Personalized onboarding

Say hi to our new personalized onboarding experience

At Hibob, we know that creating an engaged and committed team starts with successful onboarding and within our HR platform, bob, we believe it’s a core value and key function of the overall employee experience. We care about starting people off on the right foot and making them feel at home even before they have even entered the workplace. After all, the value of onboarding is insurmountable and is directly correlated with retention rates, as we’ve found that 64% of new hires leave after a negative onboarding process.   We hear…

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Announcing Kudos: The feature that recognizes people 

We’re excited to announce the release of our Kudos feature! At Hibob, we're constantly innovating our product for the future of work, and our newest feature is another piece of the puzzle that builds the transparent and positive workplace that companies are creating.  The HR landscape has now acknowledged that peer-to-peer recognition is a highly regarded engagement tool for employees, used for appreciating great work. Kudos reinforces positive behavior and nurtures informal learning while facilitating upbeat internal communication. Highlighting your people’s accomplishments is a sure-fire way to keep them engaged,…

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Announcing our $20M funding round

I’m beyond thrilled to announce Hibob’s latest round of funding to support our next phase of hyper-growth, accelerate our US presence, expand to more countries across Europe and hire more tech talent. Hibob received $20 million in Series A+ funding from our existing investors: Bessemer Venture Partners, Battery Ventures, Fidelity Ventures, Eight Roads, Arbor Ventures, and Presidio Ventures. This investment is an extension of our company’s Series A, announced in April of 2017. Hibob was founded in late 2015 with a mission to create the first HR platform built for…

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Partners in Perks: Announcing Our Partnership with Perkbox

It’s no secret that one of the biggest concerns for HR professionals and business owners today is retention. We decided to delve into this topic a bit further to understand what’s really at the heart of the issue and the best way to tackle it. Our recent benefits survey of over 4000 employees and 500 decision makers, taught us that: 72% of employers feel benefits are crucial for talent retention - but only ⅓ offer more than minimum benefits 80% of employers see retention as a primary concern 41% of…

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Hibob named in FinTech 250

Hibob has been named in the CB Insights FinTech 250. The list, which recognizes the top 250 disruptive global start-ups that are transforming financial services, is chosen from a pool of almost 4,000 applicants and nominees. The award places Hibob as one of the top 7% of companies in the field. The award is a fantastic reflection of Hibob’s success in the FinTech space since we were founded just three years ago. We have expanded rapidly with hundreds of companies using our innovative platform to modernize people management and drive…

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Announcing $17.5 Series A Investment

ENTERING NEW MARKETS & TRANSFORMING THE WAY BUSINESSES ENGAGE WITH EMPLOYEES We’re excited to announce that hibob has just raised $17.5 million in series A funding. This latest investment round is led by the US-based Battery Ventures with additional participation from Eight Roads Ventures (the proprietary investment arm of Fidelity International Limited) and Arbor Ventures, as well as Bessemer Venture Partners, who led our seed round of $7.5 Million in June 2016. Today’s series A announcement, one of the largest of its kind in the UK, brings our total funding…

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bob makes the RealBusiness Future 50

"Entrepreneurs not afraid to change the way we look at things and build incredibly disruptive UK companies" We just got the news that bob has made the RealBusiness Future 50 - The list of the most disruptive companies of the year for 2017. About Future 50 RealBusiness describes the Future 50 like this: "Each year, our Future 50 ranking gives the young players a chance to shine. Its class of disruptive UK businesses is now 300-strong and includes startup ventures that have gone on to become household names". In great…

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bob partners with Aviva to offer pensions auto-enrolment

HIGH-TECH Collaboration aims to help SMEs get to grips with auto-enrolment in just 15 minutes Aviva, the UK’s largest insurer, has teamed up with HR and insurance tech start-up bob to help small and medium-sized companies set up their workplace pension schemes. The bob platform, which launched in June 2016, simplifies the pension auto-enrolment process by enabling companies to automatically use their employee information, assess eligibility, plan costs and then feed directly into Aviva’s online system. From there, a small business owner or their business adviser can complete the auto-enrolment…

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bob wins the most promising company of the year award

bob was one of the most fortunate UK-Israeli businesses at the 2017 Annual British Israeli Business Awards held on 21st of February. These awards recognise companies which have executed significant transactions or made significant investments between the two countries, providing an opportunity to celebrate bilateral trade. Impressive shortlist The other companies in the 2017 shortlist for Most Promising Company of the Year were Currency Transfer, a global payment platform helping SME's and Private Clients; and Shareagain, a new fintech venture aiming to open up the global securities lending market to private investors. But bob…

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