Bamboo Love: October’s Happy Customers

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October isn’t all ghosts and goblins. There’s still work to do and customers to keep happy. Knowing that our product makes the lives of our customers better is what gives us purpose. That’s why we like to share stories around when we’ve made a customer’s day—or even a potential customer. Here are some things we heard from […]

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How To Measure HR Software ROI for Your Company

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Returns are hard to measure in human resources. In other departments, sales conversions, new products, or ad campaigns can easily be measured. But in HR, the “assets” are people. People bring so much value to your business, but it’s difficult to measure HR’s ROI.   In the data-driven age, every line of business is under increasing […]

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5 Vital Parts of an Exceptional Job Listing

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Creating job listings is something we do a lot. We’ve got a job opening to fill and one of the first things we need to do is collect enough information to put that listing together. And not just any job listing—an exceptional job listing. Not one that will get you tons of applicants (that’s just […]

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How we stay close as a growing startup

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We like to think of ourselves as a big family. In the early years at BambooHR, everyone knew a little bit about what was going on with each others’ jobs because everyone sat in the same room together. But over the past few years, things have changed a little (actually, a lot). As the company […]

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How Will Baby Boomer Brain Drain Impact Your Company? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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The U.S. workforce is facing a loss of brainpower like never before. When the approximately 76 million people born between 1946 and 1964 retire, the Census Bureau says they’ll create the largest single-generation workforce exodus ever. These losses will lead to a significant gap in talent—and an enterprise scramble to compensate. To take a closer […]

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Bamboo Love: September’s Happy Customers

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It’s that time of year again—when the air turns a little crisper and the leaves fall. I love autumn, almost as much as I love gathering quotes from Bamboo’s happy customers at the end of each month. We love basking in the words of these satisfied customers, so we love to share these success stories […]

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Work-Life Balance vs. Work-Life Integration

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Semantics? Maybe. Or maybe not. There are certainly merits to both. Companies have success with both philosophies. But which is right for your people? Let’s dive in: A couple definitions In case you’re not familiar with the difference, here’s a basic definition of each philosophy: · Work-Life Balance is a workplace ideal that suggests employees […]

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For health’s sake, stop stressing out your employees

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Last week on the way to work, I was flipping through radio stations and heard a DJ reading stories about employees getting sick from terrible jobs. And I got so excited! Not because toxic work environments make me happy, but because I’m glad people are paying attention to the real-life implications of employee stress—40 percent […]

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5 Ways HR Can Squash Employee Conflict

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Your employees spend at least 40 hours a week with their coworkers. So it’s only natural that they’re not always going to see eye to eye, and conflict will arise. All that time spent together is also the reason that it’s so vital for employee conflict to be constructively managed and preemptively planned for. Here […]

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5 Ways Employees Say Human Resources Could Improve [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Opinions of human resources departments are rarely lukewarm. In fact, they’re typically pretty polarizing. Love us or hate us, human resources has the ability to make a big difference at work and sometimes requires us to do difficult things. But everyone wants to be liked. An infographic created by by SAP illustrated the top 10 things […]

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5 Ways To Use the Time HR Software Saves You

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BambooHR was created in 2008 when our founders observed that HR professionals spend way too much time and effort dealing with cumbersome spreadsheets. The remedy was (is) to help HR professionals get away from spreadsheets—and other time-sucking distractions—so they can focus on performing more meaningful work. Since then, this pursuit (freeing people to do great […]

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