. Avoid his top four mistakes, and create a better workplace than the Scranton branch.
HR Insights 6 min
When you're running a small business, productivity levels can make a big difference in overall profitability. Unfortunately, most workers only spend about 27 percent of their time on skilled tasks—the duties you hired them for.
HR Insights 5 min
Remote work trends clearly show that it’s here to stay, but what does that mean for your organization? Learn when remote work might be right––and when it might not.
HR Insights 5 min
Cassie Whitlock, director of HR at BambooHR, explains how BambooHR has adapted performance management for our fully remote workforce.
HR Insights 5 min
Virtual events have tremendous potential. Here’s how your organization can make the most of your transition from live events to virtual.
HR Insights 6 min
Many businesses are pivoting to virtual events in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Explore our top tips for holding a virtual event during a crisis here.
HR Insights 8 min
Cassie Whitlock, director of HR at BambooHR, explains how her team has adapted to remote HR work and helped the rest of BambooHR do the same.
HR Insights 6 min
These three techniques help employees understand why talking politics in the workplace is such a bad idea—and how they can develop trust instead.
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HR Insights 9 min
Learn how your human resources team can help both leaders and employees deal with layoffs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
HR Insights 8 min
Learn how HR can make a difference in their organizations and help employees manage the unique workplace stress they're facing during COVID-19.
HR Insights 11 min
Learn about the roles and responsibilities of HR in a construction company, common challenges they face, and best practices to promote success.
HR Insights 8 min
Our guide will help you identify some of the most important HRIS features and learn how to find the best HR software for your small business.
HR Insights 5 min
Bad leadership behaviors can create a toxic work environment. Find out what employees rank as the top 10 bad leadership behaviors and how to avoid them.
HR Insights 11 min
Here's our best advice for how to conduct an HR investigation effectively and make your organization a safe, fair place to work.
HR Insights 7 min
We ask Cassie Whitlock, director of HR at BambooHR, how she uses HR data from BambooHR to inform and execute our people strategy.
HR Insights 6 min
Our exclusive survey of HR professionals and business owners reveals important HR trends for 2020 in hiring, onboarding, culture, engagement, and more.
HR Insights 5 min
Switching to e-signatures can save your organization time, money, and effort. Here's everything you need to know to implement electronic signatures.
HR Insights 6 min
See what Director of HR Cassie Whitlock has to say about creating and maintaining a great company culture based on her experiences at BambooHR.
HR Insights 9 min
Take on the challenges of HRIS implementation with the right mindset, the right plan, and the right goals to maximize your investment.
HR Insights 6 min
We gathered interviews on what CEOs look for in an HR pro to help HR pros get insight on getting the executive buy-in they desire.
HR Insights 5 min
The perceptions surrounding HR in small businesses versus those in larger organizations make all the difference. Here’s why.
HR Insights 6 min
To become a great HR manager, you need to master three foundational areas: hiring, onboarding, and employee satisfaction. Read this article to learn how.
HR Insights 6 min
We’ve rounded up the 21 best websites for HR professionals so you can find exactly what you’re looking for with very little searching.
HR Insights 6 min
Your goal for downsizing should be to ensure the long-term viability of your business, while causing the least harm. This is called strategic downsizing. In this guide, we’ll discuss how to go about this.

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