6 Ways to Engage and Motivate Hourly Employees

6 Ways to Engage and Motivate Hourly Workers

When we talk about things like employee engagement or retention, many of us only consider salaried workers. After all, how often do you wonder if the cashier at your local grocery store feels motivated and engaged as they scan a bottle of dish soap and a bag of onions? As it turns out, keeping engagement […]

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How to Use Coaching to Skyrocket Employee Engagement

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This post originally appeared on PayScale’s Compensation Today. PayScale’s own research on the drivers of employee engagement revealed that providing learning and development opportunities can have a big impact on reducing employee turnover So, how can organizations help employees discover the growth opportunities within the firm and take ownership over their own development? Personalized coaching can be […]

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Improving Underperforming Employees: How Your Values Can Help

Underperforming Employees: How your values can help them improve

Oh, how we fear the curse of the underperforming employee. On our teams, underperformers wreck the work balance and leave others to pick up the slack. Personally, we fear that we might become underperforming employees as our organizations leave us behind. And managers? Finding ways to improve work performance is part of our managers’ job […]

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The Major Benefits of Employee Engagement

You likely have someone responsible for tracking your organization’s finances. Someone watches customer satisfaction and whether or not you’re gaining or losing clients. Managers keep an eye on employee productivity and performance. Why? Because all of these factors impact your organization’s health and ability to make money. Is your organization as deliberate about evaluating employee […]

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How to Deal with Stress at Work

How to Deal with Stress at Work

How are you feeling right now? Calm? Burned out? Somewhere in between? Unfortunately, many of us go through most of our day in a cloud of work-related stress. In fact, the American Institute of Stress found that 40 percent of employees said their jobs were very or extremely stressful. But it’s just been a busy […]

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The Many Purposes of the Onboarding Process

Many Purposes of Onboarding

Imagine boarding a plane, buckling your seatbelt, and listening to the in-flight announcements, only to hear a flight attendant go on and on about the food options onboard. No mention of emergency exits, bathrooms, safety rules and regulations, in-flight entertainment—just long ramblings on the chicken and fish dinner options, drink menu items, and types of […]

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Most Orgs Don’t Trust Their Managers to Talk Comp With Employees

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Photo by rawpixel.com on Unsplash This post originally appeared on Compensation Today by PayScale. Whether you’re a business leader or an HR professional, you know that the employee experience relies heavily on managers. You can’t create a top-notch employee experience without having stellar managers who can effectively train and coach employees, share sensitive information about compensation and performance […]

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GDPR Compliance: How BambooHR Protects Privacy


BambooHR is pleased to announce that its systems and processes are compliant with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  (GDPR is the new standard in the European Union (EU) governing the privacy and data protection of EU residents. This new standard goes into effect on May 25, 2018.) This means that, BambooHR stands ready […]

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How to Deal With an Angry Employee

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Handling an angry employee can be intimidating. Whether you’re nervous that they’ll lash out, concerned about how you’ll respond, or wondering what you can do to best protect the company, there are many things to consider. In a perfect world, angry employees would give you at least 24 hours of notice so you could review […]

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