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Why did Airbnb get rid of its HR department?

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HC Online | 12 Feb 2016, 07:00 AM Agree 0
Airbnb has decided to do away with its HR function, replacing it with a new group focused entirely on ‘employee experience’.
  • HR got bigger with a new name | 12 Feb 2016, 11:13 AM Agree 0
    Nice click bait. HR is still at Airbnb with an expanded role to administer food and facilities. This has already been done by some corporates. It looks like a branding alignment activity which may/might/possibly add value and some energy / excitement for a little while. Human Capital and People/ Capability or People & Culture might not be aligned to Airbnb brand. Whatever it's called Airbnb still have a HR function and it has gotten bigger. There are more names / brands being created for HR everyday. It's a naming issue and not a content issue.
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