Bridging the global gaps with company culture

This morning I had the pleasure of hosting a Hibob panel discussion on  building culture across remote, virtual and global teams with expert advice from our Panelists (Ajaybir (AJ) Behniwal, Director of Customer Success at TripActions, Kate Irwin, Commercial Director at Skift and Michal Zarankin, Marketing Director at Quantum Metric) and a very interactive, insightful audience of HR and People professionals Virtual, global and remote teams are no longer unique - they are an essential part of almost every growing business. But with every new development to our working world,…

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Happiness at work weekhighlights and top tips

With International Happiness at Work Week drawing to a close, we have been reflecting back on the events and webinars that we have hosted this week and have a whole repertoire of tips and advice we’re excited to share with you.  Our first webinar of the week looked at the importance of motivation and collaboration across all teams within a business - including (arguably, most importantly) the leadership team. In order to identify what really motivates and bonds a high performing, happy team - we went outside of the boardroom…

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Hibob Events: Getting Started with People Analytics in HR

It’s been a highly analytical week at Hibob with our conversations around data and people analytics in full flow. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HJOjhw2AuU Our in house data scientist Adina Lederhendler shared her top tips for getting started with People Analytics during a webinar on Tuesday and a panel of HR and insight experts (Nicola Millard, Luke Wilkins and Lauren Brown) took us through some real life examples of the impact data can have on a people function, during our panel discussion last night.  While presented in different formats the underlying message was very…

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Turning Your Senior Team into Your ‘First’ Team

A recent CEO survey, conducted by Hibob, taught us that people retention, culture and work/life balance are three of the top 10 work worries keeping CEOs up at night.   Although the lack of sleep isn’t a great thing for them - from a HR perspective this a huge step forward. It tells us the importance of culture and engagement are not only being recognised by the c-suite - but they are high on their agenda. It is no longer a secret that getting your culture strategy right is just…

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Is Your Team World Class?

We all understand the importance of teamwork and collaboration in the workplace - and - if you read this blog - you’ll understand how to establish and maintain a high performing team. But how do we take our teams from performing well, to being world class?   With the Six Nations tournament sweeping rugby fever across the country, it didn’t take me long to start looking at successful sports teams for inspiration!   Corporate teams have multiple measures for success: productivity, ROI, OKRs etc, but sports teams tend to have…

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Turning the Knowledge of What Makes a Great Team into a Reality

With the six nations rugby tournament kicking off this weekend - the beauty of teamwork is about to be praised, scathed and critiqued by every media outlet and every armchair commentator across all six of those nations involved. And all of those opinions (professional and otherwise) will have one common factor -  teamwork is essential to success! So what can corporate teams learn from the world-class players out there representing their countries? The truth is - high performing sports teams use all the same tactics that we know we should…

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