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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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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Ode to the Bamboo Blog: A Writer’s Last Thoughts

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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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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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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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