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This Week in Work: Preventing Zoom Fatigue, Silicon Valley’s Diversity Problem and Perceived Empathy Gaps Across Companies

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. Stop Profit for Hate Pledge

Here’s a list of the companies no longer advertising on Facebook due to the platform’s lack of hate speech moderation.

2. Navigating surveillance and trust in remote workers

Dr. Laura Hamill, Limeade Chief People Officer and Chief Science Officer shares her thoughts on the uptick in employee surveillance and how employers should focus more on trust than monitoring.

3. Silicon Valley

An article in CNN delves into Silicon Valley’s diversity problem.

4. One question

An article in CNBC shares one interview question this anti-racist company asks job applicants.

5. The Netflix Effect

Recode and Vox have released an in-depth podcast into Netflix’s unique work culture.

6. Zoom fatigue

What it feels like to experience Zoom burnout and how to avoid it.

7. Commitment to Change

An article in Employee Benefit News dives into how important it is to drive internal conversations around diversity and inclusion efforts — and the responsibility employers have to evolve their diversity initiatives.

8. Empathy gap

A new survey found that executive leaders were 16% more likely than individual contributors to have a positive view of how their organization has empathized with their individual circumstances during the pandemic.

9. D&I in tech

Larry Dignan in ZDNet shares how remote work may be an opportunity to embrace diversity in tech.

10. Employee mental health

As the coronavirus pandemic shines a light on stress, anxiety, depression and more, HR leaders and other experts share ways to help.

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