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Growing Our People: From Intern to Customer Success

Hannington Morgan joined Hibob last year as a data operations intern, and impressed us so much that he was promoted to Implementation Manager in just three months! Last week I interviewed Hann to find out how he got that promotion, what he's learned along the way, and what he makes of our culture here in the Hibob London office. Hey Hann, thanks for joining me! So before we learn more about your transition into Customer Success, I’d love to hear a bit more about your internship which got you into…

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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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Designing for People: Meet Sam Albo, VP Design at Hibob

I’ve always been a people person. Communication, interactions, and socializing make me feel alive. When it comes to work, I always put my people first. I truly believe that great products are built by great people, you can’t do it any other way. Looking back at my journey of over 15 years in product design, I can proudly say I had the privilege to work with a list of great people, the ones you can learn from, the ones that are there for you, the ones that you feel you…

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Unleash – from the Other Side

A recap on the main HR trends, challenges and changes from Unleash, identified by the largest brands in the industry - but faced by all of us. I’ve attended the Unleash Exhibition many times, but this year was still a first for me. It was the first year I didn’t feel the need to wear a suit, the first year I opted for trainers over shoes and the first year I attended in the role of MD at Hibob. Making the decision to leave the senior ranks of SAP SuccessFactors,…

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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…

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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 Reflections and Resolutions

A message from Hibob's CEO, Ronni Zehavi “Culture eats strategy for breakfast” With thanks to Peter Drucker. As we prepare to close the chapter on 2018, it’s time to reflect on where we’ve been and where we’re heading. It's been three years since we launched hiBob. We founded the company based on the simple truth that the workforce today is energized by a different set of values, and is not satisfied by the conventional norms of business. When we looked around, though, what we mostly saw were legacy HCM platforms…

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REC Partners with Hibob

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC), the professional body for the UK recruitment industry, has unveiled people platform HiBob - the transformative HR management tool - as its latest business partner.As well as making HiBob’s innovative technology available to the REC’s 3,500 members, the organisation is also adopting the platform itself to manage its own HR requirements.   HiBob, which was founded just three years ago, has already won the business of more than 300 companies thanks to its unique combination of core HR capabilities and innovative benefits and engagement…

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Pensions Minister visits HiBob

Guy Opperman MP, the Minister for Pensions, has paid a visit to HiBob and taken part in a discussion with the London team on all things HR tech, the digitisation of pensions and people engagement.   Ronni Zehavi, HiBob’s CEO and co-founder, welcomed the Minister to our London offices and shared our innovative HR platform that helps fast-growing companies attract and retain the very best people. We also talked about how HiBob provides a ‘best in class’ technology platform to facilitate auto-enrolment for employees via pension providers.   The Minister…

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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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Women at bob

It's International Women's Day, so it's time to formally introduce the women of bob. We're very proud of our commitment to our female staff members who work across all of our departments, and in both our Tel Aviv & London offices. Gender split - aiming for equal bob currently has a 40% female workforce, with our ideal being 50/50 men and women. Below you can see our gender split across the company, using the bob Clubs view. When our product designers started looking at how to visually display employee information within…

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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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