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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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What is HR Software?

HR software is a digital solution designed to assist HR professionals in managing people throughout the employment lifecycle. HR software offers tools for: Streamlining administrative work Organizing people data Data sharing and collaboration Giving real-time feedback on pressing issues Facilitating an aesthetic, user-friendly online community HR software can be on-premise or cloud-based. In addition, some HR software offers an all-inclusive platform, while other systems such as an HRIS, Applicant Tracking System, or payroll software, provide more specific services. Why should HR leaders care about HR software? Due to the increase in tech automation, HR…

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5 Key Strategies for Creating a Hybrid Culture of L&D

Turning your hybrid or virtual L&D program into an investment that will ultimately help your company navigate difficult times and allow the organization to adapt to the changing nature of work successfully.

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What is a job description?

A job description is a written explanation that outlines the essential responsibilities and requirements for a vacant position. Job descriptions should be thorough, clear, and concise and include:  A brief introduction to the company and its missionAn overview of the job responsibilities  The necessary skills, competence levels, knowledge, and qualificationsTesting that the company may require Environmental factors or strenuous components of the jobThe type of employment—full-time, part-time, or independent contractor Why should HR leaders care about job descriptions? Job descriptions are an indispensable tool. A crystal-clear job description enables HR to: Define…

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How to manage new COVID-19 workplace requirements using Bob

In September 2021, President Biden announced a new COVID-19 response plan for combating the latest surge of the pandemic in the United States. The ruling fell under the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as an emergency temporary standard (ETS) “to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission in the workplace."   This extensive program included a push to administer the vaccine to the nearly 80 million unvaccinated Americans who were eligible for the shot. The ETS required federal workers, healthcare staff, and employers with over 100 employees to…

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Strategies for HR leaders: Acing pandemic waves and peaks

The COVID pandemic put a spin on every aspect of our existence. As caretakers of all things employment-related, HR professionals now have to navigate not only the spin created in their own lives but also the pandemic experiences of their organizations. “I didn’t need COVID to appreciate the importance of the HR professional,” Albert Bourla, CEO of Pfizer Inc., told the Society for Human Resource Management. “HR is one of the most critical functions in a corporation, and I’ve always believed that.” While Bourla may have valued HR and seen…

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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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Up your progressive HR game in 2022

We’re on the cusp of a new year. It’s the perfect time to reflect on personal and professional passions. It’s a time when we can stop to appreciate what went well and also examine what was difficult.  For progressive HR leaders, it’s essential to not only look at the people needs of your organization, but it’s also critical that you examine the ways you want to up your game as an HR leader in the year ahead.  At HiBob, we encourage our team members to ask questions, find buddies, and…

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What is salary benchmarking?

Salary benchmarking is the process of evaluating a company’s internal job salaries based upon their external value. Salary benchmarking involves analyzing the main components of each position and comparing these positions to similar jobs in other companies. Organizations primarily rely on compensation surveys, government labor databases, and the assistance of compensation consultants for accurate job market data. Why should HR leaders care about salary benchmarking? Salary benchmarking helps compensation managers create competitive salaries. Though compensation isn’t the only important aspect of a job, it's obviously an essential factor, as everyone…

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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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Why it’s important for employees to feel like they belong—and how to make it happen

Hiring a diverse workforce is only the first step to building a meaningful DE&I strategy that will ultimately empower people to thrive as their authentic selves in the workplace. By building a culture of belonging where everyone feels accepted as they are, leaders can create a more supportive and productive work environment. In a webinar presented at the HR of Tomorrow Conference Europe, Natasha Shifrin, HiBob’s global director of outbound sales, explains that incorporating DE&I into your organization goes beyond simply adding a culture page on the company website or…

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People Analytics

The complete flexibility to build, understand, and share your data story for strategic decision-making.

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Best tips for managers to improve their remote leadership skills

In the last two years, organizations worldwide have permanently adopted WFH and hybrid work models. But do leadership and management teams have the right skills to lead their dispersed teams effectively? Companies are busy drafting policies on how to make remote and hybrid work a success. Meanwhile, managers across industries are navigating the space of remote leadership and upskilling themselves. We sat down with Dr. Laura Hambley Lovett, a workplace psychologist and president/co-founder of Work EvOHlution, to get an in-depth understanding of what tools and skills high-performing managers need to…

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What is workplace bullying?

Workplace bullying refers to repeated abusive behavior that is demeaning or threatening and damages the targeted individual's wellbeing. Some examples of workplace bullying include:  Sabotaging an employee's project Ruining a coworker's social statusIntentionally spreading rumorsExclusion from meetingsVerbal attacks While workplace bullying can take many different forms, typically, the perpetrator aims to callously instill the targeted person with a feeling of victimhood and a sense of powerlessness.  Why should HR leaders care about workplace bullying? Individuals naturally think differently and have their own prejudices and perspectives, so friction between coworkers, in a…

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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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