Performance Management: 5 Solutions to Challenges We All Face

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If you can, think back to life before the internet came to the masses. Think back before chat rooms,  Internet Explorer, Facebook, iPhones, and Google. Here in this distant memory, if somebody were to bring up the term “world wide web,” how would it be received? They’d probably get confused looks unless they were speaking to […]

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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 annual reviews aren’t getting rid of them altogether. They’re simply using employee performance review alternatives — like performance management tools and strategies — to reduce costs and increase effectiveness. Here’s […]

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Top 10 BambooHR Blogs Of The Year

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It’s been a great year for all of us at BambooHR, and we’re already champing at the bit for 2016. But before we officially unwrap our new calendar (“HR Compliant House Kittens”), we thought we’d highlight some of our best blogs of 2015. In no particular order, below are our Top 10 blog posts from […]

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5 Things HR Should Not Do During The Holidays

The holiday season is officially upon us, and with it comes a flurry of activities, excitement, and a to-do list that intimidates even Kris Kringle. Chances are you’re juggling a hundred different things right now between your HR duties and your personal life. There’s just so much to do before the ball drops in Times […]

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Do Stacked Rankings Hurt or Help?

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Poor Amazon has had a rough summer. First, its first-ever Prime Day was a source of amusement on social media. Did you check out the entertaining tweets at #primedayfail? They were trying to keep their heads high, saying it was successful—but who are we kidding? Any PR nightmare that has your customers mocking you wasn’t […]

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4 ways to improve performance reviews for companies of all sizes

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Working for a small company just feels different than working for a large company. Some people prefer working for small companies because they feel they can make a bigger difference, while others like the structure and resources a larger company affords. Either way, we all admit there are some real differences. It’s no different when […]

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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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Performance Reviews: Who Do They Really Help? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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A while back, I posted a blog stating that performance reviews were broken and was surprised by the responses from customers and readers. I learned performance reviews are a topic that people care about. A lot. That’s why we decided to focus our efforts on performance reviews on our latest survey—to dig down and get to the root of […]

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Where Does HR Get the Best ROI?

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Doesn’t it feel good when you know you’ve made a good investment? Especially when you’re on a limited budget and know how important every dollar is! Nearly 90 percent of companies who took a chance on HR software feel that their investment was worth it—based on a recent survey conducted by online HR technology reviewer, […]

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Small Improvements and BambooHR | Performance Reviews – BambooHR Blog

We’re proud to announce that Small Improvements and BambooHR can now be integrated within a matter of minutes, allowing you to view the Small Improvements performance reviews and 360 degree feedback inside BambooHR, while Small Improvements automatically synchronizes its userbase from BambooHR. Changes to name, function and to the reporting structure are parsed and applied […]

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