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What is corporate social responsibility

What is corporate social responsibility? Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a company's initiative to integrate charitable and environmentally sustainable practices into its culture. CSR stems from the idea that companies can increase their profits and make the world a better place at the same time. Though CSR is voluntary, societal pressure has impacted big corporations to incorporate CSR into their business models and brand. Some examples of CSR include: philanthropic contributions to charity organizations and human welfare,integrating sustainable energy or sustainable food sources,incorporating volunteer opportunities for people,reducing waste and environmental…

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What is employee empowerment?

What is employee empowerment? Employee empowerment is a management strategy that encourages self-reliance, independence, and accountability among personnel. Rather than centralizing the leadership only among executives, employee empowerment calls on each employee to display leadership qualities appropriate for their position and capabilities.  Trust is the foundation of employee empowerment—employers need to believe that their employees will act intelligently and responsibly. Knowing that their employers trust them, in turn, gives people the space to think, act, and express themselves independently. While each company will determine how to apply employee empowerment, some…

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How to keep the digital recruitment and employer lifecycle human

How can HR and TA leaders attract top talent, onboard, and nurture employees at all stages of the employee lifecycle to improve retention?

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Leadership tips for transitioning to a hybrid workplace for the long term

According to the 2021 Pulse of the American Worker Survey from Prudential, 87 percent of employees want to continue working from home at least one day a week, and 68 percent agree that a hybrid work structure is ideal. Moreover, 42 percent will search for another job if their current organization doesn’t offer some kind of remote option long-term. As the data indicates, pivoting to a hybrid work structure will help you retain valuable team members and attract new talent. But the adjustment phase can be a challenge as everyone…

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It’s time to fall into Fall: tips for motivating your people this season

Employee motivation is a key driver for HR leaders and managers alike. Motivation in the workplace can be a challenge at any time of the year, but this phenomenon is especially present during the Fall season as the Winter blues and cold weather start slowly creeping up. With summer over and another COVID winter upon us, motivation can be hard to come by. One surefire way to drive productivity this autumn is through an employee motivation questionnaire or survey. There are plenty of free staff motivation questionnaire templates and resources…

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Employee retention strategies for the new world of work

In April, nearly 4 million people quit their jobs—the highest turnover in 20 years. In August, 4.3 million people quit their jobs. Those are record numbers, and there’s good reason to think more employees will continue to walk. Human Resources and Learning and Development professionals can’t ignore this Great Resignation. They need to understand what’s fuelling this movement and how companies can hang on to top talent.  Hibob teamed up with 360Learning to explore this very issue in our recent webinar. You can check out the on-demand event here, or…

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What is indirect compensation?

What is indirect compensation? Indirect compensation is a type of remuneration that typically encompasses non-monetary forms of payment. Direct compensation includes base pay, bonuses, commission, and incentives. Indirect compensation includes paid time off and overtime pay, as well as benefits that have financial value, but no cash value, such as: Insurance plansParental leaveTechnological devicesStock optionsRetirement planning and financial consultations Except for government-mandated benefits, organizations can choose which forms of indirect compensation to incorporate.  Why should HR leaders care about indirect compensation? Understanding indirect compensation is essential for HR leaders. During…

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How to get employee experience on the executive agenda

According to HR thought leader, Josh Bersin, the pandemic “changed recruitment overnight, and the subsequent ‘Great Resignation’ has led employees across industries to reevaluate their careers, prioritize their wellbeing, and, in many cases, make big life changes [that] … often include leaving their jobs.”  Today’s war for talent is tied directly to this shift in employee expectations and priorities. In a survey conducted in the spring of 2021, Hibob found that 36 percent of today's workforce is prepared to quit if their employers refuse to meet demands surrounding flexibility and…

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How to drive business growth through people

How can HR leaders align with the leadership team and create a robust people strategy that supports your growth plans for 2022 and beyond?

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The new workplace: What employees should expect in 2022

What should employees expect in the 2022 workplace—and how can HR leaders create strategies that will make a difference?

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How Logz.io saves hours every payroll cycle using bob’s Payroll Hub

Logz.io was an early adopter of bob. As a small start-up that was scaling rapidly, it became clear that they needed to replace their manual HR processes and spreadsheets with an HRIS.

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HR doesn’t “partner” with the business. HR is part of the business.

In 1998, HBR described the role of Human Resources (HR) as follows:   "In most companies today, HR is sanctioned mainly to play policy police and regulatory watchdog. It handles the paperwork involved in hiring and firing, manages the bureaucratic aspects of benefits, and administers compensation decisions made by others ... But the fact remains: the activities of HR appear to be—and often are—disconnected from the real work of the organization. The new agenda, however, would mean that every one of HR’s activities would in some concrete way help the company…

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Creating an exceptional customer experience that drives success

Putting customers first has always been in Hibob's DNA. From the beginning, our overall business strategy has prioritized investing in our clients with a dedicated customer success strategy. Now that we've closed our Series C funding round, we're able to go full-force ahead to achieve our goal of creating even more exceptional customer experiences.  Hibob further demonstrated its dedication to a customer-first approach when I was promoted to Chief Customer Officer. Taking on this role is an absolute privilege for me. Leading Customer Success in a customer-first company like Hibob…

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What are supplemental wages?

Supplemental wages are payments that employers provide to employees in addition to their regular wages. While regular wages are comprised of hourly wages or a monthly salary, supplemental wages can include earnings such as: Severance payBonusesCommissionsOvertime payAwardsVacation payAccumulated sick leave paymentsRetroactive pay increases As an enhancement of the basic compensation plan, supplemental wages are subject to specific tax regulations. By law, employers potentially have to withhold tax from supplemental wages differently than from regular wages. Withholding tax from supplemental wages depends on: The total amount of supplemental wages paid annually—if…

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How gender equality in the workplace boosts company profits

According to the World Economic Forum, it’ll take 267.6 years to close the gender pay gap. The Global Gender Gap Report also found that the second largest area of gender disparity is in economic participation and opportunity, at 42 percent. This and other recent studies confirm that the pervasiveness of gender inequality not only hinders women’s ability to advance, it’s also costing the entire global economy. According to Australia’s Office for Women, the Australian GDP could increase by a massive 11 percent, should women’s equality be promoted. Gender equality at…

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