How to help your people maintain work-life balance

It’s mid-August 2020 and here we are, at home, working, resting, and attempting to relax under one roof. Any semblance of a line between work and not-work has blurred. We can’t control what our people do in the privacy of their own homes, in front of the blue light of their screens, but we can give them the tools to lead healthier, happier lives. These tips are for you and your people, to help guide you through troubling times and come out productive and refreshed. Let’s discuss: What work-life balance…

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How HR can support wellbeing and mental wellness

Prioritizing employee wellbeing needs to be a tenet of your culture. There. We said it.  Employee wellbeing is the mental and physical health of an employee: their stress levels, the amount of time they spend sitting, their hours, and their feeling of safety and comfort. While not all of this is within HR’s control, by integrating wellbeing support and resources into organizational culture, HR will be able to create an environment where employees and managers respect wellbeing, honor boundaries, and pursue a healthy work-life balance. HR has a wealth of…

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Discussing productivity, furloughs, and remote engagement with HR leader Hailey Wojcik

If you’ve seen or read The Devil Wears Prada, you might think you have an idea of what fashion media looks like. Hailey Wojcik, Global Head of People at fashion media company Business of Fashion, is here to shatter that stereotype. Wojcik sat down with us to share her experiences keeping employees united during a pandemic, managing morale from a distance, and making virtual happy hours just a little less awkward. Hibob: How are you keeping your people engaged and motivated? Hailey Wojcik: We’ve decided to heavily invest in our…

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Webinar: Top 10 hacks for remote productivity

Now that we’re all settling into WFH life, our priorities are changing. While the initial period of adjusting to a distributed workforce was all about coping, looking ahead will be all about taking advantage of this new way of work and helping employees thrive.  Now that most modern companies are either looking ahead to a fully-remote or hybrid working model, leadership teams are asking HR leaders all kinds of new questions: How can you keep WFH employees productive, engaged, and focused?How can you monitor the work that employees are doing…

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Your HR strategy checklist

Want to get HR a seat at the table? You need to be strategic. Set aside time to plan out your biggest goals. Hit the ground running with all the facts, figures, and strategy you need to succeed. Here’s a checklist to help you structure your strategic HR plan.

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Performance and compensation guide Hibob

Performance and compensation, should they be connected?

When building a compensation strategy or updating an existing one based on organizational growth, it’s imperative to consider how compensation connects to performance, and how that connection can inspire your employees to drive the organization forward.

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360° PERFORMANCE AND GOAL MANAGEMENT

Empower employees to take an active role in their growth and transform the performance review process into a holistic, flexible experience.

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A metric that matters: quality of hire

Every new hire that comes through your doors (or logs onto your Slack) is a big investment. It’s taken a lot of time and money to get them in front of that computer. Hiring costs go beyond salary and benefits: you’re looking at headhunters, promoted job ads, travel reimbursements for interviews, and time spent recruiting and interviewing. If the folks you’re hiring aren’t a perfect 10 then not only did all that time and money go down the toilet, but you’re going to be spending even more on your next…

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The guide to addressing cultural safety for HR leaders

The guide to addressing cultural safety for HR leaders

The pillars of cultural safety: 1. What does cultural safety mean? 2. Existing laws protecting cultural safety 3. Beyond legal standards 4. HR’s culture safety role 5. Long-term strategies for protecting cultural safety

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How HR leaders create a code of conduct

Society is undergoing a period of introspection and breaking down barriers that prevent cultural understanding—and the modern workplace is leading the charge. According to the 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer, people are looking to their employers to implement positive changes and respond to inequality, discrimination, and harassment. HR leaders have the tools to promote an inclusive, diverse, and healthy work culture in partnership with other stakeholders. By moving the dial, HR can impact not just an organization and its employees, but society at large.  One of the ways that HR leaders…

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Measuring absenteeism rates and their impact

Whether they’re turning on their laptops while WFH or sliding into their desk chairs in the office, for employees to be productive they have to show up. That’s why absenteeism rates can be a make-or-break metric for your workplace. Absenteeism is the HR term for “not coming to work when you’re not sick or on holiday.” Measuring an organization’s absenteeism rate is an excellent way to temperature-check engagement and culture health. Let’s learn about: How to measure absenteeism ratesWhat causes absenteeismConsequence of absenteeismHow to mitigate high absenteeism rates How to…

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What is remote onboarding?

What is remote onboarding? Remote onboarding is the process of incorporating a new employee into a company and familiarizing them with the company culture and policies, so they can become an effective and contributing member of the team implementing technology of video calls and tech tools. A good onboarding process is reminiscent of boarding a plane. At the beginning of an adventure, you’re greeted by someone who’s happy to have you. They help you find your seat and get acclimated so the flight will be comfortable and you’ll get to…

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Scaling company culture tips

We’re advocates for building company culture early—the sooner the better. But we’re also advocates for revising as your company grows and develops. Company culture isn’t something that should be stagnant: just as people change with time, so do their values. What seemed appropriate two years ago might not align with your values today; what you’ve learned about other cultures and organizations might push you to make big changes. What we’re saying is, as your company scales, your culture should adapt. We checked in with HR experts about their advice for…

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6 tips for defining the new normal from CHROs

We’re learning to fly the plane while it’s in the air. That means lots of imposter syndrome for HR leaders: lots of scrambling, lots of hoping to do the right thing. The only thing we can do now is try to keep calm and make decisions that we’ll be proud of in a year. We’re not alone, something that’s important to remember: every HR leader at every company all over the world is dealing with these struggles too. To get a better idea of what others are doing and how…

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What is salary review?

What is a salary review? A salary review is the evaluation process that managers conduct to determine if employees' salaries fairly and accurately reflect their work performances. A thorough salary review depends on these factors: Employee work performance or performance review resultsPositionEmploye value in the external job marketDesignated compensation budget Why should HR leaders care about salary reviews? Salary reviews offer employees the chance to receive compensation that matches their work performance. Salary reviews can also improve employee: RetentionEngagementProductivityWork performance What can HR leaders do to implement effective salary reviews?…

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