What HR Experts Think You Need to Know 2017 Will Bring

Looking into the future

Raise your hand if you saw 2016 coming. Not literally saw 2016 coming; simple math determined that 2016 had to come immediately after 2015. But if you weren’t surprised by how last year went—if you expected every twist and turn that occurred during our last lap around the sun—raise your hand. Go ahead, raise it. […]

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BambooHR’s Top 10 HR Blogs (2016 Edition)

Top HR Blogs

We pandas love all-things HR—which is why we love to read every good piece of content written about HR on the vast internet. There’s never been a better time to discuss HR since the industry is in the middle of a strategic revolution. But it can be tough prioritizing our time when there’s so much […]

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10 Items to Add to Your Onboarding Agenda

Onboarding Agenda

Job changes are stressful for new hires, but they’re not simple for HR either. And sometimes during the whirlwind of paperwork, supplies to order, and concern for the happiness of your new employee, we forget to do the little things that make a HUGE difference. To help you help employees fall in love with your […]

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Employee value propositions: Where (and why) to start

Employee value proposition

Thanks to Google reviews and sites like Yelp and Zomato, it’s easier than ever to check out restaurants before you decide where to grab lunch. Similarly, the internet has made it really easy for candidates to check out organizations before they work there. Three out of four candidates consider an employer’s reputation before even applying […]

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The State of Strategic HR [INFOGRAPHIC]

Strategic HR

A recent survey identifies what is preventing us from mastering strategic HR 2015 was a big year for the concept of Strategic HR. We discussed strategic HR like never before, and it has crept into the forefront for more businesses now than ever before. In short, companies are grasping the concept of strategic HR and […]

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Top 10 BambooHR Blogs Of The Year

BambooHR blog

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 Unconventional Ways To Be Strategic in HR

strategic HR

By definition, strategic HR is managing HR in a way that supports the company’s long-term business goals and outcomes. This means going beyond the administrative duties HR has been known for and focusing on the overall business strategy. But did you know that everything an HR professional does can be strategic? Even those so-called administrative […]

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5 Ways To Use the Time HR Software Saves You

save time

BambooHR was created in 2008 when our founders observed that HR professionals spend way too much time and effort dealing with cumbersome spreadsheets. The remedy was (is) to help HR professionals get away from spreadsheets—and other time-sucking distractions—so they can focus on performing more meaningful work. Since then, this pursuit (freeing people to do great […]

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Strategic HR: Make Employee Recognition a Priority

happy employees reward and recognition

Strategic HR is doing work that supports your company’s long-term business goals and outcomes. People are a huge part in the success of your company. People are your HR’s main business, and they’re also a company’s biggest determinant of success. HR will always, always be in the mix. Here are three main reasons why employee recognition […]

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Onboarding: The Power of Career-Development Programs

onboarding

In part one of our three-part series on strategic onboarding, we discussed how the questions you ask during pre-boarding can be used to make powerful personal connections during onboarding. This time around, let’s focus on how asking the right career-development questions during onboarding helps you better understand your new hires’ career growth aspirations so you can […]

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Think your Company Is Too Small for HR? Think Again

small business

Every company started somewhere. Sometimes it’s a small group of people gathered around a cast-off kitchen table in a basement. Or someone working a regular 9-to-5er with an idea that keeps gnawing its way to the surface. Perhaps there’s an actual office space and a bean-bag chair (possibly a CEO reading Louis L’Amour books) where […]

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