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How High-Growth Companies Can Compete with Big Brands to Attract and Retain Talent

15-JUL-2019

How High-Growth Companies Can Compete with Big Brands to Attract and Retain Talent

Employee attraction and retention are important to consider when formulating a strategy that aids the growth of your company. In the tight labor market, they are becoming challenging to tackle. Read more>>

“We may be at a state of full capacity for the time being, but high-growth companies still have a shot at snagging top talent from the overly saturated labor market. Strong, transparent leadership and culture created with a purpose and driving motivation will appeal to the incoming generations who are looking to make a difference in their futures, as well as the futures of others.”

How HR can help businesses tackle the ‘quitting economy’ head on

15-JUL-2019

How HR can help businesses tackle the ‘quitting economy’ head on

With the concept of ‘a job for life’ fading further into the past, a new generation is shifting employment from a buyer’s to a seller’s market – posing serious questions to HR teams. Joel Farrow, MD, EMEA, Hibob explores how HR can ensure businesses stay competitive in this new environment. Read more>>

“There is no bullet-proof solution that HR teams can deploy to completely combat the ‘quitting economy’, but there is a lot they can do to proactively minimise the impact. This involves putting measures in place to really understand their people.”

Burnout Is Now an Official Diagnosis — and Your Company Cannot Afford to Ignore It

11-JUL-2019

Burnout Is Now an Official Diagnosis — and Your Company Cannot Afford to Ignore It

The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified burnout as an official “occupational phenomenon.” While that doesn’t mean burnout is a medical condition, it does mean WHO sees burnout as a specific syndrome above and beyond simply feeling tired after work. Read more>>

“Now that workplace burnout is a formal diagnosis, employees will have higher expectations for their employers when it comes to their well-being. HR pros and company leaders will have to make wellness a key priority at every stage of

How to Prevent Bad Onboarding So Great Hires Don't Leave You

9-JUL-2019

How to Prevent Bad Onboarding So Great Hires Don't Leave You

When a new hire comes in, they can be a little bit like an elephant in a skating rink, struggling to get going. This doesn't mean they're not a good fit or don't have talent--they're just dealing with something unfamiliar for a while. So not surprisingly, standard practice is to onboard and take a few hours to help the newbie get their footing. Read more>>

"A negative or inaccurate first impression can damage someone's perceptions from day one [and make them feel like they aren't a fit], [so] it's key to treat onboarding like the beginning of any significant relationship."

How businesses can attract, onboard, and retain college graduates

5-JULY-2019

How businesses can attract, onboard, and retain college graduates

When recruiting college graduates, it is important for businesses to create the right workplace environment. Ronni Zehavi, CEO of Hibob, provides tips on how businesses can better their workplace, so that it not only appeals to college graduates, but also prevents them from wanting to leave. Read more>>

“Building and sustaining a unique company culture that appeals to post-grads affects more than just recruitment, though; it solidifies the likelihood of worker retention.”

You Might Lose New Hires Quickly if You Fall Down in This Key Area

2-JUL-2019

You Might Lose New Hires Quickly if You Fall Down in This Key Area

It takes time, money, and effort to recruit job candidates and bring new hires on board, so the last thing you want to do is lose those same employees shortly after the fact. But in today's competitive job market, it's hard to retain talent when outside opportunities abound. Read more>>

“Your new hires' first few weeks on the job could set the stage for a thriving long-term employment relationship, or a quick exit that hurts your business. Focus on improving your on-boarding process so that you're able to lock in the former.”

The predictive art of retention – using data to keep your people

1-JUL-2019

The predictive art of retention – using data to keep your people

As the number of people voluntarily leaving their job roles continues to rise, it is now harder than ever to attract and retain talent. More companies are turning to people analytics to predict and prevent problems within their workforces. Read more>>

“Ultimately, creating and maintaining a central truth and having actionable insight that can be mobilised in a strategic and timely fashion is at the heart of attracting and retaining the best talent.”

Should You Discuss Politics At Work?

Date: 27-Jun-2019

Should You Discuss Politics At Work?

Have you ever been working at your desk and one of your colleagues brings up the latest in politics? I have been in this situation on many occasions, and I found myself quietly listening every time. Read more>>

"People can feel free to discuss upcoming debates and predictions of who they think will ‘win’ without delving into specific on their viewpoints... It’s important to be true to yourself at work, but you should also make sure you aren’t impacting anyone else’s comfort at the office.”

