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How to incorporate Bob's performance rating in your next review cycle

There are many tools available for managing performance, and companies should choose those that best fit their culture and business goals. Ultimately, the process should be a positive one for all involved, empowering employees, driving productivity, and encouraging growth.

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Bob 1-on-1 meetings

How to use Bob’s 1-on-1s to empower manager-employee relationships

One-on-one meetings between managers and their direct reports have always been important for aligning expectations and keeping an open line of communication. But with more and more people working hybrid or remote and with fewer face-to-face interactions at work, these meetings have become all the more crucial. One-on-one meetings can be done in person or via video conferencing and provide an opportunity to discuss a wide range of topics—current projects, general feedback, career aspirations, and more—while also enabling managers and employees to get to know each other better and facilitate…

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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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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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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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How goal-setting in bob empowers employees to succeed

When we set ourselves a goal, both in our personal and professional lives, we actively plan to achieve something. The more seriously we take the goal, and the more planning involved, the more likely we will follow it to completion. In psychology, goal-setting is an essential tool for self-motivation and achievement. Goal-setting is also associated with higher levels of self-confidence, self-esteem, and independence.

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CHROs making an impact

5 ways new CHROs can make an impact at work

A new CHRO has the power to drive change and make a meaningful impact at their new place of work, especially in areas that may not have been prioritized before.

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Your voice

Your Voice: Why your company needs to provide a safe space for employees

In today’s modern workplace, HR leaders are responsible for ensuring that all employees feel happy and safe. Your employees may be silently suffering at work but not speaking up for fear of losing their jobs. They may have personal or general concerns regarding DE&I, harassment, or wellbeing in the workplace. They may feel singled out, overlooked, or have a specific complaint to lodge against a manager or colleague’s misconduct. Or, they may be privy to sensitive information regarding illegal or unsafe activity within the company but don’t know where to…

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Industry Spotligh: Companies going public

Five HR analytics for public companies and those filing for IPO

The long road to IPO requires determination, innovation, and an understanding of these five HR metrics that speak volumes about the health and viability of your company.

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Performance mapping in bob

How to use performance mapping as part of your performance management program

The 9-box model is effective for identifying high performers. But getting a clear picture of each employee’s strengths and potential requires digging a little deeper. Take a look at performance mapping done right.

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company branding

Why branding your HRIS boosts engagement

We're thrilled to share that we've added company branding to bob. Customize bob’s look and feel with your company colors, logo, and background images and transform your HRIS into a company-branded experience for your employees.

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