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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November 2015 Customer Quotes

We’re so grateful for our awesome customers, and it’s always nice to know that they appreciate us too! Here are some of our favorite things customers said about BambooHR in November: “Every new person I talk to @bamboohr I fall in love with. Just such great people in every department.” “I cannot thank you enough. […]

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How Thanksgiving can Increase Workplace Success

Thanksgiving

This week kicks off the holiday season, and you may be concerned about the affect all the distractions will have on your and employees’ productivity (shopping, parties, cooking, decorating, traveling—there’s a lot of non-work stuff to coordinate). But actually, the holidays—Thanksgiving in particular—can positively influence the workplace. Shawn Achor, author of The Happiness Advantage and […]

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5 Things To Consider When You Create Your Vision Statement

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What, exactly, is the value of a vision statement? After all, not every successful business has a great vision statement. Right? Well … Granted, Apple doesn’t have a very good vision statement and they do okay for themselves. But they’re Apple; their vision statement could be “We want to eventually bomb Mars” and we’d still […]

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Lead From Where You Are

Company Values

Titles haven’t ever been a huge deal at Bamboo. Sure, we have junior and senior positions. Yes, there are managers. But when it comes to leading, everyone is encouraged to step up to the plate. That’s why we added “lead from where you are” to our company values last year. We’d been living it for […]

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Ode to the Bamboo Blog

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A little over two years ago, I officially re-entered the workforce after my youngest child went to first grade. It felt weird at first, especially the first time I sat in a conference room with people all talking about business objectives and goals. I felt like an imposter. Like they were going to realize their […]

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Employees Doing the Right Thing . . . Just Because

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As a child, your parents probably encouraged you to do the “right” thing. When you were smaller, they guided you in the right direction, encouraging you to “say thank you,” “ask nicely,” or “be kind.” As we grew, our parents expected us to still do the right thing, but they gave us more freedom to […]

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Getting the Most Out of your People [INFOGRAPHIC]

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More than anything, we in HR want to see our people succeed. We were probably involved when they were hired, and we are certainly involved in their retention. Sometimes we encounter employees when they feel like they’re not going anywhere. They want to know why they’re not being promoted or aren’t getting the raise they […]

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5 Reasons To Train Your Employees

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“We are committed to extending education and development programs to associates at all levels of the organization. The success of The Coca-Cola Company depends on every employee in the organization. It is people who make the magic happen…” This is the confession Coca-Cola Company put on its website. So what makes their executives believe in […]

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