Why career development matters at every stage of your team’s work lifecycle - Prioritizing-Career-Development_-Global-image-aspect-ratio-349-149.png

Why career development matters at every stage of your team’s work lifecycle

As the COVID-19 pandemic and the Great Resignation reshape the global workforce, many people believe that their opportunities for career development are drying up. In fact, between 2020 and 2021, Gallup polling trends show the percentage of respondents who say they are “completely dissatisfied” with their chances for a promotion doubled from 5 to 10 percent. Organizations looking to attract and retain top talent recognize that creating opportunities for advancement is no longer a luxury or a perk—it must become a priority at every stage of their team’s experience, from…

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Keep your people engaged

The importance of employee engagement: Does it rule the world of work?

Employee engagement is a key part of any HR strategy. But how effective has employee engagement been in addressing modern companies’ biggest challenges? Even with all the hype about improving employee engagement, 16 percent of professionals "were actively disengaged in their work and workplace" in 2021, according to a Gallup poll, and the percentage of engaged employees fell for the first time in more than ten years. Is all this chatter about engagement just a lot of sizzle with little substance? It turns out that beyond its feel-good appeal and…

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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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Bob 1-on-1 meetings

How to use Bob’s 1-on-1s to empower manager-employee relationships

One-on-one meetings between managers and their direct reports have always been important for aligning expectations and keeping an open line of communication. But with more and more people working hybrid or remote and with fewer face-to-face interactions at work, these meetings have become all the more crucial. One-on-one meetings can be done in person or via video conferencing and provide an opportunity to discuss a wide range of topics—current projects, general feedback, career aspirations, and more—while also enabling managers and employees to get to know each other better and facilitate…

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Celebrate Black History Month

4 ways to celebrate Black History Month in the workplace

February is Black History Month (BHM)—a time when the US celebrates African Americans’ contributions and achievements throughout the country’s history. This is an opportunity for HR to collaborate with their people to create thoughtful programming that celebrates Black culture and promotes inclusivity.

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DIJGTAL's Bob Olympic Games

Gamifying Bob onboarding: Queue the Bob-Olympics

Earlier in 2021, my innovation-led design and marketing agency, DIJGTAL, began the journey of setting up our team on Bob (full disclosure, I don’t own DIJGTAL, I have the pleasure of working for them ☺️). It wasn’t long into the process that our leader of the integration—Growth and Ventures Director, Donna White, an HR/Talent veteran of 15 plus years—figured out a pretty ingenious way to onboard our entire team at the same time.  DIJGTAL holds offices in Sydney, Vancouver, and Los Angeles (also soon to be opening a new office…

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HiBob partners with 360Learning

HiBob and 360Learning partner to enhance L&D across the employee lifecycle

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…

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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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2022’s 7 best HR podcasts

Up your HR game in 2022 with these top HR podcasts

Everyone loves a great podcast. And even though many of us no longer have hours of commute time dedicated to our favorites, we still make it a point to carve time out of our busy days to listen. For those of us in HR and people roles, podcasts can be an incredible professional resource, especially in today’s rapidly evolving world of work. The list of great HR podcasts has grown since last year, and there’s no way we can listen to them all. So, here are seven of the best…

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The perks of homegrown leadership

Promote from within: The perks of homegrown leadership

Is your company struggling to find the right people? Recruiting the best talent has become one of the biggest challenges for modern companies, from HR professionals to hiring managers. But incredible talent might be closer to home than you thought. It's just a matter of identifying the right high-potential professionals in your organization. Succession planning may be a long-term investment, and the pressure is on to find the right people NOW. But, when you invest in nurturing the talent you have and promoting from within, you foster loyalty, employee satisfaction,…

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HiBob and Deel partner to cut through payroll bureaucracy for the global workforce

At HiBob, our number one goal is to make life for our customers and prospects as easy as possible. Whenever we develop a new module or update features in Bob, we make decisions based on conversations with our customers, industry experts, and market research. The same goes for who we build partnerships with. I'm thrilled to announce HiBob's partnership and integration with Deel, a payroll and compliance system for modern, global organizations. In today’s new world of work, this is a partnership that just makes sense: Both companies are committed…

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How to scale a remote team successfully

Since the pandemic, organizations around the world have had to shift to remote and hybrid work models fast–all while experiencing hypergrowth. We spoke with Sharon Koifman, the founder of Distant Job, about her thoughts on how companies can painlessly adjust to the new normal and successfully scale their remote teams. Before the pandemic, 7 million people in the US worked remotely. Currently, with most businesses embracing the idea of location-independent people, this number has significantly increased. While remote work has become the 'new normal,' many companies still struggle to adapt…

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Throwback to 2021: HiBob spearheads the new ‘norm’ of work

Very few people out there can say they have lived through and experienced the making of truly notable change, but I just call it 2021 at HiBob. Certainly, the global pandemic spearheaded the world into the future of work, whether it was ready to go there or not. The global transition towards a more digital, efficient, and automated workplace happened almost overnight, but not without criticism. Many people believe the new world of work is less personal because we have less face-to-face interaction and more screen time. How HiBob debunks…

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Employee Lifecycle Feedback: How and when to check in with your people

Checking in and regularly receiving feedback can make or break company growth. As people leaders, it’s necessary to bridge the gap between professional development and the milestones that shape people’s lives. Approaching your employees' needs, personal preferences, or life changes can seem intimidating. One of the best ways to help people succeed professionally (and in life) is to nurture a culture of trust at work. Lifecycle feedback programs are a great place to start. Cultures of trust begin with listening The new world of work requires a new relationship between…

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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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