Bad onboarding experience reason enough to quit

Date: 22-Jun-2019

Bad onboarding experience reason enough to quit

Attracting the most highly-skilled individuals that you can find who will not only fulfill the skills requirement but also be a natural cultural fit to your organization is a challenge that all TA professionals are facing today. The journey doesn’t stop when the coveted talent has signed the dotted line on the offer letter. A holistic and pleasant onboarding experience makes all the difference. Read more>>

“You can automate many things but you can’t replace human connection without true and engaging conversation. To create a powerful hiring journey, you need to design the experience in a way that will engage your target candidates and provide clear expectations, being as transparent as possible.”

64% Of New Hires Will Leave Their Jobs Because Of This Experience, A New Survey Shows

Date: 21-June-2019

64% Of New Hires Will Leave Their Jobs Because Of This Experience, A New Survey Shows

Finding quality talent is a challenge, but keeping them happy poses an even greater difficulty as employee retention has continued to hover at a historic low. However, new research shows that when it comes to staying at a job, more than half of new employees ultimately trace their decision to leave back to one experience in particular, and it can help to shed light on where companies and individuals looking to hire should be placing their energy and resources. Read more>>

“The quitting economy is a serious issue facing businesses across the United States, and it’s showing no signs of stopping. One of the best ways to combat this issue is by taking charge of company culture, and rethinking how HR strategies can protect businesses while keeping employees happy.”

Perks of Work: The Ultimate Pet Project

Date: 21-Jun-2019

Perks of Work: The Ultimate Pet Project

Time for Perks of Work, our weekly recap of intriguing data, surveys, and trends about the 21st century workplace. Counting the days till summer vacation? Do you have your HR department on speed dial? Check this space every Friday to keep up with the latest water-cooler talk. Read more>>

“The quitting economy is a serious issue facing businesses across the U.S., and it’s showing no signs of stopping.”

What New Hires Want from the Onboarding Experience

Date: 20-Jun-2019

What New Hires Want from the Onboarding Experience

Onboarding can make or break any new hire. If you aren’t properly onboarding your new staff, these workers may become a flight risk. New research from Hibob, an HR tech platform, reveals that 64% of new employees are less likely to stay at a job after a negative onboarding experience. Read more>>

“From our survey, we’ve learned that new hires want transparency and value the human side of the onboarding process, where they can be set up for success while organically making friends.”

How to tell if a job candidate is lying

Date: 14-Jun-2019

How to tell if a job candidate is lying

We all want to stand out during a job search, but for some that can mean fudging the truth. According to the Employment Screening Benchmark Report by HireRight, an employment background-check provider, candidates regularly fabricate parts of their résumés. In 2012, 66% of employers had uncovered a lie or misrepresentation on a résumé, and in 2018 that number grew to 84% of employers. Read more>>

“If you end up hiring someone who isn’t trustworthy, it will affect your subconscious and your relationship with them during their tenure.”

Culture: An Antidote for the Quitting Epidemic

Date: 12-Jun-2019

Culture: An Antidote for the Quitting Epidemic

Today’s employers are challenged by unprecedented voluntary turnover, particularly as Millennials and Generation Z workers take over the workforce. However, all hope is not lost-- taking charge of your company culture and rethinking your HR strategies can protect your business from the quitting epidemic. Read more>>

“Millennials are the architects of the future of work, and their quest for fulfillment is forcing today’s business leaders to realign organizational cultures to their way of thinking.”

Welcome to the Job Market, New Grad! Here’s What You Need to Look for in Your First Job

Date: 6-Jun-2019

Welcome to the Job Market, New Grad! Here’s What You Need to Look for in Your First Job

As you don your cap and gown, you may feel anxious about launching your post-graduation career. Do not despair. You’re not alone. In fact, 67 percent of college students graduate without a full-time job lined up. Some encouraging news is that employers plan to hire nearly 11 percent more graduates from the class of 2019 than they did from the class of 2018. Today’s strong labor market places post-grad recruits on a solid path for employment, as a college degree offers some protection from the uncertainty of the economy and the future of work. Read more>>

“Graduating into a job market where talent is in high demand, today’s young job seekers hold the upper hand as companies adapt themselves to meet Gen. Z’s priorities. Focus on finding a company culture that empowers you and inspires your growth, and you will position yourself to launch your career on the right foot.”

