Webinar: Creating a winning compensation strategy

With the world in chaos and most teams still distributed, it might not seem like the time to kick off a complicated compensation process. We, however, respectfully disagree. Research shows that compensation strategy is a vital part of human resource management and a key element in improving morale and recruiting and retaining top talent. That being said, the current realities of work-from-home life have raised several key questions when it comes to building a solid and scalable comp and benefit strategy, such as: How should a modern company navigate merit-based…

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Performance Makes Perfect: Measuring Employees Remotely

Most teams have been working remotely now for over a quarter, but it still feels like we’re far away from things returning to normal—whatever that means. Four months into WFH, many companies are broaching new tricky terrain: How can I measure employee performance remotely? With many modern companies looking ahead to a fully-remote or hybrid working model, managers and HR leaders are dealing with so many new challenges when it comes to performance, such as: How can you gauge an employee’s performance and productivity when you don’t see them in-person?How…

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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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Webinar: Creating a productive and secure work-from-home experience

The world of work has changed quickly, and probably forever. We’re creating new best practices for this “new normal” every day, and one of our big struggles is how to thrive in this new working, confusing environment. HR teams are working overtime to create an engaging and secure work environment from home, especially for newer employees. How can you securely onboard a new employee from home? What resources and tools do new hires need when WFH? What does an engaging and inclusive WFH environment look like? Hibob, the world’s premier…

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Webinar: Building your company culture remotely: Help employees thrive from home

The world of work has changed—quickly, and probably forever. We’re creating new best practices for this “new normal” every day, and one of our big struggles is how to block out the noise and thrive in this new working environment. HR teams are working hard to adjust to a world where employees are across cities, not desks, especially in a time of crisis. How can you support employees and their families during a pandemic? How can you maintain productivity? How can you present and strengthen your culture? And, most importantly,…

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5 ways to WFH

5 ways customers use bob to manage a remote workforce

Webinar: Managing remote employees Are you struggling to manage your remote workforce, and doing so quite unexpectedly? We know that in these trying times, it can be difficult to reach your people while working from home but we’re all doing our best. That’s why last Thursday, Hibob’s Head of UK Customer Support, Alyson Sturgess, held a webinar on how Hibob is leveraging its innovative platform to manage a remote workforce. During our latest webinar, Alyson walked us through key features that maintain remote culture and effective workflow, and how bob…

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Hibob webinar: Is employee retention realistic?

Yesterday, we held a webinar exploring if employee retention is still a realistic KPI for modern People and Talent functions.  https://youtu.be/pQSnaxR9X-Y There was one clear takeaway: that we need to embrace the fact that the average employee tenure has become shorter. So, to get the most out of your people in shorter time frames, setting honest, clear expectations and objectives throughout the employee lifecycle are key. The session was hosted by two lively HR influencers: Matt Buckland (Head of Talent and Co-Founder at Rainmaking Studio) and Matt Bradburn (Co-Founder, the…

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Webinar: understanding employee experience design

Today, we hosted a webinar with our friends from 5ive.Studio: an Experience Design agency based in the Nordics.In this session, co-founders Steve Usher and Morten Raahague looked at: What employee experience design actually meansWhy businesses need to champion human-centered designHow HR can redesign experiences to impact the bottom line https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fG9AHxUWM_0 Here’s a summary of Steve and Morten’s five steps to help HR design incredible employee experiences: 1. Start by shifting your mindset  When it comes to designing a great experience: it’s less about budget and more about shifting your perspective. …

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Webinar: The remote working experience

This month, our HR, Talent and Culture community has been exploring the best ways to engage remote and global teams. Last week we had a successful London meet-up, where we looked at how to build culture across many sites. And today, we hosted a webinar with Jamie Bray (Founder of Brayber Recruitment), exploring the remote working experience. As an expert in remote working - both in sourcing remote candidates, and offering his staff all kinds of remote working incentives - his underlying messages were clear: Remote work is becoming the…

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Happiness at work weekhighlights and top tips

With International Happiness at Work Week drawing to a close, we have been reflecting back on the events and webinars that we have hosted this week and have a whole repertoire of tips and advice we’re excited to share with you.  Our first webinar of the week looked at the importance of motivation and collaboration across all teams within a business - including (arguably, most importantly) the leadership team. In order to identify what really motivates and bonds a high performing, happy team - we went outside of the boardroom…

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Webinar: Managing Change Through People Leadership

For those of you who joined my Webinar with Hibob, you’ll know that my approach is FAR from HR (even though that rhymes). It’s about managing change through PEOPLE leadership!  https://youtu.be/YFvps8KAO10 I’m not interested in discussing traditional HR Change Management processes, because I don’t believe slapping a generic process on top of a problem ever works. In modern day, fast paced, high growth businesses, we need something more transformative. Hence (one of) Unleashed’s mottos: HR is dead, long live People! We’ll start by looking at some key steps to creating…

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Webinar: Performance Reviews and Productivity

Following our webinar on future-proofing performance processes, to boost productivity and meet the demands of today’s workforce, here is a roundup of the key points and takeaways. https://youtu.be/Maru-rI2LTQ The session began with bob’s Head of Customer Success, Alyson Sturgess, taking us through the importance of performance reviews and how they can contribute to enhanced productivity. She discussed how getting the right performance measures in place, can be the perfect way to: Close the feedback loop between manager and employeeSet clear expectations and goalsClarify what success looks likeConfirm what makes an…

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Hibob events: Getting started with people analytics in HR

It’s been a highly analytical week at Hibob with our conversations around data and people analytics in full flow. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HJOjhw2AuU Our in-house data scientist, Adina Lederhendler, shared her top tips for getting started with People Analytics during a webinar on Tuesday and a panel of HR and insight experts (Nicola Millard, Luke Wilkins and Lauren Brown) took us through some real life examples of the impact data can have on a people function, during our panel discussion last night.  While presented in different formats the underlying message was very much…

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Webinar: How to Build an Employer Brand in 100 Days with Dave Hazlehurst

This week, Hibob hosted a webinar led by Dave Hazlehurst, employer brand strategist and director at Ph.Creative, an employer branding agency that works with companies all over the globe. He took us through the stages his company uses when working with organizations to build a robust and attractive employee brand proposition. https://youtu.be/teiPR8TLS0U Company employer brand vs. customer-facing brand First up, it’s important to get clear on the difference between your customer-facing branding and your employee-facing branding: The customer-facing brand: what you do and what you sellEmployer brand: who you are…

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