The Importance of Being HR

If you’re an HR professional who works in a small or mid-sized organization, maybe you’ve had this disarming experience: A well-meaning, but ill-informed, soul who’s just asked what you do for a living blinks and stares blankly at you for a moment, then says, “Why on earth would a small business need an HR department?” […]

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BambooHR Launches New Languages

The team members here at BambooHR are on a quest. You see, we love our customers so much that we’re striving every day to give them the #1 HR experience in the world. Today marks a huge step in reaching that goal. Check it out. Human resources software that takes care of HR needs on […]

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How Many Languages Does HR Speak?

Most of us are probably pretty familiar with the various treatises about the need for HR to step up to the plate … get a seat at the table … become more strategic—whatever you want to call the advice about how to elevate our discipline. I don’t disagree, though if I have to hear that […]

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Will 2013 Hold Surprises for HR?

Just about the time that I am getting used to writing 2013 on checks and other documents, I can usually count on predictions for business and other areas surfacing for the year ahead. Sure enough, this week I saw projections from Josh Bersin, a well-known name in the HR field. Not surprisingly, he anticipates challenges […]

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What Makes Great Customer Support?

How do you offer great support? This question is debated every day in many of the Linkedin groups I belong to and for good reason. It seems sometimes that “Customer Service” departments exist solely because they’re a check on a list of to-dos. A product I purchased recently was defective, and when I called the […]

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Automated Email Alerts? Say What?!!

You know, life can be pretty great in the world of HR, but I would venture to say that HR is rarely an easy job. Juggling all the fragilities between the company, the people, and the laws of the land, while constantly maintaining a happy and healthy workplace is a pretty tall order. But we […]

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HR Mobile App | Some Love for Android and iPhone

  There are lots of things to be happy about. Life is great, but we want to make sure we’re doing everything possible to make it even better. That’s why we built a mobile app, so you can see a company directory, check time-off balances, or make requests from anywhere at anytime! We hope it […]

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OneLogin FREE Plan for Bamboo Users

Today, we present to you, the OneLogin for BambooHR Free Plan! This gives Bamboo customers a simple and easy way to connect their Active Directory or LDAP Server to BambooHR. The plan includes: Instant On – OneLogin’s zero-config Active Directory Connector that can be installed in minutes with no server restarts or firewall changes Single […]

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One Size Fits All Software? Maybe Not.

by Erica Bell Bigger isn’t always better. We’ve all heard the expression “Less is more,” yet sometimes businesses get so caught up in wanting to find a solution for everything that they don’t get the solution that is actually right for them. HR software providers are no exception. From payroll software to outsourcing software, searching […]

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