People Management Platform Hibob Partners With Slack Partner to Improve Employee Experience and the Flow of Work

Date: 3-May-2019

People Management Platform Hibob Partners With Slack Partner to Improve Employee Experience and the Flow of Work

Hibob, the transformative HR tech platform that helps high-growth companies to grow their employees and develop their culture, is now offering a full integration with Slack to revolutionize workplace experiences for the flow of work. Hibob’s platform bob gives team leaders the tools they need to better manage their employees and folds HR functions into workers’ everyday projects and communications for a better, more intuitive experience. Read more >>

“We’re excited to be working with a like-minded company to give workers around the world the experiences they deserve, and furthering the integration with Slack is exciting as it helps us to achieve our goal of helping fast-growing companies grow their employees as fast as they expand their teams.”

4 Ways to Attract and Retain Millennial and Gen Z Talent in the Quitting Economy

Date: 1-May-2019

4 Ways to Attract and Retain Millennial and Gen Z Talent in the Quitting Economy

For the first time, there are four generations in the workforce all working at the same time, and each group brings different behaviors, customs, and expectations with them. The newest wave of young professionals is known as Gen Z, and on the other end are the Baby Boomers, whose presence shrinks continuously as they retire. Read more>>

“Attrition is expensive, costing U.S. businesses $1 trillion annually, and costs are predicted to increase 19% by 2020. Through the research we’ve conducted at Hibob, we’ve found that losing top talent is the single biggest concern keeping CEOs up at night.”

Stress Awareness Month: Actionable Steps For Building A Healthy Workplace

Date: 30-Apr-2019

Stress Awareness Month: Actionable Steps For Building A Healthy Workplace

Stress Awareness Month has been held every April since 1992 to increase public awareness about both the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic. But despite this initiative running for over 20 years we still have a long way to go. Read more>>

"To make mental health a main priority and break the cultural stigma that surrounds it, the C-Suite should be responsible for taking the first steps within a business. In the first instance, executives need to encourage greater transparency around the topic, ensuring that conversations about mental health are commonplace."

UNLEASH from the other side: a new age of HR tech

Date: 26-Apr-2019

UNLEASH from the other side: a new age of HR tech

The HR technology landscape is undergoing a transformation. While this change has been in motion for the past few years, it was fully realised at the 2019 UNLEASH conference. And even from a personal standpoint, despite attending the event a number of times, this year felt like a first for me. Read more>>

"The resounding message of UNLEASH was this: our personal lives are entwined with technology and our professional lives are no different. For this reason, we are moving away from traditional HR and entering into a new age of daily-access HR. And with this new focus on people and usability, the future of HR tech is one that I am excited to help shape."

HR Tech Disruptor Hibob Recognized as One of "Tomorrow's Promising Growth Companies" by Qumra Capital

Date: 25-April-2019

HR Tech Disruptor Hibob Recognized as One of

Hibob, the HR tech disruptor with a year-over-year growth rate of 460%, is proud to be recognized on Qumra Capital's list of "Tomorrow's Promising Growth Companies," which includes 10 organizations with the potential to reach more than $10 million in annual revenue.

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"We are proud to have Hibob's innovation in the HR technology industry recognized on Qumra Capital's list of "Tomorrow's Promising Growth Companies"

Ex-ADP Executive, Keren Hillman Joins Hibob as Vice President of Sales and Operations

Date: 10-Apr-2019

Ex-ADP Executive, Keren Hillman Joins Hibob as Vice President of Sales and Operations

Hibob, the transformative HR tech platform that helps workers communicate, collaborate and cultivate culture more effectively, announces former ADP leader Keren Hillman as U.S. Vice President of Sales and Operations. The industry disruptor lures Hillman at a time when innovation in HR technology is critical, and startups like Hibob are better equipped to move quickly to support the new world of work. Hillman brings two decades of experience to Hibob where she will lead the company’s newly established New York office and spearhead U.S. expansion. Read more >>

“Keren’s background working with companies of all sizes in countries around the world, along with her futuristic approach, gives her a unique understanding of what our clients need as their companies grow from startups to industry leaders. We are excited to see how Keren spearheads the growth of our U.S. presence now and in the years to come.”

