Recognition Roundup: Hibob Listed as Promising Startup

Hibob has been listed as one of the top 50 Most Promising Startups on Calcalist!   The list identifies up-and-coming startups in the Israeli high-tech space, and we’re incredibly proud to have been recognized as a fast-growing company that is successfully making a name for itself as an industry disruptor. Hibob is consistently exceeding upmarket as we meet the needs of high-growth companies engaging their people and developing their culture. We remain fully dedicated to the future of work that is heavily influenced by younger generations entering the workforce, and…

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How Gender Equality in the Workplace Boosts Company Profits

According to the World Economic Forum, it’ll take 108 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%. 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 McKinsey Global Institute’s latest research, the Australian economy could increase by a massive 12%, should women’s equality be promoted.   Gender Equality At…

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How to Reduce Unconscious Bias When Reviewing LGBT+ Colleagues

Pride Month kicked off this week around London with a series of concerts, parades, parties and other big events. This celebration honors LGBT+ community members and their positive influence on society.   LGBT+ rights have come a long way in recent years. But discrimination is still a part of our society and a part of the workplace. A vast body of research shows that we’re prone to favoring someone who’s similar to us. And stereotyping colleagues at work can affect recruitment, hiring, promotion, retention and evaluations.   Fortunately, we live…

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Our post-GDPR-world: HR’s quick todos

When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) finally kicked in on May 25th I celebrated the hard work our team here at Hibob had done to make sure we were compliant. After a few days I attended an invitation-only event, co-hosted by Hibob and Comeet. The meetup featured leading experts who taught me a few things about a topic I thought I already knew everything about, GDPR. 1) Haim Ravia, Chair of the Cyber, Internet and Copyright Group, Pearl Cohen international law firm key: Haim gave a short presentation that somehow…

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Women: Success Has No Expiration Date

The good news is that young people, more than during the 1990s or even early 2000s, view feminism as a movement that matters. The bad news, for women who for a variety of reasons haven’t yet hit their professional stride, is that we live in a youth-centered culture in which many young women believe that success can only be obtained while they’re young. Or, if one becomes successful later in life, it’s the product of years of single-minded effort. However, behind the endless parade of glittering headlines about the newest…

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well being

Why Monetising Your Employees’ Wellbeing is a Good Business Strategy

“There is no evidence to show any conflict between economic growth and happiness. And indeed, quite the reverse,” said Professor Sir Angus Deaton, winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2015, during a keynote speech at the Business Leaders Summit in Davos, Switzerland, in January.   Gone are the days when feeling good about where you worked was little more than a wishful aspiration. Traditional measurements for “being good at your job” - working long hours, being connected to the phone and constantly feeling overwhelmed - are fast falling…

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Careers are Changing: What Should Companies Do to Adapt?

When I was growing up, my concept of work was based on roles I was exposed to in my daily life: doctors, emergency workers or shop assistants. Even when I got older and better understood the breadth and depth of business and the roles within it, I still never imagined that I would be a  ‘growth manager’ today. To be fair, that’s probably something that didn’t exist five years ago; technology has completely changed the way companies recruit and the way people build and manage their careers.   Now that…

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HR must-dos for fast-growing small business leaders

Every firm starts somewhere, and there is always lot of excitement and romanticization around a startup's first days. I won’t forget the exhilarating feeling I got after starting my first company while sitting at a local coffee shop. Regardless of how amazing your product is, the amount of money you raise or how experienced you are, the success of your growth story will largely depend on your people power. Before you begin Operation: Expand, commit to nurturing a healthy growth strategy, underpinned by careful planning and management. Articulate your purpose…

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It’s All About the People

[caption id="attachment_1209" align="alignleft" width="150"] The Tel-Aviv team in April 2017[/caption] How Do You Hire and keep Great Employees? ...OR why did I really join bob. The biggest worry that most CEOs and founders have will surprise you. It’s neither finances, focus, nor lack of time. It’s how to recruit, engage, and retain the best people for their business.   A recent survey by First Round Capital confirms this. For the second year in a row, First Round reported that founders’ primary concern is talent management. Even more important than sales…

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