What is Zoom fatigue?

What is Zoom fatigue?

Zoom fatigue is the tiredness people experience following excessive work-related video conferencing. Zoom fatigue emerged during the upsurge in Zoom usage following the COVID-19 social distancing protocols. Zoom fatigue isn’t an official medical term. But, it's real and causes people to feel: Drained of strength and energyReduced concentration and mindfulness Stress, anxiety, loneliness, or depression Burnout Why should HR leaders care about Zoom fatigue? Without a doubt, Zoom offers a convenient manner of communication, allowing individuals to meet online with co-workers while working from home. Yet, video conferencing can hinder fundamental forms…

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Keep your people engaged

Does employee engagement rule the world of work?

Employee engagement is a key part of any HR strategy. But how effective has employee engagement been in addressing modern companies’ biggest challenges? Even with all the hype about improving employee engagement, 16 percent of professionals "were actively disengaged in their work and workplace" in 2021, according to a Gallup poll, and the percentage of engaged employees fell for the first time in more than ten years. Is all this chatter about engagement just a lot of sizzle with little substance? It turns out that beyond its feel-good appeal and…

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What is a performance appraisal?

What is a performance appraisal?

A performance appraisal, also known as a performance review, is a routine evaluation of an employee's progress and achievements. Generally, people dread the annual performance appraisal. It's often anxiety-inducing and can leave people feeling unmotivated to perform high-quality work. Recent trends, however, have spurred companies to implement more frequent performance appraisals (quarterly, for example) that provide constructive criticism and practical guidance to support employee success. Why should HR leaders care about performance appraisals? The new and improved performance appraisals function as performance benchmarks and allow team members to receive consistent,…

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The best HR Webinars of 2021

HiBob’s top 5 webinars of 2021

What’s the next thing you want to learn?  2021 was full of all kinds of challenges–but there were some bright spots too. Many of us found ways to up our game, learn new skills, and expand our professional knowledge.  To help our friends and customers, we’ve compiled a list of our best HR webinars of the past year. So, if you’d like to take another step forward, here’s what you can learn: How to improve employee engagement and increase mobilityWhat it takes to create a company culture that goes beyond…

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What is talent analytics?

What is talent analytics?

Talent analytics is a method of utilizing employee data to promote intelligent workforce planning and business decisions. As an evolving field, talent analytics enables HR professionals to collect, analyze, and report data concerning employees and candidates to improve HR functions. Organizations rely on HR software to assist in the various forms of talent analytics, such as Algorithm-based candidate screening to source new hiresAutomated pulse surveys to gauge employee engagementPrediction of the likelihood of employee turnover Why should HR leaders care about talent analytics? With AI tech permeating every corner of…

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Innovative global hiring strategies for 2022

The Great Rehire has created an unprecedented market for talent. How can you be sure to tap into the talent your organization needs to succeed in 2022 and beyond?

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Bob 1-on-1 meetings

How to use Bob’s 1-on-1s to empower manager-employee relationships

One-on-one meetings between managers and their direct reports have always been important for aligning expectations and keeping an open line of communication. But with more and more people working hybrid or remote and with fewer face-to-face interactions at work, these meetings have become all the more crucial. One-on-one meetings can be done in person or via video conferencing and provide an opportunity to discuss a wide range of topics—current projects, general feedback, career aspirations, and more—while also enabling managers and employees to get to know each other better and facilitate…

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Make time for 1-on-1s

Facilitate check-ins for managers to drive meaningful discussions with their employees

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Celebrate Black History Month

4 ways to celebrate Black History Month in the workplace

February is Black History Month (BHM)—a time when the US celebrates African Americans’ contributions and achievements throughout the country’s history. This is an opportunity for HR to collaborate with their people to create thoughtful programming that celebrates Black culture and promotes inclusivity.

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Performance management cycle

What is a performance management cycle?

A performance management cycle is a method of guiding employees to enhance their productivity and work quality. The performance management cycle integrates ongoing support, feedback, and evaluations to facilitate employee growth that aligns with the company’s business goals. The cycle includes four components: Planning involves establishing a development plan, measurable company objectives, employee goals, and essential behaviors for success.Monitoring includes meetings and reassessments to ensure that people continually progress. Reviewing occurs at the end of the annual or biannual cycle to enable employees and management to evaluate the process and the…

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Demo: Streamlined Compensation with Bob

Watch our latest on-demand webinar to find out how Bob helps you move away from the chaos of spreadsheets and build an efficient, accurate, easy process.

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DIJGTAL's Bob Olympic Games

Gamifying Bob onboarding: Queue the Bob-Olympics

Earlier in 2021, my innovation-led design and marketing agency, DIJGTAL, began the journey of setting up our team on Bob (full disclosure, I don’t own DIJGTAL, I have the pleasure of working for them ☺️). It wasn’t long into the process that our leader of the integration—Growth and Ventures Director, Donna White, an HR/Talent veteran of 15 plus years—figured out a pretty ingenious way to onboard our entire team at the same time.  DIJGTAL holds offices in Sydney, Vancouver, and Los Angeles (also soon to be opening a new office…

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HiBob partners with 360Learning

HiBob and 360Learning partner to enhance L&D across the employee lifecycle

At HiBob, we believe in taking a people-first approach to every stage of the employee lifecycle, from onboarding to offboarding, and from hire to retire. Over the past two years, the workforce experienced a paradigm shift. People are quitting in droves amid the Great Resignation, and job openings are at an all-time high. For modern companies to excel in today’s talent-driven market, they must adapt to support new work structures and employee expectations that prioritize wellbeing, flexibility, purpose, and professional growth opportunities. I'm delighted to announce the start of HiBob's…

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The new workplace: What employees should expect in 2022

Remote is the new–but not only–reality of 2022: HR leaders talk strategy

The global workplace has changed significantly during the worldwide disruption of the past two years. As a result, organizations have made permanent changes to the ways they work. Many of these changes required managers and HR leaders to step their involvement up a notch or two. Organizations also came to rely heavily on new technology solutions to support people working from their homes, offices, vacation rentals, or the neighborhood coffee shop. But what changes can teams and leaders expect in the year ahead? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dp7-AXPpGA We recently gathered a group of…

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What is on-the-job training (OJT)?

What is on-the-job training?

On-the-job training (OJT) is the process of providing practical instruction to employees as they engage in experiential learning in their jobs. In OJT, people may take time to observe more experienced co-workers, perform duties under the guidance of a designated individual, or engage in a company learning and development program. In a sense, every job demands some form of on-the-job training. Typically, however, OJT is prevalent in jobs that require hands-on work, the usage of power tools and machinery, or among people learning to use a new system or tech…

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