5 Easy Steps to Speed Up Your Hiring Process

It’s no secret that the job market is becoming more and more competitive for organizations seeking new talent. More positions are opening than there are qualified applicants to fill, and stellar candidates often have multiple offers to consider. If you drag your feet during the hiring process, your organization will lose out on the best […]

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3 Ways Your HRMS Can Help You Optimize Performance Management

3 ways your HRMS can help you optimize performance management

In most organizations, managing employee performance falls into one of two camps: either it’s trapped in a cliché of once-a-year assessments by managers according to a system that hasn’t changed in years, or it is constantly tinkered with, changing every year or two as competency frameworks are adjusted, technology introduced or new feedback mechanisms trialled. […]

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Meet our Newest Partners on the BambooHR Marketplace

Meet Our Newest Partners on the BambooHR Marketplace

Superman is fantastic on his own, but there’s a reason he teams up with the Justice League: partnering with other top-notch heroes makes all of them better. Similarly, we like to partner with other best-in-class HR apps to provide our customers the best arsenal of HR tools to fit their unique needs. Recently, we’ve added […]

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5 Straightforward Ways to Make Recognition More Meaningful

5 Straightforward Ways to Make Recognition More Meaningful

Employee recognition isn’t a new idea, but as a practice, it’s experiencing a renaissance worldwide. Until recently, most employee recognition programs (87 percent, according to research from Bersin by Deloitte) focused primarily on tenure. A large number of those programs still do. While there’s nothing inherently wrong with recognizing someone for the years of service […]

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3 Tips for Onboarding Remote Employees

Two employees being onboarded.

You know effective onboarding can increase retention, performance, and job satisfaction. But is your onboarding program also effective for your remote employees? With 43 percent of Americans working remotely at least some of the time and 31 percent working remotely four to five days per week, it’s important to optimize your process for onboarding remote […]

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How to Give Feedback to Employees Who Can’t Handle Criticism

Giving feedback is important. It’s an essential part of effective communication and a key to helping employees improve. And most of the time, it’s well received: according to a study by Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman published in Harvard Business Review, 57 percent of employees preferred corrective feedback over straight praise. I mention this statistic […]

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Why Is Human Resources Important?

Why is Human Resources Important?

There comes a point in every startup or fledgling business where you start to consider adding human resources to your structure. Many founders and business owners are experts in their industry; however, management skills don’t always come as second nature. As companies grow, it can become difficult to juggle things like employee benefits, payroll concerns, […]

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6 Effective Time Management Activities for Every HR Professional

Effective Time Management Activities

Three words: effective time management. If you’re an HR professional in today’s increasingly busy workplace, that phrase may strike you as fanciful. Is there really such a thing as effective time management anymore? Among the emails, texts, notifications, instant messages, shoulder-taps, and frequent meetings of a normal day, you’re lucky to find even a few […]

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HR New Year’s Resolutions: Focused Goals, Lasting Results

New Year's HR Resolutions: Focused Goals, Lasting Results

On behalf of everyone at BambooHR, welcome back to work for the new year! Today is a great day to work in HR because many of your employees are coming into work with resolutions to improve both their personal and professional lives. Matching these resolutions with your own HR resolutions can help improve their chances […]

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