Resources for Humans
Welcome to Resources for Humans, our free Slack community of 8,000+ HR leaders!
This community is designed to help HR professionals connect, share advice, and ask questions.
We're so excited to have you join us!
BUT read this onboarding document before you jump in and start participating!
Code of Conduct
To help maintain a safe and welcoming environment, we ask that all community members adhere to a few guidelines that are listed below. Don’t worry, the rules are simple.
NOTE: This is not a community for legal advice and on some range of topics (visas, harassment issues, compliance, etc.) the community members are not giving legal advice and should not be considered responsible for that advice.
Always be supportive and helpful to others. Speak to others the way you’d like them to speak to you. Help us keep this place as accessible and inclusive as possible.
No selling, please and thank you!
This space is strictly for HR professionals
to connect and learn from each other.
If anyone reaches out to you trying to solicit a product, to push a survey for company purpose, etc., notify an RfH admin.
Keep it in the Community
Resources for Humans is a safe space for HR leaders to ask questions and share their POV. These conversations should be kept within the confines of the community; no sharing with the outside world.
The quality and usefulness of this community depends on you:
- Ask questions
- Answer questions
- Engage in discourse
- Keep the conversation to the right channel
The best policy is one message, one channel — avoid posting in multiple channels for more visibility (for everyone’s sake)!
We encourage you to help lead the conversation! This community is a forum to engage with other knowledgeable professionals — think of it as a place to discuss strategies, ask questions, share insights, provide mentorship, etc.
Before you start
Fill out your Slack profile! Where do you work and what do you do? For example, put your company in your name so people know, like Grace (Lattice).
Make sure to add a profile picture.
Introduce yourself in the #introductions channel.
Set your Slack notifications however you prefer. Keep in mind you can leave and join any channel you wish!
What is Resources for Humans?
Resources for Humans is Lattice’s community for People Ops professionals. It’s a safe space for HR Professionals to ask questions and share their knowledge and experience with others!
I want to invite a friend to RfH, why can’t I add them?
We keep the group private to ensure there are no vendors or special interests joining the group! If you have a friend or colleague in People Ops who should be in Resources for Humans, have them apply here
I applied — how long will it take for my application to get approved?
Applications are reviewed by an RfH admin once a week.
How do I add Resources for Humans to my Slack?
Follow these instructions.
How do I change my email in Slack?
Follow these instructions.
Who moderates this group?
Grace (Lattice) is the community manager.
We have a range of channels that you can join. This is a curated selection (and you’ll be added into some automatically when you first join) so check the Slack group for the full list!
NOTE: We can’t cover everything, but we can try! Suggest channels you’d like to see added to Slack here
Resources for Humans
You will be added automatically but your first post should be in this channel so the community can say hi 👋
Discuss all of the benefits (non-wage compensation) provided to employees in your companies
A channel to talk $$$ (W2s, salaries, severance, and more)
Company values, team habits: talk about life in your organization!
Discuss and share diversity & inclusion efforts in your team or larger org!
Discuss software and technology options that can help your orgs run more successfully.
For sharing job postings! Find and post Recruiting/HR/Culture-specific jobs on our Job Board
Always be learning: share how your org is helping employees grow with training, courses, etc.
Get ahead of any potential legal problems by fact-checking with other HR professionals in this channel.
How do you set up new employees for success? Share tactics here!
Any and all conversations about performance management in your team or organization belong in this channel.
Have virtual teams or teammates? Keep them in the loop with the right policies and tactics.
Recruiting 101 and all the troubleshooting needed to go with it.
We also recently started some regional channels so you can start connecting with HR professionals near you. To find them, just look under Channels in your sidebar! Pssst, we want to start holding RfH IRL meetups so you can meet the people you’ve been talking to online in real life! If you want to host a meetup,
let us know — all meetups will be announced in their respective location channel.
Pro tip: These channels can also be fun resources if you have travel coming up!
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