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This Week in Work: COVID-Era Performance Reviews, a Networking Gap and the New Role of the Office

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. LET’S REVIEW

2020 demands a different approach to performance reviews, especially as COVID-19 increases the potential for bias.

2. REMEMBER NETWORKING?

Almost 3 in 5 employees are worried about missing opportunities due to a lack of networking opportunities in a virtual world.

3. WHEN VACCINATION BECOMES A JOB REQUIREMENT

Labor attorneys say that under the law, an employer can fire employees for not getting vaccinated, but anti-discrimination laws could enable eligible employees to request an exemption.

4. WE’LL RETURN TO THE OFFICE EVENTUALLY, BUT WHY?

In Fortune’s new weekly “Worksheet” newsletter, experts predict that “post-pandemic offices will focus more singularly on creating and representing the culture of a company”

5. STRESS EATING IS NO JOKE

Heightened anxiety, isolation and lack of sleep have led to a decrease in healthy habits, especially for those who were already obese. 

6. SOLVING FOR BURNOUT

Burnout is rampant but can be addressed through systemic changes in the workplace. 

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