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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

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:…

WTF is going on in this labor market?

Are you also confused about what’s going on in the market?  You’re not alone! I’ve been watching the layoff news…

What we get wrong about parental leave:

The biggest thing I’ve seen companies get wrong about parental leave? They center the policies around birthing mothers.  While there…

Does your workplace support working moms?

I’ll let you in on a very personal secret of mine: I’m afraid of someday becoming a mom.  Not only…

You can’t ignore mental health at work. 

The first panic attack I had was because of work.  I remember being so scared and not understanding what was…