Hibob raises $20 million to modernize HR with digital tools

Date: 14-March-2019

Hibob raises $20 million to modernize HR with digital tools

Hibob, a Tel Aviv provider of cloud-based HR and benefits management software, today announced that it has raised $20 million in an extension of its series A round. The money comes from a raft of investors, including Bessemer Venture Partners, Battery Ventures, Eight Roads Ventures, Arbor Ventures, and Presidio Ventures. Read more >>

“There is a paradigm shift in the way people work, and HR is shifting from a system of records and resources to a way to manage relationships and productivity”

HiBob Partners with Perkbox to Bring a new Employee Engagement Proposition for Clients

Date: 8-Jan-2019

HiBob Partners with Perkbox to Bring a new Employee Engagement Proposition for Clients

The transformative HR platform HiBob has signed a strategic partnership with Europe’s fastest growing employee experience platform, Perkbox, to deliver an unrivaled engagement and well-being proposition to its clients via its benefits solution. Read more>>

"Both companies have grown rapidly since their recent founding as today’s companies recognize the need for HR to adapt to fast-growing workplace trends."

REC partners with HiBob to address recruitment workplace challenges

Date: 4-Dec-2018

REC partners with HiBob to address recruitment workplace challenges

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC), the professional body for the UK recruitment industry, has unveiled HiBob as its latest partner. As well as making our innovative people platform with its innovative technology available to the REC’s 3,500 members, the organisation is also adopting the platform itself to manage its own HR requirements. Read more >>

“With the fast paced nature of the industry there is no question that culture, retention and benefits are an area where we need collectively to do more and HiBob can play a significant role."

HOW TECHNOLOGY IS HELPING BUSINESSES TO EMBRACE A DIVERSE WORKFORCE

Date: 28- November-2018

HOW TECHNOLOGY IS HELPING BUSINESSES TO EMBRACE A DIVERSE WORKFORCE

It's easy for businesses to adopt new technologies that consequently mean they lose that human touch, both for customers and their employees. These systems can leave employees feeling underappreciated but Joel Farrow, managing director of HiBob, says that they've found ways to use technology to put people first. Read more >>

"We at HiBob are working hard to move the industry from task-based functionality to people-inspired engagement."

HIBOB AIMS TO PUT PEOPLE FIRST IN HR TECH

Date: 10-July-2018

HIBOB AIMS TO PUT PEOPLE FIRST IN HR TECH

The most important element of your business is your people, and capturing what’s important to them is key to build a stronger workforce. There’s a deluge of HR technology out there that aims to automate major people-management tasks. But is it robust enough to help build culture, increase retention and even give employees a place to interact socially? That’s the hope behind the new platform “bob,” from the company HiBob, based in London with offices in Tel Aviv and New York. Read more >>

"HiBob wants to serve ambitious, fast-growing business — companies just like it."

HiBob Says Its ‘Your Voice’ Strengthens Harassment Reporting

Date: 13-April-2018

HiBob Says Its ‘Your Voice’ Strengthens Harassment Reporting

London-based HiBob, a cloud-based benefits platform is describing itself as “the HR platform bringing transparency to business management” as it launches “Your Voice,” a feature that allows employees to anonymously report workplace harassment. Read more >>

“We want to provide a tool that makes reporting both easy and safe for victims, while enabling businesses to ensure the safety and happiness of their employees”

5 London Tech Startups to Watch in 2018

Date: 8-Feb-2018

5 London Tech Startups to Watch in 2018

“HR is evolving from a compliance-only function to a strategic business role,” says Scott Tobin, general partner at Battery Ventures. “It needs to be able to consolidate and simplify its administrative responsibilities so that it can be freed up to convert the energy and passion that young people arrive with into long-term engagement. We believe hibob’s highly experienced team has an intrinsic understanding of how to address these core issues that businesses must solve.” Read more >>

“HR is evolving from a compliance-only function to a strategic business role”

HiBob Launches U.K. Benefits Platform in Partnership with Aviva, Canada Life

Date: 29-Nov-2017

HiBob Launches U.K. Benefits Platform in Partnership with Aviva, Canada Life

HiBob provider of an HR platform, has announced the launch of a benefits product for small-to-medium businesses in the United Kingdom undertaken in partnership with Aviva, Canada Life, Smart Pension and Sodexo. The offering is an enhancement of bob, the vendor’s cloud-based single platform solution, already deployed by clients in the U.K. market.Read more >>

"The HR platform provider also collaborated with Smart Pension and Sodexo to enhance ‘bob,’ the HiBob’s cloud-based single platform solution, already deployed by clients in the U.K."

