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  • HR Terms and Acronyms Everyone Should Know

    HR Terms and Acronyms Everyone Should Know

    If you’re not an HR professional, becoming a walking dictionary of HR terms probably isn’t high on your priority list. HR is evolving, too—and the latest HR jargon isn’t something you’re likely to...

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  • The Top HR Conferences in 2018 & 2019 You Can’t Afford to Miss [2019 Update]

    The Top HR Conferences in 2018 & 2019 You Can’t Afford to Miss [2019 Update]

    Which HR conferences are you interested in attending this year? It’s hard to overstate the value of a good conference.  The benefits of networking alone are worth the investment. The problem is...

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  • How to Build Employee Incentive Programs that Work

    How to Build Employee Incentive Programs that Work

    Why do your employees do what they do? It’s not an easy question to answer, sometimes not even for the employees in question. Yet understanding the many factors that motivate your employees is the...

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  • What Kind of Holiday Employee Are You?

    What Kind of Holiday Employee Are You?

    With the holidays fast approaching, it’s time to temper all the end-of-year chaos with a bit of fun in the form of a holiday quiz. But before taking the quiz to determine what kind of holiday...

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  • The Best Practices of Giving Employee Feedback

    The Best Practices of Giving Employee Feedback

    Whether you’re tasked with giving employees positive feedback or negative, you need to get it right. Clear and accurate communication is one of the most important tools for any employee to master....

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  • Working Hours Around the World [Infographic]

    Working Hours Around the World [Infographic]

    Working hours around the world vary significantly, which leads to a world of questions. We looked at data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) showing the average...

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  • The Critical Difference Between a Boss and a Leader

    The Critical Difference Between a Boss and a Leader

    While crafting a welcome packet for our annual virtual convention, HR Virtual Summit, we realized we were missing an official description for one of the BambooHR company values, “Lead from Where...

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  • Introducing Our New ATS Mobile App: BambooHR Hiring

    Introducing Our New ATS Mobile App: BambooHR Hiring

    So, you’ve found the perfect candidate. Their resume ticks all the boxes. They blew everyone’s socks off in the interview, and their references rave about both their performance and interpersonal...

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  • What Is Strategic HR & How To Achieve It

    What Is Strategic HR & How To Achieve It

    The first step to learning any new concept is to define it. So, let’s define an important question that many organizations are now asking: what is strategic HR? what does it mean to shift from...

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  • Meet BambooHR’s Newest Marketplace Partners

    Meet BambooHR’s Newest Marketplace Partners

    It’s time once again to announce our latest additions to the BambooHR Marketplace lineup. We’ve teamed up with these partners to bring your HR game to the next level. Whether you’re refining your...

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  • Mental Health in the Workplace

    Mental Health in the Workplace

    Mental health awareness has exploded over the last five years. Online digital media publications have dedicated a lot of content—and rightfully so—to this once-taboo subject because of the large...

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  • A Comprehensive Guide to HR Best Practices You Need to Know This Year [Infographic]

    A Comprehensive Guide to HR Best Practices You Need to Know This Year [Infographic]

    Table of Contents Introduction to HR Best Practices Recruitment and Selection Training and Development Transparency Employee Benefits Employee Incentives Compensation Compliance Issues...

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  • Recruitment Strategies for Long-Term Employee Engagement

    Recruitment Strategies for Long-Term Employee Engagement

    What is the overarching goal of your recruitment program? Before your organization can develop recruitment strategies, it needs to get recruiters, HR, and leadership on the same page with this...

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  • What People Really Want from Onboarding [Infographic]

    What People Really Want from Onboarding [Infographic]

    Table of Contents How Long Should Onboarding Last? Why Do New Hires Leave? How Can You Improve the Onboarding Experience? Onboarding Infographic Each of your employees only gets to experience one...

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  • How to Use Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

    How to Use Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

    Understanding what emotional intelligence is and why it’s so important in the workplace is crucial in today’s increasingly competitive world. Dale Carnegie once said, “When dealing with people,...

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  • Compensating the Workforce of 2020: 7 Ways to Adapt Your Strategy

    Compensating the Workforce of 2020: 7 Ways to Adapt Your Strategy

    As we’re on the cusp of entering the next decade—the 2020s—many in the HR community are concerned about retaining talent, hiring good people without overpaying, and ensuring that newly-trained...

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  • Best Practices for Managing Remote Workers

    Best Practices for Managing Remote Workers

    Table of Contents How to Manage Remote Workers Strategies and Tools for Managing Remote Workers Strategies and Tools Checklist You know that cousin you haven’t spoken to in years? It’s not because...

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  • How Time Tracking Software Promotes Accountability

    How Time Tracking Software Promotes Accountability

    Legendary management expert Peter Drucker makes a strong case for time tracking software in one of his most famous quotes: What gets measured, gets improved. Now more than ever, organizations are...

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  • 6 Methods to Improve Management Coaching – HR Experts Weigh In

    6 Methods to Improve Management Coaching – HR Experts Weigh In

    Table of Contents Learn from Kate Bischoff Learn from Tammy Colson Learn from Jon Thurmond Learn from Tamara Rasberry Learn from Katrina Kibben Learn from Sarah Morgan Learn from Steve Browne...

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  • How Learning Your Management Style Can Transform Your Career

    How Learning Your Management Style Can Transform Your Career

    Are you an energizer, harmonizer, or forecaster? Are you more democratic or autocratic? Whatever your management style, and whatever it says about how you lead others, it’s something you should...

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