The Benefits of Internal Recruiting

The Benefits of Internal Recruiting

Hiring for a new or recently opened position can be a complicated and stressful process. A lot of effort goes into attracting, vetting, interviewing, and ultimately securing a candidate for the job. Even after all that, sometimes you end up with a candidate who isn’t a good fit, and the process starts all over again. […]

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Managing Millennials in the Workplace [Part 2]

Managing Millennials in the Workplace Part 2

The first article of this series (if you missed it, check it out here) explained why effectively managing millennials really just means effectively managing all of your employees, regardless of generation. A big part of being an effective manager is providing employees with the things they need to be satisfied and engaged at work—like fair […]

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Managing Millennials in the Workplace [Part 1]

Managing Millennials in the Workplace

As a millennial myself, I’ve always found the plethora of research on managing millennials in the workplace amusing. Trust me, I’m nowhere near interesting enough to warrant an entire area of study. And yet, here I am, bringing you another such article on how to handle the generation that now makes up the majority of […]

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Compelling Exit Interview Questions to Help Boost Retention

Compelling Exit Interview Questions to Help Boost Retention

In an interview with SHRM several years ago, one employee described her experience of leaving a job after five years: “Our HR rep had gotten the impression I was leaving because I was tired of the commute, but there was much more to it. Over the years my department and the firm itself had deteriorated […]

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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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4 Tips For Better Employee Offboarding Process

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When you graduated and all your friends moved on to bigger and better things, you were excited for them. But it was still sad. It’s the same in your organization. Even if you know an employee is moving on to better opportunities, it’s still not fun to have to go through the offboarding process with them. […]

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Managing Millennials: Killing Some Common Conceptions

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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

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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

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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

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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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