43% want flexible working as part of their benefits package

Date: 29-Nov-2018

43% want flexible working as part of their benefits package

Its Part two: powerful perks: what people really want report, which surveyed 501 UK employers and 4,001 UK employees, also found that 41% of employee respondents want private medical insurance included in their employee benefits package, 40% want access to dental insurance, 40% want to be able to take flexible holidays, and 38% want critical illness protection within their employee benefits offering. Read more >>

"More than two-fifths (43%) of employee respondents want access to flexible working arrangements as part of their employee benefits package, according to research by Hibob."

Israeli Startup Taking Share From Workday In $15B Market

Date: 2-November-2017

Israeli Startup Taking Share From Workday In $15B Market

Startups can adapt better to changing customer needs than big public companies. An Israeli startup is proving this in the market for software that helps companies manage their people. That market is worth about $15 billion and is expected to grow at a 9.2% annual rate to nearly $23 billion by 2022, according to MarketsandMarkets. Read more >>

Hibob says it has been growing at a whopping 400% rate in 2017 and has "thousands of employees in its system." The company describes Hibob as "a cloud-based HR and benefits platform, that transforms the way modern businesses understand, interact and manage their talent."

HR and employee benefits platform Hibob raises $17.5M led by U.S.-based Battery Ventures

Date: 25-April-2017

HR and employee benefits platform Hibob raises $17.5M led by U.S.-based Battery Ventures

Hibob, a HR and employee benefits platform for small to medium-sized businesses, has raised $17.5 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is U.S. VC firm Battery Ventures, with participation from Arbor Ventures, and Fidelity’s Eight Roads Ventures. Existing backer Bessemer Venture Partners also joined the round, which brings total funding for the U.K. and Israel-based startup to $25 million. Read more >>

“HR is evolving from a compliance-only function to a strategic business role” said Scott Tobin, General Partner at Battery Ventures

London HR startup Hibob has raised $17.5m (£13.6m) in a Series A funding round

Date: 25-April-2017

London HR startup Hibob has raised $17.5m (£13.6m) in a Series A funding round

Hibob, a London-based HR startup whose main competitor is the Excel spreadsheet, has raised $17.5m (£13.6m) in a Series A funding round. Read more>>

“Our main competitors are Excel spreadsheets... in some other cases Hibob’s competitors are the outdated, siloed systems and practices that companies have been using for the past 10 years.”

London-based Hibob raises $17.5 million to expand its HR platform into the U.S. and other markets

Date: 25-April-2017

London-based Hibob raises $17.5 million to expand its HR platform into the U.S. and other markets

HR and benefits platform provider Hibob has raised $17.5 million in a Series A round of funding led by Battery Ventures, with participation from Eight Roads Ventures, Arbor Ventures, and Bessemer Venture Partners. Read more>>

“Our vision is to transform the way businesses engage with their employees and empower HR to be at the forefront of this fundamental change,”

UK: Aviva collaborates with HR tech start-up hibob

03 Mar 2017

UK: Aviva collaborates with HR tech start-up hibob

The hibob platform, which launched in June 2015, simplifies the auto-enrolment process by enabling companies to automatically use their employee information, assess eligibility, plan costs and then feed directly into Aviva’s online system. From there, a small business owner or their business adviser can complete the auto-enrolment journey, with the whole process taking 15 minutes. hibob clients will also be eligible for a discount on the employer charge with Aviva’s Workplace Pension. Under auto-enrolment legislation all companies with at least one employee must now offer their staff a pension. More than 500,000 businesses will go through the process in 2017, with the majority of those being smaller companies who are not finding auto-enrolment easy. In Aviva’s 2016 Working Lives report only 24% of small businesses said they found the process straightforward. Read more >>

“We have integrated our systems to make it as easy as possible for SMEs to set up and manage their workplace pension online. Aviva is committed to being a more digital company and we have already made a huge amount of progress in that area. Working with hibob is a natural step for us."

Aviva partners with insurtech start-up Hibob

03 March 2017

Aviva partners with insurtech start-up Hibob

The arrangement will help small businesses to process the auto-enrolment of employees in workplace pension schemes. Aviva commissioned a survey which found only 24% of businesses said they found the... Read more >>

"Aviva has signed a deal with insurtech start-up Hibob to better enable SME clients to set up workplace pension schemes."

