With introduction by Claire Hastwell
This past year has proved itself to be a continuation of 2020’s uncertainty. Around the globe, lockdown cycles, variants and anti-vax movements have paved the way for a “new normal” that feels anything but normal.
But despite all this, 2021 also brought us stories of hope, from companies that truly embody what it means to be a great place to work. Employers are stepping up for social justice, giving back to their communities and inspiring their employees through For All™ leadership.
We always strive to keep our blog timely and relevant to what’s happening in the world. That’s why throughout 2021, we’ve continued to monitor the lingering impacts of COVID-19 on the workplace, conduct new research on employee satisfaction and share stories from employers who are finding new and innovative ways to enhance company culture.
From employee well-being topics to the evolving role of HR, these are the conversations that have shaped our 2021 and yours.
Articulating your organization’s values and purposes through a definitive employer brand has never been more important than it is this year, with the great resignation looming over the horizon.
The indomitable bayanihan spirit has risen above the challenges of COVID-19 in the years that it challenged the country and the world. We shared inspiring stories of people-first leadership practices from Philippine companies like Synchrony, Paypal, Ingram Micro, 3M Global Service Center, White & Case and other organizations in our growing Great Place to Work-Certified™ Community.
HR professionals have proven to be the essential workers of every workplace, the unsung heroes of every organization. The people whose heart and passion fuels the improvement and transformation of workplaces in this ever-evolving landscape.