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I Hate it Here

Welcome to I Hate it Here, a safe space for jaded, overworked and emotionally burned out HR/People Operations professionals who need a little inspiration to tackle the newest dumpster fire of the week.

I Hate it Here is a weekly newsletter by People Leader veteran Hebba Youssef. Each week, Hebba will deliver insights, learnings, and advice on how to build companies and cultures that people actually love.


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LATEST News from I Hate it Here

The key to HR’s success:

One of the most difficult parts about working in HR is navigating all the different relationships and their competing expectations….

Why does working in HR feel so lonely?

Most people who meet me assume I went into HR because I am an extrovert who loves meeting and connecting…

Best practices in the hybrid world.

Over the last few weeks I’ve been diving into different aspects of the hybrid world and how to tackle the…

Hybrid work helps foster inclusion. ​

In the Summer of 2020 we saw corporate America jump into action with commitments, dollars and initiatives for how they…

Do your employees feel invisible in the hybrid world? 

Have you ever heard that phrase, “Out of mind, out of sight?” Other than being a great Buffy episode, it’s…

Why is managing in the hybrid world so hard?

Historically, corporate America’s approach to management has been: But, when the world went remote the issues with this approach were…

Why are companies demanding a return to the office?

The state of hybrid work right now is… interesting.  Some companies are demanding a return while others are staying flexible….

Laws Every HR Person Should Know About

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 Introduced by: President John F. Kennedy  Passed by: Lyndon Johnson  Year: 1964  The situation:…