Product Update: Huge Changes in the BambooHR iOS App

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We often hear how much our customers enjoy the BambooHR desktop experience, and we LOVE hearing that because we put a lot of time and energy into making your Bamboo experience awesome. But, to be honest, there’s one area in particular where we’d love to get a lot more of that great feedback, and that starts today. It’s […]

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What’s on your HR software wish list?

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I love window shopping! I’m drawn to the sparkly, perfectly staged displays. Sometimes I just stand outside, wishing and hoping. From the other side of the window (or from inside an office somewhere), those of us who are creating and offering a product to buyers wonder who those people are—the wishers and hopers wondering about […]

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5 Social Recruiting Pointers

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I don’t watch soccer, but when I was looking for something exciting to do this weekend, it was hard to bet against an activity that 25.4 million people were also watching. In much the same way, when we are looking for applicants for a job, we can post the opening on our website career pages […]

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5 Ways to Keep Employees from Running Away

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I grabbed a bag of pretzels, ran a block down the street with tears streaming down my face and took refuge under a neighbor’s tree. Most kids try to run away at some point when things get too stressful. Fortunately for their development, most kids end up having to stick around and learn how to […]

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11 Leadership Lessons from The Walking Dead

For those who aren’t familiar, the TV show The Walking Dead, is a story about people forced into extraordinary circumstances (a zombie apocalypse). The human survivors are forced to band together to survive, and the seemingly random assortment of people gradually become a functional team with individual roles and a common purpose—survival. It’s no surprise […]

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6 Ways HR Reports Inform Better Decisions

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Alice: “Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” Cheshire Cat: “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to.” Alice: “I don’t much care where –” Cheshire Cat: “Then it doesn’t matter which way you go.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland Sometimes when making decisions, […]

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Interviews: Have a Conversation, Not an Interrogation

As a child, when your parent was asking a pointed question about something that would get you in trouble, were you nervous? If you were on trial in court answering questions from a lawyer who was trying to stump you, would it scare you? Have you ever felt interrogated and gotten defensive? Most of us […]

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5 Ways Payroll Transparency Can Benefit Your Company

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Payroll secrecy is a policy  many organizations still hold near and dear. It’s not uncommon for a new employee to be told that sharing pay information is not only frowned upon, but could be cause for termination. However, when organizations finally let the cat out of the bag and allow greater transparency in payroll services, […]

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Help BambooHR Be Even More Amazing!

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We on the BambooHR Product Team strongly value customer research and feedback. Gaining a deep understanding of your toughest HR challenges is the way we create innovative solutions that set you free to do great work. We’re currently looking for customers who are willing to participate in our product research. This includes participating in surveys, […]

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The Bamboo Experience: What HR Really Needs [VIDEO]

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Work is a big part of your life, so it’s important that it’s more than just a job. Work should be an outlet for passionate people to do really cool stuff. But you can’t do that if you’re being held back by a lack of organization or inefficient processes. Since 2008, we’ve worked with thousands of small and medium businesses, and we’ve found […]

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Product Update: ACA Tracking Is Here

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You probably already know that beginning in 2016, you will be required to report compliance with the Affordable Care Act to the IRS. Ugh! But don’t think you can procrastinate until tax time next year. The information you need to report will actually be from THIS YEAR (2015)! Is your heart rate increasing yet? Now […]

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