Posts by Ben Peterson

  • When do employees start thinking about healthcare? Think about your own experience. When did you start thinking about it the last time you were looking for a job? Before or after you nailed the first interview? Before or after the offer was extended? Maybe you researched the company health benefits before you even applied. Glassdoor reviews, LinkedIn, social media — the answers are there. So, how does the US Affordable Care Act (ACA) effect all of this? For recruiters and HR…

  • hr productivity killers

    In the frenetic world of human resources, where time is short and the list of to-dos isn’t, you’re either efficient or you fail. At BambooHR, we’re on a mission to make HR more efficient so that you have more time to do your most meaningful work. In order to understand the biggest challenges, we went to the source to discover where HR spends its time (HR Software Survey Data). Here are the top seven things more than 1,000 HR professionals said were consuming their time and some…

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    • HR
  • employee retention

    We all know so many reasons why employee retention is important. Your employees already know the ins and outs of your company, your history, where to find information they need, what your company is all about, how to do their jobs. The list could go on and on. Each time an employee leaves, your company pays a price. And it’s a steep one—it’s been estimated that replacing an employee can cost your company up to that employee’s yearly salary. So, wouldn’t it be nice if we knew…

  • You have done the hard work and successfully brought a candidate through the finish line. Now they are a new hire and it’s their first week in the office…

  • Why do SMBs spend thousands of dollars in time, effort, and cash to hire a great person, only to see their new hire jump ship within 6 months? I’ll tell…

  • Lately, it seems like everyone wants to work for one of the big guys. Google and Apple and all those other places that are known for their trendy offices, free…