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March 17, 2022
As the situation in Ukraine is still ongoing, our first reference is the same resource as in the previous newsletter: HR for Ukraine on Notion. This Notion site has expanded in the last two weeks and has a lot of relevant information for helping employees and other people in Ukraine (and also now Russia and Belarus).
Below you’ll also find some new insights from Back and wider-context stories and articles about the current situation:
✊ What do people look for in a leader?
🇺🇦 How companies have reacted to the war in Ukraine
🎬 If you talk the talk, then you have to walk the walk.
Have other resources we should know about and share in this newsletter? Let us know.
All the best,
Maresch from Back
All the best,
Alex from Back
HR KPIs: Which metrics to measure as a People team
HR metrics have become a key part of the overall business strategy, but there are countless areas to consider – from productivity to retention to D&I and more. What should you be tracking? In this article, we run you through which metrics should be on your dashboard, why they matter, and how to measure them.
The best employee benefits for 2022
During a time of extreme turnover (“The Great Resignation”) and the war for talent, it’s more important than ever that companies offer benefits that employees truly care about. In this article, we’ll cover some key points to consider when building your benefit program, then offer 8 of the most popular employee benefits for 2022 according to People experts.
Leadership lessons from the frontline. Authenticity, courage, relatability, and not overcomplicating things – these are the traits that get people behind a leader like Volodymyr Zelenskyy. [Forbes]
How companies are talking about the war in Ukraine. The way companies have reacted to the Ukraine situation will change the way they react to future conflicts. [Quartz]
Speaking of companies practicing what they preach... If you’re not, prepare to get called out. We've previously talked about the importance of being authentic – when it comes to being sustainable, providing benefits that make a difference, etc. It's now been proven once again on International Women's Day with a Twitter bot that calls out companies who posted about women, but who actually have a gender pay gap. [Quartz]
Instead of our usual section with People Ops job postings, below you’ll find just a few of the initiatives for hiring Ukrainian freelancers to help them in the current situation:
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