Finding the Formula to Fight Absenteeism

Formula to Fight Absenteeism

Absenteeism is an unavoidable challenge in the workplace. But by learning more about the definition and causes of absenteeism and by studying the numbers behind your company’s absenteeism issues, you can gain an understanding of how big of a problem it is for your organization and what you can do about it. What Is Employee […]

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Managing Millennials: Killing Some Common Conceptions

37-year-old African American Millennial Man

If the title of this piece seems a little dramatic for a post on managing millennials, don’t worry; it’s mostly for SEO purposes. I thought I’d take advantage of the recent press about millennials killing various industries, as this helpful tweet shows: If I had to guess, I’d say this isn’t the first article you’ve […]

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How Employer Branding Affects Recruiting and Retention

Green Panda: Pudgy-BambooHR Mascot

You’ve been exposed to branding your whole life. From the cute, round face on the baby food jar to the senior citizen commercials that play during The Price is Right (“I’ve fallen, and I can’t get up!”), countless organizations want you to remember who they are and how you can interact with them. When it […]

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How to Create a Comfortable Workplace Setup – BambooHR Blog

workplace setup

It’s a big weekend for BambooHR: we’re moving into a new office space starting tomorrow. We’ve grown a lot in the past few months, so we’re all looking forward to more elbow room and break room refrigerator real estate in our new workplace setup. As an HR representative, it’s your responsibility to ensure your employees […]

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3 Reasons We Encourage Winter Telecommuting

winter commute of cars driving in blizzard surrounded by snow-covered trees

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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Telecommuting and Company Culture: The Real Impact

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(Editor’s note: In keeping with our recent telecommuting theme, Jessica Halcom from TechnologyAdvice shares her thoughts on telecommuting’s impact on company culture.) Today’s employees work from a smorgasbord of cloud-based systems and take business calls on a native smartphone app, making it easy to work from any location. Throw a few team collaboration tools like […]

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Boomerang Employees: 5 Ways To Win Back Former Employees

boomerang employees

Breakups are hard. Real hard. And they’re especially hard when you don’t want to breakup. And yet, sometimes in business good employees leave for other opportunities. This hurts both financially and in less quantitative ways (morale, culture, etc.). Chances are you’ve gone through some difficult work breakups. You might even be thinking of a specific […]

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Building Engagement Among Your Remote Workforce

Engaged remote worker

(Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of posts on the topic of remote workers. Check out the other two blogs here and here.) It’s 8:30 AM, and you’re nestled in your favorite sweats, looking out your window at your picturesque backyard flower beds, sipping your favorite brand of tea. Ahhh, sounds amazing. […]

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Best Software For Staying Connected To Remote Workers

remote office

(Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of posts on the topic of remote workers. Check out the other two blogs here and here.) The need to find tools for managing remote workers is becoming increasingly important for several reasons. For starters, remote workers now constitute 37 percent of the U.S. workforce—a four-fold […]

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