Modern HR for modern companies

Leading with a people-first strategy: understanding principles, policies, and priorities

We sat down with two of Australia’s HR leaders, Dr. Kirstin Ferguson and Kathleen McCudden, to better understand what people-first organizations require of today’s leaders and what strategies can help with addressing common HR challenges.

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Equity sharing

Equity sharing: Mid-sized companies' key to winning top talent

In our latest guide, How to attract and retain top talent using a full-stack compensation strategy, we partnered with leading equity management platform, Ledgy, for a deep-dive discussion into how companies can build competitive compensation and equity sharing into people-centric cultures to set themselves apart from the competition.

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Why CHROs make great CEOs

From CHRO to CEO: The case for the next step up in your career

Today, CHROs play an integral role in the upper echelons of the business structure. In fact, a CHRO often serves as a key adviser to the CEO—a trusted right hand that will make presentations to the board and focus on leadership and strategy implementation. But when it comes to the aspirations of CHROs, the main question is—why stop there?

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The importance of process in organisations of every size

The importance of process in organisations of every size

I began my career in a global professional services firm that employed tens of thousands of people. By the end of my first promotion conversation, my manager had already set my new target promotion date. This surprised me, and I asked why. He explained that it was important to know what I was aiming for.  The result: I left the conversation determined to reach the target and even outperform. So, I logged onto the intranet, found the career path framework, and started setting goals to demonstrate the skills and experiences…

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Why HR and hiring managers need to sync

Why HR and hiring managers need to sync

How much damage could be done to your teams if they suffer through just five months without adequate management and leadership? According to our recent survey with Fiverr, hiring processes take an average of 5.4 months to fill a role.Of the people leaving to seek new opportunities, 46 percent are managers and directors.Fifty-eight percent of HR leaders and hiring managers agree that turnover harms productivity. Finding the right job candidates and retaining your current talent is a huge priority. What are some best practices to develop better recruiting processes to…

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The best HR Webinars of 2021

HiBob’s top 5 webinars of 2021

What’s the next thing you want to learn?  2021 was full of all kinds of challenges–but there were some bright spots too. Many of us found ways to up our game, learn new skills, and expand our professional knowledge.  To help our friends and customers, we’ve compiled a list of our best HR webinars of the past year. So, if you’d like to take another step forward, here’s what you can learn: How to improve employee engagement and increase mobilityWhat it takes to create a company culture that goes beyond…

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The new workplace: What employees should expect in 2022

Remote is the new–but not only–reality of 2022: HR leaders talk strategy

The global workplace has changed significantly during the worldwide disruption of the past two years. As a result, organizations have made permanent changes to the ways they work. Many of these changes required managers and HR leaders to step their involvement up a notch or two. Organizations also came to rely heavily on new technology solutions to support people working from their homes, offices, vacation rentals, or the neighborhood coffee shop. But what changes can teams and leaders expect in the year ahead? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dp7-AXPpGA We recently gathered a group of…

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How on-the-job training can help close the skills gap

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, job openings in the US increased to 11 million in Q3 2021. This follows what HBR called the “tidal wave of resignations” this year, with 4 million people quitting in April and a record 10.9 million in July.  Companies have quickly adapted to the new era of work by offering people more flexibility, expanded benefits, and other perks to attract and retain their talent. But the Great Resignation and evolving expectations aren’t the only things contributing to today’s record number of open…

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The case for workforce flexibility

HR professionals are now responsible for navigating tightening resources, rapidly-advancing technologies, and a workforce that cares more about positive work experiences than their salary. According to the Harvard Business Review, 96 percent of professionals in the US want flexibility at work, but only 47 percent of them get it. Many are leaving their jobs because their companies refuse to adapt. The mass exodus of people from their full-time jobs, dubbed the Great Resignation, has made keeping up with the workforce more challenging than ever. Modern companies aiming to stay ahead…

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Employee retention strategies for the new world of work

In April, nearly 4 million people quit their jobs—the highest turnover in 20 years. In August, 4.3 million people quit their jobs. Those are record numbers, and there’s good reason to think more employees will continue to walk. Human Resources and Learning and Development professionals can’t ignore this Great Resignation. They need to understand what’s fuelling this movement and how companies can hang on to top talent.  Hibob teamed up with 360Learning to explore this very issue in our recent webinar. You can check out the on-demand event here, or…

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Is there a cure for employee turnover?

This past April, job attrition in the U.S. reached its highest rate on record, ushering in what many are calling “The Great Resignation.” In this hyper-competitive job market, the cost of losing your best and brightest is soaring. Research reveals that replacing people can cost up to 40% of their salary. Losing key people limits productivity, damages morale, and requires companies to spend huge amounts of money and effort on finding and training replacements. Some turnover is healthy, but when it gets in the way of productivity or forces your…

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Six ways HR can build trust and improve company culture

Employees who work in a high-trust environment experience 74% less stress. Here are six ways to build trust and cultivate a work culture where employees feel less stress and more freedom.

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Six HR titles fit for the new world of work

Today’s job titles are beginning to reflect the increased importance of the employee experience. These changes have created new functions and titles for the HR department that reflect the new skills that today’s HR leaders possess.

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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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