Headspace has been selected for the Impact Fifty Award
Headspace has been recognised as one of the most impactful companies to work for and awarded the Impact Fifty Award 2023. Impact Fifty recognises only 50 companies for their commitment to creating a workplace environment where all employees feel they are making a genuine impact on an important cause.
Impact Fifty is the latest series by Hyer, deep diving into the world of impact and beyond. Exploring the most meaningful places to work and going behind the scenes to meet the most defining companies.
Headspace is the mindfulness and meditation app that provides guided meditations and mindfulness exercises to help improve mental health and overall well-being. Headspace aims to improve the health and happiness of the world by addressing mental health issues and reducing the stigma that can still be associated with mental health. Headspace is convenient and easily accessible - having had over 62 million downloads; it is available in over 190 countries, with over 4 million paid subscribers. Its widespread popularity is due to its user-friendly interface and wide range of content, including guided meditations for stress, sleep, and other specific issues.
Headspace has made it easy for people to learn about and engage in these practices, regardless of their prior experience or knowledge and aims to help people develop a consistent practice of mindfulness and meditation, which can be difficult for some people to maintain on their own. Headspace has had a significant role in establishing the effectiveness of mindfulness and meditation as evidence-based practices for improving mental health and overall well-being. The app's use of techniques that are backed by scientific research and its association with a team of trained health experts has helped to increase the credibility of these practices, which in turn has led to more people seeking out these resources.
The culture behind Headspace
"At Headspace, we're all about promoting mindfulness and well-being through meditation and mindfulness practices. And, we don't just talk the talk, we walk the walk. Our culture is all about creating a positive, supportive work environment where everyone feels like they can be their best selves. We're a pretty diverse and inclusive bunch, and we believe that our differences make us stronger. So, whether you're an introvert or an extrovert, a seasoned pro or just starting out, you'll feel right at home here. And, we encourage open and honest communication, so you can always feel heard.
Work-life balance is important, and that's something we take seriously at Headspace. We want everyone to feel valued and supported, not just in their professional lives, but in all aspects of their lives.
If you're someone who is passionate about wellness and helping others, then Headspace might just be the place for you. If you believe in the power of mindfulness and meditation to transform lives, then you'll fit right in. If you're a creative thinker who loves to collaborate and bring new ideas to the table, then you'll thrive here.
But more than just having the right skills, at Headspace, we value people who are kind, curious, and always willing to lend a hand. We believe that it's the little things that make a big difference, and we're looking for team members who are just as invested in creating a positive work environment as they are in their work. If you're someone who is driven, empathetic, and always looking to grow and learn, then you'll fit right in at Headspace."
Impact Fifty is a movement that selects only the highest standard careers and companies that genuinely make an impact on important causes.
As a result of being selected into Impact Fifty, Headspace has proved and continues to commit to creating a workplace environment where all employees feel that they are making a genuine impact on an important cause.
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Impact Fifty Leaders
"It’s nice to be a part of something so meaningful. By the time Monday rolls around, I’m excited to get back to the office. That’s something I’ve never felt before."
FRANÇOIS, PRODUCT DESIGNER