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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3 Top Companies Who Axed Traditional Performance Reviews (And What They Do Instead)

Many companies are axing traditional performance reviews in favor of alternatives.

Performance reviews have been the corporate whipping boy for a few years now. In reality, though, the top companies who have been praised for getting rid of reviews aren’t getting rid of them altogether. They’re simply using performance review alternatives — like performance management tools and strategies — to reduce costs and increase effectiveness. Here’s what a […]

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Small Business Starter Kit

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Looking to start HR from scratch? (Or drastically improve your existing HR practices?) Look no further! We’ve teamed up with industry experts like 99designs and Unbounce to create a Small Business Starter Kit. Included below are chapters to help HR get started. Use HR to create company culture: “If your startup is a game of […]

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You Want to be a BambooHR Marketer (Here’s Why)

If you’re going to give up 40 hours of your time each week, don’t you want to be spending them on something inspiring? Something fulfilling? And in an environment you enjoy and feel valued? BambooHR thinks so. Because of that, our marketing department (which happens to have some open marketing jobs) is full of opportunities […]

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4 Tips For Better Employee Exit Procedures

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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 exit procedures with them. […]

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Individualize Your Employee Engagement Approach

Employee Engagement

There is a problem within today’s workforce. Turnover is expensive and can run rampant, but perhaps more alarming is the cost of those employees who remain but are not engaged. Nationally, only about 30 percent of employees are engaged in their work, and worldwide, the number is just 13 percent. According to Gallup, the national […]

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December 2015’s Customer Quotes

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And we have the most wonderful customers. Here are some of our favorite customer quotes and compliments from December: “It gives me back the time that I was spending sorting through employee information in all of its different forms; I can now focus more on the actual […]

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Grow from Good to Great [Company Values Series]

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You might have really good employees. But wouldn’t you rather have great ones? We think all employees have the potential to do incredible work (which is why our company mission is to set people free to do just that). But it’s important that they have the support and drive to get there. That’s why one […]

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The State of Workplace Distractions [Infographic]

Workplace Distractions

Email notifications pop up. Your mother calls…again. Coworkers around you won’t stop talking. And the desire to check Instagram to see if you’ve hit 100 likes on your picture of lunch grows stronger as the day goes on. Workplace distractions are everywhere and can seriously affect employee performance. But you might be surprised by which […]

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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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