New year, new profile
Enable the new employee profile for your company – with quick links and side navigation to easily get where you need in Bob.
Choose when to turn on features
Now you can decide when to roll out new major features. For a limited time, you can decide when to turn on or off new features for everyone in your organization.
Grant permissions with ease
It’s easier than ever to view and grant permissions with a new look and feel on Bob. The look may have changed but don’t worry, all of the same functionality is included.
Add effective dates to custom fields
Now you can create custom fields with effective end dates and historical fields for easy tracking outside of tables, create change reports, and more.
New! DE&I dashboard - metrics at a glance
Easily access DE&I analytics with this new dedicated dashboard. Analyze by age, gender, or ethnicity to track and report on diversity and inclusion.
Adjust eSign templates
Need to change or duplicate an eSign template? You can easily replace the template or make a copy of it with a click of a button.
Better doc organization in flows
Now you can separate individual doc requests and select and preassign destination folders for easy storing in your onboarding flows.
Meet on your own time
Say goodbye to manual time zone searches. Now you can set 1-on-1 meetings in your own timezone.
Automatically replace approvers in flows
Remove roadbumps from your flows. Approvers for task lists, flow settings, and outstanding approval flows are automatically replaced when the original owner is out on leave or terminated.
Updated calculations in dashboards
Have you ever rehired someone within a day after they left? The joiners and leavers calculations have been revised to exclude cases like this.
More insights for non-working events
View your people’s availability at a glance in a new display at the top of your calendar. Absences due to non-working events have also been added to the insights panel – giving you a more accurate overview of everyone’s time off.
Track timesheet status across all sites
You can now see at a glance whether timesheets have been submitted and approved, on all company sites, by looking at the new Timesheet status and summary report.
Grant full YOS increase on work anniversary
Now you can choose to grant the full years of service (YOS) allowance increase on an employee’s work anniversary, instead of prorating it relative to the date in the cycle.
Override requests with accuracy
Bob now accepts overriding time off requests, even when the new request is a non-working, paid day (like sick leave). If you’re on approved holiday and get sick in the middle, Bob receives the request and recalculates your holiday balance accordingly.
Rapidly update current balances
Handle multiple corrections and adjustments of employees’ balances – in one bulk import.
Time Off reports only when needed
Declutter your inbox! Now you can get Time Off reports only when new records are detected, so you’re immediately alerted when employees reach their Bradford Factor score threshold, or other criteria, such as total sick leave taken greater than a given amount.
New for Norway & Denmark
Best practice guides now available for setting up new sites, including custom fields and calendars, in Norway and Denmark.
View Mercer benchmarking data in Bob
Improve your company metrics with industry leading Mercer benchmark data, all from your Bob dashboard. See how you compare on: manager to employee ratio, promotion rate, retention rate, attrition rate and pay gap. This is a paid add-on.
Improved Payroll reports page
Managing payroll reports just got easier!. Now the reports page is divided into dedicated sections, where you can find the information more easily, including connected open and closed cycles. Sync issues can be spotted and fixed more easily.
Banking details in Paylocity and Xero integrations
Access more payroll info in Bob!
Now you can also access banking details from Paylocity, Xero UK and Xero AU in HiBob. Make life easier for employees and payroll, with an improved sync between your HR and payroll systems.
Keypay integrates with HiBob
Easily sync payroll data between Australian payroll provider Keypay and HiBob using the new SyncEzy integration connector. Sync details between the two systems to reduce payroll errors and reduce time spent on reporting.
Easily set up your Jira integration
Jira is now available as a full self-serve integration, so you or your IT team can easily set it up in Bob. Full data mapping configurations are available, and it’s easier than ever to manage tickets related to onboarding and offboarding.
Test API integrations in Sandbox
Testing made easier. When running public APIs you can choose to run them in your Sandbox or Production environments. Deploy new integrations smoothly by testing in Bob’s Sandbox first.
Easily Trigger Webhooks
Data creation or updates to custom tables will now trigger a webhook event.
The data can be created/updated via the UI or using API and will be reflected in the webhooks.
Opt in to SFTP Notifications
Choose your own notifications! Now you can toggle on or off for SFTP notifications. Get the email notifications you need, and reduce noise in your inbox.