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This Week in Work: How to Request More Flexibility at Work, the Importance of PTO and a New Job Title in the Pandemic

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. Remote work after COVID

An article in HR Executive shares what a long-term remote work world means for HR leaders.

2. Netflix Culture

A piece in NPR delves into Netflix’s culture and the “unlimited trust” the company gives its employees.

3. How to Ask for Flexibility at Work

Advice for working parents when requesting flexibility and accommodations.

4. Family-friendly work cultures

An article in HBR shares examples of what companies with a strong supportive caregiving culture looks like.

5. Employee trust in leadership

Just 14% of workers say they trust their CEOs and senior managers to safely lead them back to work.

6. Head of remote work

An interesting trend in remote work life — companies are now starting to hire for “head of remote work” — a job intended to lead the virtual work experience.

7. The line between work and home

Nani Vishwanath, people team manager at Limeade shares her tips for convincing your employees to sign off and take some much-needed PTO.

8. When you don’t use what you pay for

According to a recent study, HR teams are spending more on benefits, but only half are using analytics to monitor usage levels.

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