Bamboo Love: Introducing March’s Happiest Customers

HR software

Just as we love seeing new buds blooming on trees in March, we love hearing about our happiest customers—those who love our software or service so much they shout it out!  And we share it so that everyone here at BambooHR knows about it.  We believe this encourages them to keep up the great work! Here are […]

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3 Ways To Give Employees the Gift of Time Away

vacation time

This time of year—when many of us are off spending time away from work and being with those we love most—is a great time to reflect on your employees and determine if they’re taking the time away from work they need. Of course, it seems counter-intuitive to think keeping your people out of the office […]

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Creating a Don’t-Feel-Guilty-To-Take-Time-Off Culture

PTO

I can’t believe summer is just about over. My kids got on a school bus last week and before I knew it, a whole school year began—complete with backpacks, homework and tests. Thankfully my kids are geared up and ready, and I believe it’s largely due to the several trips we were able to take […]

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Is Unlimited PTO Right for Your Startup?

unlimited vacation days

In theory, the idea of having unlimited paid vacation days rocks! Who wouldn’t want to work for a company that offers its people all the vacation they want? I imagine backpacking through Europe (as long as my laptop slides easily into my backpack, of course) and sipping Belgian hot chocolate at a cafe while putting […]

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Sick Days: Do You Have a Healthy Policy in Place?

Managing sick days

You know those mornings when you just can’t get out of bed? Not just those tired, lazy mornings, but the days when your head is pounding, maybe with a migraine that hurts you more just thinking about getting up. Or maybe you’re camped out in the bathroom. Perhaps your body can’t decide if it should […]

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Efficient HR: How Employee Self-Service Saves Time

employee self-service

There are few things people dislike as much as busywork. When my daughter comes home from school with homework I know she’s done so many times it makes her head spin, my head starts spinning. Why would teachers do that to our kids? Likewise, why would we keep doing HR busywork if we don’t have […]

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Tracking Time-Off: The PTO Life Cycle

Tracking paid time-off (PTO) can often feel a lot like babysitting. Depending on how many time-off requests you’ve got heading in and out, it can be overwhelming—kind of like accounting for each child in a house full of high-energy kiddos! If your company uses HR software, you can rein in all PTO requests and approvals […]

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Growing old waiting on your company’s time-off process?

For many organizations, managing time-off is naaaasty. HR gets buried with inquiries and employees grow old waiting for managers to approve their requests. BambooHR allows you to streamline your time-off processes, employees can login via computer or mobile device to check balances and make requests, managers can approve or deny requests, and HR doesn’t have to […]

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The New iCal Feed is Live!

Find employees

Chuck Norris’ calendar goes straight from March 31st to April 2nd. No one fools Chuck Norris. Yeah, it’s like that. You can now integrate your Who’s Out Calendar, Birthdays and Hire Date Anniversaries right into any calendar program that accepts iCal feeds. So, when you’re not in the office but you have a question about […]

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February Product Update

When you love your work, is it really work? We don’t think so, and we love getting up every day to “work” on making the best HR software in the universe. Check out some of the fun new additions: New Alerts You can add alerts to notify anyone when an employee submits a time off […]

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