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Work-life balance is out! Synergy is in.

Even though the idea of balancing career goals, personal roles, and off-hour hobbies sounds like nirvana, it’s rarely achievable. Part of the reason is that the modern workforce has to adapt to technological leaps forward. Once upon a time, work-life balance meant that you could build a wall between the office and the home. Your work life and personal life were definitively separate. But the digitized, ever-connected modern world blurs the line between work and home. As a result, people are increasingly chucking the idea of a perfect 50-50 split…

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Attrition: How to identify your high-risk employees

Employee attrition impacts companies in several ways. It lowers morale, reduces productivity, and can negatively impact company culture. It also incurs high costs, including the cost of recruiting and costs associated with onboarding and training. Attrition is of particular concern for HR leaders today, as the “Great Resignation” has seen the largest turnover in 20 years.   According to Employee Benefit News, the average total cost to replace a single employee is equivalent to 33 percent of their annual salary. For all these reasons and more, companies should aim to limit…

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Leadership tips for transitioning to a hybrid workplace for the long term

According to the 2021 Pulse of the American Worker Survey from Prudential, 87 percent of employees want to continue working from home at least one day a week, and 68 percent agree that a hybrid work structure is ideal. Moreover, 42 percent will search for another job if their current organization doesn’t offer some kind of remote option long-term. As the data indicates, pivoting to a hybrid work structure will help you retain valuable team members and attract new talent. But the adjustment phase can be a challenge as everyone…

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It’s time to fall into Fall: tips for motivating your people this season

Employee motivation is a key driver for HR leaders and managers alike. Motivation in the workplace can be a challenge at any time of the year, but this phenomenon is especially present during the Fall season as the Winter blues and cold weather start slowly creeping up. With summer over and another COVID winter upon us, motivation can be hard to come by. One surefire way to drive productivity this autumn is through an employee motivation questionnaire or survey. There are plenty of free staff motivation questionnaire templates and resources…

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Employee retention strategies for the new world of work

In April, nearly 4 million people quit their jobs—the highest turnover in 20 years. In August, 4.3 million people quit their jobs. Those are record numbers, and there’s good reason to think more employees will continue to walk. Human Resources and Learning and Development professionals can’t ignore this Great Resignation. They need to understand what’s fuelling this movement and how companies can hang on to top talent.  Hibob teamed up with 360Learning to explore this very issue in our recent webinar. You can check out the on-demand event here, or…

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How to get employee experience on the executive agenda

According to HR thought leader, Josh Bersin, the pandemic “changed recruitment overnight, and the subsequent ‘Great Resignation’ has led employees across industries to reevaluate their careers, prioritize their wellbeing, and, in many cases, make big life changes [that] … often include leaving their jobs.”  Today’s war for talent is tied directly to this shift in employee expectations and priorities. In a survey conducted in the spring of 2021, Hibob found that 36 percent of today's workforce is prepared to quit if their employers refuse to meet demands surrounding flexibility and…

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Creating an exceptional customer experience that drives success

Putting customers first has always been in Hibob's DNA. From the beginning, our overall business strategy has prioritized investing in our clients with a dedicated customer success strategy. Now that we've closed our Series C funding round, we're able to go full-force ahead to achieve our goal of creating even more exceptional customer experiences.  Hibob further demonstrated its dedication to a customer-first approach when I was promoted to Chief Customer Officer. Taking on this role is an absolute privilege for me. Leading Customer Success in a customer-first company like Hibob…

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How gender equality in the workplace boosts company profits

According to the World Economic Forum, it’ll take 267.6 years to close the gender pay gap. The Global Gender Gap Report also found that the second largest area of gender disparity is in economic participation and opportunity, at 42 percent. This and other recent studies confirm that the pervasiveness of gender inequality not only hinders women’s ability to advance, it’s also costing the entire global economy. According to Australia’s Office for Women, the Australian GDP could increase by a massive 11 percent, should women’s equality be promoted. Gender equality at…

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Employee engagement in Australia and New Zealand: the mid-market’s key to growth

HR's role is more strategic and critical than ever in modern organisations. Attracting and retaining top talent increasingly challenges businesses as the workforce modernises and becomes more global. To thrive in today’s modern work environment, organisations must create an inclusive company culture that enables them to successfully manage dynamic working environments and the rise of dispersed teams. Over the course of my career, I have established multiple high-performing, cross-functional, and diverse teams from the ground up. To do this successfully, I’ve come to believe that leadership means understanding what drives…

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Payroll Hub: Making payroll simple

Every company needs to run payroll to pay employees for their work. It’s so crucial that payroll software is often the first software that a company buys. Payroll can either be managed in-house using payroll software or outsourced to external companies such as payroll bureaus. However your company manages its payroll, it’s responsible for ensuring that all employees get paid the right amount and at the right time. Payroll is a time-consuming process as no two payroll cycles are the same. Every cycle requires changes to be made, like adding…

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How to onboard remote engineers

How do you set up newly hired engineers for success? Start with a great onboarding process. Research by Glassdoor found that organizations with a strong onboarding process improve new hire retention by 82 percent and productivity by over 70 percent. When you’re an engineering lead, a critical part of your role is helping other engineers grow and setting them up for success. That means making sure they have the tools and processes they need to have an impact from day one.  But how can you make new team members feel…

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How to foster bully-free and healthy work environments for your employees

I would like to discuss one of the most influential factors on employee mental health in modern office settings: workplace bullying. Once regarded as incidents that only took place on school playgrounds, bullying now runs rampant in offices and other workspaces, leading to a high negative financial impact for companies. According to Forbes, workplace bullying costs the U.S. economy an estimated $360 billion annually due to high turnover and diminished work productivity. Research conducted by Monster.com, the global employment service, found that 90 percent of workers have been bullied at…

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5 ways to boost your team’s morale

Remote team management comes with its own set of challenges, but long days spent at home can lead to feelings of disconnect and isolation. Many remote workers are finding their morale drop as remote work becomes the new normal. No wonder! Working from home non-stop, 7 am-7 pm can be the physical equivalent of sitting on a long-haul flight every day, minus the effects of altitude. Morale drives productivity and engagement among team members. When morale is high, the company and department can thrive. And managers need to ensure their…

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Payroll integrations

Four reasons why your HRIS should integrate with your payroll system

If you are a modern mid-sized company, you are likely using both an HRIS for managing your people and processes and a payroll system for managing payroll. This is great—but these two systems should not work in silos.

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Hibob did it again: $150MM raised in Series C funding round

Being an entrepreneur is not an easy job, but it is the most rewarding. Like seafaring explorers, entrepreneurs lead expeditions into completely uncharted territories. We deal with uncertainty, take huge risks, dare to think big, and break boundaries. It is only with a clear vision, strong DNA, reliance on past experience, and the amazing teams that support us that we can succeed.  I’m incredibly proud to announce that we’ve raised $150 million in Series C funding. This round was led by General Atlantic, with participation from existing investors, including Bessemer…

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