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Top Seven Work Trends To Look Out for in 2019

Each year, we see a plethora of work trends come and go that are usually contingent upon updated technology and new additions to the workforce. These trends take the form of initiatives that span wellness and wellbeing, talent mobility, and digital tools that are typically rebooted by a startup entering their respective space.   These initiatives could be completely new inceptions or they could be a reformation of previous work trends that required an update and aligns with the new year or season. Staying in touch with emerging work trends…

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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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No More Sunday Scaries: HR’s Role in Addressing Workplace Anxiety

Based on recent research, work-related anxiety has grown to epidemic proportions. A LinkedIn survey finds that 80% of people get stressed about work even before a new work week begins, a phenomenon known as the “Sunday scaries.” Most people occasionally feel anxious at work. Hard deadlines, upcoming presentations, personnel changes, and office politics can contribute to heightened stress levels at certain points in time. But if some of your people feel anxious routinely, that’s when HR’s alarm bells should be going off. To ensure that your team members are maximizing…

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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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HR People Leader of the Month: Alastair, People Partner at giffgaff

Alistair is currently the People Partner for the multi-award-winning telco, giffgaff, where for the last four and a bit years he led all things internal Culture, Engagement and People Experience. His passion is for people, creating connections and building better places of work. In Alastair's words, "I scrape into the category of millennial apparently (but only just) with a degree in Visual Communication, a Masters in HR, and I’m also a certified Strengths Coach. This layered with years of experience in local government, at the coalface in HR, which makes…

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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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Wellbeing Workshop: Mental Health at Work

With Mental Health Awareness week fast approaching, here at Hibob we thought what better opportunity to host a ‘Wellbeing in the Workplace’ workshop and breakfast, all the way up in East London’s very own cosy and calming Shoreditch Treehouse. Hosted by the truly delightful Suki K Bassi (AKA Founder and Chief Happiness Officer of Happy Maven: Wellbeing in Business), here’s a quick summary of her key insights around wellbeing at work; symptoms, triggers, and that all-important business case for your own company. 1) What is mental health? According to the…

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Hibob Integrations

bob is So “In”-tegrations: How Pairing with Tech Partners Keeps B2B Business Booming

We’re killing it with integrations. At Hibob, we consider these types of partnerships to be invaluable and think it’s about time we share why. Integrations are essentially two parties joining to optimize their customer and employee experiences, while taking their technological talents to the next level. Integrations with bob lessen manual work and human error, which produces improved accuracy and saves valuable time.   As a high-growth business, we owe much of our success to our wide range of tech partners, integrating so we can offer more through bob. As you…

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HR People Leader of the Month: Gil Lev, Director of HR at Fiverr

Gil is currently leading the HR team at Fiverr and helps the company and employees follow Fiverr’s mission - to change how the world works, together. Gil comes from an impressive background, working for companies like Google to improve their HR strategies. He’s managed everything from executive search to the full HR cycle. He joined Fiverr 3 years ago to take part in what the company is doing around building the future of work. Gil’s motto is always “it’s all about people” and he implements this ideology in everything he…

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How to Grow Company Culture and Increase Retention with bob

At Hibob we truly believe that when you grow your culture, you grow your business. We all know the value of company culture and the cost of poor employee retention rate. A high turnover rate can cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars a year, while engaged employees who are with you for the long run can save money and increase productivity. We’re breaking down the best ways to cultivate your company culture by addressing retention with bob. Onboard the right way Would you be surprised to learn that 64%…

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Stockholm Event: The Employee Experience and the Future of Work

Last week we hosted our first ever Stockholm Hibob event with the mighty Teamtailor, discussing all things employee experience and the future of work. Our panel was moderated by the wonderful Lisa Wetter (Talent Manager at Fishbrain), and featured valuable insight from: Guenda Malinverni, (Recruitment Lead, iZettle)Helena Sjöberg (HR Lead, Microsoft)Johanna Wikland (Global HR Director, Starbreeze Studios)Maja Samuelsson (HR Director, Mojang). https://youtu.be/MKgBXas2TUc So after taking a quick breather to digest all that information and travel, I’ve combined my notes into 5 key takeaways to help future-proof your very own employee…

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What is onboarding and why is it important that your company gets it right?

Brushing-up on onboarding in the modern workplace is always a good idea. Why is understanding onboarding important? Because as confirmed by a recent Gallup poll, 88% of employees don’t believe their organizations onboard well, demonstrating a fundamental issue: do people even know what onboarding is? How companies define onboarding is the first step to getting it right. So, what is onboarding? As we will demonstrate, the meaning of onboarding goes way beyond simple orientation practices and is designed to foster a welcoming community for new hires, while preparing them to…

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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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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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