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This Week in Work: How a Children’s Book Can Serve as a Guide for Employers, Top CEOs for Diversity and LinkedIn Adds Pronunciation

Welcome to our weekly roundup of important workplace news, top media trends, current events and the latest from Limeade. At Limeade, we’re busy staying up to date with current events that impact employees and the workplace. This Week in Work highlights the latest industry news so you can be in the know, while at work.

This Week in Work:

1. Top CEOs for diversity

According to a recent Workforce survey, Microsoft and Google topped the list for CEOs for diversity and inclusion in 2020. And according to Comparably, here are the top 10 CEOs for women.

2. How a children’s book can serve as a guide for employers

“Take Care,” from Limeade Dr. Laura Hamill, has a deeper message that she says can improve workplace culture and employee well-being.

3. LinkedIn layoffs

This week, LinkedIn announced that it would lay off about 6% of its workforce, due to COVID-19’s impact on hiring demand.

4. What working parents can learn from their children

Dr. Laura Hamill, Chief People Officer and Chief Science Officer at Limeade shares tips for making the most out of the new world of work — with help from your kids. 

5. Pronunciation added to profiles

In a step for inclusion, LinkedIn will be adding audio name pronunciations to profiles.

6. Walmart bonuses

Walmart will be giving employees a third COVID-related bonus for working during the pandemic.

Thanks for tuning in to This Week in Work — see you next week!