Inspiring Instagram Accounts to Keep You #Motivated at Work

In today's world of work, we’re all familiar with the art of endlessly multitasking. Constantly juggling between email, Slack, Trello, and Google docs can sometimes feel like information overload. It’s natural for your mind to wander throughout the day, as everyone goes through periods of being less focused, productive, or motivated. It’s also natural to pick up your phone during these moments and start exploring your favorite apps. We’ve all been there! Instead of aimlessly scrolling (and potentially viewing #NSFW posts), hop on over to Instagram and check out some…

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Paging Dr. HR! Is There a Cure for Employee Turnover?

Retention. It’s the one thing that keeps HR pros up at night. In this hyper-competitive job market, the cost of constantly losing your best and brightest is soaring. One study found that over 15% of the entire U.S. workforce quit its jobs over the course of one year and another by yours truly, found that 64% of employees are less likely to stay at a new job after a bad onboarding experience. Research has revealed that replacing people can cost up to 40% of their salary. Losing key people limits…

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HR People Leader of the Month:Rinat Kuper, VP Global HR at Algosec

Meet Rinat Kuper: our August People Leader of the Month. As VP Global HR at Algosec, Rinat shares her valuable insight on talent acquisition and other best HR practices as part of Hibob’s People Leader of the Month series. Processed with VSCO with preset Rinat has over 20 years’ experience leading strategic HR initiatives in corporate, regional, and field roles in fast-growth high-tech organizations. Her extensive HR management experience includes driving talent acquisition, mergers & acquisitions, organizational development, and cultural transformation.  Hibob: Thanks for taking the time to speak with…

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HR Needs a Makeover: Tips for Rebranding the Role

Rebranding isn’t just for marketing anymore. As the nature of work itself constantly innovates and changes, it’s time for the HR role to catch up. HR is often described as antiquated, outdated, or out of touch. In fact, “I hate HR” is a frequent search term on Google and Reddit.  According to an international survey, only 17% of executives view HR departments as able to measurably prove their value to the business. Anonymous surveys and feedback check-ins are a great way to gain an understanding of how people view your…

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How HR Can Better Relate to its People: Out With Human Capital,In With Humanity

How is your company’s product or service enhancing people’s lives? I’m not talking about customer success, technical support, increased productivity, or any other category that can be easily measured. The bottom line is that you need to pursue more than just a means to an end. Your company will hit its full potential once current and potential customers come to believe that your product or service is making them and the world around them a better place. To do that, your business needs to understand the human condition. The good…

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Podcasts with Purpose and Slack for Support: Top Insider Picks for HR Pros

It’s no secret that HR is transforming rapidly. New technologies and software allow managers to save time and resources on admin tasks, while effectively managing and retaining talent. Technology also provides a medium for education; through podcasts and Slack Communities, HR professionals and managers alike can learn from respected industry innovators and researchers to effectively manage their company’s most valuable asset - their people. Keeping up-to-date on the evolving world of HR doesn't have to feel exhausting and it’s more than possible to mitigate imminent struggle. That’s why we've listed…

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Don’t Hate on These Six Quirky HR Titles Fit for the New World of Work

What’s in a name? If you ask Shakespeare, apparently not so much. But, bob begs to differ. We not only believe that the perfect title instills pride in a person, but inspires them to be more productive and take initiative in their designated responsibilities. As human resources finally take a seat at the C-suite table, we’re seeing titles transform just as quickly as the world of work, becoming more descriptive and appealing to the people that HR professionals grow every day.  Certain titles you hear and immediately know what their…

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Meet People Leader of the Month: Sophie Theen of 11 FS

Sophie Theen is currently the Global Head of HR & Talent at 11 FS. She was described as a reformed engineer when she had her first taste of HR with IBM Australia. She then went on to pursue a career in fixing problems in people, not machines. For 8 years, she led recruitment projects with Ford, General Motors, and IBM before moving to 11:FS (a Challenger Consultancy) to define the company's ultimate working culture through a series of employer branding efforts. Her focus is aimed at cultural paradigms during hyper…

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Top HR Events to Attend in 2019

As you enter into the New Year and begin to make quarterly travel and budget plans, consider adding industry events to the mix. Getting out of the office and joining a conference or tradeshow can provide great opportunities for networking as well as personal and professional development. In today’s highly connected world, in-person events offer added value for people at all levels of your organisation. This is especially true when it comes to the HR industry, where people are the heart and soul of any successful business. From AI trends,…

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2019: Where HR’s Going, and Where You Need to Be

In 2018, one word said it all: engagement. With the rise of a millennial-driven workforce and the push for greater transparency that’s being made possible by HR digitization, an enjoyable work experience is no longer a bonus: it’s a must-have. In 2019, engagement will evolve and expand into employee experience. In the year ahead, robust and effective HR teams are likely to be those that successfully fuse engagement, culture and talent management into a workplace that chronic job hoppers will never want to leave. Here’s what your HR team can…

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Five Best Ways HR Professionals Can Influence Their CEOs

Today’s C-level executives are realizing that they can’t regard HR merely as a back-office function anymore. The world of work is evolving and we’ve come to realize that when human resources is included in the strategic aspects of an organization, company-wide progress is much more likely to be fast-tracked.   Below, are the parts of an HR department’s role and responsibilities that can best promote the CEO’s main goal, to achieve runaway success for the organization.   Doing it with data: An HR team can prove its value to the…

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12 HR Blogs You Simply Must Bookmark

What’s the next big HR-tech trend? How can you more effectively communicate with your CEO? What’s the best way to recruit and hold on to new people? For the HR pro, good, timely advice can be more precious than gold. The good news is that pretty much any question you may have about the people management space has been answered. The trick is to know where to look.   Bob’s scoured the Internet and consulted with its own team of people management experts to put together this list, the 12…

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4 KPIs that Every HR Department Must Have

The competition for talent is heating up just as the workforce is shrinking. In today’s talent-driven economy, staying on top of your people data is more important than ever. Effective metrics and KPIs can help HR teams flag areas of trouble early and make the necessary adjustments quickly. There are many metrics that go into workforce analysis. Below, are four KPIs that every HR department should include to get the most out of their recruiting processes, workplace culture, employee programs and other aspects of people management. Turnover rate: Too many…

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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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How HR Can Help Care for Their People’s Mental Health

“While stress isn't a mental health problem in itself, it often leads to depression, anxiety, self-harm and suicide. It can also lead to physical health problems such as cardiovascular disease and joint and muscle problems.” -Mental Health Foundation As part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2018, the Mental Health Foundation conducted a survey of over 4,500 people regarding stress. The study cites that 92% of people sometimes feel that they are under too much pressure at work. Today, most companies understand that employees who are encouraged to be in touch…

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