At HiBob, we believe in taking a people-first approach to every stage of the employee lifecycle, from onboarding to offboarding, and from hire to retire. Over the past two years, the workforce experienced a paradigm shift. People are quitting in droves amid the Great Resignation, and job openings are at an all-time high. For modern companies to excel in today’s talent-driven market, they must adapt to support new work structures and employee expectations that prioritize wellbeing, flexibility, purpose, and professional growth opportunities.

I’m delighted to announce the start of HiBob’s partnership with 360Learning, a collaborative learning SaaS leader designed to give companies the tools they need to create a culture that thrives on learning and development. Incorporating professional growth and upskilling opportunities into your benefits structure and company culture is critical for organizations that want to attract and retain top talent today.

SMBs need L&D to attract top talent

Historically, SMBs haven’t invested heavily in learning and development (L&D) programs or technologies. It’s been a niche benefit of enterprise-sized organizations. Today, mid-sized and even small organizations are starting to invest heavily in L&D for their people. The ROI is substantial, especially as SMBs compete for the world’s top talent as they expand internationally. When companies offer L&D programs, they boost their employer brand, attract top talent, and lower attrition rates.

Today’s professionals demand L&D opportunities

According to a survey shared with HRDive, 45 percent of the workforce reported “they would be more likely to stay with their current employer if they were offered skills training.” Millennials comprise between 30 and 40 percent of today’s global workforce. According to our research, 87 percent of them say they’re more likely to stick with a job or accept a new one if there are opportunities for “career development and personal growth” or “opportunities to learn and grow.”

If companies don’t start offering professional development opportunities, they’ll miss out on some of the best talent out there, and they’ll risk losing the talent they have.

Remote workforces need L&D tech built for dispersed teams

With openings at an all-time high and a historical deficit of talent to fill them, companies worldwide have adopted remote hiring models. Teams are now dispersed and multi-national. 

To build team coherency and ensure every team member–wherever they are in the world–aligns with the business’s goals and vision, multi-national companies need asynchronous learning tools that help create unified training and L&D programs for every stage of the employee lifecycle, from onboarding to offboarding.

The HiBob-360Learning advantage

Our partnership with 360Learning integrates L&D into HR workflows for every stage of the employee lifecycle, whether it’s a course made for onboarding new joiners, product training, professional upskilling, or general, interest-based learning. Whether your team members work on-site at your headquarters, from home, or remotely on the other side of the world, the Bob-360Learning integration helps keep your people aligned: Asynchronous learning gives everyone the ability to take the same proven courses and helps you keep track of their educational progress as they move through and complete their goals.

The integration also saves HR professionals and managers time, enabling you to automatically push and update all people data in the 360Learning LMS directly through Bob. It helps quickly determine who should enroll in certain classes, depending on lifecycle stage, general interests, or team upskilling requirements. It also allows you to link goals to courses easily and incorporate achievements into your KPIs and performance management programs.

Learning is integral to every employee journey

HiBob and 360Learning both see continuing professional education as integral to the employee journey and every modern, multi-national organization’s success. Our partnership supports constant learning across organizations and helps build the kind of company culture we both believe in: a culture driven by quality professional mentorship and development opportunities, recognition, and continuous engagement where global teams support each other, learn together, and grow together.

Yoav Gur

From Yoav Gur

Yoav is a business development professional passionate about revolutionizing the way modern companies engage with their talent. At HiBob, he focuses on strategic partnerships, M&A, geographic expansion, and other strategic initiatives. When he is not making PowerPoint slides, he can be found listening to history and politics podcasts.