Affinity bias

What is affinity bias?

Affinity bias, also referred to as similarity bias, is the unconscious human tendency to gravitate toward other people with similar backgrounds, interests, and beliefs. While we may think that we actively make conscious choices to surround ourselves with people based on their character, the reality is that we aren’t very good at being objective when choosing who we like and want to be around. More often than not, people tend to gravitate towards others simply because they remind them of themselves.

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Unpacking Hybrid and Return-to-Office Challenges

Building a positive work culture: Unpacking hybrid and return-to-office challenges

As we adapt to this new world of work, return-to-office questions are becoming more nuanced and harder to solve.

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Paid Holidays

What are paid holidays?

Paid holidays are days of festivity or recreation when people can take a paid day off. These may be state, national, or religious holidays. US federal law does not require employers to pay their people for holiday days.

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Employee directory

What is an employee directory?

An employee directory is a resource dedicated to storing information about the members of an organization, including their names, job titles, and contact information. Some directories may also include other information such as biographies and fun facts.

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Winning as we: HiBob raises an additional $150M in Series D funding

We're beyond proud to announce HiBob’s latest round of Series D funding—$150M—bringing our total funding to $424M.

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Soaring with change

Change management strategies for dynamic times

By laying the groundwork now and planning for tomorrow’s unknowns, you can strengthen your organization’s resilience to change and support your teams as your business evolves—leading to positive outcomes for everyone.

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Organizational Structure

What is organizational structure?

Organizational structure is the system by which an organization directs its activities in order to achieve its goals. It can include various elements, including rules, roles, and responsibilities. Organizational structure determines the flow of work and information through a company and its levels.

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Employee Tenure

What is employee tenure?

Employee tenure, or job tenure, is the length of time a person has worked for a particular employer. HR professionals usually categorize job tenure into two groups: long and short. Some employers view tenure as an essential criterion for hiring new people.

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Bob's New Audio and Video Features

How Bob's new audio and video features boost employee belonging

Bob now offers people the option of personalizing their profile with an audio file they can upload on how to pronounce their name.

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Global Hiring Strategy

Prioritizing a global hiring strategy: How it can build your team’s resilience

One of the keys to achieving an effective global recruitment strategy is to embrace the digital tools that have become commonplace in the world of work.

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What is a merit increase?

A merit increase is a salary raise granted to an employee for outstanding work performance or achievements. Eligibility for a merit increase is based on a company’s budget, internal criteria, merit metrics system, and the employee’s value in the job market.

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Personalized Onboarding Experiences Make a Difference

First impressions count! How Bob creates personalized onboarding experiences new hires won’t forget.

Providing your people with a successful onboarding experience is essential for employee satisfaction and retention, as research by the Brandon Hall Group shows. In fact, they found that organizations with a strong onboarding process increase their retention of new hires by 82 percent and productivity by an incredible 70 percent.

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Dynamic Workforce Planning Strategies

Dynamic workforce planning strategies for market ups and downs

Traditionally, companies have employed workforce planning and talent management during market downturns as part of workforce reduction strategies. But in today’s unpredictable economy, HR leaders need to be prepared for sudden, overnight growth as much as for downsizing—especially in the tech industry. The key is to build dynamic workforce plans you can apply to various situations.

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What is compensation management?

Compensation management is the process of managing analyzing and determining the salary, incentives, and benefits each employee receives.

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Employee turnover

What is employee turnover?

Employee turnover is an HR metric that measures the rate at which employees leave their jobs, voluntarily or involuntarily, over a specific duration of time.

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