Aviva partners with HR tech start-up hibob for AE

03 March 2017

The hibob platform - which launched in June 2015 - aims to help smaller businesses deal with their human resource and people management responsibilities.

The deal with Aviva will allow businesses using the hibob platform to simplify the auto-enrolment process and will use employee data on its system to automatically assess eligibility and plan costs before feeding the results directly into Aviva's online system. Read more >>

 

"Aviva has teamed up with HR and insurance tech start-up hibob in a bid to help small and medium sized companies set up their workplace pension schemes"

Putting In Overtime: 125+ HR Tech Startups In One Infographic

Date: 23-Nov-2016

Putting In Overtime: 125+ HR Tech Startups In One Infographic

Year-to-date, there have been over 350 deals and approximately $1.96B invested to HR tech startups. At the current run-rate, 2016 deal count will surpass last year’s total, but dollars from these deals may lag 2015’s funding total. While investors haven’t invested at the same dollar pace this year, the increased deal count in 2016 suggests investors are still finding opportunities in the category. With deal count reaching all-time highs, we dug into HR tech on a more granular level to analyze where investors are placing bets. Read more >>

"These HR tech startups are helping companies manage critical pain points in HR processes"

Human Factors
Can HiBob Disrupt The Traditional HR Outsource Model

Date: 24-Jun-2016

Human Factors<br>Can HiBob Disrupt The Traditional HR Outsource Model

Human Resources. It's one of those essential functions that entrepreneurs and SME business would probably rather not spend too much time thinking about – or indeed allocating a resources to.

While a the CEO or Managing director of a young company can probably get quite excited about taking on a new head of sales or a hot young software engineer, the act of hiring an HR professional is much less likely to set pulses racing.

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"Take the pain out of mundane, but often time-consuming activities"

Putting the human back into human resources

Date: 9-Jun-2016

Putting the human back into human resources

Epitomised in the name, Hibob is a cloud-based platform aiming to put the human touch back into HR. The site will allow employee data to be uploaded to cloud-based software, rendering trailing through spreadsheets redundant as people management becomes interactive and available in one system. Within the system, HR can manage people, benefits and engagement, covering a range of tasks from absences to auto-enrolment and pensions. According to Andy Bellass, Co-Founder of Hibob, the software can save HR professionals 36 to 38 days a year. Read more >>

"Technology has cut through everything, apart from people management"

Hibob raises $7.5M to help SMEs manage their people
(and those pesky workplace pensions)

Date: 7-Jun-2016

Hibob raises $7.5M to help SMEs manage their people<br> (and those pesky workplace pensions)

Hibob — yes we’re running that low on company names — is a new U.K. startup building out a cloud platform that helps businesses manage their people. It offers various HR tools, such as management of employee perks, staff engagement and reducing churn, and, perhaps crucially, “auto-enrolment,” which relates to recent pension legislation that will see every U.K. employer having to offer a workplace pension scheme. In fact, I’m told the latter was largely behind Hibob’s decision to launch in the U.K. first. Who said red tape was all bad? Read more >>

"Solving a huge administration headache"

British HR startup hibob raised a $7.5 million seed round
from investors including the cofounder of TransferWise

Date: 7-Jun-2016

British HR startup hibob raised a $7.5 million seed round<br>from investors including the cofounder of TransferWise

A new UK HR technology startup is coming out of stealth mode and announcing that it has raised a $7.5 million (£5.1 million) seed round from investors including TransferWise cofounder Taavet Hinrikus, Saul and Robin Klein's seed fund LocalGlobe, and Silicon Valley investment firm Bessemer Venture Partners. Read more >>

"Do to HR & benefits what Slack did for team communication"

Hibob raises $7.5m to shake up old-fashioned world of HR

Date: 7-Jun-2016

Hibob raises $7.5m to shake up old-fashioned world of HR

Start-up Hibob has raised $7.5m (£5.2m) from a group of venture capitalists and angel investors  to take on the old-fashioned system of managing human resources. The backers include Bessemer, the venture capital fund behind Pinterest, Zopa and Wikipedia; LocalGlobe, which is run by veteran venture capitalists Robin and Saul Klein; and a consortium of angel investors including TransferWise co-founder Taavet Hinrikus. Read more >>

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